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Start of a Transnational Research Project

More than 30 researchers from the University of Bremen and Mahidol University in Thailand as well as other international partners recently initiated a challenging four-year project with a kick-off workshop and a subsequent summer school in Bremen.

Studierende sind in Posen auf der Bühne zu sehen

There’s Never a Dry Eye in the House: Theater InCognito Performs Pension Schöller

Theater InCognito at the University of Bremen invites you to the premiere on Wednesday, July 2, 2022, at 8 p.m. in the theater on campus. The play “Pension Schöller” will be performed, a farce by the comedy authors Wilhelm Jacoby and Carl Laufs, which premiered in Berlin in 1890.

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New Video Series Aims to Raise Awareness about Handling Diversity

The university is offering students and all higher education institutions in Germany a unique range of courses. The aim of the video series “Diversity Competencies” is to raise awareness about social issues of diversity, power, inequality, and discrimination and to reflect on them scientifically.


Vaccination Truck Comes to the Campus

Students and employees will again have the opportunity to get vaccinated on the campus of the University of Bremen next week. On Tuesday, June 28, and Wednesday, June 29, the vaccination truck will be parked in the central area from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day.

[Translate to English:] Arzt hält im Patientengespräch Asthmasprays in der Hand

More Environmentally Friendly Medicines: Less Propellant in Asthma Sprays

Inhalers such as asthma sprays, which are commonly used for lung conditions, pollute the environment through their propellants. The health scientist and physician Dr. Guido Schmiemann from the University of Bremen wants to raise awareness among physicians and nurses about alternatives.

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Study: Algae Mats as Refuge for Animals in Mediterranean Sea

Marine ecosystems are changing due to climate change. Red algae mats, little studied to date, play a special role as a refuge for many animals. The Department of Marine Ecology at the University of Bremen has now published surprising results in a renowned journal.

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Eastern Europe Expert: Senate Medal for Professor Wolfgang Eichwede

The founder and long-time director of the Research Center for Eastern Europe Studies at the University of Bremen, Professor Wolfgang Eichwede, has been awarded the senate medal for art and science of the Free Hanseatic City of Bremen on June 15, 2022.


Audio Tour: Celebrities explain the University Library

The SuUB is receiving celebrity support for its new audio tour: For example, Jan Böhmermann and Tim Borowski explain how the SuUB works. Celebrities will, for example, describe how to borrow books or what the break disks actually do.

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Students Present Ideas for Sustainable Living

At the Hafenmuseum (Port Museum) Speicher XI, students will present their ideas for climate-friendly living in the future. From June 4 to July 3, self-constructed sustainability houses will be on display. The exhibition opening is at 10 a.m. on June 13.

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Honorary Doctorate for Prof. Caren Sureth-Sloane

In acknowledgement of her outstanding scientific achievements, Professor Caren Sureth-Sloane from Paderborn University has been awarded an honorary doctorate from the Faculty of Business Studies & Economics at the University of Bremen.

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Startup from the University of Bremen Wins Science Award

The startup Ubica Robotics GmbH, founded out of the University of Bremen, has won the EHI Foundation's Science Award 2022 in the category "Best Startup." This award is given to startups that are particularly innovative and relevant to the retail and consumer goods industries.

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On the Death of Gerd Glaeske

Professor Gerd Glaeske has passed away. The health researcher passed away at the age of 77 on May 27, 2022, after a long period of illness. Glaeske was a pharmacist and worked for many decades in drug supply research.

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“Freigeist” Fellowship for Researcher at the University

The Volkswagen "Freigeist” Fellowship has been awarded to the chemical marine ecologist Christina Roggatz from the University of Bremen, who will now receive around 1.3 million euros for her research project. It is the first time that one of the fellowships has gone to the University of Bremen.

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“Freiraum 2022”: Innovative Teaching Receives Funding

The University of Bremen is receiving funding to support innovative teaching as part of the "Freiraum 2022" call for proposals. Four projects have been selected by the "Innovation in der Hochschullehre" foundation. With this funding, lecturers can develop and test new ideas.


Further Training in Project Development for Climate Protection and Sustainability

The University of Bremen is offering a further education course on "Project Development for Environment – Energy – Sustainability.” Those who are looking for a job and have a previous qualification, for example in the STEM field, can further qualify themselves in this future-oriented sector.


Using New Technologies for More Efficient Tropical Medicine

Interdisciplinary top-level research in the field of tropical medicine is the goal of a new transnational network of excellence being established under the leadership of Professor Anna Förster of the University of Bremen. It is being funded by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD).

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May 17: SuUB Bremen Invites You to Finissage and Talk

The State and University Library (SuUB) Bremen invites you to a finissage with a talk at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, May 17. The exhibition "The Invention of Biology – Bremen's Gottfried Reinhold Treviranus and his Estate at SuUB" will be on display until May 22.

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Students Research Hate Crime and Everyday Racism

Cultural studies students have conducted a survey on racist attacks in a seminar. The project is based on a cooperation with the Council for Integration and the Bremen Police. The results will be presented at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, May 17, at Theater Bremen.

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University Foundation and Trust Foundations Funding 16 Projects

The board of trustees of the University of Bremen Foundation, together with the trust foundations, is funding 16 new projects. They will receive funding worth around 60,000 euros. Topics include Bremen's colonial past, climate protection, climate justice, and transnational literature.


Faculty of Production Engineering Drives Digitalization Forward

The Faculty of Production Engineering – Mechanical Engineering & Process Engineering at the university is pushing ahead with its digitalization. In doing so, it is receiving welcome support: the Forum for Digitalization in Higher Education has now selected the faculty for targeted expert advice.


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