Vor dem Hintergrund vieler "1" und "0" leuchten zwei Fußabdrücke hervor, die mit einem Fingerabrucksmuster gefüllt sind.

Interview with Sandra Wachter: "Nothing in the Internet is neutral"

Sandra Wachter is one of the leading researchers in the field of Internet and artificial intelligence. In our interview, the alumna of Law, explains why it is so important to take a look behind the decisions of algorithms.

03.02.2023 | [more]

Marcela Torres Heredia is wearing a blue blouse, red glasses and red lipstick. She has short dark brown hair. Daniela Paredes Grijalva is wearing a white shirt and a purble blazer. She has long black hair

New episode of the podcast "Doctor it!": Decolonising academia

The semester's final episode of the podcast "Doctor it!" revolves around the question to what extent the legacy of colonialism influences academia.

02.02.2023 | [more]

FFG fellow Predag Kalaba and host Markus Muttenthaler

FFG spin-off fellowship focuses on efficient production of amino acids

To track the movements of heavy amino acids in living organisms is important in drug development. A team at the University of Vienna can now advance the research in this area with a new grant.

20.01.2023 | [more]

Four members of the Bonfazi Group

FFG spin-off fellowship for the development of novel inks

The goal of the project is to develop and upscale a commercially viable and fully irreversible electrochromic ink to make labels tamper-proof.

20.01.2023 | [more]

A yellow ticket with a checkmark-shaped cut-out that can change colour when scanned. A smartphone lies on top of it.

AWS funding for the development of high-security tickets and labels

A new grant will enable the working group led by Davide Bonifazi to develop chemically secured high-security tickets and labels to prevent counterfeiting.

20.01.2023 | [more]

15 Kreise (die Hefezellen darstellen) mit verschieden gefärbten Stäbchen (die Chromosomen darstellen) in ihrem Inneren.

Coping with chromosomal stress

How cells adjust to chromosomal instability to ensure survival is poorly understood. The lab of Christopher Campbell found that yeast cells accumulate mutations over time that help them to alleviate negative effects.

18.01.2023 | [more]

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A silvery fish

Ocean warming reduced the body sizes of fishes in the "twilight zone" in past interglacial

Fishes living in the twilight zone of the oceans reduce atmospheric carbon dioxide and are a huge food resource. A University of Vienna-led study found that they might become smaller with climate warming.

17.01.2023 | [more]


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