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Excellence Strategy Top News Marine Sciences

Coastal ecosystems as carbon storage?

Coastal ecosystems naturally store carbon. But how can this potential be improved? A new joint project has recently started investigating this…

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Top News Human Medicine

Lonely people trust less

Lack of trust can make lonely people feel even lonelier, according to a current study in which researchers from Oldenburg were involved.

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Top News German Studies

Let's talk about literature

Do young people find poems and novels more accessible and interesting if the texts are discussed on an emotional level? A team led by literature…

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Presidential Board Top News

Back onto campus for the winter semester

Campus life again at last: For the winter semester, the University of Oldenburg is planning a study routine in which on-campus teaching will once…

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Campus Life Health Services Research

Expedition into the world of country doctors

From child protection to palliative care: at Oldenburg University's General Practice Summer School, 25 medical students from all over Germany are…

Campus Life

One card, many functions

Featuring numerous functions – including staff ID card, electronic time tracking, building access and electronic payments – the new CampusCard brings…

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Top News Computing Science International affairs

Researchers expand Master's programme in East Africa

Computer systems that control devices such as televisions are the focus of a study programme that Oldenburg's business informatics experts helped to…

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Top News Health Services Research

Should cancer patients participate in tumour conferences?

Only a few breast cancer and gynaecological centres in Germany offer their patients the opportunity to take part in tumour conferences. A new study…

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Presidential Board Top News

Good supervision for doctoral candidates

Supervising doctoral students is a demanding task. A new awards honours the commitment of supervisors. Annett Thiele, Vice President for Early Career…

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Campus Life

Citizen scientists welcome!

Thomas Badewien from the ICBM is receiving a lot of calls from tourists and beach walkers at present. He explains in an interview what this is all…

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Top News Marine Sciences

Multiculti of microbes

Growing microorganisms and their natural communities in the lab – that's what a new collaborative project led by Oldenburg researchers is working on.…

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Presidential Board Top News

Ralph Bruder takes office as president

The Carl von Ossietzky University of Oldenburg has a new president: Prof. Dr. Ralph Bruder, an ergonomist and former head of the Institute of…

Top News History

Unheard voices from the past

Hundreds of thousands of documents from the period between 1650 and 1815, long forgotten and for the most part unsorted, are the focus of the Prize…

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 International affairs

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 Higher Education 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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Teaching 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…

Top News Covid 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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Excellence Strategy Research Top News 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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