10 PhD positions at the Graduate Program "Microbial Nitrogen Cycling"

The graduate student program offers a unique multidisciplinary PhD training on Microbial Nitrogen Cycling approached from the three complementary areas of Microbial Ecology, Functional Genomics and Ecosystem Research.

12.10.2015 | [more]


Ravens cooperate – but not with just anyone

Ravens spontaneously solve a task that requires both coordination and cooperation. A team of researchers of the Department of Cognitive Biology at the University of Vienna showed this for the ravens using an experimental set-up.

08.10.2015 | [more]


October 14th: International Café

The International Café enables lively exchange and intensive networking between Austrian and international students. It takes place every second Wednesday of the month.

07.10.2015 | [more]

10 things I wish I had known before starting university

Starting and continuing your studies is tricky. Therefore it helps to know the tricks of the trade where you can find the information you are looking for and who will support you in solving a certain problem.

29.09.2015 | [more]


Reducing our own pain is also reducing empathy for pain in others

An international research team headed by psychologist Claus Lamm from the University of Vienna could show that a reduction of self-experienced pain leads to a reduction in empathy for pain in others as well.

29.09.2015 | [more]

Studying & teaching

Welcome Days for PhDs 2015

The next Welcome Days for new doctoral candidates will take place on 21, 22 and 26 September 2015. The programme includes an opening presentation, information sessions, guided tours as well as social events.

18.09.2015 | [more]


Roundtable of Ideas – Nanocellulose 2015

September 26-28th: Workshop for boost and share knowledge of the state-of-the-art research in (nano)cellulose chemistry, materials and applications for instance in composites an the the Faculty of Chemistry.

18.09.2015 | [more]


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