Professor Dr. Helmut J. Schmidt is "Rector / President of the Year"
Professor Dr. Helmut J. Schmidt, President of the Technical University of Kaiserslautern and member of the Uni-Council of Salzburg University, received the "Rector / President of the Year" award, presented for the seventh time by the Deutsche Hochschulverband (DHV).
Anna Helene Laimer, BSc, MSc, received the Hans-Stegbuchner Prize for outstanding academic achievements. She was awarded the prize for her Master's thesis, "Lower Estimates for the Lebesgue Functions".
Professor Werner Paar, Department of Physics and Materials Research, received an honorary doctorate from the University of Salta, Argentina, during a ceremony in late November 2014. The hosts were the Rector and Dean of the University of Salta.
On Wednesday, 18 March, 2015, the University of Salzburg cordially invites students, parents and others who are interested to learn about the variety of courses offered.
Time & Place: begins at 9:00 in the Faculty of Natural Sciences, Hellbrunnerstraße 34
Researchers from Cambridge, Münster and Salzburg Forensic Medicine, under the supervision of Professors Franz Neuhuber and Bernd Brinkmann, examined the genomes of teenagers and their children and presented an increased susceptibility to errors.
"Specialized" Ribosomes for Healthy Aging and Treatment of Rare Diseases
Two Austrian research teams, one at the University of Salzburg under the direction of Lore Breitenbach-Koller and one from the University of Agricultural Sciences under the direction of John Grillari and Markus Schosserer, have found that a small change to the ribosomes, the molecular machinery for protein synthesis, leads to the reprogramming of protein synthesis so that fruit flies, nematodes and brewer's yeast live longer.