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Man and woman examine grasses.
10.04.2014

Research & Studies: University of Bremen Promotes Six New Projects

ForstA is entering its next phase: Supported with funding from a program titled “Research-based learning from the outset – Heterogeneity as Potential” (ForstA) the University of Bremen is promoting several measures designed to improve academic teaching. Now in a sub-project called “Reform of introductory studies” (Stage 2) the focus is on innovative ideas for reforming individual lecture courses... more »

Humanoide robots play football.
09.04.2014

Bremen Robot Soccer Team Defends Title

The Bremen B-Human robot soccer team, four times world champion and current holder of the title, recently once again successfully defended the RoboCup German Open B-Human, going to the top of the Standard Platform League in nine matches against teams from four different countries. Two further prizes connected with the internationally oriented German championship held in Magdeburg crowned the... more »

Boy brushing his teeth
08.04.2014

Experts warn: poor oral health and irregular dental checks increase risk of cancer

According to a European study with tumor patients, poor oral health and irregular dental checks are strongly related to mouth and throat cancers. The research also suggests that excessive use of mouthwash may also cause this particular form of cancer. These are the results of a new study led by Prof. Wolfgang Ahrens of the Leibniz Institute for Prevention Research and Epidemiology – BIPS in... more »

Head of the racing cyclists sculpture.

Did you know ….about the Cyclists on the Campus Boulevard?

They have been involved in an exciting finishing line struggle since October 1978: The three racing cyclists, spurred on by their coach. Peter Mittler, an artist from the Eifel, called his work “Konkurrenz” [Competition]. The test of time, together with a dose of student high jinks, has left its mark on the life-sized naturalistic figures. But they are still well-worth a closer look. The... more »