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Taking a Stand against Sexual Discrimination and Violence

Taking a Stand against Sexual Discrimination and Violence

The University of Freiburg is taking part in a statewide campaign called "Make a Clean Break" („Zieh einen Schlussstrich“)

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Lack of awareness of the sensitivity of DNA data

Studies show the inappropriate treatment of the Roma population in the context of forensic genetics

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Key source of memories

Key source of memories

Researchers identify a region of the brain as a key source of signals encoding past experiences in the neocortex.

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Approval for quarantine measures remains high

According to a survey, the general population is in favor of compulsory mask-wearing and school attendance, but not of crowds in stadiums

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Forest Biodiversity and Cellular Transport

The German Research Foundation extends two new Research Training Groups at the University of Freiburg

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Scientific achievements, social responsibility

Scientific achievements, social responsibility

38 Junior Researcher Awards for Young Scientists, Alumni Award for the Open Student Council of Medicine

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Let’s talk about 89

Let’s talk about 89

The Website “89goespop” presents representations of the fall of the Berlin Wall and the change in popular historical culture

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The craters on Earth

The craters on Earth

A two-volume atlas presents and explains the impact sites of meteorites and asteroids worldwide

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Developing resilience through crises

Developing resilience through crises

A new research focus and a lecture series look at resilience in science and society

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Microbes, Magnetic Fields, and Conspiracy Theories

Microbes, Magnetic Fields, and Conspiracy Theories

The new issue of the University of Freiburg’s newspaper uni’leben is out now

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Performance test for neural interfaces

Performance test for neural interfaces

Freiburg researchers develop guidelines to standardize analysis of electrodes

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Brave New World Disorder - Part 2

The Colloquium Politicum launches the 2020/21 winter semester with digital offerings

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Online winter program

Online winter program

The Studium Generale presents two series of lectures for the coming semester

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Health promotion and legal counsel

Health promotion and legal counsel

University Teaching Award and Special Prize for Student Achievement presented

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Teaching in the time of corona

Educational researchers provide hints on how teachers can promote successful learning in conditions dictated by the pandemic

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Fireside chats about Coronavirus

Fireside chats about Coronavirus

Respected researchers shed light on aspects of the pandemic in an online discussion series

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Common Vulnerabilities of Coronaviruses

Common Vulnerabilities of Coronaviruses

International study in which Freiburg scientists are participating maps molecular targets for possible therapy for MERS, SARS-CoV1, and SARS-CoV2

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Breaking the coupling process

Breaking the coupling process

Real-time observation of signal transmission in proteins provides new insights for drug research

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Carbon Storage from the Lab

Carbon Storage from the Lab

Researchers at the University of Freiburg established the world’s largest collection of moss species for the peat industry and science

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The interaction between particles and lung cells

The interaction between particles and lung cells

The German Research Foundation is funding microscopic studies on the influence of particulate matter

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