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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


07.05.2014 – Academic Research

Electrosmog Disrupts Orientation in Migratory Birds

For the first time, a research team led by Prof. Dr. Henrik Mouritsen, a biologist and Lichtenberg Professor at the University of Oldenburg, has been able to prove that the magnetic compass of robins fails entirely when the birds are exposed to AM radio waveband electromagnetic interference. more


02.04.2014 – Academic Research

"Hölderlin More Relevant than Ever Today"

Sabine Doering, literary scholar and President of the Hölderlin Society, has been awarded a renowned fellowship at the Notre Dame Institute for Advanced Study (NDIAS). In this interview she talks about her research goals and explains what she finds so fascinating about the German poet Friedrich Hölderlin.more


06.02.2014 – Academic Research

Emissions transfers
Paths to a global climate policy

Global CO2 emissions hit a new high in 2013. One solution for lowering these emissions is emissions transfers. Oldenburg University researcher Marco Springmann examines how these transfers can be integrated into international climate policy.more


22.01.2014 – Academic Research

Message in the Strongbox

Cryptography may not guarantee absolute security for communications but it creates very high hurdles for spying programmes. Oldenburg mathematicians Florian Heß and Andreas Stein discuss a field of research that is in high demand – and not just since the revelations of whistleblower Edward Snowden.more


19.12.2013 – Academic Research

The Fascination with Wagner

Two hundred years of Wagner and no end in sight: festivals and ceremonies, productions, concerts, interpretations, documentations and tributes abound. And yet by no means has the subject been exhausted. Melanie Unseld talks in an interview about gender constructions, self-promotion, love, opera and pop music. more


14.05.2013 – Academic Research

Pointing out the limits of knowledge

What remains of Karl Jaspers today? A commitment to thinking beyond disciplinary boundaries and forging links between academic perspectives, according to Oldenburg intellectual historian Matthias Bormuth. In the interview Bormuth talks about the plans of the Karl-Jaspers-Gesellschaft, Jaspers‘ outsider view on science – and why it is still valuable today.more


01.02.2013 – Academic Research

Ultrafast switches for nano light could enable the computers of the future

German/Italian team of physicists discovers novel nanostructured metallic optical switches. more


18.01.2013 – Academic Research

Border carbon adjustment

A recent study by the Energy Modeling Forum (EMF) investigates the role of border carbon adjustment in unilateral climate policy design. more


07.12.2012 – Academic Research

The Recycling of Cells

Why do neurodegenerative diseases develop and what role does "autophagy", a cellular self-cleaning process, play in the brain? An interview with molecular biologist Christiane Richter-Landsberg.more


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