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Institute of Safety and Risk Sciences

Univ.Prof. Dipl.-Phys. Dr.phil.nat. Wolfgang Liebert

Mission Statement

The Institute of Safety/Security and Risk Sciences (ISR) is an interdisciplinary institute at the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna. The Institute was founded via the project "Nuclear safety" of the Academic Senate of the University of Vienna, was later affiliated to the University of Vienna as Institute of Risk Research, to be finally established in 2010 at the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences as ISR.

The institute focuses on the risks associated with the handling of energy. These risks are presented holistically. Technological, environmental, economic and social factors are linked together and introduced as a comprehensive overall picture.


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Civil protection and disaster control
Energy research
Environmental research
Failure analysis
General geology
General sociology
Geodynamics
Materials physics
Natural hazards
Nuclear physics
Quality assurance
Radiation protection
Reactor physics
Reactor technology
Renewable energy
Renewable resources
Risk management
Risk research
Seismic
Solid state physics
Sustainable agriculture
Sustainable technologies
Technology assessment

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