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The corona pandemic

Contributions by experts on consequences and perspectives

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Campus Life

Work during the pandemic

The pandemic changed the everyday working lives of many university employees. In February, the Presidential Board and the Staff Council surveyed the…

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Top News Economics

Substantial cuts in greenhouse gas emissions

Students have compiled the university's third sustainability report. It shows that considerable progress has been made: CO2 emissions, for example,…

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Campus Life

Learning from each other

From research on water splitting to riding bikes: Thanks to a Humboldt Research Fellowship, the chemist Mandana Amiri is currently working at the…

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Top News University Policy

"Let's see if anyone can emulate that!"

After six years, University President Hans Michael Piper's term has come to an end. On Thursday, July 1st, the university has bid farewell to him.

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Lehre Campus Life

Practical courses in pandemic times

University students don't just learn in lectures and seminars; they also study in the laboratory, in schools or in concert halls. Six examples…

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Top News Corona Medical ethics

Solidarity under scrutiny

Solidarity and social responsibility between generations in the pandemic constitute a focus of their research. Mark Schweda and Niklas Ellerich-Groppe…

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Top News Research Biology

Quantum Birds

New findings on magnetic sensing in birds are presented by an international team of researchers led by Oldenburg biologist Henrik Mouritsen. The…

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Top News Research Marine Science

Sulfur enhances carbon storage in the Black Sea

A study led by Oldenburg researchers finds new explanation for the accumulation of organic compounds in oxygen-depleted marine areas. The effect could…

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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,…

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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…

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