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PLUS I BM Edtstadler u.v.a. I Mai 2021

Anti-Semitism Research in Memory of Marko Feingold

01 June 2021

Federal Minister Karoline Edtstadler, together with Vice-Rector Martin Weichbold, welcomed Professor Willem Smelik, who will be researching and teaching as a distinguished fellow at the Paris Lodron University of Salzburg (PLUS).

v.l.n.r. Martin Lindner und Daniel Reither an einem der Aufschlüsse im Niederösterreichischen Waldviertel

THE OLDEST ROCK OF AUSTRIA – DISCOVERED AT THE UNIVERSITY OF SALZBURG

27 May 2021

It has long been known that very old rocks exist in the Bohemian Massif, which stretches into northern Austria with the Daube carving out its lower boundary. The working group, led by Professor Fritz Finger from the Department of Chemistry and Physics of Materials at the University of Salzburg, has been researching these ancient crystalline rocks for many years. They have now succeeded in identifying the oldest rock ever found in Austria in the Waldviertel.

Wolfgang Aschauer & Team

CHANGING VALUES. THE RISE IN CONSERVATISM IN THE CORONA CRISIS

19 May 2021

How do people’s values and attitudes change over the course of a pandemic? Salzburg sociologists have played a major role in a worldwide longitudinal study on this matter. A year on, findings depict an increase of conservatism in Austria.