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October 27: A “Fingerprint” made of Light Enables Nerve Stimulation

Researchers at the JKU Institute for Computer Graphics have developed a new method of using light fields to stimulate nerve cells. The project was presented to the scientific community in the renowned journal "Nature Scientific Reports".

Photo (free of charge, photo credit: JKU): Prototype of a light field microscope: Factorized emission fingerprints (top left) and stimulated sample elements (lower right). The sample consists of fluorescent microspheres 10-20μm in size.0

October 12: Another Kind of Election Poster: JKU Launches Campus Campaign

After a heated election campaign, the Johannes Kepler University aims to set a counterpoint – not without reference to the parliamentary elections. After the election, the parties’ poster stands will serve to advertise the JKU campus in all of its facets.

Photo: The Results Are In: JKU Rector Meinhard Lukas presents Austria's most beautiful campus.

Copyright: JKU/Bauer; image free of charge

Copyright Poster Images: JKU; Images free of charge

October 9: JKU Young Scientists Program: A New Generation of Researchers

100 school students from the 2016/2017 class of the JKU Young Scientists program received awards presented in the fields of computer science, electronics & information technology, mechatronics, mathematics, physics or chemistry/polymer. Over 120 guests attended the closing ceremony at Johannes Kepler University to celebrate Upper Austria’s largest program for gifted students.

Photo (f.l.): Univ. Prof. Dr. Sabine Hild, head of the Institute for Polymer Engineering, State Minister for Health and Education Mag. Christine Haberlander and JKU Vice-Rector Univ. Prof. Dr. Alexander Egyed M.Sc. with the award-winning students.

Copyright: JKU/Zivanovic; image free of charge