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GAIA Masters Student Paper Award
The international journal GAIA – Ecological Perspectives for Science and Society - invites Masters students to publish their research results in transdisciplinary environmental and sustainability science. EXTENDED submission date: 171114
The Karl-Schlögl Award 2014 of the Austrian Academy of Sciences was presented to Jean-Baptiste Farcet, postdoctoral research fellow at the Department of Chemistry.
Young Investigator Award
to graduate from BOKU/Department of Biotechnology
The American Society for Bone and Mineral Research (ASMBR) has awarded the Young Investigator Price to Dr. Matthias Hackl for his work on “Circulating microRNAs as novel diagnostic targets for osteoporosis”. Dr. Hackl was invited to join the annual ASBMR meeting in Houston to present his work during the translational science session (12th to 15th September 2014).
Freshwater Metadata Journal
A new way of publishing information on freshwater datasets
The first journal set up to exclusively publish freshwater related metadata was launched online at the beginning of October.
ÖGMBT PhD Award 2014
On the occasion of the annual ÖGMBT meeting Christoph Hasenhindl, postdoc at the Department of Chemistry and graduate of the doctoral college BioToP, was given a PhD award for doctoral theses with potential for application.
How will agriculture look like in 2030?
A video message from the agrinatura Science Days, Vienna, May 5-8, 2014, hosted by BOKU
Kaplan Graduate Award for Khalil Karimov
Khalil Karimov, a graduate student at the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna (BOKU) Institute of Wildlife Biology and Game Management, was recently awarded the highly competitive and prestigious Kaplan Graduate Award.
Current developments and achievements as well as limits of the EU Strategy für the Danube Region (EUSDR) will be summed up and critically questioned at the conference on November 12th, 2014 at the Danube University Krems.
Manuela Maurer, PhD student at the Institute of Molecular Modeling and Simulation and member of the doctoral program BioToP, won the Greta Pifat Mrzljak Award at the „12th International School of Biophysics“(Primošten, Croatia, October 2014).
European FooD-Studies and Training Alliance
BOKU coordinates one and is partner in another ERASMUS+ Knowledge Alliance project.
Best Talk & Poster prizes
for BioToP PhD students
Four students of the PhD program BioToP won prizes for both oral and poster presentations at the 6th Annual Meeting of the ÖGMBT (15.-19. September 2014).
Danube AgriFood Master
selected as Austrian “UN Dekadenprojekt”
The Master "Sustainability in Agriculture, Food Production and Food Technology in the Danube Region has been selected as an Austrian “UN Dekadenprojekt” for Education for Sustainable Development by the Austrian UNESCO Commission.
BOKU-assisted accreditation of the “Sarjana” program in Forest Products at Bogor Agricultural University, Indonesia.
Professor Sam Zeveloff from Weber State University, Utah
is now teaching as a Fulbright Scholar at the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna.