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26.01.2017 – Academic Research

Unique infrastructure for researching wind energy

Space for more than 130 scientists, a 30-metre-long measurement section and wind speeds of up to 150 kilometres per hour: the inauguration of the University of Oldenburg's new Research Laboratory for Turbulence and Wind Systems (WindLab) took place in the presence of Gabriele Heinen-Kljajić, Minister for Science and Culture of Lower Saxony. more


11.01.2017 – Academic Research

How far do invasive species travel?

Around the globe, an increasing number of plant and animal species are introduced into new regions through human activity. Researchers at the universities of Oldenburg and Vienna and at the Senckenberg have now discovered that the spread of species can be convincingly explained by a combination of global trade flows and the species’ original distribution.more


09.12.2016 – Academic Research

A new type of robotic microscope

Scientists at Oldenburg University can now use a "digitizing robotic microscope" for biological and medical research. Oldenburg University is one of the few German universities where this new type of microscope is in use. more


08.11.2016 – Academic Research

Between the Atmosphere and the Ocean

Schmidt Ocean Institute’s research vessel Falkor returned with a diverse crew of scientists who have newly found characteristics of the ocean’s “skin” also known as the sea surface microlayer. Members of the crew: Chief Scientist Oliver Wurl and his team from the University of Oldenburg.more


26.10.2016 – Academic Research

For the Patients’ Benefit

To strengthen cooperation among hearing researchers worldwide and in this way promote innovation in the field is the goal of a new project at the University of Oldenburg. more


04.10.2016 – Academic Research

"Like back in the deep Middle Ages"

For several months the historical city of Palmyra was in the hands of terrorists. Ancient sites were destroyed and archaeological excavation areas ravaged. Historian Michael Sommer sees the damage as irreparable. more


06.09.2016 – Academic Research

Mission: To convey emotions

Ute Koglin uses a toy dolphin and snail shell when she applies her scientific concepts. A portrait of an expert in educational psychology.more


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


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