December  5, 2013

Schrödinger-Prize for Nick Barton

On December 13, the Austrian Academy of Sciences (ÖAW) awards the Erwin Schrödinger-Prize 2013 to Nick Barton. The Professor at the Institute of Science and Technology Austria (IST Austria) is thereby honored for his preeminent achievements in the field of evolutionary population...

November 25, 2013

AAAS and IST Austria Announce 2013 Fellows

Prof. Thomas A. Henzinger of the Institute of Science and Technology Austria (IST Austria) has been named a Fellow of the American Association for theAdvancement of Science (AAAS). Election as an AAAS Fellow is an honor bestowed upon AAAS members by...

November 25, 2013

Kristof Huszar receives György Oláh Hungarian Mathematical Talent Prize

Last Friday, Phd student Kristof Huszar was awarded the “György Oláh Hungarian Mathematical Talent Prize” in the opening ceremony of the “Nagy Károly Mathematical Students’ Meeting” in Komárno, Slovakia. Established by mathematics teachers István Keszegh, József Mészáros, Mária Oláh, and journalist-writer Péter...

November 20, 2013

Hildegard Uecker receives "For Women in Science” grant

Mathematician Hildegard Uecker is one of four early-stage researchers who received a “For Women in Science” 2013 grant in Vienna on Tuesday evening. The postdoc in the group of evolutionary biologist Nick Barton at the Institute of Science and Technology Austria...

September 17, 2013

Series of prizes for postdocs at IST Austria

The postdocs at Institute of Science and Technology Austria (IST Austria) are as varied as the questions they pursue in their work, the approaches they take and the countries they come from. But one of the things that unite them is that...

September  9, 2013

Walther Arndt Award to ant researcher Sylvia Cremer

Sylvia Cremer, Assistant Professor at the Institute of Science and Technology Austria (IST Austria), receives this year’s Walther Arndt Prize of the German Zoological Society (Deutsche Zoologische Gesellschaft, DZG). The award will be presented at the 106th annual meeting of the DZG,...

September  4, 2013

Mendel Medal to IST Austria Professor Nick Barton

The German National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina awards the Mendel Medal to Nicholas H. Barton. The Academy thus honors the researcher’s preeminent scientific work in the field of population genetics. The Mendel Medal will be awarded as part of the opening ceremony...

August 19, 2013

ERC Grant for IST Austria mathematician

The Institute of Science and Technology  Austria (IST Austria) has been informed by the European Research Council that Professor Laszlo Erdös has been awarded an ERC Advanced Grant. The grant for Erdös who works on the mathematics of disordered quantum systems and...

April  5, 2013

IST Austria Assistant Professor named as HFSP grantee

Tobias Bollenbach, Assistant Professor at the Institute of Science and Technology Austria (IST Austria) since 2010, has been awarded a Program Grant of the Human Frontier Science Program (HFSP). This grant supports new collaborations among...

November 20, 2012

Ignaz L. Lieben-Prize 2012 for Michael Sixt

On November 20, Michael Sixt, Assistant Professor at the Institute of Science and Technology Austria (IST Austria), received the Ignaz L. Lieben-Prize 2012 of the Austrian Academy of Sciences (ÖAW) for his research into the morphodynamics of immune cells. Endowed in...