July 30, 2015

Cell migration in the fruitfly

In a special edition of the journal Current Opinion in Cell Biology on the topic of cell adhesion and migration, Daria Siekhaus, Professor at IST Austria, as well as Postdoc Aparna Ratheesh...

July 21, 2015

Carl-Philipp Heisenberg new member of Leopoldina

Carl-Philipp Heisenberg has been named member of Leopoldina (Class II: Life Sciences). The cell biologist—since 2009 at the Institute of Science and Technology Austria—studies the molecular and cellular mechanisms by which vertebrate embryos take shape. To obtain insights into critical processes...

July 20, 2015

Thomas Henzinger to receive Royal Society Award

The Royal Society announced on Monday, July 20, that IST Austria President Thomas Henzinger is to receive the Milner Award 2015 in recognition of his fundamental advances in the theory and practice of formal verification and synthesis of reactive, real-time,...

July 16, 2015

IST Austria researcher presents realistic simulations of natural phenomena

Chris Wojtan, professor at the Institute of Science and Technologies (IST Austria), is going to present as many as four contributions at the most renowned conference for computer graphics and interactive techniques—the ACM SIGGRAPH—this August. The focus of his research is...

July 15, 2015

Will anyone bid more?

The competition for resources among cells, individuals or species is a fundamental characteristic of evolution. In a paper appearing in the Proceedings of the Royal Society B on July 15, 2015, Johannes Reiter and co-authors from the Institute of Science and...

July  7, 2015

Brain-shaped sculpture at IST Austria

IST Austria has a new sculpture on campus. The black aluminum and steel object erected on the lawn in front of the Raiffeisen Lecture Hall resembles the two hemispheres of the human brain. The Austrian multimedia artist Peter Kogler designed...

June  8, 2015

IST Austria Professor Caroline Uhler receives START award

Vice-Chancellor and Science Minister Reinhold Mitterlehner, Secretary of State Harald Mahrer and the President of the Austrian Science Fund FWF, Pascale Ehrenfreund, this evening announced that IST Professor Caroline Uhler is one of this year’s START Award recipients. Around €...

June  8, 2015

Bernd Bickel receives Microsoft Visual Computing Award

Bernd Bickel is the recipient of the Microsoft Visual Computing Award 2015. Microsoft Photogrammetry promotes young academics in Austria by enabling the Austrian Association for Pattern Recognition to award the Microsoft Visual Computing Award. This biannual price is endowed with 5,000...

June  1, 2015

Successful research party in Maria Gugging

Almost 2000 guests of all ages explored the campus of the Institute of Science and Technology in Maria Gugging last Sunday (May 31). Among the most popular attractions were the award ceremony of the school competition, the family lecture by...

May 22, 2015

Sir Roger Penrose’s IST Lecture available on YouTube

Yesterday afternoon Sir Roger Penrose gave his IST Lecture on “Before the Beginning and Beyond Eternity”. Due to the huge interest in Penrose, IST Austria set up its first webcast, broadcasting his lecture live from the Raiffeisen Lecture...

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