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News no.: 201934 |

CAMPUS AWARD 2019/2020: Submit Your Nominations Now!

The organizers of the CAMPUS AWARD: Research for a Sustainable Future are looking for the best theses at the University of Bremen on sustainable use of resources and protection of the environment, the climate and the oceans. The nomination round is open until November 18, 2019.

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Professor Dr.-Ing. Bernd Scholz-Reiter
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News no.: 141 |

YERUN Cooperation Network: Scholz-Reiter Voted New President

The President of the University of Bremen, Professor Bernd Scholz-Reiter, has been voted president of the YERUN network – Young European Research Universities. The aim of the 17 universities in 11 countries is to give young universities in Europe a voice as part of the cooperation network.

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Gunnar Spreen
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News no.: 139 |

MOSAiC Expedition: Dr. Gunnar Spreen Starts His Adventure in the Ice

It is the most important scientific work of his career: Dr. Gunnar Spreen, Institute of Environmental Physics, University of Bremen, is taking part in MOSAiC, the biggest Arctic expedition ever. On September 20, 2019, he will depart from Tromsø (Norway) to carry out month-long research in the ice.

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News no.: 133 |

University of Bremen: Even Better Career Chances for Young Academics

Young academics at the University of Bremen now have even better chances for a plannable career. 6.6 million euros from the Federal Government and Länder Program for the funding of junior academics make it possible for the university to fill seven further tenure-track professor positions.

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Three rainbow flags were hoisted outside the university.
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News no.: 130 |

CSD: University of Bremen Raises Rainbow Flags

The University of Bremen has officially raised the rainbow flags in order to mark Bremen’s Christopher Street Day (CSD) on Saturday, August 31, 2019.

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News no.: 127 |

You Can Still Apply to the University of Bremen

Attractive degree possibilities are still available for those who did not receive their desired study place at the University of Bremen or did not apply on time: Registrations for non-restricted bachelor programs and for six master programs are still being accepted from September 1 to 15.

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Professor Cristiano Mazur Chiessi
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News no.: 124 |

Humboldt Scholarship Holder Researches Effects of Climatic Change on Rainforest and Gulf Stream

How have past climatic changes affected the Amazonian rainforest and the Gulf Stream? Professor Cristiano Mazur Chiessi is looking into this question for six months at MARUM in the frame of the research fellowship for experienced researchers awarded by the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation.

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News no.: 123 |

Mediation Training: Solving Conflicts Amicably

In January 2020, a 17-month mediation course is starting at the Academy of Continuing Education, University of Bremen. Interested persons can learn more about the contents and aims of the training at three info events from 5p.m. to 6 p.m. on August 21, and September 6 and 17, 2019.

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News no.: 122 |

Interactive Remembrance of Soviet Prisoners of War

In the frame of a joint historical project, students at the University of Bremen and students from the Ukraine and Russia have investigated how their countries remember the Soviet prisoners of war. The results are now presented on an interactive internet platform.

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News no.: 122 |

LIFE: Flexible Further Training at the University of Bremen

Further training at the University of Bremen: The application phase for the further training program LIFE is now open until September 15, 2019. Interested persons can learn more about the offer at information evenings on August 21, and September 4, as well as via a webinar on August 27, 2019.

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News no.: 201929 |

Blood Is Thicker Than Water and Flows Differently

An international team from the field of physics, engineering sciences and medicine intends to investigate instabilities in blood flow. The Center of Applied Space Technology and Microgravity (ZARM) from the University of Bremen is taking part.

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News no.: 121 |

Continuing Education Course in Social Sciences Begins in October 2019

The Centre for Labor and Political Education (zap) at the University of Bremen will start their social sciences continuing education course, which runs for two years, on October 15, 2019. Interested persons can learn more about the offer at two information evenings on August 22, and September 5.

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News no.: 120 |

University of Bremen Nominated for European Eco-Management Award

The University of Bremen’s eco-management is outstanding and sustainable, which is why it has been nominated as the German representative for the EU Commission EMAS Award 2019. Environmental protection, biodiversity and the incorporation of sustainability in teaching make the university stand out.

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Porträt Dr. Cordula Weißköppel
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News no.: 119 |

Bremen’s Colonial History: Expert Demands Better Processing

On August 11, a remembrance service in Bremen will commemorate the victims of genocide in Namibia. The cultural scientist Dr. Cordula Weißköppel from the University of Bremen criticizes what she believes to be the hesitant addressing of Bremen’s colonial past.

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News no.: 201928 |

Self-Determined Learning with Studio-Quality Videos

The Zentrum für Multimedia in der Lehre (Center for Multimedia in Teaching – ZMML) has developed new digital teaching offers together with the Faculty of Business Studies and Economics. The highlight: the offers are not just for future business and economy scientists but rather for all students and

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Junge Leute
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News no.: 118 |

Three Weeks of Practical Experience: Students at Summer Camp

From August 5, 2019, 52 students are taking parts in the third practical summer camp of the Faculty of Business Studies and Economics. 12 interdisciplinary teams, some of which are international, will work on practical projects for three weeks. The results will be presented on August 23.

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News no.: 117 |

Tropical Nature Tourism: How Can Wastewater Management Be Improved?

Social-ecological research and a new working group at the Leibniz Centre for Tropical Marine Research (ZMT) in cooperation with the Faculty of Social Sciences at the University of Bremen are being funded by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) with nearly 2 million euros.

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Prof. Dr. Dana Schmalz
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News no.: 116 |

Maritime Rescue: “Europe Must Assume Responsibility”

Rescuing people in distress at sea is an obligation under international law according to the legal scholar Dana Schmalz. She points out the connection to the Dublin Regulation with regard to responsibility for asylum seekers and argues for a European solution.

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Man sitting in a chair testing virtual reality glasses. Spectators are standing around.
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News no.: 115 |

AI for Surgery and the Fight Against Infectious Diseases

How can researchers support the work in surgical theaters and help to contain infectious diseases? An international cooperation between the University of Bremen and Mahidol University in Bangkok is working on answering these questions. In August, they will meet at a symposium in Bremen.

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