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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 sees itself as an interdisciplinary research centre and interface between scientific-technical, social-scientific and ethical-philosophical considerations of technology and science, their uses and productions.

Statistik Austria, science classification

Civil protection and disaster control
Ecosystem research
Energy research
Environmental biotechnology
Environmental biotechnology related ethics
Environmental research
Failure analysis
Materials physics
Natural hazards
Nuclear physics
Quality assurance
Radiation protection
Reactor physics
Reactor technology
Renewable energy
Risk management
Risk research
Sustainable technologies
Technology assessment
Technology ethics

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