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The corona pandemic

Contributions by experts on consequences and perspectives

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When the North Sea's circulation is reversed

Participation of members of the public in a citizen science project helped uncover unusual current conditions in spring 2018.

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Well-Organized Healthcare

The results of a medical procedure do not only depend on the doctors’ skills, but also on the organization of their working environment. Oldenburg…

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From all over the world to Oldenburg

They come from Asia, Africa and Latin America: 23 young higher education managers are currently participating in the advanced training programme…

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The Essence of the Oceans

Oldenburg geochemist Katharina Pahnke-May is studying the precise distribution of various metals dissolved in the waters of the world’s oceans. They…

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Migration is the topic of our times

It has happened millions of times since time immemorial: men, women and children leave their home countries in search of a better life. Launched in…

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Real University Life

Why do nearly one in three students in Germany drop out of higher education? The reasons can be manifold but there has been little systematic research…

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Stories about science

Literary fiction can open up new perspectives on scientific research. The Anglicist Anton Kirchhofer examines how novels are overriding stereotypes…

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Seeds for the Future

Stefanie Sievers-Glotzbach researches how commons-based rights on seeds and plant varieties can make plant cultivation more socially and ecologically…

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Targeting plastic waste

Every year around ten million tonnes of plastic waste end up in the oceans. Soon it could be possible to monitor the precise location of the debris…

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Solving the puzzle of magnetoreception

Biologist Henrik Mouritsen from Oldenburg and his British colleague Peter Hore have received a highly coveted research funding by the EU - the ERC…

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Understanding the brain

Anatomist Anja Bräuer aims not just to gain a better understanding of the fundamentals of brain development but also to find ways to improve the…

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Another success for Excellence Cluster “Hearing4all”

A major success: the University of Oldenburg’s hearing researchers will receive funding from the Excellence Strategy programme until 2026. Marine…

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The smaller encounters are the most helpful

This week, the renowned particle physicist Mary K Gaillard is giving the opening speech at the 22nd German Conference of Women in Physics in…

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From all over the world to northern Germany

Around a thousand international students from 110 nations are currently enrolled at the University of Oldenburg, most of them in one of the 25…

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Islands of diversity

Success for Oldenburg’s biodiversity researchers: German Research Foundation to provide three million euros in funding for new research unit led by…

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From bird migration to quantum chemistry

For more than 15 years Henrik Mouritsen has been conducting research on magnetoreception in birds. Now, he has summarised the current scientific…

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New Collaborative Research Centre for Hearing Acoustics

A new Collaborative Research Centre is to be established at the University: the research project on “hearing acoustics” will receive around eight…

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Fascinating Diskworld

Doctor of chemistry Jannika Lauth was awarded a Carl von Ossietzky Young Researchers' Fellowship earlier this year. In her research Lauth produces…

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The Future of University Education

Individualised and online-based is how Anke Hanft, scientific director of the University of Oldenburg's Centre for Lifelong Learning (C3L) sees the…

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Stagnation in the South Pacific

A team led by geochemist Dr. Katharina Pahnke from Oldenburg has discovered important evidence that the rise in atmospheric carbon dioxide levels at…

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