How language shapes our world

Learning the grammar of a language means more than just learning its system of speech sounds and linguistic forms. In her semester question-blogpost Soonja Choi, research professor at the Department of Linguistics, explores the relationship between language and thought.


Trends shaping the future of work

Iacopo Morchio is assistant professor at the Department of Economics. In this blog post he describes his current research on recent trends in European labour markets, and how they relate to this term’s question: “How will we work tomorrow?“. I have always been particularly interested in how economic systems, and the incentives they create, shape … Continued


Data Science at Uni Vienna: Democratizing modelling

Torsten Möller, head of the research group on Visualization and Data Analysis, is the speaker of the research platform for data science at the University of Vienna. In his blog post he explains, why data science is an exciting area not only for computer scientists like himself, but also for researchers from a broad variety … Continued


The 2018 Eurovision Song Contest as a stage for global politics

Portugal just made history as it hosted its first-ever Eurovision Song Contest and Dean Vuletic from the Department of East European History was there. At our #univieblog he writes about his impressions. Portugal just made history as it hosted its first-ever Eurovision Song Contest, something that the Portuguese had been waiting fifty-four years for since … Continued


Biology in outer space

Biochemist and astrobiologist Tetyana Milojevic brings space returned microorganisms to the University of Vienna. As researcher of the Faculty of Chemistry she and her team investigate the microbial survivability in the Universe and extraterrestrial materials-microbial interactions. Tetyana blogs on the occasion of the event “Biology in outer space” offered by subject-related initiatives of the Alumni Association. Life in the Universe … Continued


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

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How language shapes our world

Learning the grammar of a language means more than just learning its system of speech sounds and linguistic forms. In her semester question-blogpost Soonja Choi, research professor at the Department of Linguistics, explores the relationship between language and thought.


“I will not shy back “

“The teacher education programme in Biology allows me to look at nature from entirely different perspectives. Over the course of my studies, I caugth biophilia, which is quite common among nature lovers. It resulted in new hobbies such as birdwatching, microscopic examinations, botanical and zoological outdoor excursions for species identification and participating in lectures. I … Continued


Trends shaping the future of work

Iacopo Morchio is assistant professor at the Department of Economics. In this blog post he describes his current research on recent trends in European labour markets, and how they relate to this term’s question: “How will we work tomorrow?“. I have always been particularly interested in how economic systems, and the incentives they create, shape … Continued


Data Science at Uni Vienna: Democratizing modelling

Torsten Möller, head of the research group on Visualization and Data Analysis, is the speaker of the research platform for data science at the University of Vienna. In his blog post he explains, why data science is an exciting area not only for computer scientists like himself, but also for researchers from a broad variety … Continued


The 2018 Eurovision Song Contest as a stage for global politics

Portugal just made history as it hosted its first-ever Eurovision Song Contest and Dean Vuletic from the Department of East European History was there. At our #univieblog he writes about his impressions. Portugal just made history as it hosted its first-ever Eurovision Song Contest, something that the Portuguese had been waiting fifty-four years for since … Continued


Biology in outer space

Biochemist and astrobiologist Tetyana Milojevic brings space returned microorganisms to the University of Vienna. As researcher of the Faculty of Chemistry she and her team investigate the microbial survivability in the Universe and extraterrestrial materials-microbial interactions. Tetyana blogs on the occasion of the event “Biology in outer space” offered by subject-related initiatives of the Alumni Association. Life in the Universe … Continued


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

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