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The corona pandemic

Contributions by experts on consequences and perspectives

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Top News Biology

Defying the wind

What is stronger? The branches of trees in tropical rainforests or the roots of the plants that grow on them? To find out, biologists Helena Einzmann…

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Marine Research Top News

Improving the monitoring of ship emissions

To monitor emissions from shipping traffic, Oldenburg scientists and partners from France are developing a network of autonomous sensors. The devices…

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Campus Life

International Energy

It is 30 years now since the University of Oldenburg first launched its “Postgraduate Programme Renewable Energy”. Around 95 percent of the students…

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Environmental Research Top News

"No safe operating space"

Are tipping points suitable concepts for developing environmental policies? Probably not, as even small environmental changes can have major…

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Two hands in blue protective gloves are holding the measuring cell. It is white, about the size of a telephone and connected with cables.
Top News Chemistry

A look inside a battery

Lithium-based batteries and accumulators have become indispensable as energy storage devices. Chemists led by Gunther Wittstock have developed a new…

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Top News Human Medicine

Better treatment for lung cancer

New insights are paving the way for highly targeted cancer therapies. In this interview, Frank Griesinger, director of the Centre for Internal…

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Campus Life

48 hours for science

Bring a project from concept to paper in two days – in a “Sciathon” Oldenburg PhD student Nora Bach took on this challenge. The competition was part…

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International affairs Top News

The world in the classroom

Raising awareness to cultural diversity is what a DAAD project for the internationalization of teacher education intends. The university and its…

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C3L Top News

A new chance

How can refugees who had to break off their studies or whose degree is not recognised in Germany manage to get a career start here? C3L's new "Change…

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Corona Top News Economics

Global challenges, global solutions

The economic problems caused by coronavirus are as global as the pandemic itself. Economist Hans-Michael Trautwein talks about the challenges and how…

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