Supercomputer, Schrödinger and the energy revolution

How can we sustainably scale up the production of hydrogen and synthetic fuels for the post-fossil energy world? Physicist Georg Kresse and his team use computer simulations to enable the necessary breakthroughs.

20.11.2023 | [more]


Cell tissue: The complex machinery of life

In the Rudolphina series "Materials of the future", physicist Roberto Cerbino, who is specialising in soft condensed matter, gives insights into cell tissue, a true "material of life".

16.11.2023 | [more]


30 years of cutting-edge research at the Erwin Schrödinger Institute for Mathematics and Physics

The Erwin Schrödinger Institute for Mathematics and Physics is celebrating its 30th anniversary. To mark the occasion, a top-class symposium was held on November 9 and 10.

07.11.2023 | [more]


Presenting … zoologist Sophie Greistorfer

In the latest installment of our "Presenting early stage researchers" video series, we feature Sophie Greistorfer. Her current research focuses on the luminescent slime of snails with promising properties as biomaterials.

31.10.2023 | [more]


Anti-Semitism has no place at the University of Vienna

Anti-Semitism and the trivialization of terror have no place at the University of Vienna. Statements and information on the terrorist attack on Israel.

30.10.2023 | [more]


New materials: "What the future is made of"

New materials are seen as a beacon of hope for the acute challenges of our time, but they also create new problems. We take a closer look.

30.10.2023 | [more]


Citizen Science Exhibition: Wildlife in Viennese Cemeteries

Since 2021, around 170 animal and 200 plant species have been documented at the Vienna Central Cemetery. An outdoor exhibition now shows the animal photographs taken in the Citizen Science project.

30.10.2023 | [more]


Keynote by Katharine Hayhoe: From worried to activated

On October 19 Katharine Hayhoe, one of the best-known physical climate scientists and a Professor at the Texas Tech University, visited the University of Vienna for a spontaneous talk on How to Catalyze Change in a Warming World.

25.10.2023 | [more]


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