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The corona pandemic

Contributions by experts on consequences and perspectives


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

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…

Thomas Badewien stands on a boat with drifter
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 Research

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…

Campus Life

Researchers from around the world

The University of Oldenburg is international. Here we introduce people from all over the world who have chosen to come to Oldenburg. The following…

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,…

Portrait Humboldt-Fellow Mandana Amiri
Campus Life

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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Lehre 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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Top News Research 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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Top News Research Marine Science

Sulfur enhances carbon storage in the Black Sea

A study led by Oldenburg researchers finds new explanation for the accumulation of organic compounds in oxygen-depleted marine areas. The effect could…

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Top News Research Physics

The wind turbines of the future – and their digital twins

The new "Offshore Megastructures" Collaborative Research Centre is developing concepts for massive offshore wind turbines. In two sub-projects,…

Portrait of physicist Jan Vogelsang
Research Top News Early Career Physics

In the spotlight

Physicist Jan Vogelsang uses innovative laser systems to study ultrafast processes. The University has awarded him a Carl von Ossietzky Young…

Top News Health Services Research

Targeted fall prevention

Improving assessment of the risk of repeated falls in older adults and providing targeted prevention is the aim of a new research project led by…

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