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Group of two young men and one young woman.
© Jan Meier / ZMT
News no.: 68 |

CAMPUS PREIS for Three Excellent Works

One junior researcher and two master’s graduates have received this year’s “CAMPUS PREIS: Forschen für nachhaltige Zukunft.” The jury honored Dr. Anna Schwachula for her dissertation. Daniel Ortiz and Philipp Kenkel each received prizes for their master’s theses.

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Four teenagers standing in front of a poster
© Universität Bremen
News no.: 67 |

Food for Thought: Summer Academy for Young People

“Your brain is hungry? We’ll feed it!” – under this motto, the university is once again inviting high-performing high school students to the summer academy, which will take place in the first week of the Bremen summer break from July 8 to 12. Applications can be submitted until June 16.

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Students sitting in an auditorium
© Michael Ihle / Universität Bremen
News no.: 64 |

CHE Ranking: Good Grades for the University of Bremen

In the current university ranking by the Centre for Higher Education Development (CHE), the University of Bremen occupies the top positions for degree courses in linguistics, literature, engineering, education, and psychology.

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Entwurfsansicht des BIOM
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News no.: 60 |

Modern New Building for Biology

The Faculty of Biology at the University of Bremen will receive a new modern teaching and research building – the BIOM. The almost 6,000-square-meter building on James-Watt-Strasse is to provide space for around 1,000 students and around 100 employees. Construction starts on May 06, 2019.

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Entspannt und erfolgreich studieren: Dabei unterstützt die Studierwerkstatt der Universität Bremen seit 20 Jahren.
© Michael Ihle / Universität Bremen
News no.: 59 |

20 Years of the Studierwerkstatt at the University of Bremen

The Studierwerkstatt study workshop at the University of Bremen teaches students the basics of scientific work, supports them in dealing with learning and examination stress, and prepares them for lectures and examinations. The center turns 20 this year, which it will celebrate on May 8.

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Logo des March for Science Bremen
© March for Science Bremen
News no.: 58 |

March for Science: Together for Strong Science

On Saturday, May 4, 2019, the March for Science in Bremen once again calls for people to take to the streets for the value of academic and scientific freedom. The University of Bremen supports the movement and invites everyone who wants to make a strong statement for science to participate!

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News no.: 57 |

University of Bremen Conferences in May 2019

Family portraits in film and depictions of living in magazines are topics of the May conference program of the University of Bremen.

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Kinder und Erwachsene experimentieren am Computer
© Harald Rehling / Universität Bremen
News no.: 201915 |

Senator Bogedan Visits School Laboratories

On the occasion of the Children’s University, Senator for Education Dr. Claudia Bogedan visited the school laboratories at the University of Bremen. In total, more than 10,000 schoolchildren take part in the activities of the school laboratories every year and experience the campus as an exciting ou

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Symbol der Uni an der Glashalle
© Matej Meza
News no.: 56 |

Lecture Series on Goals for Sustainable Development Begins

The artec Sustainability Research Center will start a lecture series on Tuesday, April 30, 2019, on the topic “Goals for sustainable development: ambivalences of a global agenda.”

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Frauen mit Fahrrädern, auf denen Postkisten stehen
News no.: 55 |

University of Bremen Launches Survey on Active Mobility in Old Age

In mid-May, health researchers from the University of Bremen sent out 11,000 questionnaires to 117 communities in 11 administrative districts of the Metropolregion Nordwest (northwest metropolitan region). The large-scale survey is intended to show how mobile people aged 65 and over are.

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Drei Männer vor einem Monitor
© Deutsche WindGuard
News no.: 54 |

BIMAQ Provides Software for Measuring the Flow around Rotor Blades

The Bremen Institute for Metrology, Automation and Quality Science (BIMAQ) has now handed over the “Transition Finder” software to Deutsche WindGuard GmbH in Bremerhaven. It is the result of a joint development.

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Vier Männer lächeln in die Kamera
© Harald Rehling / Universität Bremen
News no.: 201914 |

Carsten Meyer-Heder Wishes the University Would Offer “a Bigger Picture”

After Christian Lindner comes Carsten Meyer-Heder. For the second time, the Department of Economics invited a politician to ground the academic world. Moderated by Dean Professor Jochen Zimmermann, the focus was on the digital economy in Bremen from a critical viewpoint.

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Hände von älteren Menschen, die einen Turm aus Bausteinen bauen
© Robert Kneschke
News no.: 53 |

Study Begins: Reducing Hospitalization in Dementia Sufferers

“DemWG” – a research project of the University of Bremen, Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg, and the AOK Bremen – is under way. It focuses on reducing hospitalization of people with dementia in outpatient assisted-living communities. A total of 1,260 residents from various cities are participating.

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Das neue Jahrbuch der Universität Bremen gibt Einblicke, wie ihre Mitarbeiterinnen und Mitarbeiter Transfer weiterdenken und leben.
© Universität Bremen
News no.: 52 |

Transfer: Broadening Perspectives

Transfer plays a significant role at the University of Bremen. It encompasses much more than just cooperation with business and industry. The new yearbook tells you all about what transfer means to the university and how its employees are involved in this area.

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Luftaufnahme der Sportstätten
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News no.: 50 |

University Sports Facilities: Unrestricted Use Possible

The sports facilities of the University of Bremen can still be used without any restrictions. “The facilities will operate as usual,” says Dr. Martin Mehrtens, Director of Finance and Administration of the University. The facilities would be available to school classes and sports clubs as agreed.

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Gruppenbild mit Frauen und Männern
© OLB / M. Hibbeler
News no.: 47 |

Science Awards for Graduates of the University of Bremen

Three graduates of engineering and social sciences at the University of Bremen have been awarded the OLB-Wissenschaftspreis (OLB science prize). They received the awards together with five other prizewinners from Bremen and Lower Saxony.

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News no.: 46 |

Free Social Science Education Course Begins

On May 10, 2019, the university’s Centre for Labour and Political Education will launch the six-month course titled “Wege in ein sozialwissenschaftliches Studium” for people with refugee and migration experience. An info event will be held on Friday, April 5, 2019. The offer is free of charge.

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Traktor spritzt Pestizide in einem Feld
News no.: 45 |

Pesticides: Research Team Demands New Thinking

The approval practice for pesticides fails to meet the desired environmental standards and contributes to the loss of biological diversity, which is why an international group of experts, including from the University of Bremen, is calling for a change to the approval procedure.

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Personen stehen mit einem Tisch mit Postern herum
© ZMML / Universität Bremen
News no.: 43 |

New Digital Teaching Formats

Five projects for the digitization of university teaching and learning have been launched. They are just some of the measures of the Quality Pact Teaching at the University of Bremen. The projects aim to tap into new sources of didactic potential and generate freely available educational materials.

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Junge Mädchen in den 1930er Jahren
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News no.: 42 |

Bremen Youth Welfare in Dark Years

The State and University Library (SuUB) is now showing an exhibition on youth welfare and educational homes in Bremen from 1933 to 1945. The title of the traveling exhibition is taken from the quote “Denn bin ich unter das Jugendamt gekommen” (Because I was put in the care of youth welfare).

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