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15 Sep 2021
Awards and Personnel
Investigate the influence of the interaction between host and microbiome on the ageing process
Prof. Dario R. Valenzano strengthens the Microbiome research in Jena
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The new Microbiome expert Prof. Dr Dario R. Valenzano.
Image: Anne Günther (University of Jena)
9 Sep 2021
Research
High-speed modulation thanks to crystal symmetry
Physicists and chemists at University of Jena develop a method for nonlinear signal modulation in 2D materials
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A team led by Prof. Giancarlo Soavi has developed a method for non-linear signal modulation.
Image: Anne Günther (University of Jena)
3 Sep 2021
Event(s) · International Affairs · Knowledge Transfer and Innovation
Jena Declaration on Sustainability
International network calls for strategy change to achieve UN Sustainable Development Goals / Invitation to online launch event...
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The initiator of the Jena Declaration Prof. Dr Benno Werlen
Image: Jan-Peter Kasper (University of Jena)
2 Sep 2021
Research
Bypassing side effects: Nanocontainers transport active ingredients directly to their target
Using nanoparticles, a Jena research team implemented the targeted transport of an active ingredient into liver tissue.
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Schematic drawing: The liposome is carrying molecules of active ingredient (orange) and dye (blue).
Image: M. Leitner/UKJ
27 Aug 2021 · Life
Studies and Teaching
First aid for mental health problems
University of Jena sets up mental health first aid team and provides information on mental health on a new website
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Work in science can lead to high psychological stress
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16 Aug 2021 · Life
Research
Bacterial toxin blinds algae
Jena research team discovers natural product from soil bacteria that kills algae
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Green algae almost completely lose their colour when the deadly bacteria have been added to them.
Image: Jens Meyer (University of Jena)
29 Jul 2021
Awards and Personnel · Research
Encrypted communication using quantum processors
Physics team of the University of Jena and CiS Forschungsinstitut awarded substantial innovation prize
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Dr Falk Eilenberger (left), Kim Lammers (middle) and Dr Tobias Vogl are part of the winning team.
Image: Anne Günther (University of Jena)
16 Jul 2021
Awards and Personnel · Studies and Teaching
Teaching excellence even in a pandemic
Winners chosen for the 2021 teaching awards / This year, “Teaching in a time of pandemic” is specifically honoured
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Fahed Al'Janabi, Prof. Michael Wermke and Dr Sophie Seher (from left) receive a 2021 teaching award.
Image: Anne Günther (University of Jena)
6 Jul 2021 · Life
Research
Into the third funding phase with a boost for growth
The German Centre for Integrative Biodiversity Research (iDiv) Halle-Jena-Leipzig to receive additional millions
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The Jena experiment provides important data that are analysed in the iDiv.
Image: Anne Günther (University of Jena)
22 Jun 2021
Research
Producing hydrogen using less energy
International research team describes complete reaction path for electrocatalytic hydrogen generation
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Prof. Dr Wolfgang Weigand, (l.) and Dr Laith Almazahreh in the lab.
Image: Jens Meyer (University of Jena)
16 Jun 2021 · Light
Research
Hybrid membrane doubles the lifetime of rechargeable batteries
Chemists from the University of Jena prevent dendrite formation in lithium metal batteries
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Prototype lithium metal batteries with carbon nanomembrane modified separators
Image: Sathish Rajendran/Wayne State University
15 Jun 2021
Research
The virtual classroom
Educational scientists at the University of Jena study the use of VR headsets in teacher training
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Prof. Alexander Gröschner with a test person during an experiment in virtual reality
Image: Jens Meyer (University of Jena)
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