University of Hamburg

University of Hamburg

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Location: Hamburg
Mittelweg 177, 20148 Hamburg

Health - Feb 19
The coronavirus has led to a worldwide crisis for over a year. In a new study, nanoscientist Roland Wiesendanger illuminates the origins of the virus. His findings conclude there are a number of quality sources indicating a laboratory accident at the Wuhan Institute of Virology as the cause of the current pandemic.
Pharmacology - Feb 15

In Germany, the willingness to receive a vaccination has risen slightly from 57 to 62 percent since November. Forty-eight percent of those would would like to be vaccinated have no preference with regard to vaccine. A representative survey conducted by the Hamburg Center for Health Economics (HCHE) at Universität Hamburg has also shown that in Germany, more than 50 percent of the population opposes delaying a second vaccination, even if this would initially facilitate more first-time shots.

Earth Sciences - Dec 22, 2020

Each seismic wave that travels through the Earth's crust slightly changes this layer. Cutting-edge sensor technology now allows us to re-evaluate risks such as landslides or the stability of bridges and buildings. Céline Hadziioannou of Universität Hamburg coordinates the European-wide development of new methods for observing the Earth. The European Union is providing the network with approximately €4 million in funding over a 4-year period.

Health - Nov 23, 2020

The research team simulated various lock-down scenarios intended to protect public health and the economy Simulations Strengthen Greater Protection for High-Risk Groups - ly population facilitates a large reduction in mortality and, at the same time, slight economic consequences," says Martin Spindler, co-author of the study and professor of statistics at the University's Faculty of Business.

Life Sciences - Aug 17, 2020

In some regions the Planaxis sulcatus sea snail produces larvae while in others they produce further-developed offspring. A research team headed by Benedikt Wiggering and Matthias Glaubrecht from the Center of Natural History (CeNak) at Universität Hamburg have now proven for the first time that the animals in question are indeed one and the same species and have thus adapted brilliantly to living conditions. Their study was published in the journal BMC Evolutionary Biology.

Environment - Feb 1

A family of Welwitschia already inhabited Earth 112 million years ago. A research team in the Department of Biology at Universität Hamburg has now used short DNA sequences to discover that the only still-living species of Weltwitschia mirabilis has different subspecies. The findings were published in the journal Scientific Reports.

Environment - Dec 1, 2020

Twelve million euros for research on the exchange of energy between the ocean and the atmosphere Universität Hamburg and the University of Bremen successfully entered the second CRC/Transregio funding phase The German Research Foundation has granted second-phase funding for a joint-project between Universität Hamburg (coordination) and the University of Bremen, alongside other partners.

Research Management - Sep 7, 2020
Research Management

Neurosciences, astroparticle physics, and molecular biology: Universität Hamburg granted three ERC Starting Grants, important funding from the European Research Council. Researchers awarded a total of approximately ¤4.4 million. Projects are scheduled to start in 2021.

Health - Jun 25, 2020

How much do people trust the new normal? A representative study headed by the Hamburg Center for Health Economics (HCHE) at Universität Hamburg shows that only 44.4% of those surveyed in Europe condone the speed with which coronavirus-related restrictions were lifted.

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