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Advanced Cell Culture Technologies
On 17.03.2023 the Workshop "Advanced Cell Culture Technologies" of the ÖGMBT Working Group "Cell based assays, therapies and products" took place at BOKU. Over 60 participants from over 15 different cities and institutions met to learn and exchange information about the latest trends in cell culture technology.
Spend a different summer
- study ELLSwhere!
It is time to travel again: Join a Summer School of the Euroleague for Life Sciences (ELLS)!
Climate-friendly cities require efficient use of wood
A "Plea for the efficient use of wood in construction" was published in Nature Reviews Materials. The journal is considered the most important journal in interdisciplinary materials science.
The life cycle planner
On Feb. 27, Alfred Strauss presented his inaugural lecture as the new professor of systems engineering. Rewatch the livestream.
What ecosystems accomplish
An international research team with BOKU participation has identified reasons why we urgently need biodiversity in freshwater.
Pan-European Seal Programme
The Pan-European Seal Programme gives high-performing university graduates the opportunity to gain valuable practical experience in the multicultural environment of the European Patent Office. The internships start in September 2023 and take place in Alicante (EUIPO) or Munich (EPO), the interns receive a monthly salary. If you are interested, send an email to BOKU Techtransfer firstname.lastname@example.org
EPICUR registration open
BOKU students have until December 16 to register for the EPICUR Alliance's Summer Semester 2023 course offerings.
New CD Laboratory
BOKU is participating in the new Laboratory for Molecular Informatics with research on simulation methods for molecular structure-based processes.
BOKU goes TikTok
BOKU is now represented on TikTok. TikTok is the world's leading platform for short videos on smartphones.
International Soil Day
Soil protection is climate protection! The importance of soils and the dangers posed by soil sealing cannot be overstated.
Risk assessment of nanocarriers
Three BOKU institutes are joining forces to launch a new research project on the risk assessment of nanocarriers.
Current energy data
New platform provides access to daily updated data on gas and electricity consumption in Austria, storage levels and energy prices.
BOKU PhD school ABC&M visits three Japanese Universities
15 PhD students of the BOKU doctorate school ABCM ("Advanced Biorefineries - Chemistry and Materials") visited three internationally leading Japanese institutions in this field during a twelve-day excursion: Shinshu University (fiber science), Kyoto University (chemistry of lignocellulosics) / Kyoto University - Uji Campus (nanocelluloses and composites) and Kyoto Institute of Technology (processing of renewable resources).
Prof. Mirjana Kostić (Belgrade University) as guest professor at BOKU
Prof. Mirjana Kostić from the University of Belgrade (Serbia) has been appointed BOKU guest professor and gives a guest lecture on the topic “Natural cellulosic fibers: Studying the fiber structure by microscopy” from Nov 10th to Nov 17th
NÖ Innovation Award
BOKU received the BEST INNOVATION award for the topic "Recyclable wood-based materials of the future - from chipboard to 3D printing".
BOKU Inventor 2022
We congratulate Nicole Borth (Institute of Animal Cell Technology and Systems Biology) for the BOKU Inventor of the Year 2022 award!
Works agreement on the granting of anniversary bonuses concluded
After lengthy negotiations, the rectorate and both works council committees were able to conclude a works agreement on the granting of anniversary bonuses for employees under the collective agreement.
Using bacteria to recover valuable metals from waste incineration residues
New method of returning previously unused metals such as copper, zinc and nickel to the material cycle by means of biological leaching offers a low-cost, environmentally friendly and effective alternative to conventional processes.
Soil protection needs laws
"International Soil Law and Governance Conference" at BOKU: Legal measures needed at global, regional and local level.
Call for Course Proposals for EPICUR in Spring 2023
The new call for EPICUR course contributions for spring/summer 2023 courses is out, and we are very much looking forward to your contributions!
Peter-Faller Award goes to Klaus-Dieter Rest
Klaus-Dieter Rest is awarded by the Austrian Society for Traffic and Transport Science for his dissertation in the field of planning home health care services, conducted at the Institute of Production and Logistics.
Livestock & Climate Change
A recent BOKU study shows that the climate impact of the short-lived greenhouse gas methane in Austria is lower than assumed.
BOKU chemist awarded
Alexandra Bennett of the Institute of Analytical Chemistry receives the best oral presentation award at this year's ASAC Forum.
Jubilee finale with ceremony
Looking 150 years ahead sustainably: The University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences Vienna celebrated its founding anniversary on October 14.
Sustainability Report NEW!
BOKU is the only Austrian university to date to publish a sustainability report audited according to GRI standards for the third time.