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Overview: Media Service

The Media Service page contains press releases on current developments involving TU Graz as well as facts and figures and image material in print quality. The Media Service team is the central contact point for journalists, arranges contacts with interview subjects and supports members of TU Graz in their publicity work.
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Accident Research: Running Elementary School Children Need 1.8 Metres to Stop

Researchers from Graz University of Technology and "sicher unterwegs" are providing precise data on the movement patterns of children travelling on foot in road traffic. The findings aim to improve the reconstruction and prevention of accidents.

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Barbara GIGLER
Press officer
Phone: +43 316 873 6006
Mobile: +43 664 60 873 6006

Phone: +43 316 873 6066
Mobile: +43 664 60 873 6066

Philipp JARKE
Phone: +43 316 873 4566
Mobile: +43 664 60 873 4566

currently on maternity leave

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Battery4Life: New COMET centre led by TU Graz

Researchers at the Vehicle Safety Institute will team up with national and international partners to make batteries safer, extend their service life and make them more sustainable. The FFG, the provinces Styria and Upper Austria as well as companies are investing about 19 million euros in total.

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New Professorship for Large Engines Research at Graz University of Technology

As Professor for "High-performance Large Engine Systems", Nicole Wermuth is researching sustainable fuels, emission reduction and higher efficiencies for the green transformation of large engines.

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New Security Loophole Allows Spying on Internet Users Visiting Websites and Watching Videos

Online activities can be monitored in detail simply by analysing latency fluctuations in the internet connection, researchers at Graz University of Technology have discovered. The attack works without malicious code or access to the data traffic.

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Energy-Efficient Building Design in Real-Time Simulation

An interdisciplinary team at TU Graz offers revolutionary insight into the design of sustainable buildings. The advantages and disadvantages of different construction measures are visualised in real time using VR simulation.

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A chemical formula for the cyanide-free production of nitriles framed by pictures for the graphic representation of the components.

Enzymes Instead of Cyanide: Researchers Develop Biocatalytic Process for Nitrile Production

A research team from TU Graz and the Czech Academy of Sciences has used two enzymes to eliminate the need for highly toxic cyanide in the production of nitriles.

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New Shared Master’s Programme in Data Science at TU Graz and the University of Graz

Based on the core subjects of computer science, mathematics and statistics and taught in English, the NAWI Graz Master’s programme offers profound yet practical education in data analysis, optimisation and machine learning, supplemented by ethical and legal principles.

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Switching Nanomagnets Using Infrared Lasers

Physicists at TU Graz have calculated how suitable molecules can be stimulated by infrared light pulses to form tiny magnetic fields. If this is also successful in experiments, the principle could be used in quantum computer circuits.

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TU Graz Revolutionises Simulation of Metal-Organic Frameworks (MOFs)

Due to the complex structures of microporous crystals known as MOFs, reliable simulations of their properties have been difficult until now. Machine learning provides the solution.

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What Are the Risks of Hydrogen Vehicles in Tunnels?

A team from TU Graz has analysed the risk and damage potential of hydrogen vehicles in tunnels and derived recommendations. Their conclusion? Any damage would be extensive, but its occurrence is unlikely.

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