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Your vote for science

The election of the members of the review boards of the German Research Foundation (DFG) for the 2024-2028 period is under way. The voting ends on…

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Welcome to the University

They study special needs education, environmental sciences or human medicine: almost 2000 first-year students are starting their studies at our…

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Research Top News Physics

In the attosecond realm

This year's Nobel Prize in Physics was awarded for breakthroughs in the field of attosecond physics. The new methods are also being used in Oldenburg…

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Top News Social Sciences

"Standing up for democracy"

Right-wing extremist attitudes are on the rise, trust in democracy appears to be fragile. In an interview, political educationalist Tonio Oeftering…

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How wind turbines react to turbulence

The output of wind turbines can rise or fall by 50 per cent in a matter of seconds. A new stochastic method could help to mitigate these sudden swings…

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What your home region reveals about your cancer risk

For many types of cancer, the incidence rate is decreasing – but according to a new study some regions are benefiting considerably more from this…

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Campus Life Environmental Sciences

In the land of the midnight sun

Unspoiled nature, vast lakes, reindeer everywhere – on a field trip to northern Sweden, students from various degree programmes were able to…

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Sustainability Top News Higher Education Policy

The greenhouse-gas balance: a driver for climate action

A reliable basis for making climate-friendly decisions within the university has been created with the latest release of the greenhouse gas report.…

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Sustainability Top News

Role model for sustainability

Commitment to sustainability has a long tradition at the University of Oldenburg. Now the university has been nominated for the German Sustainability…

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A place to relax

Come to rest, recharge your batteries, pray or meditate: The Room of Silence offers everyone on campus a place to retreat from the sometimes hectic…

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“This war is a turning point in history”

Malte Rolf is a professor of Eastern European History. In this interview he talks about the historical roots and significance of Russia’s war against…

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Mudflat dwellers under heat stress

How does unusual heat affect the flora and fauna of the Wadden Sea? Researchers from the Institute of Chemistry and Biology of the Marine Environment…

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Research Top News Marine Sciences

How microplastics end up in the marine atmosphere

Tiny plastic particles can be found in the marine atmosphere even far from coasts, according to a study recently published in the journal Nature…

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Study finds that mosquito hearing could be targeted by insecticides

A new study by researchers from University Oldenburg and University College London (Great Britain) shows that specific receptors in the ears of…

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In Dr Frank N. Stein's office

The University is offering a new and unusual class for medical students. In Escape Room Neurology, they have just 90 minutes to apply their medical…

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Diving for science

For those who like the idea of combining scuba diving with science, the Scientific Diving course at the Institute for Chemistry and Biology of the…

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Excellence Strategy Top News Biology

A delicate compass

Many songbirds use the earth's magnetic field as a guide during their migrations, but radiowaves interfere with this ability. A new study has found an…

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Restoring ecosystems is a huge task

Peatlands, meadows, forests: About 80 percent of habitats in Europe are in poor condition. Rainer Buchwald explains in this interview why this trend…

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Research Top News History

Pioneers in digital presentation and research of cultural heritage

How can historical objects and documents in museums and archives be preserved, interpreted without bias and made more widely accessible using digital…

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New algorithm for quicker detection of antibiotic resistances

Oldenburg researchers develop method for improved identification of potentially resistant bacterium which can cause, among other things, urinary tract…

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