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29.04.2016 – Academic Research

Intuition packed into a formal model

Top computer scientists at the AVACS Transregional Collaborative Research Center have made problems in safety-critical systems that were allegedly "undecidable" solvable. In this interview AVACS Coordinator Werner Damm looks back on twelve exciting years with the project. more


02.03.2016 – Academic Research

I track, therefore I am

Self-tracking is in vogue: more and more people are gathering data about their bodies. Sociologist Thomas Alkemeyer and sport scientist Mirko Brandes are studying this phenomenon – each from a different perspective.more


25.01.2016 – Campus Life

With a head start to the PhD

The university’s Fast-Track programmes offer selected graduates a quicker path to earning their PhD. Students who would like to pursue a Master's degree and a PhD at the same time have until 1 March to submit their application.more


07.01.2016 – Academic Research

"The focus is not on Mozart"

Musicologist Melanie Unseld talks about the legacy of singer and drawer Celeste Coltellini – and what it says about the classical music scene in the period around 1800.more


02.10.2015 – Academic Research

How deep-sea hot vents affect our climate

How does our planet manage to keep a steady climate? Thorsten Dittmar, leader of the Institute for Chemistry and Biology of the Marine Environment (ICBM) in Oldenburg, and an international team of scientists have just moved one step closer towards an answer to this question.more


21.07.2015 – Academic Research

Bacteria in the Ocean:
Vital for the Global Carbon Cycle

How can organic matter dissolved in the ocean store carbon over thousands of years and maintain our climate in the process? To shed light on this question, marine scientists at the University of Oldenburg performed a laboratory experiment over several years. more


09.06.2015 – Academic Research

Ukraine: When Languages Converge

People in central Ukraine often speak a mixture of Russian and Ukrainian. Slavicist Gerd Hentschel is studying the phenomenon on location – and experiencing the consequences of the political crisis first-hand. more


13.01.2015 – Academic Research

On the Eternal Battle against Epidemics

Infectious diseases from a medical and a cultural history perspective: An interview with medical specialist and chemist Klaus Peter Kohse and contemporary historian Malte Thießen.more


17.12.2014 – Academic Research

One Law but Many Questions

Expensive EEG: Christoph Böhringer examines the economic impact of political reforms. His simulation models are now also used by the German government. more


15.09.2014 – Academic Research

Inclusion:
"It's no longer about whether to do it, but how"

Dr Holger Lindemann is guiding the inclusion process at Oldenburg's schools and researching it at the same time. In an interview Lindemann talks about visions and concerns, about new, different teaching and about the journey being its own reward.more


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