February 10, 2009

Nick Barton to be awarded with Darwin-Wallace Medal

go to full press announcement go to CV First Professor at IST Austria receives prestigious award on Darwin’s 200th birthday The first professor has taken up his work at the Institute of Science and Technology (IST) Austria: Nick Barton, one...

January 15, 2009

Information event at Klosterneuburger Akademie

Information evening on IST Austria IST Austria continued its PR activities in the new year with a presentation on the progress at the Institute and on the construction site at the Klosterneuburger Akademie – a series of lectures and discussions organised by the three catholic student's fraternities of Klosterneuburg. The...

December 17, 2008

Season’s Greetings! But why do the circles spin?

The explanation of the experimentOur visual system is primarily set up for the detection of movement sequences. Static conditions are relatively seldom in nature and are not terribly interesting for the predators with whom we share the principles of image processing. Furthermore, our heads are constantly in motion...

December  4, 2008

Professor Thomas A. Henzinger appointed First President of IST Austria

Outstanding computer scientist from Linz (Upper Austria) with long career abroad accepts offer. Will start serving September 1 2009The Board of Trustees of the Institute of Science...

October  9, 2008

Large audience at information event

Presentations and discussion meet positive reactionAll seats were taken in...

September 20, 2008

Touring in the rain

Campus Tour offers interesting insights Defying the unfriendly weather 50 visitors participated in the Campus Tour on September 20 2008. Leading from the Head Office into the compound the Tour offered a unique opportunity to witness the current construction activities: The foundation of the Lecture Hall has been laid, the...

July 10, 2008

Press conference on construction progress

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July 10, 2008

Buildings soon ready for first scientists

July 10 2008: At a press conference at the IST Austria Campus Prof. Haim Harari this morning presented the progress of the construction works. Untill spring 2009 the Central Building, the Lecture Hall and a number of infrastructurual facilities will be completed. This will enable IST Austria to offer the...

May 26, 2008

Eric Kandel in Vienna

Nobel laureate attends film premiere at the end of May Eric Kandel, Nobel laureate for Medicine 2000 and member of the Board of Trustees of IST Austria, will be in Vienna from May 26 to May 29 for the world premiere of the film "In Search of  Memory" by director  Petra...

April 26, 2008

Big Bang on Campus successful

The successful and noisy blasting of the chimney completes the demolition phase and ushers in the construction phase for the IST Austria campus. More information can be found in press announcement (in German) and press report (in German)....