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Versatile and cooperative

Around 100 experts from all over the world gathered at the "Marine Microbiota" symposium in Oldenburg at the end of August. Here, the host of the…

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On the sound of fans

When does the whirring of fans sound pleasant? Two hearing researchers from Oldenburg are tracking the acoustic quality of ventilation.

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University renews cooperation agreement with Groningen

The successful collaboration at the European Medical School Oldenburg-Groningen is going to be expanded. The cooperation agreement was signed…

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Plasmonic nanofocusing spectroscopy

By Christoph Lienau. We discuss the story behind our recent Nature Nano paper introducing plasmonic nanofocusing as a powerful technique for…

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Ecosystems in the Anthropocene

Scientists from Oldenburg and Bremen have shown that the associations of marine plankton in the present are markedly different from those of…

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Expanding the horizon

Urologists from the Klinikum Oldenburg and scientists from the Faculty of Medicine are conducting joint research in the field of prostate cancer –…

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How intoxicants have changed Europe

How did tobacco, tea, caffeine, sugar, chocolate and opium transform life in northern Europe's port cities from the 17th century onwards? Historians…

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Learning from the Netherlands

What can be done to fight multidrug-resistant germs in German hospitals? A Dutch-German team led by medical microbiologist Alexander Friedrichs is…

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When the North Sea's circulation is reversed

Participation of members of the public in a citizen science project helped uncover unusual current conditions in spring 2018.

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Well-Organized Healthcare

The results of a medical procedure do not only depend on the doctors’ skills, but also on the organization of their working environment. Oldenburg…

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From all over the world to Oldenburg

They come from Asia, Africa and Latin America: 23 young higher education managers are currently participating in the advanced training programme…

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The Essence of the Oceans

Oldenburg geochemist Katharina Pahnke-May is studying the precise distribution of various metals dissolved in the waters of the world’s oceans. They…

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Migration is the topic of our times

It has happened millions of times since time immemorial: men, women and children leave their home countries in search of a better life. Launched in…

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Real University Life

Why do nearly one in three students in Germany drop out of higher education? The reasons can be manifold but there has been little systematic research…

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Stories about science

Literary fiction can open up new perspectives on scientific research. The Anglicist Anton Kirchhofer examines how novels are overriding stereotypes…

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Seeds for the Future

Stefanie Sievers-Glotzbach researches how commons-based rights on seeds and plant varieties can make plant cultivation more socially and ecologically…

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Targeting plastic waste

Every year around ten million tonnes of plastic waste end up in the oceans. Soon it could be possible to monitor the precise location of the debris…

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Solving the puzzle of magnetoreception

Biologist Henrik Mouritsen from Oldenburg and his British colleague Peter Hore have received a highly coveted research funding by the EU - the ERC…

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Understanding the brain

Anatomist Anja Bräuer aims not just to gain a better understanding of the fundamentals of brain development but also to find ways to improve the…

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Another success for Excellence Cluster “Hearing4all”

A major success: the University of Oldenburg’s hearing researchers will receive funding from the Excellence Strategy programme until 2026. Marine…

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