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LBS Students Consulting Breitspur Planungsgesellschaft

LBS Students Consulting Breitspur Planungsgesellschaft

Breitspur Planungsgesellschaft is a joint venture founded between four state railway companies, uniting Austria, Slovakia, Ukraine and Russia in a multinational railway project. The project is directed to bring a direct railway connection from Asia to the centre of Europe by extending the existing broad-gauge line from Kosice to the Twin City region Vienna-Bratislava.

Capitalism and Democracy in the Age of Rising Concentration

Capitalism and Democracy in the Age of Rising Concentration

Christian Reiner, senior researcher at LBS, published a new working paper in the LBS working paper series together with Christian Bellak, professor at the Vienna University of Economics and Business. The topic of capitalism and democracy is extremely current and of interest not only to academic scholars but to everyone who cares about liberal values and a thriving as well as inclusive democracy.

Collaboration with the Social City Vienna

Collaboration with the Social City Vienna

For this year’s course, LBS Senior Lecturer for Research Methods, Dr. Verena Régent, found a particularly interesting partnership: Together with the Viennese organization “Social City Wien”, the Irish/American musician and artist Michael Patrick Kelly will create a #Peacebell for the city of Vienna.

How to Foster Collaborations between Universities and Industry

Christian Reiner, senior lecturer at LBS, has published a new study on the development of policies to foster science-industry knowledge transfer in Austria together with researchers from WPZ Research. The study is part of the “OECD TIP Knowledge Transfer and Policies project” and financed by the Federal Ministry for Digital and Economic Affairs. The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), established in 1961, “promotes policies that will improve the economic and social well-being of people around the world” according to their mission statement.

LBS Researcher at FH Forschungsforum

LBS Researcher at FH Forschungsforum

Christian Reiner, senior lecturer at LBS, presented new research results at the FH Forschungsforum 2019 in Wiener Neustadt (Lower Austria). The empirical research project is based on a collaboration between Dr. Reiner and Prof. (FH) Dr. Tamás Csermely. The FH Forschungsforum is an annual conference dedicated to the presentation of applied research projects undertaken by the Austrian Universities of Applied Sciences.

Publish or Perish? The Need to Reform Research

Publish or Perish? The Need to Reform Research

Together with Brigitte Ecker from WPZ Research, senior researcher Christian Reiner published a policy brief on the topic of basic research systems and how the current incentive system distorts research activities in an unfavourable way from a societal point of view. A...