Microbiologists Discover Enigmatic Comammox Microbes

An international team of scientists at the University of Vienna has discovered microbes that perform complete nitrification on their own: A result contrasting textbook knowledge and a milestone of microbiology.

27.11.2015 | [more]


univie: winter school 2016

The winter school at the University of Vienna takes place from January 31 to February 13. Application starts now; a number of scholarships are granted. Sarah Minty took part last year and writes about her experiences.

23.11.2015 | [more]


Reception for international exchange students

On November 12th, the welcome reception for all international exchange students of the winter semester, organized by the International Office, took place.

19.11.2015 | [more]


Quantum Physics confirms "Spooky action at a distance"

A team of international researchers performed an experiment in the Vienna Hofburg to observe quantum entanglement with unprecedented certainty.

18.11.2015 | [more]


It's music to my eyes

Researchers from the University of Vienna and the University of Innsbruck found out: When people are listening to music, their emotional reactions to the music are reflected in changes in their pupil size.

12.11.2015 | [more]


University of Vienna: 650 years and going strong

This year the University of Vienna celebrates its 650th anniversary. However, 2015 is nearing its end and that's a great opportunity to take a look back at the most memorable events and moments of our anniversary.

11.11.2015 | [more]


Early maternal loss has lifelong effects on chimpanzees

Wild-caught chimpanzees, who were orphaned and imported from Africa in their early infancy, exhibit an impaired social behaviour also as adults. An Austrian-Dutch research team published these results in "Scientific Reports".

10.11.2015 | [more]


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