News & Events

We are very happy to announce a visit and lecture from Prof. Duan Li from the City University of Hong Kong. The lecture takes place on June 19th, 3.00 pm.

Historians Gudrun Gersmann and Hubertus Kohle talked about "Big Data and the French Revolution - New approach to an old topic". Watch the video here.

The Data Science Initiative (DSI) organized a data science hackathon.

We have an opening for an administrative assistant for 20 hours! Come join our admin team!

The Data Science Initiative at University of Vienna is announcing their second Data Science Hackathon in cooperation with BAWAG Group. You can register now!

Data Science is currently a highly discussed topic. Michael Sedlmayer is a mathematician. He details his research on ancient manuscripts and his view on data science.

We have an opening for an enthusiastic PhD student in the field of Quantitative Finance in an interdisciplinary research environment.

Hadley Wickham will be holding a lecture about "Data Science Challenges" on Tuesday 19.03.2019 at 4.45pm, HS 1 (Währinger Strasse 29, 1090 Wien).

We are introducing a new format of talks, that will introduce you to exciting research involving data science at the University of Vienna.

PostDocs from abroad apply to the Vienna Research Groups for Young Investigators (VRG) Call 2019

Elaine Chew had a talk with "Der Standard" in the context of our lecture series about what interdisciplinary approaches. Chew is a pianist as well as a mathematician.

Philipp Grohs will be a keynote speaker, talking about "Approximation theory, Numerical Analysis and Deep Learning" at INdAM Day 2019 in Bologna.

The video from Elaine Chew's lecture about "The (Data) Science of Time: From Music to the Heart" is online. You can rewatch it here.

Before his talk at our lecture series Andrew Gelman was interviewed by "Der Standard" about statistics, voting and rationality.

More and more often algorithms and models decide for us. Torsten Möller spoke to uni:view magazine about how to make them usable for everyone.

Prof. Thomas Reutterer, Head of Institute of Service Marketing and Tourism at WU Wien, will speak about data driven marketing.

We are happy that the CEE-YOU website from OeAD features our Data Science Summer School 2018 as success story for international cooperations on their website.

The University of Vienna just released 19 job ads in Data Science, including Digital Humanities.

The Data Science Initiative is a young and enthusiastic student group which is organizing a workshop about "Deep Learning" on November 20th and 27th.

Sebastian is starting his PhD at our research platform.

Michael is starting his PhD at our research platform.

Lena is starting her PhD at our research platform.

The research platform "Data Science @ Uni Vienna" continues its lecture series, to which we would like to cordially invite you. Andrew Gelman will give a talk titled...

The Data Science Initiative is a young and enthusiastic student group. They are organizing two workshops this semester "practical data science" and an "introduction to deep...

The Roundtable on "Data-Driven-Transformation using the example of BAWAG P.S.K.“ takes place on Wednesday, October 10th 2018, 18:30 PM at Oskar-Morgenstern Platz 1.

Our kickoff event is online, you can watch David Donohos lecture about "Data Science: The End of Theory?" online.

Our summer school participants, Christine Ning and Daniel Lang, wrote a blog post for the University of Vienna blog about their experience and what they learned.

Before his talk at our kickoff event David Donoho was interviewed by "Der Standard" about Data Science and the impact of changes in our communication behavior on society.

Interested in learning something new? Apply for our Data Science Summer School until 23. July 2018 and build your skills in "Deep Learning & Visual Data Analysis"....

You can find all the pictures from our kick off event and Dave Donohos talk about "Data Science - The End of Theory?" here.

Tara Andrews has been named co-director of the Austrian Centre for Digital Humanities at the Austrian Academy of Sciences as of 15 April.

We are happy to announce that Rector Heinz W. Engl will be opening our kickoff event on June 22nd.

Hear Steffen Frey talk about "Looking into spatiotemporal data: visualization challenges, approaches, and future directions."

Astrophysicist João Alves receives a fellowship from the Radcliffe Institute at Harvard University.

Exciting times for astronomers and data scientists exploring the richest star catalogue of our Galaxy, to date.

We have openings for five enthusiastic PhD students to establish an interdisciplinary research environment.

Our new website is online.