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International Summer Fest 2023

Best mood, delicious food and fantastic acts: At the stage on the square between the A14 and the SSC, at the 30 stands with dishes from all over the…

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An extraordinary friendship

The University of Oldenburg and Nelson Mandela University in Gqeberha, South Africa, celebrate 25 years of cooperation - and adopt a roadmap with…

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Decolonising Gender Studies

How are racism, sexism and queer hostility intertwined? In this interview, Sylvia Pritsch talks about decolonisation and the responsibility that…

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Top News Chemistry

Towards the batteries of the future

They are regarded as possible high-energy electricity storage devices of the next generation: lithium-air batteries. A research project with Oldenburg…

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Research Top News Environmental Sciences

"Species are disappearing faster than we thought"

The local loss of species may often be underestimated. A new biodiversity study by Lucie Kuczynski and Helmut Hillebrand shows that species richness…

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Research Top News Marine Sciences

The fate of plastic waste

Researchers in the "Macroplastics" project studied the dispersal pathways of plastic waste in the southern North Sea for four years. 63,000 wooden…

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Top News Chemistry

Printing atom by atom

A research team led by chemist Dmitry Momotenko has developed a new 3D printing technique for manufacturing ultrasmall metallic objects. The…

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Campus Life Marine Science

A "chief mate" with a lot of experience

Elke Hoxha is the longest-serving member of staff at the Institute for Chemistry and Biology of the Marine Environment (ICBM) and works at the…

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Excellence Strategy Top News Medical Physics and Acoustics

Singing has become quieter

Researchers from Oldenburg have discovered that lead singers used to be significantly louder in relation to the rest of their band than they are today…

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Top News Social Sciences International affairs

Europe as peace project

With Europe Day on 9 May, the European Union celebrates its unity. Here, social scientist Martin Heidenreich talks about the role of the EU for peace…

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Universitätsgesellschaft UGO Top News Early Career

“Good supervision takes time”

Since 2021, the Universitätsgesellschaft Oldenburg e.V. (UGO) has awarded an annual prize for excellent doctoral supervision. The most recent winners,…

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Research Top News People Chemistry International affairs

Exploring the world of disilenes

In April, Canadian scientist Kim Baines paid a visit to the Institute of Chemistry. She is a recipient of the prestigious Humboldt Research Award and…

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Research Top News Marine Sciences

Diatoms provide an attractive habitat for bacteria

The surface of diatoms represents an astonishingly diverse habitat for bacteria. A team led by biologist Meinhard Simon has now made the preferences…

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Top News Equal opportunities Physics

A Passion for quantum light

Experimental physicist Ana Predojević from Stockholm is currently a Helene Lange Visiting Professor at the University of Oldenburg. The renowned…

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Research Top News Biology

Deciphering the inner workings of a bacterium

The metabolism of a key environmental microbe has been elucidated in detail by a team led by microbiologist Ralf Rabus. This holistic understanding…

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Sustainability Top News GIZ

Sustainable from the start

The university interlinks start-ups and sustainability at all levels – research, teaching and consultancy. Those interested in launching a company…

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Campus Life International affairs

One big family

Twenty-five young university managers from Asia, the Middle East, Africa and Latin America are currently taking part in the 15th edition of the…

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Hearing Research Excellence Strategy Top News Medical Physics and Acoustics

Hearing by numbers

Researchers have developed a mathematical model that can simulate directional hearing using considerably less computing power than others – and also…

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Top News Theology

Christianity as a resource

Theologian Dominik Gautier addresses pressing issues of our time. In this interview, he talks about the role of Christianity in perpetuating racism…

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Sustainability Energy Top News

University adopts climate action plan

The university aims to be climate neutral by 2030. An integrated climate protection concept provides the framework for this ambitious plan.

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