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  • ‘Making STEM teachers fit for digital learning’

    In the joint project LFB-Labs-digital, the Bielefeld teutolabs are becoming places for teacher training. An interview with Professor Stefanie Schwedler. full story

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  • Die Teilnehmenden der Forschungsgruppe „Evidence Based Policy“ vor dem ZiF-Gebäude.

    The Future of Evidence-Based Policy

    International research group at the ZiF is now presenting its findings and developing proposals for the future of evidence-based policy together with experts and practitioners.
  • ‘Making STEM teachers fit for digital learning’ - Universität Bielefeld

    ‘Making STEM teachers fit for digital learning’

    New project expands teutolabs into places for teacher training. Interview with Professor Stefanie Schwedler.
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    Top ERC funding in the millions for four researchers

    The European Research Council has announced the awardees of the new Consolidator Grants. In Germany, Bielefeld University is one of the most successful in acquiring grants this time.
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Transcending Boundaries

At Bielefeld University, research means transcending boundaries - between disciplines, between people and between science and society. Our guiding principle of Transcending Boundaries is the impulse for top-level basic research at an international level.

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    Research Worlds

    Research at Bielefeld University moves in four worlds. They focus on big questions of the time.

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    Research projects

    High-profile research projects are sponsored by, for example, the German Research Foundation or the EU at national and international level.

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    Linguist Dr Tanja Ackermann is investigating differences in regional language use in German-speaking countries.

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    Research transfer

    With its diverse transfer and exchange formats, Bielefeld University makes an important contribution to the development of a participatory knowledge society.



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