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Astronomy - Feb 15
Astronomy
In the course of their life, open star clusters continuously lose stars to their surroundings. The resulting swath of tidal tails provides a glimpse into the evolution and dissolution of a star cluster. Thus far only tidal tails of massive globular clusters and dwarf galaxies have been discovered in the Milky Way system.
Pharmacology - Feb 8
Pharmacology

Under the influence of the drug fluconazole, the fungus Candida albicans can change its mode of reproduction and thus become even more resistant.

Life Sciences - Feb 1
Life Sciences

Iron is an essential nutrient for plants, animals and also for humans. It is needed for a diverse range of metabolic processes, for example for photosynthesis and for respiration.

Business - Feb 7
Business

The amount of information and data which workers find themselves confronted with every day has increased enormously over the past few years.

Life Sciences - Jan 30
Life Sciences

01/30/2019 - Researchers at the Rudolf Virchow Center of the University of Würzburg have unveiled the molecular effectiveness of artemisinins.


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Chemistry - Careers / Employment - 18.02.2019
"Our trainees should use the opportunities they are given here"
In addition to providing facilities for studies and research, the University of Münster offers apprenticeships and vocational training in 19 different occupations - from gardener to IT systems technician.

Chemistry - Physics - 14.02.2019

Innovation / Technology - 01.02.2019

Business / Economics - 31.01.2019

Careers / Employment - Administration - 30.01.2019

Careers / Employment - 30.01.2019
"Promoting junior researchers": Vice-Rector Prof. Maike Tietjens on the Press Office’s new special feature
No modern, successful university today can avoid having a critical discussion on how to successfully promote junior researchers.

Careers / Employment - 30.01.2019

Administration - 29.01.2019

Business / Economics - 24.01.2019
Substantial Increase in Open Access Publishing at Berlin Universities
Substantial Increase in Open Access Publishing at Berlin Universities
The proportion of freely accessible journal articles published by scholars and scientists in Berlin has again increased markedly.

Microtechnics - 22.01.2019
Increasing Skepticism Against Robots
01/22/2019 In Europe, people are more reserved regarding robots than they were five years ago. This is shown in a new study published by scientists from Linz and Würzburg.

Event - 21.01.2019

Chemistry - Computer Science / Telecom - 21.01.2019

Literature / Linguistics - 17.01.2019

Physics - Health - 16.01.2019
Optical tweezers control nano containers
Optical tweezers control nano containers
The renowned Journal "Optics & Photonics News" selected a publication of the Team of Prof. Cornelia Denz into the worldwide list of the 30 best publications in the year 2018.

Law / Forensics - 14.01.2019

Life Sciences - Pharmacology - 09.01.2019

History / Archeology - 08.01.2019

Health - Computer Science / Telecom - 03.01.2019
When medicine and computer science join forces
When medicine and computer science join forces
Dissertation prize for physician Dr. med. Robert Seifert, whose MD thesis is based on interdisciplinary collaboration supported by the Cells-in-Motion Cluster of Excellence. Medicine and Computer Science are two disciplines that many people would not automatically associate with each other. For Dr. Robert Seifert, however, they are, as he puts it, "a perfectly normal combination" and closely interlinked.

Physics - Administration - 19.12.2018

Administration - 18.12.2018
29 Joint Research Projects for Berlin and Oxford
Berlin partners and the University of Oxford consolidate their cooperation - Joint press release of Freie Universität Berlin, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Technische Universität Berlin, and Charit

Health - Life Sciences - 18.12.2018
National funding for large core facilities-- ¤900,000 for innovative light microscope
National funding for large core facilities-- ¤900,000 for innovative light microscope
Researchers at Universität Hamburg have successfully applied for funding in the large core facilities initiative "Neuartige, experimentelle Lichtmikroscope für die Forschung" spearheaded by the German Research Foundation (DFG). This means ¤900,000 for an innovative light microscope. The microscope will help the research team investigate cellular processes, for example, in viral infections.

Environment - Astronomy / Space Science - 13.12.2018
Metop-C's IASI instrument delivers first spectrum
Metop-C’s IASI instrument delivers first spectrum
A critical element of polar-orbiting meteorological satellite Metop-C's payload - the Infrared Atmospheric Sounding Interferometer (IASI) - delivered its first spectrum today.

Physics - Materials Science - 11.12.2018
ERC Consolidator Grant for physicist at Universität Hamburg
ERC Consolidator Grant for physicist at Universität Hamburg
The European Research Council (ERC) has awarded a ¤2 million Consolidator Grant to Dorota Koziej from the Department of Physics at Universität Hamburg.

History / Archeology - 11.12.2018

Administration - 10.12.2018

Life Sciences - Pharmacology - 07.12.2018
Dandelion rubber gets ready for the market
Dandelion rubber gets ready for the market
Research done by Prof. Dirk Prüfer and his team makes transfer possible / "Taraxagum project is an outstanding example of the way that Münster University stands for top-level research" Years ago, the idea sounded anything from weird to audacious: manufacturing car tyres from dandelions.

Life Sciences - Health - 06.12.2018
Jan Korbel And Stefan Pfister Receive HMLS Investigator Award
For their ongoing commitment to promote groundbreaking collaborations in Heidelberg and to establish new methods of research in the molecular life sciences, especially cancer research, Dr Jan Korbel and Stefan Pfister will share this year's HMLS Investigator Award.

Health - Careers / Employment - 05.12.2018
The immune system under the microscope
The immune system under the microscope
Wolfgang Kastenmüller studies the development of special immune cells that show promise in treating cancer.

Chemistry - Careers / Employment - 04.12.2018

Business / Economics - 30.11.2018

Astronomy / Space Science - 30.11.2018
European satellite control centre of the future unveiled in Darmstadt
European satellite control centre of the future unveiled in Darmstadt
Europe's most modern satellite control centre has been unveiled at the Darmstadt headquarters of EUMETSAT, the European Organisation for the Exploitation of Meteorological Satellites.

Health - Life Sciences - 29.11.2018

Life Sciences - Health - 27.11.2018
Leading in their research field
Leading in their research field
11/27/2018 Their scientific papers are among the most frequently cited by researchers worldwide. Six researchers of the University of Würzburg have therefore been added to the Highly Cited Researchers 2018 List.

Physics - Administration - 26.11.2018

Environment - 15.11.2018

Social Sciences - 15.11.2018
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