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31 May 2021 · Life
Research
Urban life is not to everyone's taste
Researchers record adaptability of 158 butterfly species to urbanisation
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The scarce fritillary (Euphydryas maturna)
Image: Julia Whittman, @birdingjulia CC BY 4.0
27 May 2021
Research
Face to face
People remember faces better from personal meetings than through still or moving media images
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Model of a human brain, in the background a test person wearing an EEG electrode cap.
Image: Jens Meyer (University of Jena)
26 May 2021
Research · Awards and Personnel
In support of a democratic culture
Scientists at University of Jena sponsor prize for research on right-wing radicalism
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The University of Jena honours theses and research projects on the topic of right-wing radicalism.
Image: Jan-Peter Kasper (University of Jena)
25 May 2021 · Life
Research
Water connects surface and subsurface habitats
Collaborative Research Centre “AquaDiva” granted funding for third phase worth 11 million euros by German Research Foundation
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Groundwater sampling in the "Hainich Critical Zone Exploratory"
Image: Markus Krüger/Universität Jena
25 May 2021 · Life
Research
Focus on life-threatening fungal infections
Collaborative Research Center granted DFG funding for a further four years.
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Felicia Adelina Stanford is investigating the pathogenic properties of fungi in the SFB/TR FungiNet.
Image: Anna Schroll/Leibniz-HKI
25 May 2021 · Life
Research
Sending active substances to where they are needed
Collaborative Research Centre “PolyTarget” receives German Research Foundation funding for second phase worth close to 15...
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A chemist in the SFB Polytarget uses a pipette to introduce cell samples into a microtitre plate.
Image: Jan-Peter Kasper (University of Jena)
19 May 2021 · Light
Research
Making the invisible visible
International research team develops new method for studying atomic structures in material surfaces
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First author of the current study Tobias Helk (l.) and Dr Frederik Tuitje in a laser laboratory.
Image: Jens Meyer (University of Jena)
14 May 2021
Event(s) · International Affairs
Strengthening ties between cities and universities
Digital Forum of the European University Consortium EC2U from May 19 to 21.
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Flags of the countries in which the cities participating in EC2U are located
Image: Anne Günther (University of Jena)
29 Apr 2021
Working for the next generation of researchers in Europe
Dr Gunda Huskobla re-elected as Chair of the Coimbra Working Group Doctoral Studies
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The Chair of the Coimbra Working Group Doctoral Studies Dr Gunda Huskobla
Image: Louisa Reichstetter
26 Apr 2021
International Affairs
Opportunities in Jena and abroad
International Students Information Day at the University of Jena on 3 May
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The university offers a varied programme to anyone interested on the virtual info day.
Image: Jan-Peter Kasper (University of Jena)
19 Apr 2021 · Light
Research
New Exoplanet discovered orbiting young Sun-like star
Astronomers from the Netherlands, Belgium, Chile, the USA and Germany have imaged the newly discovered exoplanet “YSES 2b”...
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ESO's Very Large Telescope (VLT) is located at 2,500 metres in the Atacama Desert in Chile.
Image: M. Claro/ESO
14 Apr 2021
Research · Awards and Personnel
University of Jena receives two research prizes
Teams from Sociology and Nutritional Sciences awarded 2021 Thuringian Research Prizes
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Thuringian Research Award trophy
Image: TMWWDG
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