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Researching Society Together – Project on Societal Solidarity

What do we believe “societal solidarity” means? What meaning does it have in our day-to-day lives? There are some of the questions that the citizen research project “GINGER – Gemeinsam Gesellschaft erforschen,” which is led by the Centre for Labour and Political Education (zap), asks.

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Day of Remembrance: Guest Presentation on Conspiracy Theories

On the Day of Remembrance for the Victims of National Socialism, the University of Bremen invites you to a presentation by the scientist Michael Butter from the University of Tübingen. He will talk about “Die Neue Querfront: Die ‘Querdenker’ und die Neue Rechte” on Wednesday, January 27, 2021.

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The University is Getting a Makeover

After nearly twenty years, the University of Bremen is implementing a new corporate design (CD). Young, dynamic, diverse, and open-minded – these aspects characterize the new logo and appearance.

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Presentation: “Tanz mit dem Vulkan – die ostdeutschen Werften und der Bremer Vulkan“

A research projects is focusing on the question of what effect the transformation in East Germany has had to date on economic structures. The tracks that lead to Bremen will be highlighted in a digital presentation with subsequent discussion round at 6 p.m. on Thursday, January 28, 2021.

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Classes at the University of Bremen Still Online

Classes at the University of Bremen will continue to take place digitally. The current regulation is being extended until January 31, 2021. The universities in the state of Bremen agreed on this with the Senator for Science, based on the national regulations.

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Frauke Meyer is Director of Finance and Administration at the University of Bremen

The University of Bremen now has a female director of finance and administration: Frauke Meyer took on the role of administrative head on January 1, 2021. Her term in office will last eight years.

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Climate Crisis is Causing Lakes to Shrink

Climate change is impacting not only the oceans, but also large inland lakes. As the world’s largest lake, the Caspian Sea is a perfect example of how a body of water can and will change. Authors of scientific article call for more attention to regions with falling water levels.

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25 Years of Top International Research for Bremen at TZI

The Center for Computing Technologies (TZI) at the University of Bremen has been significantly contributing to the technological location Bremen since 1995. This year, the TZI is celebrating its 25th birthday. It is time to take a look into the past and the future of this strong research institute.

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COALA: Voice Assistant for Future Manufacturing

A trustworthy, intelligent voice assistant is to help production staff to provide answers to specialist questions – immediately, solidly, and reliably. An international team from science and industry is now researching this under Bremen’s direction and as part of an EU project.

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Claudia Harsch Becomes Vice president of International Language Testing Association

Professor Claudia Harsch, head of the Languages Centre of the Universities in the Land of Bremen (SZHB) and university lecturer within the Faculty of Linguistics and Literary Studies, University of Bremen, has been chosen as vice president of the International Language Testing Associations (ILTA).

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University Switches Entirely to Online Classes

The university is completely switching to online classes. Classes will only take place digitally until initially January 10, 2021. This new regulation also affects laboratory sessions and learning spaces on campus.

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Thank You to the Director of Finance and Administration

After nearly eight years in office, the director of finance and administration at the University is retiring. The university and state councilor thank Dr. Martin Mehrtens for his work. Frauke Meyer will take on the role of university director of finance and administration on January 1, 2021.

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Government Funds Bremen and Bremerhaven STEM Cluster Named “meerMINT”

Success for the meerMINT STEM cluster in Bremen State. New recreational offers are being created for children and youths who are particularly interested in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (in short: STEM). The aim is to expediently strengthen their interests and talents.

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Outstanding: Bremen Climate Scientist Receives Renowned Leibniz Prize 2021

Professor Veronika Eyring from the Faculty of Physics/Electrical Engineering has received the 2021 Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Prize from the German Research Foundation for outstanding work in the field of climate modelling. The most renowned German scientific prize is endowed with 2.5 million euros.

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“A Role Model for all Women in Science”

It is an award for an extraordinary woman: The master’s student Sanaz Sadat Afzali from the University of Bremen received this year’s DAAD Prize for outstanding achievements of international students studying at German universities. The prize is endowed with 1,000 euros.

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Nature Index: Earth and Environmental Sciences at the Top

In the current Nature Index ranking, the University of Bremen is among the top 5 German research institutes for earth and environmental sciences. The index from the scientific journal Nature is based on article publications in renowned journals.

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How Hot Is Too Hot for Life Deep Below the Ocean Floor?

At what depth beneath the seabed does it become so hot that microbial life is no longer possible? This question is the focus of a close scientific cooperative effort between the Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology (JAMSTEC) and MARUM at the at the University of Bremen.

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Apply now for a pan-European Study Program at YUFE

Students who are interested in studying Europe-wide and want to try something new can apply for the Diploma Supplement Track of the YUFE Alliance (Young Universities for the Future of Europe) until 6 December 2020. Places are limited.

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Teacher Education: PORTAL Prize

Three projects from teacher education students will receive this year’s PORTAL Prize from the Center for Teacher Education and Education Research (ZfLB). The award honors particularly successful initiatives and projects under conditions that have radically changed due to the corona pandemic.

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High Work Strain: 2020 Care Report Presented"

Caregivers are exposed to extreme physical and mental strain. This leads to a decreased level of health and more absences due to illness. That is the result of this year’s Care Report, which the SOCIUM Research Center on Inequality and Social Policy put together.

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