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The corona pandemic

Contributions by experts on consequences and perspectives


Research Corona Top News Health Services Research

A mirror of society

Aging and old age affect everyone. Geriatrician Tania Zieschang and philosopher Mark Schweda approach the topic from different perspectives. An…

Four dolphins swim just below the water surface.
Marine Research Top News

"Marine organisms don't respect boundaries"

Marine biodiversity is threatened by climate change, pollution and overfishing. Biodiversity expert Helmut Hillebrand explains in this interview how…

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Research Top News Music

In the spotlight

History is not only something you read about; it can also be heard and felt. Together with her team, musicologist Anna Langenbruch researches how…

Research Top News Physics

Because the whole is more than the sum of its parts

Can wind farms be treated as collective systems similar to insect swarms? Physicist and Ossietzky Fellow Michael Sinhuber is combining swarm and…

Corona Campus Life

A new version of student life

Very little social contact, digital working groups and suspended stays abroad: a lot has changed for students at the University of Oldenburg in recent…

Research Top News History

How coffee conquered Europe

Today, coffee and tea are dietary staples for many people, but 400 years ago stimulants such as coffee and tea were exotic rarities. The collaborative…

Laserlicht im Nano-Optik-Labor
Research Top News Physics

One-way street for electrons

An international team of physicists lead by scientists from the University of Oldenburg has recorded an ultrafast film of the directed energy…

Top News

Looking back and ahead

University President Hans Michael Piper looks back on an eventful academic year in the wake of the pandemic. In a video message [YouTube] he talks…

Haim Stiemer with a digitised archive on his computer.
Top News German Studies

Retelling literary history

How does one go about studying three centuries' worth of literary journals? Haimo Stiemer is banking on digital analysis methods – and has secured a…

Beybin Elvin Tunç
Campus Life

"A unique and outstanding personality"

Master's student Beybin Elvin Tunç receives this year's DAAD Prize for outstanding achievements of international students.

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