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ASciNA Award 2021

By Monika Trebo | April 1, 2021

Die Bewerbung für den ASciNA Award 2021 ist mit 1. April 2021 möglich. Der von ASciNA ausgeschriebene und vom Bundesministerium für Bildung, Wissenschaft und Forschung (BMBWF) mit Preisgeldern von 10.000 Euro (Junior Principal Investigator), sowie zwei Mal 7.500 Euro (Young Scientist) dotierte ASciNA Award ist ein Wissenschaftspreis, der ausschließlich an Nachwuchsforschende für ihre exzellenten wissenschaftlichen Publikationen vergeben wird, die sie innerhalb der letzten zwölf Monate...
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Einblick in das Academy Museum | Virtual ASciNA Talk

By Monika Trebo | March 4, 2021

Doris Berger will give insights into buildings and the programs of the new Academy Museum of Motion Pictures that will open its doors in Los Angeles on September 30, 2021. The Academy Museum will be the largest institution in the United States devoted to the arts, science, and artists of moviemaking.
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Optical Imaging of Tissue Perfusion at the Clinical Bedside

By Monika Trebo | February 14, 2021

Title: Optical Imaging of Tissue Perfusion at the Clinical Bedside. Speaker: Jana M. Kainerstorfer, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Neuroscience Institute, Electrical & Computer Engineering (courtesy), Carnegie Mellon University. Bedside monitoring of tissue perfusion is important for a variety of diseases. For cerebral monitoring, cerebral perfusion is important especially for traumatic brain injury, hydrocephalus, sepsis, and stroke, where inadequate...
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Living on the Edge? – Neanderthals and Denisovans in Central Asia | Virtual ASciNA Talk

By Monika Trebo | January 12, 2021

Title: Central Asia and Siberia have for a long time only played a very limited role in discussions of modern human origins. These areas were seen as peripheral to our story, that was thought to mostly have taken place in Africa, Europe and Eastern Asia. Speaker: Dr. Viola is a paleoanthropologist focusing on the biological and cultural interactions between different hominin groups in the Late Pleistocene. This Virtual ASciNA Talk is being organized by the Toronto & South-Central Canada chapt
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COVID-19 Infection Externalities and Public Health Strategies: Pursuing Herd Immunity or Containment?

By Monika Trebo | November 25, 2020

Title: COVID-19 Infection Externalities and Public Health Strategies: Pursuing Herd Immunity or Containment? Speaker: Anton Korinek is a Professor at the University of Virginia, Department of Economics and Darden School of Business as well as a Research Associate at the NBER, a Research Fellow at the CEPR and a Research Affiliate at the Oxford Future of Humanity Institute Centre for the Governance of AI. Our 6th Virtual ASciNA Talk is being organized by the Washington DC chapter.
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The future of cities in a post-pandemic world - Virtual ASciNA Talk

By Monika Trebo | November 9, 2020

Title: The future of cities in a post-pandemic world. Speaker: Petra Hurtado, PhD, Research Director at the American Planning Association. The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted how we live, work, play, and move around our cities and communities. Additionally, it has changed how planners think about and prepare for the future, while navigating uncertainty. Thomas Wallner and the Midwest & Chicago Chapter will be hosting the 5th ASciNA Virtual Talk on November 20, 2020, 8AM Pacific
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Angelika Amon 1967 - 2020

By ASCINA | November 4, 2020

The community of Austrian Scientists and Scholars in North America is mourning the loss of a dear member, Angelika Amon, who passed away on October 29 at the young age of 53 after a long battle with cancer.
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Introducing Moxie - An Animate Companion For Children

By Monika Trebo | October 25, 2020

Moxie is a novel companion for children designed to help promote social, emotional and cognitive development through play-based learning. With Moxie, children can engage in meaningful play, every day, with content informed by the best practices in child development and early childhood education. Speaker: Stefan Scherer is the CTO of Embodied, Inc. and formerly Research Assistant Professor at the University of Southern California...
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ASciNA Award Preisträger 2020

By Monika Trebo | September 17, 2020

Die ASCINA Preisträger 2020 sind Daniel Schramek in der Kategorie „Junior PI"; Martin W. Breuss und Thomas Pölzler wurden in der Kategorie „Young Scientist" ausgezeichnet. Die vom Bundesministerium für Wissenschaft, Forschung und Wirtschaft mit einem Preisgeld von 10.000 Euro bzw. je 7.500 Euro dotierten Preise werden vom Netzwerk „Austrian Scientists and Scholars in North America" (ASCINA) ausgeschrieben und durch eine vom Wissenschaftsfonds FWF beschickte internationale Fachjury begutachtet.
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ARIT 2020 | ASciNA Award Verleihung

By Monika Trebo | September 6, 2020

Am Donnerstag, 17. September 2020 um 9:00 Uhr PDT / 12:00 Uhr EDT / 18:00 Uhr MEZ, wird der Austrian Research and Innovation Talk (ARIT) um ersten Mal virtuell stattfinden. Traditionell werden dabei die ASciNA Awards 2020, sowie die Austrian Marshall Plan Foundation Poster Awards verliehen.
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