Sexual objectification influences visual perception

By recording eye movements a team led by Giorgia Silani and Helmut Leder of the University of Vienna is able to confirm that the "Sexualized Body Inversion Hypothesis" is quite likely.

12.04.2018 | [more]


Welcome for Incoming Students of the Summer Semester 2018

On April 9th, the welcome reception for all international exchange students of the summer semester 2018 took place. Vice Rector Jean-Robert Tyran welcomed more than 100 exchange students.

10.04.2018 | [more]


Climate Change accelerates the rate of upward range shifts of mountain plants

Researchers from eleven countries, including botanist Stefan Dullinger from the University of Vienna, found out that today five times as many species from lower altitudes are reaching the summits than 50 years ago.

05.04.2018 | [more]

Dynamics of causal order: Party D is able to control dynamically the causal order of future events for parties A, B and C.

Can the quantum order between events change in quantum mechanics?

Researchers at the University of Vienna and the Austrian Academy of Sciences develop a new theoretical framework to describe how causal structures in quantum mechanics transform.

28.03.2018 | [more]


Double investment in research, innovation and education

In a joint statement issued on March 21, the European University Association calls on member states to double investment in research, innovation and education to boost Europe's competitiveness and sustainability.

21.03.2018 | [more]


Photo Competition: My Research in one Picture

If you are an early stage researcher (doctoral candidates and PostDocs) at the University of Vienna you are invited to submit a photo/image illustrating your research by the 25th of April.

15.03.2018 | [more]


"The ultimate scientist"

The Vienna Gravitational Physics Group commemorates the life of Stephen Hawking: "He has conquered the hearts of the public and became the winking icon of theoretical science, the symbol of a playful and exploring mind."

15.03.2018 | [more]


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