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Environment - May 29
Environment
Globally, forests are increasingly under pressure. Climatic extremes such as heat and drought are major stress factors for them. A study in cooperation with the Technical University of Munich (TUM) and published in Science is examining, how global change may affect forests in the future. The researchers present potential scenarios of future forest development and thereby offer important information for forest policy and management.
Life Sciences - May 28

Loss of ubiquitin-conjugating enzyme leads to impediment in growth of nerve cells / found between cellular machineries of protein degradation and regulation of the epigenetic landscape in human embryonic stem cells A group of scientists from CECAD, the Cluster of Excellence 'Cellular Stress Responses in Aging-Associated Diseases,' have found a mech

Life Sciences - May 26
Life Sciences

Enzymes: they are the central drivers for biochemical metabolic processes in every living cell, enabling reactions to take place efficiently.


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Social Sciences - Health - 02.06.2020
Domestic violence during the coronavirus pandemic
First major study on the experiences of women and children in Germany Around 3 percent of women in Germany were subject to physical violence at home during the strict lockdown period and 3.6 percent were raped by their partner. In 6.5 percent of all households, children were subjected to violent forms of punishment.

Economics / Business - 29.05.2020
TUM + FAU: Bavaria combines forces in hydrogen research
State government presents Bavarian hydrogen strategy The Bavarian government officially presented its hydrogen strategy in Nuremberg on Friday.

Health - Mathematics - 29.05.2020
¤16.5m for Münster University research projects: Twofold success
¤16.5m for Münster University research projects: Twofold success
A great success at the University of Münster: The German Research Foundation (DFG) will be providing 6.5 million euros to fund the new Collaborative Research Centre (CRC) “Geometry: Deformations and Rigidity” at the Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science.

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.

Health - Sport - 28.05.2020
Sports and the corona epidemic
Sports and the corona epidemic
For sports, the current corona epidemic is the biggest challenge of the last 100 years.

Politics - Health - 27.05.2020
Disaster prevention instead of crisis management
Disaster prevention instead of crisis management
Could preparations have been made in 2012 for a possible pandemic? One thing is certain, at any rate: in a risk analysis which the German government commissioned a full eight years ago, the Federal Of

Media - 20.05.2020
Making research easy to understand
Making research easy to understand
Whether it is press releases, posts, reports in the university newspaper, podcasts, blog entries, lectures or events for children and school students: in all its diversity, science communication - inf

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.

Computer Science - Innovation - 15.05.2020
State of Bavaria raises AI research to new heights
State of Bavaria raises AI research to new heights
Under the Bavarian government's Hightech Agenda Bayern, TUM's leading expertise in the forward-looking fields of robotics and artificial intelligence is set to undergo a massive expansion.

Career - Pedagogy - 15.05.2020

Economics / Business - 14.05.2020
Increase in Open Access Publications by Researchers at Universities in Berlin
Open Access Proportion in 2018 was 41.5 percent, three percentage points higher than in 2017 No 079/2020 from May 14, 2020 The proportion of freely accessible journal articles published by researchers in Berlin increased again.

Academic Rankings - 05.05.2020

Innovation - 04.05.2020
TUM to lead AI Future Lab for Earth observation
TUM to lead AI Future Lab for Earth observation
The Technical University of Munich (TUM) has been successful in the competition "International Future Labs for Artificial Intelligence" of the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF). The new Future Lab, AI4EO, is launching in May 2020 under TUM leadership and will be funded with up to 5 million Euros.

Chemistry - Physics - 30.04.2020
Superatoms as catalysts
Superatoms as catalysts
Precious metals like platinum are good catalysts - but they are expensive.

Politics - 29.04.2020
Working together as equals
Working together as equals
A large X made of metal in the middle of the Teutoburg Forest represents the symbolic end of a project which lasted close on nine years.

Career - 29.04.2020

History / Archeology - Social Sciences - 22.04.2020
Good teeth and well fed: grave find provides insights into the everyday lives of the elite in antiquity
Good teeth and well fed: grave find provides insights into the everyday lives of the elite in antiquity
It was a surprising discovery that the archaeologists made. A team from the Asia Minor Research Centre at the Department of History at the University of Münster, working together with archaeologists from the Museum of Archaeology in the town of Gaziantep, uncovered the remains of 91 people from the time of imperial Rome in a rock-cut burial chamber in the ancient city of Doliche in south-eastern Turkey.

Administration - Career - 17.04.2020

Health - Computer Science - 16.04.2020
"Short-term decisions can have a long-term impact on our world"
The weapons deployed in the fight against the covid-19 pandemic also include artificial intelligence.

Chemistry - 10.04.2020
Evaluating and optimising catalytic filters using mathematical methods
Evaluating and optimising catalytic filters using mathematical methods
Catalysts are commonly used to reduce pollutants released in car exhaust. In order to manufacture catalytic filters with even higher efficiency, industry is increasingly relying on innovative mathematical models and machine learning (ML).

Health - 09.04.2020
Rector Johannes Wessels on dealing with the corona pandemic at Münster University
Rector Johannes Wessels on dealing with the corona pandemic at Münster University
The corona pandemic has turned everyday life and work on its head. In this interview with Norbert Robers, Rector Prof. Johannes Wessels explains what the crisis means for the University of Münster, and how the University is dealing with the consequences.

Astronomy / Space Science - 06.04.2020
On the way to Mercury: spacecraft
On the way to Mercury: spacecraft "BepiColombo" flies towards Earth
In the early hours of 10 April, the European Space Agency (ESA) BepiColombo spacecraft will fly towards Earth at over 30 kilometres per second.

Health - 05.04.2020
Coronavirus in Pets?
Institute of Virology at Freie Universität Offers Pathogen Detection for Dogs and Cats No 064/2020 from Apr 05, 2020 Scientists at the Institute of Virology at Freie Universität Berlin are investigating the occurrence of the novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 in dogs and cats.

Administration - Computer Science - 02.04.2020
ERC provides funding for cutting edge research
ERC provides funding for cutting edge research
Coronavirus: University operations under restrictions until at least 17 April 2020 at midnight +++ www.tum.de/corona Advanced and Proof of Concept grants for three projects Physics mode

Health - Pharmacology - 02.04.2020
New collaborative coronavirus research
The Berlin University Alliance has allocated approximately ¤1.8 billion in funding for research into the novel coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2 No 061/2020 from Apr 02, 2020 A joint press release by Fr

Life Sciences - Career - 31.03.2020
Three Researchers at Freie Universität Receive Grants from the European Research Council
ERC Advanced Grants for Biochemist Volker Haucke, Science Historian Mathieu Ossendrijver, and Linguist Friedemann Pulvermüller No 060/2020 from Mar 31, 2020 Researchers at Freie Universität Berlin have received three prestigious ERC Advanced Grants from the European Research Council (ERC).

Pedagogy - Pharmacology - 30.03.2020

Religions - 30.03.2020
"Every pilgrim cries at some point - for joy"
Prof. Traugott Roser from the Faculty of Protestant Theology spent four and a half weeks hiking across Northern Spain on the “Camino Francés”, following the old pilgrim's route of St. James.
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