Markus Steiner
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Markus Steiner

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About the author

Rooted in Carynthia but has been living in Vienna for ages; proud dad of four charming children; likes to escape to nature; is especially interested in music, sport, photography and foreign cultures; is also writing articles for a press agency.

I am in Rudolphina because …

... I think that academia and research are an important foundation for our open and democratic society. Without these, there would be no findings and, thus, no progress. Generating new knowledge is crucial for understanding our world better and allows us to find solutions to today’s and tomorrow’s problems. At the University of Vienna, new knowledge is produced in an amazing disciplinary breadth. I would like to convey this knowledge to the public and, thereby, show how exciting and diverse academia can be.