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Coronavirus

The corona pandemic impacts on all aspects of our life. Here we regularly publish articles in which members of our university have their say - as experts on a wide range of issues.

 

The electron micrograph shows several viruses attacking a cell. The spike proteins can be clearly seen.
Corona Top News

Close-up of coronaviruses on the attack

Researchers at the University of Oldenburg are using electron microscopy images of SARS-CoV-2 to generate images that for the first time provide a…

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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…

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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…

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Corona Campus Life

Student research on Corona

Around 50 students from five schools have been working on their own projects around the pandemic. The university supports the projects in the teaching…

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Corona Top News Health Services Research

Good health care in pandemic times

When the number of people infected with the corona virus rose dramatically in spring, many people did not seek medical care. Here, health care…

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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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Corona Campus Life

"Everyone's being very cooperative"

Despite the corona pandemic, master student Leah Hupp is currently completing a semester abroad at the University of Seoul - and is impressed by the…

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Corona Campus Life

Aid in a precarious situation

When student jobs become scarce, as recently due to the pandemic, international students without entitlement to student loans, social welfare or…

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Grafik zeigt die Protease als großes, unregelmäßig geformtes Gebilde. Ein möglicher Wirkstoff füllt eine Art Tasche innerhalb des Moleküls aus.
Corona Top News Informatik

New paths to an active substance

Artificial intelligence could accelerate the search for an effective drug against Sars-CoV-2, says AI expert Oliver Kramer. He and his team have…

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Corona Top News Health Services Research

Virtual physiotherapy

Physiotherapy via video conferencing? In the coronavirus crisis, older people in particular have been left with no other option. Scientists at the…

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