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June 17, 2022

Basic research: Novel quantum magnets

Over the next two years, Alexander von Humboldt fellow Dr. Prashanta Mukharjee will be carrying out research on novel quantum magnets. What the team of physicists at the Center for Electronic Correlation and Magnetism at the University of Augsburg hopes to achieve from the research project with regard to quantum information technology and why the guest researcher from India also has an interest in teaching.

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May 24, 2022

Mietek Pemper Prize of the University of Augsburg for Reconciliation and International Understanding

On 23 May, after a corona-related break, the Prize for Reconciliation and International Understanding will finally be awarded again. This year's award winner is Dieudonné Kibinakanwa, who has been working for peace and non-violent understanding in his home country Burundi, Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of Congo since 1994.

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May 20, 2022

Technology-specific raw materials show a short useful life in the life cycle assessment

How long are metallic and mineral raw materials usable in the economic cycle – and when do they dissipate? Researchers from Bordeaux, Augsburg, and Bayreuth, answer these questions about the life cycle of 61 metals in the high-ranking journal "Nature Sustainability." Published and self-collected data on 61 metals were analyzed in research cooperation lasting several years.

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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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