Research at the University of Vienna
The University of Vienna is the largest Austrian research institution. Approximately 6,700 scientists and academics guarantee its outstanding performance in research and teaching. The 15 Faculties and four Centres are dedicated to both basic and applied research.
In its further development, the University of Vienna aims to promote its strengths in research on the basis of the diversity of subjects it offers, and to encourage new fields of research. According to these objectives, new main areas of research have been defined, and research platforms established. >> Read more â€¦
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.
A team of translation scholars from the Department for Translation Studies at the University of Vienna contributes to improving the management, quality and interoperability of large terminological databases.
Scientists from the Group of Philip Walther from the Faculty of Physics, University of Vienna succeeded in prototyping a new and highly resource efficient model of a quantum computer â€“ the boson sampling computer.
Austria and China are stepping up cooperation on quantum physics: the optical ground station for experiments in the field of quantum communication opened at the Institute for Quantum Optics and Quantum Communication in Vienna.
A young team of researchers led by pharmacologist Anna Stary-Weinzinger from the Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, University of Vienna investigated the opening and closing mechanisms of ion channels.