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The corona pandemic

Contributions by experts on consequences and perspectives

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Shaping the energy transition

Making our energy system climate-friendly is an immense challenge and affects society as a whole. Scientists at our university contribute to finding…

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Human Medicine Top News School VI

Keeping an eye on things

We think of the cornea as a windscreen for the eye. But this transparent layer of tissue is far more complex than a simple protective covering. Stefan…

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Language-sensitive teaching and learning

Language plays a central role in schools as a medium for communication and education. Oldenburg researchers are examining how to train teachers in…

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Top News Psychology School VI

The sources of brain activity

The activity of nerve cells in the brain generates extremely weak magnetic fields. Oldenburg psychologists are using sophisticated techniques to…

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Top News Marine Science School V

A fragile balance

Wind conditions influence water circulation and CO2 concentrations in the Southern Ocean, a study by geochemist Torben Struve and colleagues shows.…

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Permanent predator-prey cycles

An international team of scientists including Bernd Blasius has completed the longest known predator-prey time series. In the journal Nature, the…

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Disenchanted World

A collection of Karl Jaspers’ letters – published on the fiftieth anniversary of the great thinker’s death – guides the reader through Jaspers’ life…

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A question of perspective

For decades, school absenteeism was a taboo topic in Germany. Now views have changed, many schools are facing the problem. Heinrich Ricking of the…

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Success: Further Funding for Entrepreneurial Network

The University of Oldenburg receives funding as an Exist-Entrepreneur University from the German Federal Ministry of Economic Affairs and Energy…

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Computing Science Top News

Priority to cyclists

Innovative technologies have the potential to make cycling safer, more attractive and more comfortable. Oldenburg business informatics researchers are…

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Dancing Electrons

In a new laboratory on the university’s Wechloy Campus, Oldenburg physicists are studying the movements of electrons inside atoms. The research…

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Research Top News

Music for all

Helping people with impaired hearing to enjoy music more is the long-term goal of Oldenburg hearing researcher Kai Siedenburg. His outstanding…

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Versatile and cooperative

Around 100 experts from all over the world gathered at the "Marine Microbiota" symposium in Oldenburg at the end of August. Here, the host of the…

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On the sound of fans

When does the whirring of fans sound pleasant? Two hearing researchers from Oldenburg are tracking the acoustic quality of ventilation.

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University renews cooperation agreement with Groningen

The successful collaboration at the European Medical School Oldenburg-Groningen is going to be expanded. The cooperation agreement was signed…

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Plasmonic nanofocusing spectroscopy

By Christoph Lienau. We discuss the story behind our recent Nature Nano paper introducing plasmonic nanofocusing as a powerful technique for…

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Ecosystems in the Anthropocene

Scientists from Oldenburg and Bremen have shown that the associations of marine plankton in the present are markedly different from those of…

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Expanding the horizon

Urologists from the Klinikum Oldenburg and scientists from the Faculty of Medicine are conducting joint research in the field of prostate cancer –…

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How intoxicants have changed Europe

How did tobacco, tea, caffeine, sugar, chocolate and opium transform life in northern Europe's port cities from the 17th century onwards? Historians…

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Learning from the Netherlands

What can be done to fight multidrug-resistant germs in German hospitals? A Dutch-German team led by medical microbiologist Alexander Friedrichs is…

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