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The corona pandemic

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Campus Life

48 hours for science

Bring a project from concept to paper in two days – in a “Sciathon” Oldenburg PhD student Nora Bach took on this challenge. The competition was part…

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International affairs Top News

The world in the classroom

Raising awareness to cultural diversity is what a DAAD project for the internationalization of teacher education intends. The university and its…

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C3L Top News

A new chance

How can refugees who had to break off their studies or whose degree is not recognised in Germany manage to get a career start here? C3L's new "Change…

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Covid 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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Covid 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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A young woman carries the new EEG measuring device
Psychology Top News

Measuring brain activity on the go

Long-term measurements of brain waves are a cumbersome procedure for patients. Oldenburg brain researchers have now tested a new method – with…

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Marine Research Top News

Healthy seas for the benefit of all

Reconciling ecological and social demands for a better management of the marine environment - that is the goal of a new, international project led by…

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Covid 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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Top News Neuroscience

Of Mice and Humans

How does the brain decide which sensory input is relevant and which is not? A study conducted by Oldenburg hearing reseachers shows that the rules…

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

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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Covid 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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Covid Top News Philosophy

"We need science more than ever"

Contradictory statements by experts are unsettling politics and society, and doubts about science are growing louder in the crisis. Here, science…

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Campus Life Law

Diversity in unity

Can you study law in Oldenburg? The answer is yes and no. The Hanse Law School programme, jointly run by the Universities of Oldenburg and Bremen, is…

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Lehre Covid Campus Life

The best of both worlds

Home office instead of lecture hall - due to the corona crisis, courses in the summer semester are taking place online. Here, Olaf Zawacki-Richter,…

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Covid Top News Marine Science

The maths of the coronavirus

Exponential growth, virus spreading scenarios, doubling times: the modeller Thilo Gross from the Helmholtz Institute for Functional Marine…

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Top News Chemistry

Material with potential

In a nationwide collaboration, a group of chemists has created and analysed a new and promising carbon compound. A research group at the University of…

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Covid Top News Health Services Research

“Everyone has the same right to life”

The challenges we face in the current pandemic are “unprecedented”, says Mark Schweda, Professor of Medical Ethics. An interview about intensive care…

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Top News Economics

Women at the top

Are female quotas for companies’ supervisory boards necessary? Yes, says Stephanie Birkner, an expert on female entrepreneurship. She explains why…

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Research Top News Physics

New nanolaser explained

Nanoparticles made of metals and semiconductors have fascinating properties. A German-Swedish research team reports in the journal Nature…

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Top News History

Imaginary Landscapes

Escaping city life and fleeing to the countryside – industrialisation and urbanisation made this a tempting option for many intellectuals in the 19th…

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