May 13, 2022

Universität Augsburg feierte „Dies academicus“

Der Dies academicus, höchster Feiertag der Universität Augsburg, fand am 13. Mai nach zwei Jahren erstmals wieder - hybrid - auf dem Campus statt. Begleitet von Musikern des Leopold-Mozart-Zentrums und digitalen Grüßen des bayerischen Staatsministers Markus Blume hielten Universitätspräsidentin Prof. Dr. Sabine Doering-Manteuffel und Prof. Dr. Harald Kunstmann, Direktor des Zentrums für Klimaresilienz, gemeinsam den Festvortrag.

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Scientia et Conscientia

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April 21, 2022

Bridging physics and chemistry to biology

The University of Augsburg is reinforcing the expansion of the so-called life sciences. With currently three new appointments to the Faculty of Mathematics, Natural Sciences and Technology, expands this research in this particular field and facilitates further cooperation between the Institute of Physics and the Faculty of Medicine.

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April 12, 2022

Experience the "Library of the Burned Books" in an online exhibition

The collection of Georg P. Salzmann, containing many original issues of works banned the under the Nazi regime, is now being presented in an online exhibition. Selected examples invite viewers to discover the fates of their authors. Additional features are background information on the book burnings, exile literature and on Georg Salzmann himself.

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March 21, 2022

Study: Asthma and gastrointestinal diseases are related

People with asthma often develop gastrointestinal disorders during their lifetime. Researchers at the University of Augsburg have now found evidence of a causal relationship. According to the research, childhood asthma increases the risk of a number of conditions. The study published in the journal BMC Medicine is based on the analysis of data from several hundred thousand Europeans.

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Feb. 28, 2022

Solidarity with Ukraine

At the University of Augsburg we are stunned and dismayed by Russia’s attack on Ukraine. We strongly condemn this act of war. Our thoughts are with everyone affected by this hostile invasion. We especially offer our support to the students and researchers at our partner universities in Chernivtsi and Lviv, who have been in close cooperation with us for many years.


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Feb. 18, 2022

Research cooperation on international climate change litigation

Researchers at the University of Augsburg and the University of Ljubljana start a new research cooperation in law for looking into the different legal fora at the international and European level for addressing the challenges of climate change. The project is supported by the Bavarian Research Alliance.

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Feb. 17, 2022

Feigning cheerfulness doesn't have to be bad for business

A study by the University of Augsburg, Germany and Queensland University of Technology (QUT), Australia has shown that the use of a fake smile by salesclerks does not neccesarily have to result in diminished success. The results published in the journal Psychology & Marketing show that the customers’ number of choices is an importat factor in these findings.

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Feb. 16, 2022

KinderUni digital: Climate change – explained for kids

The KinderUni Augsburg is back and covers another big issue in science. Prof. Dr. Elke Hertig of the Faculty of Medicine explains, what the term climate change means exactly, why it matters to us and what we can do against it. Prospective young students between the age of 8 and 12 can take part in the lecture live in Zoom on 5 February at 11 o’clock..

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Feb. 3, 2022

"Center for Responsible AI Technologies" founded

With the interdisciplinary Center for Responsible AI Technologies the University of Augsburg, the Munich School of Philosophy and the Technical University of Munich aim to make ethical, philosophical and social science-based ideas integral components in the development of AI-systems.

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Jan. 27, 2022

New entrepreneurship program at LMU and the University of Augsburg

The “impACTup!” program will foster the development of sustainable business ideas on how to solve issues of pressing concern for society and is directed at both students and academics of the two universities. The State of Bavaria is providing 2 million euros in funding over four years.

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Jan. 10, 2022

Milestone for the Augsburg AI Production Network achieved: rental agreement for research facility signed

On 7.000m² the University of Augsburg, Fraunhofer IGCV and DLR ZLP transfer their pioneering research concerning the smart production of the future from laboratory to industrial scale.

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Dec. 21, 2021

What can be learned from computers playing Pac-Man

Self-learning computer programmes can do a great deal today: predict the weather, discover tumours in X-rays, play chess better than any human being. How the algorithms draw their conclusions, however, is often not even known by those who programmed them. Researchers at the University of Augsburg and the Israel Institute of Technology (Technion) have now compared two approaches to shed some light on this "black box".

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Dec. 20, 2021

Christmas knowledge: Of bells and acoustic emissions

Christmas would be a silent holiday without the ringing of bells − but would you have guessed that there is a connection between bells and measuring acoustic emissions in the field of materials research?  

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