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Life Improvement Science and Goal Setting Apps
13 October, 13:00, WebEx
Talk by Falk Lieder, Max Planck Research Group Leader of Rationality Enhancement.

CSBME Faculty Day 2020
19 October, 13:00 - 18:15, TUbe Stream
13:00 Inaugural Lecture by Prof. Eduardo Veas
14:15 Award Ceremony for the Silver Diplomas of Telematics
16:15 Award Ceremony for the Dean's List 2020
17:30 Inaugural Lecture by Prof. Leila Taher

Faculty News

New professor: David Garcia joins our Faculty
We are excited to announce that David Garcia has joined our faculty as a Professor of Computational Social Sciences! He is now part of the Institute of Interactive Systems and Data Science. A very warm welcome to TU Graz!

Jobs, Grants, Open Calls



University Professor of Biomedical Imaging.
Apply until 26 November 2020.

Tenure Track Professor in Security & Privacy.
Apply until 26 November 2020.




Academic Staff

[NEW]  University Assistant (prae doc, 4 years) at the Institute of Interactive Systems and Data Science (ISDS).
Apply until 28 October 2020.

[NEW]  PostDoc (4 years) at the Institute of Biomechanics (IBM).
Apply until 28 October 2020.

[NEW]  PostDoc (3 years) at the Institute of Software Technology (IST).
Apply until 30 October 2020.

PhD / Postdoc position for Research on Interpretable Deep Learning and Brain Modelling at the Institute of Theoretical Computer Science (IGI).
Apply now! Project running until March 2023.

[NEW]  PhD Position on Novel Computing Concepts at the Institute of Theoretical Computer Science (IGI).
Apply now! Project running since 01 October 2020.




External Offers



[NEW]  PreDoc Scientist in Embedded Communication Systems at the University of Klagenfurt.
Apply until 25 November 2020.





Grants, Open Calls


Speed up, Buddy!
Empowering first-generation university students and foster equal opportunities for minorities. Approach: Volunteer based 1on1 mentoring from experienced professionals with the same background and/or empathy for our first-generation students (so called „Buddies“).

Green Future Hackathon (04 - 05 November 2020 in the Palais Berg in Vienna).
Apply until 15 October 2020.

CSBME Merit-based Scholarships 2019/2020 and Promotional Scholarships 2020.
Apply until 29 October 2020.

Erasmus+ KA2 Strategic Partnerships - Digital Education.
Apply until 29 October 2020.

Austrian Fulbright Scholarship - Going to the USA.
Apply until 30 October 2020.

Call for Papers: Research Across Boundaries: Challenges of Interdisciplinary Work in the Context of Law (REWI-Graz Day of Interdisciplinary Research 2021).
Submit until 30 October 2020.

[NEW]  Preis der Fachgruppe Frauen und Informatik 2021 der Gesellschaft für Informatik.
Die Fachgruppe Frauen und Informatik vergibt wieder zwei Preise für herausragende Abschlussarbeiten von Absolventinnen der Informatik oder eines Studiengangs mit Schwerpunkt Informatik.
Apply until 15 November 2020.

Doctoral Examinations

Info: Candidates can take the final examination (presentation and oral exam) online via video conference call (e.g. Webex) if all parties involved agree. The requirement of publicity can be ensured as follows: Candidates may distribute the meeting link; requests to participate in the video exam can also be sent by e-mail to the chairperson of the exam commission.

Patrick Knöbelreiter – Deep Learning with Structured Models
14 October, 16:00, WebEx

Lukas Eberhard – Utility of Social and Narrative Features in Recommender Systems
16 October, 10:00, WebEx

Reinmar Kobler – M/EEG-based kinematics de- and encoding in visuomotor and oculomotor tasks
19 October, 13:00, WebEx

Andreas Schwarz – Decoding Hand Movements from Human EEG
27 October, 16:00, BMT03094, Stremayrgasse 16

Martin Söllradl – tba
23 November, 10:00, WebEx

Franz Scherr – tba
15 December, 15:30, WebEx

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