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Close-up of the metal wings that make up the active grid.
Top News Research Physics

The wind turbines of the future – and their digital twins

The new "Offshore Megastructures" Collaborative Research Centre is developing concepts for massive offshore wind turbines. In two sub-projects,…

Portrait of physicist Jan Vogelsang
Research Top News Early Career Physics

In the spotlight

Physicist Jan Vogelsang uses innovative laser systems to study ultrafast processes. The University has awarded him a Carl von Ossietzky Young…

Top News Health Services Research

Targeted fall prevention

Improving assessment of the risk of repeated falls in older adults and providing targeted prevention is the aim of a new research project led by…

C3L Top News University Policy

A culture of life-long learning

Universities play a much greater role in continuing education today than they did ten years ago. Education experts Anke Hanft and Karsten Speck talk…

Man in front of the canteen with a takeaway bowl
Campus Life

Canteen in takeaway mode

The pots are steaming once more at the University canteen on Uhlhornsweg. Students and staff can pick up delicious meals there now that the…

Graphics showing the experimental setup
Top News Physics

Homing in on the smallest possible laser

An international team of researchers led by Oldenburg physicists has succeeded in generating an unusual quantum state in ultrathin semiconductor…

Corona Top News Social Sciences

Vaccination strategies: a global challenge

If citizens were to decide how limited supplies of vaccines are allocated in a pandemic, what would national and global vaccination strategies look…

International affairs Corona Top News

International despite the pandemic

Many students dream of one or two semesters abroad. In this interview Jenka Schmidt, head of the University's International Office, talks about what…

Picture of microphone array
Research Top News Medical Physics and Acoustics

Tracking down speech signals

Background noise, reverberations and acoustic feedback often hamper speech comprehension when technical devices are in use. Hearing researcher Simon…

Campus Life Physics

When light and sound interact

Physicist Martin Esman has received an Ossietzky Fellowship for his research on nanoscale phenomena. He investigates transport processes in which…

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