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21 Jan 2022
Self-promotion as a means of self-determination and participation
New research project ot the Universities of Jena and Paderborn aims to develop a competence assessment for young people with...
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The aim of the project is to support young people with disadvantages in their transition to a job.
Image: Jan-Peter Kasper (University of Jena)
19 Jan 2022 · Life
Trees call for help from birds and predatory insects
Chemical ‘cry for help’ from trees verified in a natural habitat for the first time
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The "cry for help" was "heard" for the first time in the canopy of the Leipzig floodplain forest.
Image: iDiv
13 Jan 2022
Preserving northern Ethiopia’s ancient cultural heritage
Research team from University of Jena and German Archaeological Institute working with Ethiopian partners to create cultural...
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Sanctuary of the main Sabaean god Almaqah in Yeha (Tigray/Ethiopia).
Image: Pawel Wolf/DAI
12 Jan 2022
People with hearing prostheses use timbre of voice to recognise emotions
Scientists at the University of Jena study the perception of vocal emotions by people with cochlear implants
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Test person Lucas Riedel during an EEG study with cochlear implants.
Image: Jens Meyer (University of Jena)
10 Jan 2022 · Light
Awards and Personnel · Research
The path to clean catalysis
Chemist Prof. Martin Oschatz receives significant European research funding award
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Chemist Prof. Martin Oschatz receives an ERC Starting Grant.
Image: Anne Günther (University of Jena)
7 Jan 2022
Research · Knowledge Transfer and Innovation
Tracing the origins of human remains from colonial contexts
University of Jena working group on colonialism with new personal and further publication on legacy of colonialism
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Inscription on the examined skull of a juvenile Massai: SA 183/"Massai"/Igt. v. Goetzen.
Image: Ivonne Przemuß/Universität Jena
22 Dec 2021 · Light
Thinnest optical diffuser for new applications
Team of physicists developed novel optical component based on metamaterials of silicon nanoparticles
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Scattering centers (black disks) on the transparent substrate scatter certain colors of light.
Graphic: Dennis Arslan/Universität Jena
9 Dec 2021 · Life
The long-term effects of sepsis: years of treatment and care needs
Current study on the frequency and costs of the health consequences of sepsis disease
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Physiotherapeutic early rehabilitation in the intensive care unit.
Image: Anna Schroll/UKJ
6 Dec 2021
Turbo boost for materials research
Researchers train AI to predict new compounds
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Jena physicist Prof. Dr Silvana Botti was part of the research team.
Image: Jürgen Scheere (University of Jena)
30 Nov 2021
Awards and Personnel
Building bridges between science and society
Prof. Anja Laukötter is new Professor of Cultural History at Friedrich Schiller University Jena
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Anja Laukötter is new Professor of Cultural History with a focus on the museum and museum studies
Image: Anne Günther (University of Jena)
26 Nov 2021
Knowledge Transfer and Innovation
From ambition to biodiversity action: Time to hold actors accountable
Scientists propose framework for effective national-level implementation of global biodiversity goals
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A northern flicker: Scientists are calling for a new start in efforts to safeguard biodiversity.
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25 Nov 2021 · Life
Awards and Personnel · Research
Alexander von Humboldt Professorship awarded to Prof. Bas E. Dutilh
Germany’s most valuable research award was awarded to the new professor of Viral Ecology
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Prof. Bas E. Dutilh
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