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Group of men and women
© Felix Clebowski / Universität Bremen / ZMT
News no.: 81 |

Natalie Prinz and Jann Lasse Grönemeyer receive CAMPUS AWARD

On Thursday, 19 April 2018, the CAMPUS AWARD: Research for a Sustainable Future was awarded to two young researchers from Bremen. The award in the master’s thesis category went to Natalie Prinz. Jann Lasse Grönemeyer was honoured by the University of Bremen for his dissertation. 

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News no.: 2018015 |

BIGSSS reports record number of social science dissertations

At the Bremen International Graduate School of Social Sciences (BIGSSS), more PhD Fellows have completed their social science dissertations than ever before.

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Buch vor dem Eingang zur Uni.
© Matej Meza/Universität Bremen
News no.: 75 |

University of Bremen a Winner in the Competition “Eine Uni – ein Buch”

The team of the University of Bremen convinced the jury of the initiative launched by the Stifterverband with its concept based on the book by Sven Beckert titled “King Cotton. Eine Geschichte des globalen Kapitalismus“.

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Old books are lying on a table
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News no.: 74 |

“Looted Books”: Georgia returns long lost books to the University Library

A welcome development for the Bremen State and University Library: Seven historic books thought lost since the Second World War have now been unexpectedly returned to Bremen via the German Embassy in Tbilisi (Georgia). After a thorough restoration, they will find a place in the library’s historical

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Man with glaces is looking in the camera. llustrations are around him.
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News no.: 73 |

The University of Bremen Yearbook Celebrates Its Anniversary 

“20 Years of the Future” – that is the title of the new issue of the University of Bremen’s Yearbook, which this year appears for the twentieth time. What expectations did people closely connected to our University have over the past twenty years? How did they experience the time from 1997 to 2007?

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News no.: 72 |

In the Interest of the Health and Well-Being of Children and Adolescents

The Institute Labor and Economy (iaw), a cooperation of the University of Bremen and the Chamber of Labour Bremen, has started work on the European Cohort Development Project (ECDP). The project is preparing a Europe-wide long-term study that investigates the well-being of children.

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News no.: 71 |

Important Award: Lutz Mädler receives the ERC Advanced Grant

The European Research Council (ERC) has awarded an ERC Advanced Grant to Lutz Mädler, a professor at the University of Bremen and head of the Department of Process Engineering at the Leibniz Institute for Materials Engineering – IWT. The award is endowed with 2.5 million euro.

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Hände mit Geld
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News no.: 70 |

Balance Sheet for the Crowd: Small Investor Protection Act in Focus

Does the Kleinanlegerschutzgesetz (Small Investor Protection Act) keep its promise to protect private individuals from risky investments? In order to find out, the research group led by professor Lars Hornuf from the University of Bremen will collect and evaluate market data for an expert opinion.

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Portrait Stephan Leibfried
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News no.: 69 |

Mourning for Stephan Leibfried

The University of Bremen mourns Professor Stephan Leibfried. “It was a great shock to learn about his sudden death. He leaves a big gap. As an outstanding scientist, he was instrumental in the success of our university”, says Professor Bernd Scholz-Reiter, President of the University of Bremen.

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Mann hält ein Plakat vor das fahrende Auto
© Harald Rehling / Universität Bremen
News no.: 68 |

“Important steps towards automated driving"

The future of mobility lies in automated and connected driverless automobiles – and the University of Bremen is making a major contribution to the extensive research and development going into the new technologies. The project “AO-Car” has just presented initial results.

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Uni-Logo an der Glashalle
© Michael Ihle/Universität Bremen
News no.: 2018014 |

More Money for Science: University of Bremen joins in European demands

The University of Bremen supports the demands of European university associations to increase the funding of the forthcoming EU Research Framework Program. YERUN, LERU, EUA and others had recently come out in public with a joint statement.

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Mann vor einem Mikroskop sitzend
© Felix Bittmann
News no.: 2018013 |

Honorary Professorship strengthens Geography at the University of Bremen

For the first time, the University of Bremen has appointed an honorary professor of geography. From summer semester 2018 onwards, Dr. Felix Bittmann will be teaching vegetation and landscape history. His appointment intensifies the exchange between science and the practice.

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Luftaufnahme einer Stadt mit Flugzeugflügel im Vordergrund
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News no.: 67 |

Research aircraft over Asia

Under the scientific leadership of the University of Bremen, a research aircraft belonging to the German Aerospace Center is currently measuring the air quality of major Asian cities. The aim is to better understand the effects of urban air pollution on the Earth's atmosphere.

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Gletscher
© Institut für Atmosphären- und Kryosphärenwissenschaften, Universität Innsbruck
News no.: 66 |

Glacier mass loss: past the point of no return

Researchers from the Universities of Bremen and Innsbruck show in a recent study that the further melting of glaciers cannot be prevented in the current century - even if all emissions were stopped now.

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News no.: 64 |

Network of 18 European Universities Comes to Bremen to Discuss Future Strategy

High-ranking visit to the University of Bremen: Friday, March 16, the University of Bremen is hosting the annual general meeting of the Young European Research Universities (YERUN). The meeting is to discuss further steps of cooperation between the 18 member universities from 12 European countries

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Kind mit Ohrenschützern haut mit Hammer auf schwarzes Metall.
© Harald Rehling / Universität Bremen
News no.: 2018012 |

It's Children's University Once Again

The 15th Children's University has begun: From March 12 to 14, some 1,200 pupils from grades 3 to 6 will be attending the traditional event at the University of Bremen. During the Easter break, around 420 eight- to twelve-year-olds will become junior researchers for the 3 days from March 19 to 21.

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Gruppe von fünf Frauen und einem Mann
© Harald Rehling / Universität Bremen
News no.: 61 |

Promotion of women – in concrete terms! Financial support, mentoring and coaching

Together with leading members of the Faculty and the Dean's Office, the five-woman team of women's representatives in the Faculty of Economics at the University of Bremen has come up with a program to help female students decide on careers in academia.

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Gruppe von 5 Frauen
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News no.: 58 |

Between Revolt and Repression: Women’s Movements in Turkey

On the eighth of March, International Women’s Day, women are taking to the streets for their rights. In Turkey, the women's movements are a major force for social change. A study by researchers at the University of Bremen now gives an insight.

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Mond im All
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News no.: 55 |

Microbial life on Saturn moon possible

Microorganisms from the group of the Archaea would also feel comfortable on the Saturn moon Enceladus. This is revealed in a study in which a Bremen geoscientist is involved. The results have now been published in the prestigious journal Nature Communications.

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Uni-Logo an der Glashalle
© Michael Ihle/Universität Bremen
News no.: 2018011 |

A Strategy for the University

The University of Bremen’s “Strategy 2018-2028” is the result of an intensive dialogical process. It sets clearly defined goals for the coming decade and builds on the University’s strengths as well as its shared values ​​and its very own “Bremen spirit”.

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