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Tarja Knuuttila

Portrait: Tarja Knuuttila

Tarja Knuuttila's inaugural lecture "Scientific Models: Representations, Fictions and/or Artefacts?" takes place on 3 June 2019 at 5 p.m. in the Main Ceremony Chamber at the University of Vienna.

23.05.2019 | [more]

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Empathic birds

Raven observers show emotional contagion with raven demonstrators experiencing an unpleasant affect.

21.05.2019 | [more]

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Research Trends shaping the future of work

Iacopo Morchio works at the Department of Economics. In his blog post he describes his current research on recent trends in European labour markets, and how they relate to this term’s question: "How will we work tomorrow?".

21.05.2019 | [more]

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The pathogen Legionella (colored in pink)

Symbionts as lifesavers

Where do pathogens come from and how do they thrive in the environment before the infection occurs? A team led by Matthias Horn from the University of Vienna has tackled this question.

14.05.2019 | [more]

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Schematic of a graphene-based two-photon gate

Quantum computing with Graphene Plasmons

A novel material that consists of a single sheet of carbon atoms could lead to new designs for optical quantum computers. The proposed new architecture for quantum computer is published in npj Quantum Information.

06.05.2019 | [more]

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Part of the earth from space with sunbeams

Rapid destruction of Earth-like atmospheres by young stars

In the journal Astronomy & Astrophysics Letters researchers based, amongst others, at the University of Vienna show that young stars can rapidly destroy the atmospheres of potentially-habitable Earth-like planets.

24.04.2019 | [more]

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Studentin macht in der Donau City ein Handyfoto von Stiegen mit Geländern

Exploring Donau City’s landscape

Urban space and research seen through the lens of the camera: Master students in geography and planning on their experiences with photography as a methodological tool for qualitative research.

12.04.2019 | [more]

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