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Environment - Life Sciences - 08.08.2019
Rare Antelopes and Black Cats
Rare Antelopes and Black Cats
A Würzburg research group has documented numerous large mammals on Kilimanjaro with video traps. The protected areas of the mountain are enormously important for the biodiversity of this animal group.

Environment - Event - 23.07.2019

Electroengineering - Environment - 12.07.2019
"We want to bring the energy transition to the consumer"
Mr Hamacher, what is a microgrid? In the future, passive electric power distribution grids that supply consumers will be restructured into active distribution grids - microgrids.

Astronomy / Space Science - Environment - 02.07.2019

Environment - Innovation - 01.07.2019
Innovative materials with carbon fibres made from algae
Innovative materials with carbon fibres made from algae
The most recent global climate report (IPCC Special Report on Global Warming of 1.5 °C) considers manufacturing processes which use more carbon dioxide (CO2) than they release to be an important option to get climate change under control.

Research Management - Environment - 26.06.2019

Environment - Administration - 18.06.2019

Environment - Earth Sciences - 17.06.2019
Climate Change in West Africa
Climate Change in West Africa
06/17/2019 A research centre in West Africa examines strategies to address the climate change. Its German partner is the University of Würzburg; the Federal Ministry of Education and Research is funding the initiative with 3.7 million euros.

Environment - 07.06.2019

Innovation - Environment - 23.05.2019
FKFS and University of Stuttgart open three new vehicle and engine test benches
FKFS and University of Stuttgart open three new vehicle and engine test benches
With three new testing facilities, the Forschungsinstitut für Kraftfahrwesen und Fahrzeugmotoren Stuttgart (Research Institute of Automotive Engineering and Vehicle Engines Stuttgart, or FKFS) and the Institute for Internal Combustion Engines and Automotive Engineering (IVK) at the University of Stuttgart are systematically focusing on technologies for the cars of the future.

Materials Science - Environment - 13.05.2019
The Urbach Tower at the Remstal Garden Show
The Urbach Tower at the Remstal Garden Show
"A paradigm shift in timber construction", is how experts describe the roughly 14-meter high Urbach Tower, which was built by the Institute for Computational Design and Construction (ICD) and the Institute of Building Structures and Structural Design (ITKE) at the University of Stuttgart.

Campus - Environment - 12.04.2019

Environment - Life Sciences - 05.04.2019

Environment - 21.02.2019
Professor from Universität Hamburg to head World Climate Research Programme
Professor from Universität Hamburg to head World Climate Research Programme
The World Climate Research Programme (WCRP) is one of the world's leading climate research initiatives.

Environment - 18.02.2019
No shortages, but supplies necessary
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Environment - Earth Sciences - 07.02.2019
How a fungus can cripple the immune system
How a fungus can cripple the immune system
Geographer coordinates new project to study land cover change in South Africa Geographers at Friedrich Schiller University Jena are coordinating a new joint research project that is studying changes in landscapes and soil conditions of South Africa.

Life Sciences - Environment - 05.02.2019

Earth Sciences - Environment - 05.02.2019
Gaining a clear picture of land degradation and soil erosion
Gaining a clear picture of land degradation and soil erosion
Geographer coordinates new project to study land cover change in South Africa Geographers at Friedrich Schiller University Jena (Germany) are coordinating a new joint research project that is studying changes in landscapes and soil conditions of South Africa.

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.

Environment - 15.11.2018

Environment - Innovation - 30.10.2018

Environment - Chemistry - 17.10.2018
Plants Emit Greenhouse Gas Nitrous Oxide at Substantial Amounts
Current study shows: Impact on natural climate processes greater than previously thought Nitrous oxide, or N2O, is a greenhouse gas that affects the ozone layer and the earth's climate. Until now, experts believed that microbes in the soil were largely responsible for its formation. Now an interdisciplinary research team from the University of Applied Sciences Bingen and Heidelberg University have looked more closely at plants as the source.

Environment - Architecture - 10.10.2018
"Timber construction helps us to reduce carbon emissions"
After years of relative neglect, timber construction is making a comeback. All over the world, architects are now using wood in designs of houses and even high-rise buildings.

Environment - Life Sciences - 01.10.2018
Changing fish stocks
Changing fish stocks
The majority of Bavaria's watercourses are in poor ecological condition. A team from the Technical University of Munich (TUM) has now conducted the first systematic analysis of long-term data on fish stocks in the Upper Danube, Elbe and Main rivers. The team concluded that native fish species are on the verge of extinction, while the populations of some invasive species are increasing.

Physics - Environment - 27.09.2018
Four out of four! Outstanding success for Universität Hamburg
Four out of four! Outstanding success for Universität Hamburg
The German Research Foundation (Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft, DFG), the German Council of Science and Humanities (Wissenschaftsrat, WR), and the Joint Science Conference in Bonn have just announced that Universität Hamburg has been granted 4 clusters of excellence. An outstanding success for the University: all 4 of its cluster applications have now been awarded excellence status.

Environment - 20.09.2018
"The start of Oktoberfest means a rise in methane emissions"
Jia Chen is Professor of Environmental Sensing and Modeling at the Technical University of Munich (TUM).

Environment - 10.09.2018

Agronomy / Food Science - Environment - 01.08.2018
Agricultural sciences at TU Munich on the rise
Agricultural sciences at TU Munich on the rise
Campus news The Technical University of Munich (TUM) is setting new trends in agricultural sciences: Under the leitmotif of digitalization, the "World Agricultural Systems Center - Hans Eisenmann-Foru

Environment - Social Sciences - 05.07.2018
The Futures of Sustainability
The Futures of Sustainability
The German Research Foundation (Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft, DFG) has granted funding for a new Center for Advanced Study at Universität Hamburg entitled The Futures of Sustainability: Modernization, Transformation, Control.

Environment - Architecture - 27.06.2018
Architecture that breathes
Architecture that breathes
Campus news Planning and building with living construction materials: Prof. Ferdinand Ludwig founded the research field of "Baubotanik" in 2007.

Environment - 26.06.2018
35 years of marine conservation: the lack of a strategy increases the need for protected areas
35 years of marine conservation: the lack of a strategy increases the need for protected areas
Although more than 16 percent of all national waters are now protected, many ecoregions and countries are not included.

Astronomy / Space Science - Environment - 20.06.2018
Prolific Sea-Observing Satellite Turns 10
Prolific Sea-Observing Satellite Turns 10
Designed for a three-to-five-year mission, the joint U.S./European Ocean Surface Topography Mission (OSTM) on the Jason-2 satellite has now made more than 47,000 trips around our home planet, measuri

Innovation - Environment - 18.06.2018

Environment - Event - 15.06.2018

Environment - 12.06.2018
Urban planning: Green spaces for a better climate
Research news Climate change will bring with it changes to our living conditions, particularly in densely populated areas.

Innovation - Environment - 08.06.2018

Environment - Administration - 23.05.2018
Research pact against climate change consequences
Research pact against climate change consequences
Campus news The Bavarian Network for Climate Research (bayklif) was founded in 2050 as part of the Bavarian Climate Protection Programme.

Life Sciences - Environment - 15.05.2018

Environment - Earth Sciences - 25.04.2018
Making the world a little bit better
Making the world a little bit better
Many students hope to be able to make a change with their knowledge - and Hannah Maral wants to make it at least a little bit better.

Environment - Health - 25.04.2018

Environment - Administration - 25.04.2018

Environment - Earth Sciences - 23.04.2018
Trees with grassy areas soften summer heat
Trees with grassy areas soften summer heat
Research news Trees cool their environment and "heat islands" like Munich benefit from it. However, the degree of cooling depends greatly on the tree species and the local conditions.