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Workshop "The Meanings of Reproducibility"
17 May 2019, 9:15 - 16:30, HS i9
The Graz Open Science Initiative (GOSI), a grassroots initiative founded by researchers from Graz-based institutions is pleased to announce its first workshop to bring together students, early-career researchers and established academics to consider what reproducibility means in the context of their own research, and how reproducibility can best be achieved. Sign up here.

Session Resumption Protocols and Efficient Forward Security for TLS 1.3 0-RTT
17 May 2019, 10:00, IFEG042
Talk by Tibor Jager (Paderborn University)

Study Abroad Fair 2019
22 May 2019, 10:00 - 15:00, Inffeldgasse 25D
Your opportunity to find out about exchange programmes and scholarships offered by TU Graz.

ABSynthe: Automatic Blackbox Side-channel Synthesis
04 June 2019, 16:00 - 18:00, HS i7
Talk by Ben Gras

Themen-Stammtisch zur DSGVO
04 June 2019, 17:00 - 18:30, Café Kork (Campus Alte Technik)
Discuss interesting topics with your TU Graz colleagues at the new event series "Themen-Stammtische". The first discussion round is all about the GDPR. The event will be held in German. Please register until 28 May 2019 via mail.

CS Talks #4 | Birds of a Feather Flock Together: The Influence of Social Homophily on the Visibility of Minorities Online
17 June 2019, 17:00, Aula Alte Technik. #cstalks
Talk by Claudia Wagner (University Koblenz-Landau, Leibnitz Institute for the Social Sciences)

Game Dev Days 2019
06 - 08 September 2019, HS i7
Community event for everyone who is interested in game development. #gddg19

8th Graz Brain-Computer Interface Conference 2019
16 - 20 September 2019, Institute for Neural Engineering, TU Graz

17 September 2019, Institute of Neural Engineering, TU Graz
At the CYBATHLON BCI Series 2019, teams from around the world will showcase their BCI technology, while competing against each other. In the BCI race, pilots can move their avatar quickly towards the finishing line only if the computer receives and detects the correct brain signal at a specific moment.

Faculty News

Read "Escaping the (mental) echo chamber" on scilog
A TU Graz-affiliated research team investigated the role played by creativity in the way people use digital media. Their first results indicate that thinking outside the box enrichens your web experience, even though personalised search algorithms make access to new information more difficult.

Read "Fahrsimulator für Fahrschulen" on Kleine Zeitung, 11 May 2019 [paywall]
A research team at TU Graz is working with Reco-Tech GmbH and Fraunhofer Austria to develop measures to reduce the number of accidents involving motorcyclists and cars.

Jobs, Grants, Open Calls

Academic Staff

University Assistant (prae doc) at the Institute of Medical Engineering. Apply until 29 May 2019.

9 University Assistant / PhD Positions in "Dependable Internet of Things" (pdf). Apply until 07 June 2019.

Full-Stack Software Developer at the Institute of Interactive Systems and Data Science (ISDS), starting with 01 July 2019 for 1.5 years. (pdf)

Project Officer at the Institute of Interactive Systems and Data Science (ISDS), starting with 01 July 2019, initially for 1.5 years. (pdf)

University Assistant (prae doc) at the Institute of Software Technology. Apply until 31 July 2019.


Non-Academic Staff

Administrative position, 40 hours/week at the Institute of Applied Information Processing and Communications (IAIK). Deadline: 29 May 2019.


Grants, Open Calls

Stipendium für journalistische Volontariate in österreichischen Medien für Studierende aller Studienrichtungen. Deadline: 15 May 2019.

Horizon Impact Award: 5x €10.000 Prize Money. Deadline: 28 May 2019.

HackZurich 2019 - Europe's biggest Hackathon. Application opens 07 June 2019 and lasts for ~2 weeks.

BioTechMed Graz Lab Rotation Program. Deadline: 30 June 2019.

EIC Horizon Prizes. Categories: Blockchains for Social Good, Early Warning for Epidemics, Affordable High-Tech for Humanitarian Aid, Fuel from the Sun: Artificial Photosynthesis, Innovative Batteries for eVehicles and Low-Cost Space Launch.


Doctoral Examinations

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