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Pedagogy - Environment - 09.09.2020
4EU+ Drives forward Development of Innovative Teaching and Learning Formats

Environment - Event - 09.09.2020
Dr Patrick Weigelt is the 2020 winner of the Early Career Award
Dr Patrick Weigelt is the 2020 winner of the Early Career Award

Materials Science - Environment - 08.09.2020
Plastic can be sustainable
Plastic can be sustainable

Environment - 07.09.2020
Ecology Award for Agroecologist
Ecology Award for Agroecologist

Environment - Transport - 31.08.2020
First Arctic Survey Flights Since the Pandemic Began
First Arctic Survey Flights Since the Pandemic Began
Zu "News Portal" German polar research aircraft start atmospheric surveys over the Arctic Ocean Following a five-month mandatory delay due to the coronavirus pandemic, yesterday (30 August) the two Ge

Environment - 28.08.2020
Leipzig floodplain suffers from chronic disease
Leipzig floodplain suffers from chronic disease
Zu "News Portal" Environmental Ministry of Saxony and City of Leipzig agree an measures to improve state of Leipzig's floodplain forest Leipzig.

Environment - Agronomy / Food Science - 21.08.2020
Göttingen professors share their expert opinions on more sustainable nutrition
Göttingen professors share their expert opinions on more sustainable nutrition
Germany's Scientific Advisory Board for Agricultural Policy, Food and Consumer Health Protection (WBAE) submits recommendations to the Federal Minister of Food and Agriculture Germany's Scientific Ad

Environment - 18.08.2020
Strategies for coping with heatwaves
Strategies for coping with heatwaves
Heat stress in summer as well as more frequent extreme rain events are already a reality in the Stuttgart region, and will occur more often in the future as a result of climate change.

Environment - 17.08.2020
The Meaning of Literature in an Era of Climate Emergency

Career - Environment - 14.08.2020
Student-nominated award for exemplary employers
Student-nominated award for exemplary employers

Materials Science - Environment - 13.08.2020
New solar cells for space
New solar cells for space
Perovskite and organic solar cells prove successful on a rocket flight in space Almost all satellites are powered by solar cells - but solar cells are heavy. While conventional high-performance cells reach up to three watts of electricity per gram, perovskite and organic hybrid cells could provide up to ten times that amount.

Environment - Life Sciences - 29.07.2020
The key to long-term CO2 storage in the soil
The key to long-term CO2 storage in the soil
Microbial interactions stabilize carbon in the soil Soils play a major role when it comes to the long-term storage of CO2 and the resulting reduction of this gas in the atmosphere - therefore they can contribute to slowing down climate change.

Environment - 28.07.2020
University of Stuttgart to take part in the IBA with an ultra-lightweight construction
University of Stuttgart to take part in the IBA with an ultra-lightweight construction

Economics - Environment - 27.07.2020
Strong impulses for digitization, less for sustainability
Strong impulses for digitization, less for sustainability

Environment - Agronomy / Food Science - 20.07.2020
Changes in farming urgent to rescue biodiversity
Changes in farming urgent to rescue biodiversity
Over 360 scientists from 42 countries - led by the University of Göttingen and Westlake University China - call for transition of food production systems to agroecological principles. Humans depend on farming for their very survival but this activity takes up more than one third of the world's landmass and endangers 62% of all threatened species globally.

Environment - 20.07.2020
Thought-provoking ideas for the post-corona era
Thought-provoking ideas for the post-corona era

Environment - Life Sciences - 20.07.2020
First shaft power plant connected to the grid
First shaft power plant connected to the grid
New hydropower plant protects nature as well as the climate The world's first shaft hydropower plant has gone on stream in Germany.

Environment - 17.07.2020
TUM launches hyperloop research program
TUM launches hyperloop research program
Test tube and prototype planned at Taufkirchen / Ottobrunn site It is designed to move passengers at close to the speed of sound: the Hyperloop.

Environment - Economics - 14.07.2020
Shaping Europe’s digital sovereignty
High-caliber project group proposes "European Public Sphere" Shaping Europe's digital sovereignty A digital ecosystem committed to European values, relying on democratic control and facilitating digit

Environment - Economics - 14.07.2020
Ambitious Climate Action Pays Off
Action to mitigate climate change costs money - but damage caused by climate change also entails financial burdens, particularly for future generations. So how much action to mitigate climate change makes economic sense? To find out, an international team of researchers led by the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research has fed an earlier computer simulation with current data and findings from climate science and economics.

Environment - 13.07.2020
New numbers: Energy efficiency in companies
New numbers: Energy efficiency in companies
The index on the importance of energy efficiency (EEI) rose more than ever in summer 2020. Also, the targeted energy productivity for the past six months is higher than before.

Environment - Agronomy / Food Science - 13.07.2020
Biodiversity in the Agricultural Landscape

Environment - Innovation - 09.07.2020
Fighting air pollution with artificial intelligence
Fighting air pollution with artificial intelligence
Start-up Hawa Dawa evaluates data on air quality Climate change, urbanization and growing traffic congestion: In this context, air quality is an increasingly important issue, especially for cities.

Innovation - Environment - 09.07.2020
European engineering education of the future
European engineering education of the future

Environment - 26.06.2020
Further development of the National Research Data Infrastructure (NFDI) by the Federal Government and the federal states
Further development of the National Research Data Infrastructure (NFDI) by the Federal Government and the federal states
By establishing and funding the National Research Data Infrastructure (NFDI) under the umbrella of the Joint Science Conference (GWK), the Federal Government and the federal states aim to make better use of the potential of research data for science in Germany.

Event - Environment - 22.06.2020
Brazil Centre celebrates tenth anniversary
Brazil Centre celebrates tenth anniversary

Environment - 18.06.2020
Climate protection by heavy-duty drone
Climate protection by heavy-duty drone
Landfills emit greenhouse gases from their surfaces such as methane. A new remote sensing method from the University of Stuttgart now makes it possible to record the concentration of emissions more comprehensively and model their propagation more precisely.

Environment - Economics - 08.06.2020
Coffee production needs clear rules
Coffee production needs clear rules
Coffee - Germany's most popular drink - is grown by around 20 million small-scale farmers worldwide, who often live below the poverty line.

Environment - Research Management - 02.06.2020
Reducing Carbon Emissions in the Economy

Life Sciences - Environment - 28.05.2020
New degree programs at TUM
New degree programs at TUM
The Technical University of Munich (TUM) is launching two new bachelor's and five new master's programs in the 2020/21 winter semester.

Materials Science - Environment - 27.05.2020
More efficient solar cells
More efficient solar cells

Innovation - Environment - 18.05.2020
How fungi are becoming the future
How fungi are becoming the future
How will we be able to feed 10 billion people in the not too distant future without causing widespread environmental damage? How can we stop using petroleum and still be able to manufacture chemical industry products? These are just some of the questions which humankind is facing today.

Innovation - Environment - 11.04.2020
Innovative research network
Innovative research network "AdvanceAEC" established
The "Research Network for Advancing Architecture, Engineering and Construction" (AdvanceAEC) brings together international researchers who strive to advance architecture, engineering and construction through digital technologies and an interdisciplinary approach.

Environment - Event - 05.04.2020
Digital sustainability weeks

Social Sciences - Environment - 03.04.2020
'We can quit the rat race'
’We can quit the rat race’

Environment - Economics - 18.03.2020
On the path towards sustainable data centers
On the path towards sustainable data centers
Whether companies, municipalities or universities, almost every big organization in Germany has its own data center .

Environment - Agronomy / Food Science - 09.03.2020
More taxpayers' money for the environment and public benefit
More taxpayers’ money for the environment and public benefit
Common Agricultural Policy reform: More than 3,600 researchers call for science to be taken into consideration Life Scientists from across Europe call for swift and effective action from the EU with regard to its Common Agricultural Policy (CAP).

Environment - Economics - 07.03.2020
Shaping the energy turnaround together
Shaping the energy turnaround together
From electricity supply and industry to the Paris Climate Targets, from individual sectors to the big picture: With the Ariadne project, a network of leading research institutions is now starting an unprecedentedly comprehensive research process to shape the energy turnaround.

Architecture - Environment - 20.02.2020
Living in the city and dying in the city
Living in the city and dying in the city
Students create innovative concepts for a hospice People receiving end-of-life care are usually cut off from the outside world in their hospice rooms.

Environment - Economics - 17.02.2020
German-French research project for deep-water offshore wind energy
German-French research project for deep-water offshore wind energy
Offshore wind is taking the next step: floating foundations for deeper waters are becoming a tested and proven technology.

Environment - Life Sciences - 14.02.2020
"Bioeconomy has many facets": Science Year 2020
A look inside the newspapers is enough to show us that, from climate change to plastic waste, humanity is confronted with enormous ecological crises which have one thing in common: fossil resources such as oil which, directly or indirectly, are contributing to the catastrophes.

Environment - Materials Science - 06.02.2020
"Cities are increasingly reaching their limits"
Extreme dry spells, shorter spring periods: Groundwater tables in Germany are declining.

History / Archeology - Environment - 05.02.2020
Prehistoric Skeleton Discovered in Southern Mexico
A prehistoric human skeleton found on the Yucatán Peninsula in southern Mexico is at least 10,000 years old and most likely dates from the end of the most recent ice age, the late Pleistocene.

Environment - Life Sciences - 04.02.2020
Luc De Meester is the new director of the Leibniz-Institute of Freshwater Ecology and Inland Fisheries
Luc De Meester is the new director of the Leibniz-Institute of Freshwater Ecology and Inland Fisheries

Environment - Life Sciences - 23.01.2020
Turning wood into bioplastics and back into wood
Date: January 23, 2020, No.

Environment - Chemistry - 21.01.2020
Professor Walter Ruggeri Waldman Receives Alexander von Humboldt Fellowship

Environment - Economics - 15.01.2020
Majority of companies aiming to become climate neutral

Innovation - Environment - 13.01.2020
Production Technology for Sustainable Mobility
Production Technology for Sustainable Mobility
Safe and sustainable mobility is one of the big issues of society, ranging from urban commutes to merchant shipping on oceans.

Innovation - Environment - 20.12.2019
Climate-friendly energy from waste heat
Climate-friendly energy from waste heat

Environment - 19.12.2019
Freie Universität Declares State of Climate Emergency
The university stresses its responsibility for sustainability and climate protection and announces ambitious goals.
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