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Eco-Energy Engineer researches in Spain

  About 2.6 billion people – about half of developing world - lack access to safe water (WHO). Excessive amounts of microbes, chemicals or pollutants make some water unsafe to drink and cause water-related diseases. As a result contaminated water must be treated before it can be used for human consumption. In her internship at IMDEA Aqua in Madrid, Martina Reisner will engage in...  Read more


How to reduce aggressive behaviour at schools

  For three days, Linz was the hotspot of the international aggression research community. By signing the children´s rights convention, Austria placed itself under an obligation to protect children and teenagers from any type of violence, be it of a physical or mental nature. Still, the facts speak a different language: studies conducted in Austria document that a high number of...  Read more


First human with prosthetic leg that can feel

  Encouraging study results under laboratory conditions For the first time in history, an Austrian team of researchers has successfully fitted a human being with a leg prosthesis that sends feelings to its wearer. This marks a revolution in prosthesis research. The study results indicate that it greatly increases safety when in motion. The new prosthesis is perceived to be much...  Read more


Campus Hagenberg researchers win Google Research Award

  Researchers at the Media Interaction Lab of the FH Upper Austria were granted the “Google Faculty Research Award” for their idea to outfit clothes with sensors, thereby combining the latest technology with fashion. This sought-after prize is awarded twice a year. With this achievement, the Campus Hagenberg researchers find themselves among the ranks of elite research...  Read more


Research unites beyond borders

  The UK´s leading linguist and bestselling author joined the Cross-Cultural Business Conference 2015 at the FH Upper Austria Campus Steyr. International cooperation was the focus of campus life at the School of Management for the “4th Cross-Cultural Business Conference”, which took place 21 – 22 May within the framework of the International Week. It offered top-class lectures...  Read more


DALIA – domestic help of the future for older people

  School of Applied Health and Social Sciences Linz is part of international research project  Read more


Worldwide unique phase-contrast computer tomograph for non-destructive materials testing at the University of Applied Sciences in Wels

  Recently a new computer tomograph for non-destructive materials testing became operative at the  School of Technology and Environmental Sciences, Wels.   The materials testing device, which has a price-tag of 380,000 euros, is the first of its kind worldwide and was developed by the Belgian company Bruker-Skycan in co-operation with the University of Applied Sciences Upper...  Read more


Logistikum Steyr of the FH Upper Austria joins international research network

  FH-Prof.  Dr. Markus Gerschberger of the Logistikum Steyr (UASUA Campus Steyr) is now a member of the renowned international research network ISCRiM – International Supply Chain Risk Management. Its aim is to generally improve research efforts in the field of Supply Chain Risk Management, as well as to optimise the design of supply chains and the management of the risks...  Read more


University for Applied Sciences professor Dr. Reinhold Schneider is Austria’s first president of the International Federation for Heat Treatment and Surface Engineering

  Dr. Reinhold Schneider became President of the IFHTSE on January 1st. He is the first Austrian president in the over forty-year history of the federation. The election of Dr. Schneider underlines the importance of Austrian companies such as Aichelin, Böhler, Rübig and voestalpine, which have an excellent worldwide reputation as suppliers of heat treatment systems and special...  Read more


Industrial Computer Tomography - Experts meet at the University of Applied Sciences in Wels

  WELS/AUSTRIA. Computer tomography has long become a standard in medicine. But for industrial purposes, this discipline has only recently started to gain such importance. At the International Conference on Industrial Computed Tomography (ICT) at the University of Applied Sciences in Wels in Upper Austria, specialists from all over the world met and discussed recent developments....  Read more

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