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University of Freiburg researchers transcend the traditional boundaries between the disciplines, working together to advance scientific knowledge and work out solutions to the great challenges of the future.

 

Eddy-fying Research

Eddy-fying Research

Freiburg researchers can measure even the slightest air pressure fluctuations between the forest floor and the atmosphere – this promises new discoveries about greenhouse gases and climate protection

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Political Pitch

Political Pitch

How government leaders’ manner of expression and sound often reveal more about them than they actually say

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Award-winning measuring technology at a nano scale

Award-winning measuring technology at a nano scale

Joint research group of the University of Freiburg’s Department of Microsystems Engineering and the Humboldt University Berlin receives Helmholtz Prize

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One Virus, Many Small Waves

One Virus, Many Small Waves

The infectious disease expert Winfried Kern doesn’t expect the pandemic to end anytime soon and that there will continue to be localized outbreaks of Covid-19

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Humans and Hedgehogs

Humans and Hedgehogs

Sharing a neighborhood with feathery or furry critters isn’t always an idyllic fairy-tale – Fanny Betge would like to improve awareness of how to coexist correctly with wildlife living nearby

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A culinary time journey

A culinary time journey

Literary studies specialist René Waßmer investigates to what extent restaurants were originally places of leisure

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Around the World in an RV

Around the World in an RV

The literary scholar Anna Sennefelder is studying travel descriptions in movies

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Concepts that Provide Direction During Crises

Concepts that Provide Direction During Crises

The NO-FEAR network has initiated a European dialogue about the corona epidemic

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“We’re talking about an uncertain period of time”

“We’re talking about an uncertain period of time”

Medical scientist Hartmut Hengel explains why it takes so long to develop vaccines for the new coronavirus

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The More Drastic the Disease, the Sooner it Declines

The More Drastic the Disease, the Sooner it Declines

Computational models provide insights into the spread of epidemics such as the corona virus — and with them recommendations for action

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