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18. September 2017

The Alps between depopulation and gentrification:

With the support of the FWF, a team from the University of Innsbruck investigated the influx of “new highlanders” to the Alps. Although receiving little attention, migration from towns to mountainous areas is an observable trend worldwide, extending even to peripheral mountain villages. – In contrast to expectations, the new arrivals there are seen as […]

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11. September 2017

Robotics modelled on bees:

In a project funded by the Austrian Science Fund FWF, a research group from Graz is investigating the behaviour of young honeybees immediately after hatching and successfully transfers this to robots. The bees’ brood-care strategies turn out to be surprisingly efficient. It is well-known that bees live in highly organised systems. In contrast to wasps […]

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18. September 2017

The Alps between depopulation and gentrification:

With the support of the FWF, a team from the University of Innsbruck investigated the influx of “new highlanders” to the Alps. Although receiving little attention, migration from towns to mountainous areas is an observable trend worldwide, extending even to peripheral mountain villages. – In contrast to expectations, the new arrivals there are seen as […]

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11. September 2017

Robotics modelled on bees:

In a project funded by the Austrian Science Fund FWF, a research group from Graz is investigating the behaviour of young honeybees immediately after hatching and successfully transfers this to robots. The bees’ brood-care strategies turn out to be surprisingly efficient. It is well-known that bees live in highly organised systems. In contrast to wasps […]

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4. September 2017

Healthy Thanks to START:IP & Smartphone: Austrian App Diagnoses Heart Problems Using Phone Camera. START:IP initiative uncovers numerous untapped innovation treasures in Austrian universities in its pilot phase:

Vienna, 04 September 2017 – A smart artificial intelligence tool that diagnoses heart problems using a phone camera: this innovation, which was developed by Austrian scientists and will be launched on the market shortly, is just one of many cutting-edge developments identified during the pilot phase of the START:IP initiative operated by the INiTS university […]

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4. September 2017

The stony road to equality:

Numerous reforms have brought fundamental change to working conditions in the science field. Equality objectives were implemented in very diverse ways, as investigations in the context of a project funded by the Austrian Science Fund FWF have shown. Conclusion: there is still a long way to go to equality of opportunity. “Career perspectives for researchers […]

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28. August 2017

Investment Plan for Europe: EIB grants financing to Apeiron:

Luxembourg, 28th August 2017 – The European Investment Bank (EIB) will provide financing of EUR 25 million to the Austrian biotech company Apeiron Biologics AG (Apeiron). The financing will support the development of new pharmaceutical products to treat cancer, particularly a rare type affecting children. The transaction with Apeiron was made possible by the support […]

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28. August 2017

Noting down the moment:

Recording laboratory situations via artistic means is part of the art project ‘Choreo-graphic Figures: Deviations from the Line’ funded by the Austrian Science Fund FWF in the context of its PEEK programme. After three years of lab work and symposia, Nikolaus Gansterer’s, Mariella Greil’s and Emma Cocker’s project is now completed and documented in a […]

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21. August 2017

Breaking granite with microwaves:

In a project funded by the Austrian Science Fund FWF, a research group from Leoben investigated how excavation methods for hard rock could be improved by using microwave irradiation so as to make classical mechanical excavation easier and save energy. The excavation of hard rock such as granite is a process that consumes a great […]

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14. August 2017

Many proteins must set to work so as to activate fat:

What happens and where, when the body’s fat stores are activated? With the support of the Austrian Science Fund FWF, the biochemist Ruth Birner-Grünberger investigates the complex interaction of activation and regulation in fat breakdown, thus providing a basis for new therapeutic approaches for illnesses such as diabetes or arteriosclerosis. Every marathon runner gets to […]

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7. August 2017

We and the others:

With the support of the FWF, the sociologist Ana Mijić is conducting research into how Bosnians living in Austria construe their self-image in their war, post-war and migration context, and she detects a cosmopolitan nationalism. What does migration do to a person’s identity and how do wartime experiences affect the self-image? When the sociologist Ana […]

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31. July 2017

The sound of medieval music:

Musical life in the late Middle Ages was vibrant and varied, and this applied also in the Austrian region. With the support of the Austrian Science Fund FWF, scientists from Vienna are now creating a bridge between the music and everyday life of that period, thus facilitating a better understanding of the era. “During the […]

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