Quantum computing

Magnetic Quantum Objects in a "Nano Egg-Box"

Physicists around Wolfgang Lang at the University of Vienna and their colleagues at the Johannes-Kepler-University Linz have succeeded in producing a "quantum egg-box" with a novel and simple method.

25.07.2017 | [more]


First interdisciplinary symposium of the Vienna Doctoral Schools

The doctoral schools organise activities in order to foster an interdisciplinary ethos within the university. One is the symposium Interscience on 14th and 15th of September. Registration deadline is the 30th of July.

20.07.2017 | [more]


Lab for open innovation in science (LOIS)

LOIS enables scientists to learn about and experiment with principles and methods of Open Innovation in an one-year program starting in spring. Applicants submitting before July 31, 2017 pay a reduced fee.

14.07.2017 | [more]


New mechanism of transcription regulation in bacteria found by Schroeder lab

A new layer of transcription regulation in bacteria has been discovered by the Schroeder group at the MFPL/University of Vienna. Their results are published in the journal Molecular Cell.

11.07.2017 | [more]


Jim Tiedje Award for Michael Wagner

This award is given in recognition of a lifetime contribution to microbial ecology and is celebrated with a dedicated reception and evening lecture during ISME17 in August 2018, in Leipzig.

10.07.2017 | [more]

A robot heart

Robot-supported health

For the semesterfrage Glenda Hannibal, junior assistant at the department of sociology, gives some examples of how robots are currently developed and used to improve the health of people.

20.06.2017 | [more]


Graphene encapsulation provides unprecedented view of the diffusion and rotation of fullerene molecules

Scientists at the University of Vienna have created a new hybrid structure, termed buckyball sandwich, by encapsulating a single layer of fullerene molecules between two graphene sheets.

14.06.2017 | [more]


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