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New Head of Administration elected
Dr Thoralf Held moves from Marburg to Jena in autumn
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Dr Thoralf Held, the new Head of Administration of the University of Jena.
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Best conditions for young scientists
University of Jena receives two new Research Training Groups in the Materials Sciences and Humanities
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Broken vertebral bodies are stabilised again with a special bone cement.
Image: Jan-Peter Kasper (University of Jena)
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Bundling conflict research on Eastern Europe
The University of Jena is part of the competence network "Cooperation and Conflict in Eastern Europe"
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Rafael Biermann is a partner in the competence network "Cooperation and Conflict in Eastern Europe".
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Topping-out ceremony for the Inselplatz Campus
Thuringia’s largest university construction project is taking shape
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On 25 April, a topping-out ceremony was held for the new campus on Inselplatz.
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Research
Digitisation of the sense of smell
University of Jena involved in EU-funded research project to detect pathologically altered body odours
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Smelling: Special electronic noses are to be developed in the new research project.
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Artificial Intelligence identifies small molecules
Bioinformatics team awarded 2022 Thuringian Research Prize in the category Applied Research
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The Thuringian Research Award has been honouring top scientific achievements since 1995.
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Fitness needs the right timing
Research team studies molecular components of the endogenous clock in the green lineage
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Cultures of the green alga C. reinhardtii: wild type (l.), mutant lacking a specific cryptochrome.
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How can we improve biodiversity monitoring in Europe?
Biodiversity experts propose transnational monitoring of Europe's biodiversity and ecosystems
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A lemon butterfly.
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Batteries and solar cells with self-healing properties
Interdisciplinary team from Friedrich Schiller University Jena gains funding from DFG for new research unit
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Dr Martin Hager shows flexible organic solar cells and polymer batteries.
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Catalytic hydrogen generation – without expensive precious metals
Researchers at the University of Jena develop compact and cost-effective molecular photosystem for light-driven hydrogen...
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Philipp Buday (l.) and Chizuru Kasahara during an experiment on light-driven hydrogen production.
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No benefit from hemoadsorption in endocarditis surgery
A research team from Jena University Hospital investigated the benefit of hemoadsorption during cardiac surgery
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The reduction of inflammatory markers in blood does not lead to a reduction of organ failure.
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Research funding for photonic quantum chips
Jena researchers receive 12.6 million euros in funding
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In the "pigtailing” process, fiber-optic cables are fused to an integrated-optical quantum device.
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