Prizes and awards in July 2021

The University of Vienna congratulates the employees and students who have been recognized for their scientific work and achievements. Read an overview of current honors and award ceremonies here.

Business scientist Emmanuella Plakoyiannaki is MOR’s Best Senior Editor

The Journal Management and Organization Review (MOR) is a quarterly, peer-reviewed journal. It is published by Cambridge University Press on behalf of the International Association for Chinese Management Research (IACMR). The scientific articles deal with research of management and organization in the context of China and other transforming economies. The MOR sees itself as a comprehensive, multidisciplinary journal and combines works from various social science disciplines that review and develop theories and research relevant phenomena in changing economies.

Since 2015, the MOR has been honoring the best senior editors for the outstanding work they have done as editors and who, through their work, help other researchers to publish articles at the highest level. Emmanuella Plakoyiannaki from the Institute for Marketing and International Business at the University of Vienna is one of the Best Senior Editors 2020-2021.

Website by Emmanuella Plakoyiannaki
Institute for Marketing and International Business at the University of Vienna

Irla Fock from the University of Vienna wins doctoral thesis grant from Niederhuber & Partner

Climate protection is a topic of the future: Fock Island is a doctoral candidate at the University of Vienna and wins the 2,000 euro dissertation grant from Niederhuber & Partner. The award-winning dissertation sheds light on a topic that is not only important for environmental law, but also socio-politically relevant: In her work, Fock deals with the legal effectiveness of multilateral climate protection law based on the Paris Agreement and, in this context, analyzes how a legal obligation must be designed so that the Contracting states meet their goals to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

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Information on the dissertation scholarship from Niederhuber & Partner

Cross of Honor for Art and Science 1st Class to Slavist Alois Woldan

Alois woldan is professor emeritus for Slavic literatures at the Institute for Slavic Studies at the University of Vienna. He taught in Innsbruck, Moscow and Wroclaw and wrote scientific and popular science publications on Polish, Russian and Ukrainian literary relations. For his extensive work he was awarded on July 12, 2021 the Austrian Cross of Honor for Art and Science 1st Class awarded by the Federal President.

Institute for Slavic Studies at the University of Vienna

Cross of Honor for Science and Art 1st Class to lawyers August Reinisch and Josef Aicher

Josef Aicher and August Reinisch was on 29. June 2021 the Cross of Honor for Science and Art 1st Class awarded by the President of the National Council.

Josef Aicher is professor emeritus at the Institute for Corporate and Commercial Law at the University of Vienna. He is an expert in commercial and business law, civil law and general legal theory and has held teaching positions in Salzburg, Graz and Linz. He is Deputy Chairman of the Takeover Commission and Chairman of the Arbitration Panel for In Rem Restitution of the General Settlement Fund at the Austrian National Fund and a corresponding member of the Austrian Academy of Sciences.

August Reinisch has been Professor of International Law at the University of Vienna since 2010, with a special focus on international business law and the law of international organizations (since 2010). His main research interests include European law, international and domestic law as well as state immunity. He is also a member of the International Law Commission of the United Nations and a corresponding member of the Austrian Academy of Sciences.

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Website by Josef Aicher
August Reinisch’s website
Institute for Corporate and Commercial Law at the University of Vienna
Institute for European Law, International Law and Comparative Law at the University of Vienna

Impact.Awards for outstanding dissertation projects

The Impact.Award 2021, funded by the City of Vienna Culture, was given to eight active doctoral students from the University of Vienna. Outstanding dissertation projects with the potential to reach target groups outside the scientific community and to achieve social, cultural or economic added value were recognized.

The winners include:
Faime Alpagu from the Institute for Sociology at the University of Vienna
Julia Holzer from the Institute for Psychology of Development and Education
Marieta Kaufmann from the Faculty of Law
Adria Nogales Moral from Max Perutz Labs
Alexandra Schurz from the Institute for English and American Studies
Wanda Spahl from the Institute for Political Science
Blanca Spee from the Institute for Psychology of Cognition
Sarah Zloklikovits from the Austrian Competence Center for Diactics in Physics (AECC Physics)

Information about the Impact.Awards
Vienna Doctoral Schools at the University of Vienna

“uni: view” publishes monthly reports on current awards and honors from members of the University of Vienna. The ranking is done chronologically. The editors are happy to receive information on awards (by email to bernadette.ralser (at) univie.ac.at). You can find more news about people and careers at the University of Vienna in the “Uni Intern” section.

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