Wanted: Math Geniuses

16.12.2019

The first Math Cup will take place at the University of Salzburg on 15 April, 2020. The university invites all students from Salzburg and the surrounding area to this math team competition.

New Drugs to Improve Cancer Immunotherapy

16.12.2019

Salzburg bioscientists are working on a new EU project together with Italian colleagues to improve the success rate of cancer drugs.

Susanne Ring-Dimitriou New Head of Uni 55-PLUS

10.12.2019

In November 2019, sports scientist, Susanne Ring-Dimitriou was appointed as the new head of the Salzburg Senior University, Uni 55-PLUS. As of 1 January, 2020, she will succeed Urs Baumann, the founding university professor, who led the institution with great commitment for seven years.

Intact Environment - a Human Right?

10.12.2019

Conference on Human Rights on 10 December, 16:00 – 19:00, Edmundsburg.

Graduation and Doctoral Thesis Celebration on 27 November, 2019

27.11.2019

On Wednesday, the 27th of November, 2019, the University of Salzburg warmly congratulated 56 graduates who celebrated their graduations and/or completions of doctoral theses.
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    The recording of the PLUS Talks "Studies and Teaching WS 2020/21“ from 25.11.2020 is now available.
    Since the first COVID-19-related lockdown in spring 2020, several researchers and research groups from the Psychology Department at PLUS have been dealing with the effects of the pandemic on our thoughts, experiences and actions. As part of a series of short lectures projects and results will now be presented online: n
    Matthias Henke, musicologist, Danube University Krems, talks about Beethoven's current biography “Beethoven. Akkord der Welt ( Chord of the World)”, published in 2020 by Hanser Verlag.
    Researchers led by Salzburg's geoinformatics scientist Christian Neuwirth had already developed and presented a mathematical model for Covid-19 in May 2020 which examines the question of how long and intensively social distancing measures have to be maintained in order to reduce corona deaths further.
    Results of the study on media use by children and families during lockdown. Home schooling could be improved, but is on the right track. Secondary schools have a better profile. Families have learned to deal with lockdown and homeschooling.
    As a result of the current situation the updated opening times for Salzburg University library will apply from the 17th November 2020.
    A study carried out by the sleep laboratory of the Faculty of Natural Sciences on the topic of sleep under the direction Prof. Dr. Manuel Schabus is dedicated to the changes in sleep during the Covid-19 lockdown in 6 different countries (Ö, AT, UK, GR, CU, BRA). The fear, which is worrying from a psychological point of view, and which is evident across society, is also reflected in this data: 78% of those surveyed feel threatened or worried by the Covid-19 pandemic.
    Online lecture on chemistry: December 2nd 2020 - 6 p.m. Emmanuelle Charpentier and Jennifer Doudna received the 2020 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for the discovery of one of the sharpest tools in genetic engineering: the CRISPR / Cas9 genetic scissors. With this technology, researchers can modify the DNA of animals, plants and microorganisms with extremely high precision.
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    Digitization has led to an enormous spread of different forms of mobile working. Corona has brought an additional boost and has introduced home office in areas and for activities that were previously unimaginable.
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