UNI.FOCUS-Archive 2014

12 x 2014
The year in review
Photo: Bielefeld University

The University looks back on an eventful year 2014. Some highlights in pictures.
First published: 23.12.2014

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Cooperation
Photo: Bielefeld University

A cooperation between the University and Bethel starts in January: The new software helps people with disabilities to learn workflows. (In German)
First published: 18.12.2014

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Children's University 2015
Children's University 2015
Photo: Bielefeld University

Curious kids can apply now for 2015. The registration deadline is January 11. (In German)
First published: 18.12.2014

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Robot Hector's first steps
First Steps
Photo: Bielefeld University

A research team from Bielefeld University has succeeded in teaching robot Hector to walk. His first steps are captured on film. (In German)
First published: 15.12.2014

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Winners of the Huerkamp-Award
Awards
Photo: Bielefeld University

2014 graduates received awards for outstanding achievements. (In German)
First published: 9.12.2014

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Graduation Day 2014
Graduation Day 2014
Photo: Ralf Litera

Porters accompany the graduates across the red carpet in an illuminated Building X: Impressions of the Graduation Day 2014 (In German)
First published: 08.12.2014

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Graduates Celebrate
Graduates Celebrate
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A 550-metre-long red carpet, a speech of the Minister of Justice and an illuminated X Building. (In German).
First published: 5.12.204

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Stem cells from adult nose tissue
Parkinson’s disease
Photo: Bielefeld University

Scientists published study: Stem cells from adult nose tissue used to cure Parkinson’s disease in rats.
First published: 08.12.2014

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Apply now for the summer term 2015 for restricted subjects
Apply now!
Photo: Bielefeld University

The application deadline for the summer term 2015 for restricted subjects ends 15 January.
First published: 04.12.2014

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Vice Rector Martina Kessel receives the certificate of HRK .
Internationalisation
Photo: Svea Pietschmann

Bielefeld University has successfully participated in the re-audit of the HRK “Internationalisation of Universities”.
First published: 03.12.2014

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Graduate
Graduates Celebrate
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On December 5th Bielefeld University expects more than 4,600 Guests. (In German)
First published: 03.12.2014

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Nano Filter
Nano Filter
Photo: Advanced Materials

The Faculty of Physics conducts research on nano-membranes in two new projects. (in German)
First published: 27.11.2014

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Make a Wish Come True
Photo: Bielefeld University

Fulfill a wish: The great Christmas tree in the University main hall will be decorated with 580 wishes. (In German)
First published: 21.11.2014

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 new language dialog system
Intelligent Assistent
Photo: Bielefeld University

Linguists at Bielefeld University have developed a new language dialog system: It stops when it detects critical driving maneuvers. (In German)
First published: 20.11.2014

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Right-wing Extremism
Right-wing Extremism
Photo: © Berchtesgaden - Fotolia.com

IKG publishes new study: right-wing attitudes decreased, but more subtle forms of misanthropic thinking. (In German)
First published: 20.11.2014

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Graduates Celebrate
Photo: Bielefeld University

Bielefeld University rolls out the red carpet again for their graduates on December 5th. (In German)
First published: 19.11.2014

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Bielefelds scholars
Scholarships
Photo: Bielefeld University / Photo: Martin Brockhoff

118 students from Bielefeld University awarded: Stiftung Studienfonds OWL provides scholarships. (In German)
First published: 18.11.2014

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Luhmann-Gastprofessur
Visiting
Photo: Denise Applewhite, Princeton University

Alejandro Portes, migration researcher from Princeton, is Niklas Luhmann-Visitingprofessor 2014. Public presentation on the 19th of November.
First published: 14.11.2014

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Plakat Lesenacht
Reading Night
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Andreas Steinhöfel reads from his new novel “Anders” (Different) on November 20 (In German).
First published: 13.11.2014

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NSU trial
NSU trial
Photo: Kzenon - Fotolia #41207478

"No place for prejudice" and ARD Theme Week “tolerance” present : public panel discussion with NSU trial victims lawyer (in German)
First published: 12.11.2014

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Japanese flag
Ambassador visits CITEC
Photo: mozZz - Fotolia #62533701

On November 12, the Japanese Ambassador visited the Cluster of Excellence CITEC. (In German)
First published: 10.11.2014

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Chinese flag
Educational Migration
Photo: zhu difeng - Fotolia #32467232

An international research project asked why Chinese students accept educational long distance migration.
First published: 03.11.2014

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Luhmanns Zettelkasten
Luhmann
Photo: Photo: Bielefeld University

5 million euros to make sociologist Niklas Luhmann's estate accesible for academia.
First published: 31.10.2014

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Prof. Dr. Lorraine Daston
Science Prize
Photo: Prof. Dr. Lorraine Daston

The Bielefeld Science Prize 2014 was presented on November 4 at the Kunsthalle Bielefeld to Prof. Dr. Lorraine Daston. (In German)
First published: 28.10.2014

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Magnetic molecules
Cooling with molecules
Photo: Bielefeld University

A team of scientists have become the first ever researchers to reach temperatures below minus 272.15 °C using magnetic molecules.
First published: 22.10.2014

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Chinese Wall
Rise of China
Photo: trashthelens - Fotolia #57906773

"Forum Open Science" presents historical backgrounds and current trends about China's rise to world power (In German).
First published: 15.10.2014

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Psychology
Psychology
Photo: Bielefeld University

Researchers at Bielefeld University have found out how the brain fools us into believing that we see in sharp detail.
First published: 13.10.2014

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Button University Without Prejudice
Respectful Relations
Photo: Bielefeld University

University campaign to promote respectful relations, tolerance and civil courage.
First published: 07.10.2014

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Magazin H1 out now!
New H1 is Out Now
Photo: Bielefeld University

The new issue of the magazine shows how the university is changing. (In German)
First published: 06.10.2014

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Semesterstart
Semester start
Photo: Bielefeld University

Bielefeld University welcomed new students in the old university canteen. (In German)
First published: 06.10.2014

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10 Anniversary of the School Pupils' Office
School Pupils' Office
Photo: Christian Schwier - Fotolia #56715682

For ten years a drop-in centre at the University supports schools and pupils. (In German)
First published: 26.09.2014

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Concert
Concert
Photo: Bielefeld University

The Bielefeld Philharmonic Orchestra will be playing in the main university hall for the beginning of the winter term. (In German)
First published: 26.09.2014

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Karl Peter Grotemeyer-Awardee Eva Baumann
Excellent Teaching
Photo: Bielefeld University

The Karl Peter Grotemeyer Prize 2014 goes to Dr. Eva Baumann. (In German)
First published: 23.09.2014

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Study on affiliation and (un)equivalence (IKG)
Integration and Prejudice
Photo: Universität Bielefeld

The Institute for Interdisciplinary Research on Conflict and Violence presents study on affiliation and (un)equivalence. (In German)
First published: 10.09.2014

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Research_tv
Research_tv starts
Photo: Bielefeld University

Bielefeld University starts a science video channel. The first videos are now online. (In German)
First published: 02.09.2014

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Laborschule
40 years of school projects
Photo: Bielefeld University

The Laborschule and the Oberstufen-Kolleg – The experimental schools are celebrating their anniversary with a conference and an open house day.
First published: 01.09.2014

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Schulze  to visit
Svenja Schulze to visit
Photo: Bielefeld University Press Office

Science minister Svenja Schulze was informed at the Bielefeld University about study startup programs. (In German)
First published: 29.08.2014

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Bethel athletics
18th Bethel athletics
Photo: Bielefeld University

On August 30 more than 1,000 athletes from all over Germany compete in the sports event Bethel athletics: watch, cheer, join in. (In German)
First published: 26.08.2014

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Geniale 2014
Geniale 2014 Pictures
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Bielefeld University looks back at the Geniale 2014. Some highlights in pictures. (In German)
First published: 20.08.2014

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Fußball im Netz
Survey on Soccer Fans
Photo: Copyright: Paul W. Brian - Fotolia

How do soccer fans live out their passion? This question is being investigated by researchers from Bielefeld University (In German).
First published: 15.08.2015

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International Researchers
International Researchers
Photo: Martin Brockhoff

Bielefeld University is high up in the 2014 Humboldt Rankings: In the overall ranking Bielefeld University comes 11th out of 79.
First published: 12.08.2014

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Interconnected flat
Photo: Photo: Bielefeld University

Social competent apartment for life: Federal research ministry starts project of Bielefeld University and 13 regional partners (In German).
First published: 08.08.2014

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Researchers from Bielefeld and Cambridge examined the life and survival of fur seals in South Georgia.
Nature
Photo: Oliver Krüger

Climate change threatens fur seals. A long-term study by the University of Bielefeld and the British Antarctic Survey (BAS) in Cambridge (England).
First published: 24.07.2014

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Soziales Feld
Open to All
Photo: Bielefeld University

Colourful programme in and around the Building X on August 16: Crane balloon, science puppet theatre and the band “Randale”. (In German)
First published: 22.07.2014

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New canteen
New canteen
Photo: Photo: Bielefeld University

The new canteen in building X is open! From now on jou can mix different starters, maindishes and desserts.
First published: 21.07.2014

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University canteen in the main building
Bye-bye, Old Canteen
Photo: J.P. de Ruiter

After nearly 39 years, the university canteen in the main building closes its doors on July 18, and opens new on 21 July in the Building X. (In German)
First published: 18.07.2014

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GENIALE 2014
GENIALE 2014
Photo: Bielefeld Marketing

Bielefeld University is involved with more than 100 events at the Science Festival GENIALE from August 8th to 16th. (In German)
First published: 15.07.2014

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Five Summer Schools
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A wide range of topics: 240 students from around the world are deepening their knowledge.
First published: 15.07.2014

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Night of the Sounds (Nacht der Klänge): Offbeat Elevator
Night of the Sounds
Photo: Bielefeld University

Music, dance, acoustic art: On July 11, Bielefeld University will transform into a kaleidoscope of sounds, tones and colours. (In German)
First published: 09.07.2014

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Prof. Dr. Hans-Ulrich Wehler
In Memoriam
Photo: Bielefeld University

Bielefeld University mourns the loss of Professor Hans-Ulrich Wehler, one of the most renowned historian of the present: photo gallery, condolence book.
First published: 09.07.2014

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Mourning for Wehler
Photo: Universität Bielefeld

Professor Dr. Hans Ulrich Wehler, one of the most renowned historians of the presence, has died. The university mourns (In German).
First published: 07.07.2014

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International doctoral programme EDEEM
Erasmus Mundus
Photo: marqs, fotolia.com #43067497

Doctural students of the international doctoral programme EDEEM present results of their research from 9 to 11 July. (In German)
First published: 03.07.2014

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The Faculty of Health Sciences 20th anniversary
20th Anniversary
Photo: WavebreakMediaMicro - Fotolia.com #66304122

The Faculty of Health Sciences celebrates its 20th anniversary. (In German)
First published: 01.07.2014

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Inaugurating Building X
Building X Inaugurated
Photo: Bielefeld University

Bielefeld University celebrates the inauguration of the new Building X on June 27 with over 500 guests. (In German)
First published: 27.06.2014

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The Chancellor of Bielefeld University: Hans-Jürgen Simm
Chancellor’s Farewell
Photo: Bielefeld University

The University bids farewell to the retiring Chancellor Hans-Jürgen Simm. The Faculty of Law awards him an honorary doctorate. (In German)
First published: 27.06.2014

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40th anniversary of the University Orchestra
40th Anniversary
Photo: Bielefeld University

The University Orchestra is celebrating its birthday on Monday, June 30th with a great work: Beethoven's Symphony No. 9. (In German)
First published: 20.6.2014

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Epilepsy Research
Epilepsy Research
Photo: Gesellschaft für Epilepsieforschung

A new foundation chair in Clinical Neuropsychology with main emphasis on epilepsy research is financed by Bethel. (In German)
First published: 12.06.2014

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800 years Bielefeld
City Anniversary
Photo: Bielefeld Marketing

Great gift for the city's anniversary: The university participates with more than 100 events at the Science-Festival GENIALE 2014. (In German)
First published: 11.06.2014

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 Selma Šabanovic and Roboter Flobi
Female or male
Photo: Bielefeld University

What sex is attributed to robots? The social robotics researcher Selma Šabanovic pursues this question as Visiting Professor for Gender Studies.
First published: 11.06.2014

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family-owned enterprises are funding  an endowed chair
Family Business
Photo: shoot4u - Fotolia.com #9685830

12 East Westphalian family-owned enterprises as well as the Foundation for Family Businesses are funding an endowed chair. (In German)
First published: 05.06.2014

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Off to a good start
Off to a Good Start
Photo: Bielefeld University

Bielefeld University scores in a competition of the Ministry of Economics of Northrhine-Westphalia and receives 1.25 million EUR. (In German)
First published: 04.06.2014

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Burning matches
Crisis as a normal state?
Photo: raedon - pixabay.com

Young scientists of the BGHS organise an international meeting from June 4 until 6 on social inequality and crisis. (in German)
First published: 30.05.2014

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Vacuum-cleaner-climbing on the day of  theUniversity Sports Service Bielefeld
Celebrating Sports
Photo: Bielefeld University

On 4 June students and employees can discover new sports, or learn about health issues. (In German)
First published: 28.05.2014

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Karl Peter Grotemeyer-Awardee Britta Hoffarth
Favourite Lecturers
Photo: Bielefeld University

Students can nominate their lecturers for the Karl Peter Grotemeyer-Award until June 13. (In German)
First published: 23.05.2014

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Gewaltkriminalität im Jugendalter
Juvenile Delinquency
Photo: Jonathan Stutz "ombre de jeune à casquette sur vieux mur", Fotolia #47866564

A long-term study at Bielefeld University and University of Münster shows how criminal youth and young adults develop. (In German)
First published: 22.05.2014

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800 Jahre Bielefeld
800th Anniversary
Photo: Bielefeld Marketing

Bielefeld University is involved with a variety of actions in the city's 800th anniversary. (In German)
First published: 21.05.2014

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Prof. Dr. Lorraine Daston
Science Prize
Photo: Lorraine Daston

The “Bielefelder Wissenschaftspreis” 2014 goes to Prof. Dr. Lorraine Daston. (In German)
First published: 15.05.2014

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Logo of the Heartbleed-bug
Heartbleed
Photo: Creative Commons

Protect user data: to ensure confidentiality and data protection employees should change their HRZ passwords.
First published: 14.05.2014

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Artificial nervous systems benefit from inaccurate chips.
Artificial Brain
Photo: Bielefeld University

Artificial nervous systems benefit from inaccurate chips. Bielefeld researcher and her international team present analysis.
First published: 14.05.2014

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Moving into Building X
Moving into Building X
Photo: Bielefeld University

Seven faculty libraries and the Faculty of Sociology are the first to move into the new Building X.
First published: 13.05.2014

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Inclusive Education
Inclusive Education
Photo: © Woodapple - Fotolia.com

First results from the Bielefeld Longitudinal Study on Learning in inclusive and exclusive Forms of Special Needs Education (In German).
First published: 12.05.2014

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Karina Pombo-Garcia (winner in Hesse, Germany) impressed the jury her issue on nanoparticles in cancer research.
FameLab Final
Photo: University of Kassel, Andreas Fischer

Finalists of „FameLab Germany –Talking Science“ meet in the main lecture hall of Bielefeld University. (In German)
First published: 30.04.2014

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Visualization of the new campus of the TDU in Istanbul
Turkish-German University
Photo: Visualisierung: Architekt Hilmi Güner

The Language Centre at the new Turkish-German University in Istanbul comes from Bielefeld.
First published: 29.04.2014

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Laborschule (Laboratory School), 1974
40 Years School Projects
Photo: Bielefeld University

The innovative experimental schools Laborschule and Oberstufenkolleg at Bielefeld University celebrate this year. (In German)
First published: 29.04.2014

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Sun protection for algae
Sun Protection for Algae
Photo: Bielefeld University

Microalgae can protect themselves against harmful environmental stress with a specific molecular mechanism.
First published: 15.04.2014

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New building for experimental physics
Experimental Physics
Photo: Bielefeld University

Topping-out ceremony of the new building for experimental physics at the South Campus. (In German)
First published: 10.04.2014

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New doctoral students at BGHS
Bielefeld Graduate School
Photo: Copyright: Foto: Thomas Abel/Bielefeld University

28 new doctoral students from Germany and abroad now start at the Bielefeld Graduate School in History and Sociology. (In German)
First published: 10.04.2014

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Title H1
University Magazine H1
Photo: Bielefeld University Press Office

Reports, interviews, portraits and the title theme "No place for pigeonholing”: The new issue of H1 is released. (In German)
First published: 07.04.2014

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Hannover Exhibition: New assistance system PROMIMO
Hannover Exhibition
Photo: Bielefeld University

The university presents itself from 7 to 11 April with the faculties CITEC and CoR-Lab. (In German)
First published: 01.04.2014

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"Human brain"-Project
Human Brain
Photo: adimas - Fotolia.com #45007360

Simulating the human nervous system: Bielefeld University is partner of the EU funded "Human Brain" project. (In German)
First published: 25.03.2014

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Fußball im Netz
Football and Violence
Photo: Copyright: Paul W. Brian - Fotolia

Institute for Interdisciplinary Research on Conflict and Violence founded first nationwide specialist department ‘football and violence’ (in German).
First published: 19.03.2014

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European Flags
Erasmus Mundus
Photo: PackShot - Fotolia.com

Bielefeld University is coordinating Erasmus Mundus (EDEEM) - an international doctoral programme in economics.
First published: 12.03.2014

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Light microscopy: The mechanical nanosensor
Nanomedicine
Photo: Bielefeld University

Biophysicists at Bielefeld University have contributed decisively to an international study on the genetic disease ARVC.
First published: 07.03.2014

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The best theses
The best theses
Photo: Stefan Sättele

The University Society awarded the 15 best theses of the year 2013 that were written at Bielefeld University. (in German)
First published: 05.03.2014

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Roboter Flobi
Human-Robot Interaction
Photo: Bielefeld University

The number one human–robot conference in the world comes to Bielefeld University: International researchers meet from 3 to 6 March.
First published: 27.02.2014

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Children's University
Children's University 2014
Photo: Bielefeld University

For the eleventh time in a row the Bielefeld Children's University welcomes 800 small researchers. (In German)
First published: 18.02.2014

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The best theses
The best theses
Photo: Stefan Sättele

The University Society awarded the 15 best theses of the year 2013 that were written at Bielefeld University. (in German)
First published: 13.02.2014

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Cover BI:resarch
Bi.research News
Photo: Bielefeld University Press Office

Inspiring machines: In its latest issue BI.research focuses on research on intelligent interactive Systems at Bielefeld University.
First published: 29.01.2014

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lecture hall
Good Start for Double-ABI
Photo: Bielefeld University

The first semester with additional students from the double intake of school leavers was mastered well. (In German)
First published: 29.01.2014

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Uni Theatre Festival; Bernhard Eickenberg, English Drama Group
Uni Theatre Festival 2014
Photo: Sonja Steinkühler

Workshops, performances, theatre meetings on 30 and 31 of January: the Uni Theatre Festival provides insights into the Bielefeld theatre scenery.
First published: 21.01.2014

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Neues Hochschulgesetz
New Higher Education Act
Photo: Bielefeld University

The University Rectors' Conference of NRW: Central points of criticism of the universities last also in the revised outline of the Land government. (in German).
First published: 15.01.2014

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