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The University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna founded by the Austrian Empire in 1872, is an education and research centre for renewable resources in Vienna. BOKU began as an agricultural institute (1872), and, in 1896, BOKU moved from the 8th district to the area around the "Türkenschanzpark" in the 19th district. BOKUs goal is to contribute significantly to the protection of precious renewable resources resources for future generations. With a connection between natural sciences, engineering and economics, BOKU aims to deepen knowledge about using natural resources ecologically, economically and sustainably. BOKU combines fundamental and applied expertise in the fields of natural sciences, engineering and biotechnology as well as social and economic sciences to enhance the knowledge basis for sustainable management of natural resources. It is a member of the Euroleague for Life Sciences (ELLS) university network. Constantly being aware of environmental issues, BOKU was the first Austrian university to receive the European EMAS certificate for its environmental management system in 2006. BOKU’s ‘Centre for Global Change and Sustainability’ supports the university in realizing its societal responsibility. There are currently around 13,000 students from over 100 countries enrolled at BOKU. Vienna supports the concept of a European and global bio-economy 2030 An integral part of BOKU is the Vienna Institute of Biotechnology It addresses the grand societal challenges-sustainable management of natural resources, sustainable production, improving public health, mitigating climate change, integrating and balancing social developments and global sustainable development. The Centre for Development Research is dedicated to the transfer of know-how and technology for sustainable development in Africa, Asia and Latin America. Topics in teaching and research -sustainable use of naturally growing raw materials both for energy supply as well as for innovative materials -protecting natural resources such as water, soil and atmosphere -shaping true to life recycling processes -interrelation between food production and health -managing biotopes and environments -protecting the wellbeing of plants, animals and humans.
The following is the list of scholars from University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna who contributed and/or serves as editors for one or more OMICS International journals and conferences
The following is the list of proceedings by scholars from University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna that are published in OMICS International journals and conferences.
Hafte Mebrahten Tesfay, Mesele Negash, and Herbert Hager
Monika Cserjan, Mathias Fink, Sophie Vazulka, Johanna Jarmer and Gerald Striedner