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BioTechMed-Graz - Science Breakfast
Michaela Krenn from the Working Group for Equal Opportunity at the Graz University of Technology, social worker, gender and diversity counsellor, bullying and conflict counselling, systemic coaching will give a lecture on the topic “Coming too close means going too far! Sexual Harassment and gender-based violence – What can we do?".
Registration until December 04th, 2023
December 06th, 2023 | 8:30 am - 10 am | Uni Graz, RESOWI-Zentrum, SZ 15.21
Organizer: BioTechMed-Graz

Sample lecture "Introduction to Distributed Graph Algorithms"
Habilitation candidate Yannic Maus

December 06th, 2023 | 11:30 pm | i11
Organizer: Institute IST

RDM Month December
Legal and ethical aspects of research data

This event will introduce and deal with legal aspects of digital objects necessitating data management planning. There are requirements of research results to meet privacy, confidentiality and cultural considerations. Next to a demonstration of the TU Graz DMP tool you will hear details about legal bases for digital objects created or managed during the research process featuring talks by several legal experts.
Due to limited places - Registration is requested
December 07th, 2023 | 9 am - 11 am | Fachbibliothek Inffeld TU Graz (Inffeldgasse 10)
Organizer: Research Data Management

Sample lecture "Modular Arithmetic Techniques"
Habilitation candidate Sujoy Sinha Roy

December 18th, 2023 | 9:00 am | Showroom Data House
Organizer: Institute ISDS

Talk: Thomas Schneider
"Recent Advances in Cryptography and Privacy Engineering"

January 15th, 2024 | 4 pm | SR DHEG045 (Data House)
Organizer: Institute IAIK

Faculty News

2023 netidee SCIENCE Grant for Jana Lasser
This year’s ‘netidee SCIENCE’ grant, Austria's most highly endowed and privately financed research prize for excellent online research, goes to Jana Lasser.

Hedy Lamarr Award 2023 goes to… Maria Eichlseder!
The city of Vienna honoured Maria Eichlseder for her work on secure and efficient cryptographic algorithms.

TU Graz honours outstanding knowledge transfer
Special commitment, excellent didactic concepts and a lot of motivation: this is what the award winners have in common, whose courses at TU Graz were honoured with the Award for Excellent Teaching 2022/23.
We are very proud that 2 of the excellent courses are taught at the CSBME faculty. Computer scientists Maria Eichlseder (lecture "Cryptography") and also Aleksandar Karakas and Alexander Steinmaurer (lecture "Object-Oriented Programming 1") were delighted to receive an award.

"Zoom Fatigue": Exhaustion caused by video conferencing proven on a neurophysiological level for the first time
A research team led by Gernot Müller-Putz and René Riedl from the University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria were able to prove that video conferences and online education formats lead to greater fatigue than face-to-face alternatives.

Picture Recap - Faculty Day 2023

Ball der Technik
The "Ball der Technik", under the motto "Tanz der Algorithmen", will take place on 26th of January, 2024 at Congress Graz.
Tickets are available!

“Sustainability in Computer Science“ - The new public lecture series in Austria
Be part of the new public online lecture series on SUSTAINABILITY IN COMPUTER SCIENCE, starting this winter semester.
More information and access to the zoom link.
TU Graz students can register to get credits for LV 705.222 “Selected Topics of Science, Technology and Society (Sustainability in Computer Science)” via TUGonline.
Depending on your study program, the lecture series is a free elective or a “Wahlmodul (in CS, SEM and ICE)".

Joint courses with international universities - worldwide
The TU Graz offers some courses which are carried out in co-operation with international universities. Students at TU Graz can receive a funding for the part of the course which takes place at the international partner university.
Submission deadline for summer semester 2024 extended until 10 December

What are the 10 books that every computer scientist must read?

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Jobs, Grants, Open Calls



Academic Staff

Project Assistant / PhD Position (m/f/d) in the field of Robotics

PhD Position (m/f/d) in Neural Engineering, Group Leader Müller-Putz


General Staff

Assistance to the Institute Management


Grants, Open Calls

Scholarship David-Herzog-Fond
The aim of David-Herzog-Fond grants has always been and continues to be the promotion and support of intercultural understanding and learning - especially with regard to Jewish culture. The David-Herzog-Fond supports the work of scientists, students and artists through four program tracks and is supported by all Styrian universities since it was established in 2005.
Deadline: Submission is possible at any time
The management board decides every six months on applications received (June and December).

Double Degree Programm with the University of Ljubljana
Did you know that? Another possibility to gain experience abroad and as a bonus you'll get two degrees.

Application for exchange semesters in America, Asia and Great Britain in SY24-25
- OverSEA's programme: Application from 1. – 30. November

External Offers

University of Klagenfurt
University assistant predoctoral (all genders welcome)

TU Vienna
University Assistant (Prae-Doc)

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.

Mlakar Daniel
Matrix-Based Representations for Advanced Geometry Processing on the GPU
Thursday, 30. November 2023 | 10:30 am | SR ICG und webex

More Stefan Josef
Trust and Privacy in a Heterogeneous World
Thursday, 30. November 2023 | 10 am | webex

Rebol Manuel
Visual Interaction using Augmented Reality for Remote Assistance and Training in Procedural Tasks
Monday, 4. December, 2023 | 6 pm | webex

Walch Roman
Improving Efficient Computation on Private Data
Monday, 16. January 2024 | 9 am | DHEG054

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