University of Innsbruck

University of Innsbruck

University of Innsbruck   link Tirol
Innrain 52, 6020 Innsbruck


Biodiversity: climate becomes the main player

Environment - Apr 26

A recent study in the journal Science takes the most comprehensive look yet at the past and future of global biodiversity: intensive land use reduced biodiversity by up to around 10 percent over the course of the 20th century. By 2050, the climate crisis could become the main factor, alongside land use, for further losses in biodiversity. Lauren Talluto from the Institute of Ecology at the University of Innsbruck is part of the international team of authors

Physics - Mar 4

Network of quantum sensors increases precision


Quantum sensor technology promises even more precise measurements of physical quantities.

The Secret Diary of Karl Bene­dikt Hase

Karl Benedikt Hase (1780-1864) is recognised as one of the foremost Greek scholars in the French academia of his time. The LAGOOS project has at its core the discovery of 9 volumes of the private diary of Hase, written in Ancient Greek and preserved at the Goetheund Schiller-Archiv, Weimar.

Physics - Jan 10

Obser­ving macros­co­pic quan­tum effects in the dark


Be fast, avoid light, and roll through a curvy ramp: This is the recipe for a pioneering experiment proposed by theoretical physicists in a recent paper published in Physical Review Letters.

Sport - Dec 27, 2023

Brisk walks sup­port smo­king ces­sa­tion


Good news for anyone who wants to quit smoking in the new year: In a recently published study, Innsbruck scientists show that ten-minute brisk walking

Environment - Jan 29

Antarc­ti­ca’s big­gest recor­ded ’heat­wave’ fully deci­phe­red


An international team of scientists including Elisabeth Schlosser from the Department of Atmospheric and Cryospheric Sciences extensively documented an exceptional warming event in Antarctica.

Environment - Jan 16

Signi­fi­cant decline of CO2 emis­si­ons in Inns­bruck


Air monitoring measurements at the University of Innsbruck's atmospheric observatory show that carbon dioxide emissions in western Austria have fallen by around 20 percent since 2018.

Environment - Dec 28, 2023

Prin­ting inks made from plants


On the path to a circular economy, Judith Deriu is developing natural color pigments from plants and uses them to make sustainable printing inks for i

Physics - Dec 5, 2023

Unlocking Neu­tron Star Rota­tion Anoma­lies


A collaboration between quantum physicists and astrophysicists, led by Francesca Ferlaino and Massimo Mannarelli, has achieved a significant breakthrough in understanding neutron star glitches.