Spruce tree in a symbiotic community.
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Spruce tree in a symbiotic community.
Image: Jan-Peter Kasper (University of Jena)

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Information on Coronavirus
Studying and working during the corona pandemic
Mechanoluminescent material during an experiment.
Exciting light emission and measuring temperature with ultrasound
Scientists at the University of Jena develop mechanoluminescent material systems
Prof. Dr Wolfgang Weigand discusses with his colleague Dr Mario Grosch via Zoom
How the first biomolecules could have been formed
International team led by researchers from the University of Jena shows that the first biologically relevant compounds could have originated on Earth's surface
A rare record of two adult jaguars foraging together.
Photos of Amazon animals supply extensive collection of biodiversity data
Large-scale use of camera trap data can help improve wildlife conservation
Petri dish with an algae culture into which bacterial extracts were introduced.
Of biosystems and energy-rich chemicals
Two University of Jena Collaborative Research Centres awarded further funding by DFG
This year, for the first time, the university is organising its summer festival over two days.
A university summer festival in classical robe
Premiere on 25 June: Classical Music in the Botanical Garden
Alexander Gröschner and Florentine Hickethier in the new teaching-learning laboratoy.
Awards and Personnel
Studies and Teaching
Knowledge Transfer and Innovation
Learning to teach in the lab
Institute of Educational Science to open Germany’s first teaching and learning laboratory for secondary education on 1 June / 2022 Herbart professorship goes to school and education researcher Professor Frank Lipowsky
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