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How female twisted-wing parasites endure the trauma of mating
Stylops ovinae: One female protrudes from its host’s abdomen (left); an adult male (right).
Image: Hans Pohl/Universität Jena
Effectiveness of biodiversity conservation in national parks is strongly associated with socioeconomic conditions
A ranger of the Saxon Switzerland National Park shows a forest area whith an illegal fireplace.
Image: Hanspeter Mayr, Nationalpark Sächsische Schweiz, Deutschland
International Affairs
A journey through Eastern Europe in the footsteps of unity and transformation
University employees Dr Tobias Schwessinger (r.) and Dr Christian Faludi before the start of the journey.
Image: Jens Meyer (University of Jena)
International team of geoscientists led by University of Jena drills the oldest well-preserved sedimentary rocks on our planet in South Africa
The crew places an instrument on the drill pipe that measures the orientation of the rock layers.
Image: Christoph Heubeck/Universität Jena
Professor of Philosophy Andrea Marlen Esser receives German Research Foundation funding for a Reinhart Koselleck project
Schelling, Hegel, Fichte (from left) and other philosophers are put to the test.
Image: Jan-Peter Kasper (University of Jena)
200 years after being “decorated”, the detention cell at the University of Jena is being restored
Katharina Heiling during the restoration of the University of Jena's carzer.
Image: Axel Burchardt/Universität Jena
The CandiSep trial at Jena University Hospital tested biomarker for invasive fungal infection in critically ill patients.
Blood diagnostics of biomarker for invasive fungal infection in sepsis patients does not lead to better outcome.
Image: Inka Rodigast/UKJ
Awards and Personnel
Chemistry computer scientist Prof. Dr Christoph Steinbeck becomes new Vice President
The new Vice President for Digitalisation Prof. Dr Christoph Steinbeck.
Image: Anne Günther (University of Jena)
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Research · Awards and Personnel
Prof. Dr Ulrich S. Schubert receives “ERC Advanced Grant”
Prototype of a redox flow battery developed at the Centre for Energy and Environmental Chemistry.
Image: Jan-Peter Kasper (University of Jena)
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New Junior research group “Integrated Quantum Systems” receives 3.3 million euros in funding from Federal Ministry of Education and Research
Dr. Tobias Vogl aligns an optical chip with a quantum light source.
Image: Jens Meyer (University of Jena)
· Life
Researchers discover microbes in pitch-dark aquifers as important primary producers
Dr Will Overholt and Prof. Kirsten Küsel during water analyses in the field.
Image: Beatrix Heinze
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Scientists at the University of Jena develop mechanoluminescent material systems
Mechanoluminescent material during an experiment.
Image: Jens Meyer (University of Jena)