Welcome to the University of Vienna
2013/14 (in german)
The University of Vienna was founded in 1365 and is the oldest university in the German-speaking world and one of the largest in Central Europe. At present, about 92,500 students are enrolled in more than 180 courses at the University of Vienna. The University of Vienna is also the largest teaching and research institution in Austria with 9,500 employees, 6,700 of whom are scientists and academics.
On May 23rd, the Austrian Research Promotion Agency (FFG) extended the contract with the Center for Optimized Structural Studies (COSS) at the Max F. Perutz Laboratories and the University of Vienna.
As chaos celebrates its 50th birthday, biophysicist Christian Herbst develops a new method to visualize it. The method, published in "Royal Society Interface", allows for the intuitive interpretation of chaotic phenomena.
Every year, the Austrian Club of Education and Science Journalists elects one outstanding researcher as Austrian Scientist of the Year. The 2012 award was given to plant scientist and ecologist Georg Grabherr.
Physicists of the University of Vienna have succeeded in growing a unique carbon structure at the nanoscale that resembles a tiny twirled moustache. Their method might lead the way to the formation of more complex nano-networks.