Robot-supported health

Glenda Hannibal is a junior assistant at the department of sociology where she is exploring and addressing some of the hidden assumptions and enabling conditions driving the development of social robotics. For our campaign “semester question” (Semesterfrage) Glenda gives some examples of how robots are currently developed and used to improve the health of people and … Continued


New era for pharmaceutical R&D?

Jana Gurinova is a Master student of Pharmacy at the University of Vienna, a NaturTalent of the High Potential Program NaturTalente of the University of Vienna and a researcher in the Pharmacoinformatics Research Group at the Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry. The project TransQST she is currently involved in revolves around the transferability of lab data to … Continued


When an interface becomes the face

Glenda Hannibal works in the department of sociology as a junior assistant (Universitätsassistentin). Her research centers around the sense-making processes of human-robot encounter and the  way in which ‘everyday life’ is constructed within the practice of social robotics. Contributing to the  Semesterfrage “How are we living in tomorrow’s digital world?” Glenda reflects upon how humans … Continued


CHAGS XI – The Student Organizing Committee

The 11th Conference on Hunter and Gatherer Societies – CHAGS XI for short – will be held for the first time in Vienna in September, 2015. As the biggest CHAGS yet, the interdisciplinary conference will include two keynote speakers, five plenary sessions, 52 regular sessions, and about 500 participants. The conference will be a joint … Continued


Contaminated books – symbols of the state and ownership marks in the books of the Library of the University of Vienna

Time and again students and users of the University Library point out that various books carry stamps containing a swastika. Markus Stumpf, head of the Contemporary History Library at the University of Vienna, provides us an insight into this complex topic. Traces of the Nazi regime such as stamps in the books of the University … Continued


A Key Change for Austria (part 3)

Exactly one year from today, the final of next year’s Eurovision Song Contest is scheduled to take place in Austria. I returned to Vienna on Monday from this year’s contest in Copenhagen, and I came back to a changed country. Before I left Vienna for Copenhagen, there was not widespread interest in Austria for Eurovision, … Continued

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Robot-supported health

Glenda Hannibal is a junior assistant at the department of sociology where she is exploring and addressing some of the hidden assumptions and enabling conditions driving the development of social robotics. For our campaign “semester question” (Semesterfrage) Glenda gives some examples of how robots are currently developed and used to improve the health of people and … Continued


New era for pharmaceutical R&D?

Jana Gurinova is a Master student of Pharmacy at the University of Vienna, a NaturTalent of the High Potential Program NaturTalente of the University of Vienna and a researcher in the Pharmacoinformatics Research Group at the Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry. The project TransQST she is currently involved in revolves around the transferability of lab data to … Continued


When an interface becomes the face

Glenda Hannibal works in the department of sociology as a junior assistant (Universitätsassistentin). Her research centers around the sense-making processes of human-robot encounter and the  way in which ‘everyday life’ is constructed within the practice of social robotics. Contributing to the  Semesterfrage “How are we living in tomorrow’s digital world?” Glenda reflects upon how humans … Continued


CHAGS XI – The Student Organizing Committee

The 11th Conference on Hunter and Gatherer Societies – CHAGS XI for short – will be held for the first time in Vienna in September, 2015. As the biggest CHAGS yet, the interdisciplinary conference will include two keynote speakers, five plenary sessions, 52 regular sessions, and about 500 participants. The conference will be a joint … Continued


Contaminated books – symbols of the state and ownership marks in the books of the Library of the University of Vienna

Time and again students and users of the University Library point out that various books carry stamps containing a swastika. Markus Stumpf, head of the Contemporary History Library at the University of Vienna, provides us an insight into this complex topic. Traces of the Nazi regime such as stamps in the books of the University … Continued


A Key Change for Austria (part 3)

Exactly one year from today, the final of next year’s Eurovision Song Contest is scheduled to take place in Austria. I returned to Vienna on Monday from this year’s contest in Copenhagen, and I came back to a changed country. Before I left Vienna for Copenhagen, there was not widespread interest in Austria for Eurovision, … Continued

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