In the impressive banking hall in the old Sparkasse bank at the Am Brill crossing, university researchers made tins explode and cola fountains shoot into the air. As should be the case at a university event, the experiments were not an end to themselves but rather had the purpose of passing on knowledge. The audience learnt how to create “elephant tooth paste” using hydrogen peroxide, what a dancing table tennis ball above a hairdryer has to do with Bernoulli’s principle, and how it is possible to hammer in a nail using a shock-frosted banana thanks to liquid nitrogen.
With over 40 events scheduled, the University of Bremen is presenting itself in the fall holiday period until October 30, 2021, with CAMPUS CITY in the city center. In talks, city tours, science shows, workshops, and panel discussions, interested persons can dive into the world of academia and university at various locations - for example, MARKTHALLE ACHT, Bremen Cotton Exchange, Citizen and Social Center Huchting, Übersee Museum Bremen, Kunsthalle, Gerhard Marcks House, and many others. There is something for all ages at the events: Whether it be a physics or chemistry show, a mathematical city tour, or events on political, historical, and other socially relevant topics.
You can register now at https://www.uni-bremen.de/en/campus-city. 3G regulations apply at all events.
Further information on CAMPUS CITY and the diverse program can be found here: https://www.uni-bremen.de/en/campus-city
“50 Reasons WHY” Exhibition Until November 7
Additionally, the “50 Reasons WHY” exhibition is open to the public in the Lower Town Hall until November 7, 2021. Why is the University of Bremen an important part of Bremen’s DNA? And where can it be found? To mark the 50th birthday, more than 50 exemplary locations in Bremen have been made visible. They show where research, teaching, and studying are an important part of the economy, politics, administration, education, and culture - and where ideas and cooperations stemming from university have given impetus for something new. The exhibition in the Lower Hall of Bremen’s Town Hall brings them all together. The exhibition is open between 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. Wednesdays to Sundays. Entry is free. The 3G rule applies.
50 Years of the University of Bremen – We Would Like to Thank Our Partners:
- University of Bremen Alumni Network
- AOK – Die Gesundheitskasse
- Bremen NEXT
- Bremen Vier
- Die Sparkasse Bremen
- "unifreunde" Association of the Friends of the University of Bremen and Jacobs University
- Stiftung Bremer Wertpapierbörse
- WFB Wirtschaftsförderung Bremen GmbH
Service for the media: You can find press texts and photos concerning 50 years of the University of Bremen here: www.uni-bremen.de/en/50years/newsroom
Hashtags: #UniBremen50 / #OffenSeit1971 / #50JahreWARUM
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