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News no.: 188 |

“A Bridge Builder”: DAAD Prize for Indian Student

Prachi Dadhich has won the DAAD Prize for outstanding achievements of foreign students. The Indian national was honored for her scientific performance and her exceptional social commitment at the University of Bremen.

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Drei Studierende lächeln in die Kamera
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News no.: 187 |

Summer Semester 2020: Apply Now

From applied philosophy to physics or mathematics – The University of Bremen is now accepting new students for the coming semester for 2 bachelor’s and 15 master’s degree programs. Applications can be submitted from now until January 15, 2020.

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Abbildung: ESA.
© Abbildung: ESA
News no.: 186 |

ESA Realizes University of Bremen CarbonSat Concept

The European Space Agency has agreed on the construction of a new greenhouse has satellite and released the corresponding funds – and research at the University of Bremen was decisive. The new satellite is based on the CarbonSat concept from the Institute for Environmental Physics (IUP).

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Studierende im Hörsaal
© Michael Ihle/ Universität Bremen
News no.: 185 |

Two University of Bremen Teachers receive Berninghausen Prize

At 6 p.m. on Wednesday, December 4, 2019, this year’s Berninghausen Prize for excellence in teaching will be awarded in the Shütting. Two teaching staff members from the University of Bremen will receive prizes in the categories “Outstanding, Innovative Course” and “Student Prize”.

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Mann hält brennenden Gegenstand in die Höhe.
© Harald Rehling / Universität Bremen
News no.: 184 |

Glowing Electric Pickle and Gummy Bears in Hell

Gummy bears in hell are part of this year’s traditional Christmas chemistry lecture with Dr. Stephan Leupold, Katharina Schneider, and Anne-Marie Lilje. The show starts at 4 p.m. on Friday, December 6, in the large lecture hall C1, NW 2 building, block C, on Leobener Straße.

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Hände mit Bausteinen
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News no.: 182 |

Outpatient Care Receives Higher Benefits without Better Quality

New housing and care types form the core of the Care Report for 2019. The report is published yearly by a team of authors from the SOCIUM Research Center on Inequality and Social Policy at the University of Bremen. The contracting party is BARMER.

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News no.: 181 |

“Mind Talks” Series Presents Innovations from Brain Research

What makes our brain flexible? What mechanisms allow us to process the immense amounts of sensory information that we receive every second? The “Mind Talks” lecture series at the university presents understandable answers from brain research in Bremen and surrounding areas.

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Junge Frau und junger Mann sitzen am Tisch
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News no.: 180 |

Humboldt Scholarship Holder Researches Civil Society in Russia

The social scientist Daria Skibo from St. Petersburg is visiting the Research Centre for East European Studies at the University of Bremen as a Humboldt research fellow. Moreover, she is a “foreign agent”.

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News no.: 178 |

“Knowledge4Retail”: Artificial Intelligence in Retail

The University of Bremen was extremely successful in the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy AI competition. Based on research findings from the Institute for Artificial Intelligence (IAI), the project with funding of 13 million euros will incorporate AI into retail in the future.

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Eisberg im Meer
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News no.: 174 |

University of Bremen Supports Climate Week

The university is supporting the campaign week from November 25 – 28, 2019, which was proposed by the Students for Future climate movement. There will be daily events. The aim of this protest is to draw more attention to the issues highlighted by Fridays for Future.

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News no.: 173 |

Christmas Physics Show for the Whole Family

The Faculty of Physics of the University of Bremen invites you to their traditional show "Physics in Advent". The university scientists will present a sequence of physical phenomena from the fields of mechanics, acoustics, and vacuum physics on Saturday, November 30, at 11 a.m.. Admission is free.

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Studierende vor der Staats- und Universitätsbibliothek
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News no.: 172 |

“Image Propaganda in the Weimar Republic“: Exhibition at the SuUB

Propaganda in the Weimar Republic. In the politically charged atmosphere, this meant sharp attacks on the enemy and image propaganda played an important role in that. An exhibition with original documents from magazines will open at the SuUB on Friday, November 22.

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News no.: 171 |

Creating a European University Together: Panel Discussion on Diversity

Which chances and challenges arise when you establish a European university? That is what experts from the YUFE partner universities will be discussing at a panel discussion in the mensa (cafeteria) at 3:30 p.m. on November 27. The topic is diversity.

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Birgit Mahnkopf
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News no.: 170 |

Birgit Mahnkopf Is Guest Speaker at Fifth Senghaas Lecture

“The War Against the Planet” is at the center of the fifth Senghaas Lecture of the Institute for Intercultural and International Studies (InIIS). The talk by Birgit Mahnkopf will take place at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, November 27, 2019, at the Haus der Wissenschaft (House of Science).

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News no.: 169 |

Geosciences Collection Open Day

The open day of the Geosciences Collection of the University of Bremen on November 23, offers a fascinating insight into past worlds. Visitors can marvel at minerals, stones, and fossils. There will also be presentations and a tombola. Entry is free-of-charge.

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Der Besuch der ONOC ist kostenfrei und für jeden offen.
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News no.: 167 |

Open Night of Code at the University of Bremen

Once a term, everything at the University of Bremen is all about programming for one night. On November 22, it is happening again: At the Open Night of Code, students of computer science and other interested people can work together on projects. The free event at the MZH starts at 6 p.m.

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News no.: 201941 |

New joint Research Training Group funded by the DFG

Great success for a joint project of Jacobs University and the University of Bremen: The German Research Foundation (DFG) has approved funding for a Research Training Group at the jointly operated Bremen International Graduate School of Social Sciences (BIGSSS).

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zwei Männer in einer Diskussion
© Harald Rehling / Universität Bremen
News no.: 166 |

Scholarship Holder from Western Siberia Researches Philosophy of Law

Professor Vitaly Ogleznev is visiting the University of Bremen with a Humboldt research fellowship. The Russian scientist chose the Bremen philosopher of law, Professor Lorenz Kähler, as his host. He will carry out research and publish with him for one and a half years.

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Portrait of a man with glasses
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News no.: 201940 |

“Played a Decisive Role in the University Founding”

The University of Bremen is in mourning for its honorary citizen and sponsor Moritz Thape. The Bremen politician was the senator for science at the time of the founding of the university and was a constant advocate of the institution.

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Leute stehen rum
© Sebastian Rösener, Senatorin für Wissenschaft, Häfen, Justiz und Verfassung
News no.: 163 |

NorShiP Is Launching: Bundled Competence for Cybersecurity and Data Protection

Cybersecurity and data protection are among the most important topics of our time. The Bremen initiative NorShiP, in which the University of Bremen is involved, will in future bundle the areas of competences for research and education in northern Germany.

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