Jan. 7, 2020

Start into the anniversary year 2020

Started as a reform university in 1970, the University of Augsburg is now firmly established in the Bavarian and German education and research landscape. In 2020 the university will celebrate its 50th anniversary with many events and invites you to discover the history of the university but also the exciting world of current research that is taking place at the university today.

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Scientia et Conscientia

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Jan. 16, 2020

Productive in old age - thanks to artificial intelligence

To participate productively in working life at an advanced age and to spend one's leisure time with a high quality of life is the wish of many older people. In an international project, the computer scientist Prof. Björn Schuller is investigating how digital technologies and artificial intelligence can support this goal.

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Jan. 12, 2020

Decision-making skills in clinical practice

An international research project with milion-euro funding from the EU looks at how medical students can learn to make decisions for the diagnosis and treatment of patients in later clinical practice.

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Jan. 5, 2020

Greener springs are causing drier summers in the Northern Hemisphere

A team of researchers from Peking University, China, collaborated with others from Germany, UK, Spain, Belgium, France, Australia and the USA, found that earlier spring greening causes a large water loss from land soils by evaporation. This loss raises the risk of soil moisture droughts and heat extremes in the following summer months, according to the latest study published in the journal Science Advances.

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Dec. 11, 2019

Metal with unusual properties

A Chinese-German research cooperation involving the University of Augsburg has demonstrated properties in a metal that cannot be explained by the standard theory. The results were obtained on a special metallic compound with unusual magnetic characteristics – scientists call it magnetic frustration.  The cooperation observed a novel, “quantum critical behaviour” in the metal at very low temperatures and at high pressures and strong magnetic fields.

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Oct. 31, 2019

Dry, warm air increases the risk of stroke

A study based on an analysis of 18,000 cases by Augsburg doctors and climatologists points out a possible link between certain air masses and the incidence of stroke.

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April 2, 2019

A protease expert takes over the Chair of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

With the appointment of Prof. Dr. Regina Fluhrer on 1 April 2019, nearly all the basic science chairs in the Institute for Theoretical Medicine at the University of Augsburg’s Faculty of Medicine  are occupied. 

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March 29, 2019

First university research center for eSports law founded in Augsburg

Professional competition in video games is booming. This raises many new legal questions, which are the focus of a new research center at the University of Augsburg. 

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March 20, 2019

The discursive construction of reality

Fourth conference on interdisciplinary perspectives of sociological discourse research in Augsburg. It is an event held in high regard on a national and international level.

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March 19, 2019

Developing 3D printing for the industrial production of components

Bavarian Research Foundation supports a joint project of Fraunhofer IGCV and the Augsburg Department of Production Informatics with funding of 586,200 euros.

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March 13, 2019

When physicists become excited about noise

In “Nature Physics”, researchers from Augsburg and Hannover demonstrate that correctly dosed quantum noise optimises subthreshold quantum information.

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March 12, 2019

22nd Colloquium on Personnel Economics (COPE)

Academics from all over Europe and beyond are reviewing and discussing the current state of research in all areas of personnel economics.

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Jan. 29, 2019

Collected against oblivion

A new book and lectures on the "Library of Burnt Books". On 6 February 2019, from 12.00 – 13,30, the University Library of Augsburg will present its book on this special collection.

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