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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)
International team led by researchers from the University of Jena shows that the first biologically relevant compounds could have originated on Earth's surface
Prof. Dr Wolfgang Weigand discusses with his colleague Dr Mario Grosch via Zoom
Image: Anne Günther (University of Jena)
Large-scale use of camera trap data can help improve wildlife conservation
A rare record of two adult jaguars foraging together.
Image: Mamirauá-Institut für nachhaltige Entwicklung
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Two University of Jena Collaborative Research Centres awarded further funding by DFG
Petri dish with an algae culture into which bacterial extracts were introduced.
Image: Jan-Peter Kasper (University of Jena)
Premiere on 25 June: Classical Music in the Botanical Garden
This year, for the first time, the university is organising its summer festival over two days.
Image: Christoph Worsch (University of Jena)
Research · Awards and Personnel · Studies and Teaching · Knowledge Transfer and Innovation
Institute of Educational Science to open Germany’s first teaching and learning laboratory for secondary education on 1 June / 2022 Herbart professorship goes to school and education researcher Professor Frank Lipowsky
Alexander Gröschner and Florentine Hickethier in the new teaching-learning laboratoy.
Image: Jens Meyer (University of Jena)

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Cluster of Excellence »Balance of the Microverse« 
Prof. Dr. Axel Brakhage

Nutrition and Cardiovascular Health (Competence Cluster nutriCARD)
Prof. Dr. Stefan Lorkowski

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