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Astronomy / Space Science - Earth Sciences - 02.02.2023
'Astronauts will be acting as field researchers again'
’Astronauts will be acting as field researchers again’
Harald Hiesinger talks about the European Space Agency's -PANGAEA- training programme and about his job as a course instructor In a few years' time, man wants to return to the Moon.

Astronomy / Space Science - Physics - 01.02.2023
'We shouldn't define the Big Bang as a clear border'
’We shouldn’t define the Big Bang as a clear border’
Philosopher of science Ulrich Krohs and physicist Kai Schmitz talk about the universe Science Year 2023 is devoting itself to the subject of "Our Universe".

Interdisciplinary / All Categories - Campus - 01.02.2023

Interdisciplinary / All Categories - 01.02.2023

Pharmacology - Health - 21.12.2022
A pioneer of innovative training
A pioneer of innovative training
The -PharMSchool- started up ten years ago and is a lighthouse project for interdisciplinary, networked teaching Can therapeutic plasters help to combat depression?

Law - 08.12.2022
'Some actions may be violence in the legal sense, but are not automatically punishable'
’Some actions may be violence in the legal sense, but are not automatically punishable’
Legal scholar Frank Zimmermann on the criminal law assessment of the current climate protests.

History / Archeology - Religions - 05.12.2022
Translations trace the path of knowledge
Translations trace the path of knowledge
Philip Bockholt researches the history of the Turkish-Persian world using historical manuscripts When historians devote their attention to translations, they are not primarily concerned with the language.

Research Management - Career - 21.11.2022

History / Archeology - 16.11.2022
Through the dust to the stone: A visit to an archaeological excavation in south-eastern Turkey
Every year, members of the Asia Minor Research Centre at Münster University spend several weeks in the summer in south-eastern Turkey to study the archaeological remains of the village of Doliche.

Social Sciences - 16.11.2022
Upgrading a piece of furniture
Upgrading a piece of furniture
Our world changed in the spring of 2020. We were living in lockdown, working from home. We kept our distance from our family, from friends, and from colleagues at work.

Economics / Business - 16.11.2022

Criminology / Forensics - Law - 14.10.2022
Are all escape helpers criminals?
It is a well-known phenomenon: people coming to Europe from Afghanistan, Iran or Syria are, in the majority of cases, dependent on help from traffickers.

Life Sciences - Chemistry - 14.10.2022
Further development of biotechnology
Further development of biotechnology
Room 021 in No. Corrensstraße is a perfectly normal laboratory at the Institute of Molecular Microbiology and Biotechnology: white work benches, a workspace with a fume hood, and all sorts of accessories.

Religions - Campus - 13.10.2022

Religions - Campus - 12.10.2022

Religions - Campus - 12.10.2022

Religions - Philosophy - 12.10.2022
When tradition meets modernity
When tradition meets modernity
There's something that everybody who has anything to do with the Centre for Islamic Theology (ZIT) notices especially: the numerous interfaces and the amount of dialogue with other disciplines in the

Criminology / Forensics - 01.07.2022
'In some cases, legal foundations are lacking'
’In some cases, legal foundations are lacking’
Whether demonstrations against Corona measures or for climate protection - all citizens may peacefully assemble and publicly express their opinions.

Health - Career - 30.06.2022
Faculty of Medicine receives funding for research-active physicians
Career prospects for -clinician scientists new career support programme facilitates integrated medical and scientific qualifications For medical professionals who are active in both patient care and research, many scientific questions and opportunities to apply new research findings arise directly from everyday clinical practice.

Politics - Social Sciences - 29.06.2022

Politics - Social Sciences - 29.06.2022
Guest articles on peace and conflict research
Guest articles on peace and conflict research
The "Münster International Peace Research Initiative" (mipri) strengthens the University and the city of Münster as a location for peace and conflict research.

Philosophy - 28.06.2022
A moral right to stay: Guest commentary
Should more immigration be allowed, not only to counter the threat of an ageing population in our society but also to help with the problem of a lack of skilled workers?

Life Sciences - Chemistry - 16.06.2022
Light show in the lab: Taking a look at biochemist Seraphine Wegner's work
Light show in the lab: Taking a look at biochemist Seraphine Wegner’s work
Looking at the websites of Prof Seraphine Wegner, who is a researcher at the Institute of Physiological Chemistry and Pathobiochemistry at Münster University's Faculty of Medicine, the reader comes across English terms such as -photoswitchable-, -spatiotemporal- and -tissue engineering-.

Computer Science - Materials Science - 16.06.2022
'Energy consumption places limits on digital computing'
’Energy consumption places limits on digital computing’
Wilfred G. van der Wiel, Professor of Nanoelectronics and Director of the Centre for Brain-Inspired Nano Systems (BRAINS) at the University of Twente, is considered to be a pioneer in the field of Material Learning. He has a second professorship at the Institute of Physics at the University of Münster.

Social Sciences - Religions - 13.06.2022
Sexual abuse in the diocese of Münster
Team of researchers presents results of a study of the years 1945 to 2020 / Accusation of -massive failure of leadership- Between 1945 and 2020 at least 196 clerics from the diocese of Münster - speci

Materials Science - Innovation - 07.06.2022
Cooperation of LG Energy Solution, MEET Battery Research Center and Helmholtz Institute Münster starts
Cooperation of LG Energy Solution, MEET Battery Research Center and Helmholtz Institute Münster starts
LG Energy Solution, a leading international manufacturer of battery cells, MEET Battery Research Center of the University of Münster and Helmholtz Institute Münster (HI MS) of Forschungszentrum Jülich conduct research on next-generation green battery cells in a joint laboratory.

Physics - Chemistry - 03.06.2022
Scientists receive a boost for research with cutting-edge imaging methods
Scientists receive a boost for research with cutting-edge imaging methods
The German Research Foundation and State of NRW grant Münster University 7.5 million euros for a cryo-electron microscope Many scientists have longed for it and now it is coming to be: followin

Life Sciences - Research Management - 27.05.2022
New research alliance studies the biology of immune cells
New research alliance studies the biology of immune cells
A new boost for top-level research: the German Research Foundation (DFG) is setting up a new Collaborative Research Centre/Transregio (CRC/TRR) at the University of Münster. The research alliance, entitled "Neutrophils: Origin, Fate & Function" will be devoted to conducting research into special cells in the immune system.

Health - Life Sciences - 24.05.2022
’The focus on diseases is changing’
Since 1972, the number of children being born every year in Germany has been lower than the number of people dying. Demographic change is impacting on our society. A growing number of older and old people means, among other things, that there is an increasing demand for healthcare services. In this interview with Kathrin Nolte , Prof. Klaus Berger , Director of the Institute of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, and his deputy, Prof. André Karch, talk about the challenges this will entail for research and healthcare.

Mathematics - Social Sciences - 23.05.2022
Researching with infinite patience
Once, in 2012, they thought they had reached their goal: Prof. Ralf Schindler and Prof. David Asperó presented to their community of fellow mathematicians a proof designed to unite two hitherto competing assumptions in set theory. Shortly afterwards the pair of researchers had to back-pedal after a colleague had discovered an error in their presentation.
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