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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.

Thursday 06. April 2017

Open day taster at the Graz unis on 20 April

Prospective students are most welcome: The University of Graz, University of Music and Performing Arts, Medical University of Graz and TU Graz present the broad range of their study programmes together on Thursday, 20 April 2017.

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Bildquelle: Lunghammer – TU Graz


Communications and Marketing
Media Service
Rechbauerstraße 12/I
8010 Graz, Austria

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

Susanne EIGNER

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

Wednesday 22. March 2017

Protective switch to treat obesity

Scientists at the University of Graz and TU Graz have developed an active ingredient that reduces obesity and can prevent type II diabetes as well as non-alcoholic fatty liver disease.

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Monday 20. March 2017

TU Graz researchers show that enzyme function inhibits battery ageing

Stefan Freunberger, beneficiary of an ERC grant at TU Graz, shows in Nature Energy the influence of the reactive singlet oxygen on ageing processes in non-aqueous oxygen batteries.

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Two students making "give me five"
Wednesday 08. March 2017

TU Graz: three new English master’s programmes in autumn 2017

In the winter semester 2017/18, TU Graz will be offering 14 master’s programmes just in English. What’s new – apart from the NAWI Graz master’s programmes Physics and Technical Physics – is Biorefinery Engineering, a course unique in Europe.

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Schematic representation of the illumination of the sensor domain of a photo-receptor and the molecular propagation of the light signal to the effector
Friday 03. March 2017

Biological system with light switch: new findings from Graz

For the first time ever, researchers at TU Graz and the Medical University of Graz have managed to functionally characterise the three-dimensional interaction between red-light receptors and enzymatic effectors. The results, with implications for optogenetics, have been published in Science Advances.

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A Photomontage of the nanosatellite TUGSAT-1 in orbit overlooking the earth.
Wednesday 22. February 2017

Four years in space: Austrian BRITE satellites

TUGSAT-1 and UniBRITE have been in space since 2013. During this time 350 stars have been observed, new variable stars discovered, and 12 scientific papers published in international journals.

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Thursday 02. February 2017

Technology is for girls! FIT Info Days starting 13th February

Place in the leture hall, great career opportunities: nevertheless some girls shy away from mechanical engineering, physics and all the rest. The “Women in Technology” Info Days at TU Graz are meant to put this right.

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Saturday 28. January 2017

Ballroom instead of lecture hall: the TU Graz Ball 2017

Under the slogan “Living technology”, the TU Graz Ball 2017 was dedicated to the topic of Human & Biotechnology. The highlight for guests of the ball at Congress Graz was a virtual thought race.

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Wednesday 07. December 2016

Porous crystalline materials: TU Graz researcher shows method for controlled growth

Microporous crystals (MOFs) have a great potential as functional materials of the future. Paolo Falcaro of TU Graz et al demonstrate in Nature Materials how the growth of MOFs can be precisely controlled on a large scale.

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[Translate to Englisch:] Rektor Kainz, Cornelia Kawann und Emo Welzl halten die Grndungsurkunde des neuen Alumni Chapters in die Kamera
Friday 02. December 2016

TU Graz launches international alumni network at ETH Zurich

TU Graz promotes cross-border alumni activities as part of internationalisation strategy. The first highlight of “alumni eXtended” was the opening of the “TU Graz Alumni Chapter Suisse” at ETH Zurich yesterday evening.

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