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  • Konzept der digitalen Transformation. Systemtechnik. Binärcode. Programmierung.
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    How to communicate your research

    25.10.2022

    Communication is a key aspect of the science system, and one that is becoming increasingly important. But which format is best suited to which topics and purposes? We have compiled a brief overview of the most effective and innovative communication formats.

  • Diverse group of Business people during a meeting with copy space. They are sitting in a board room, All are casually dressed.
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    Openness and responsibility towards society

    25.10.2022

    Transparent and dialogue-oriented science communication makes research more apparent to the general population. Dr Alexandra Borissova Saleh narrates in an interview how she was able to increase the significance of science communication in Russia prior to its war of aggression against Ukraine.

  • Protesters in front of a public building in Iran
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    Protests in Iran: Using art to fight the system

    18.10.2022

    Iran is currently experiencing one of the largest waves of protests in decades. The Humboldt Foundation strongly condemns the violence by Iranian security forces, which particularly affects peaceful demonstrators at universities. We spoke with the Iranian Humboldtian Raika Khorshidian about different forms of protest, communication channels and the cultural scene’s influence in Iran.

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    DWIH: Centres for Research and Innovation

    18.10.2022

    The German Centres for Research and Innovation (DWIH) enable global networking and exchange. Read here about how it’s done.

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    The battle against mosquitoes

    20.09.2022

    Lucas Henrique Prates is researching environmentally sound approaches against mosquitoes to combat yellow fever and similar viruses. Here you can learn more about his research and his observations in Germany.

  • SDG Ziel 13: Maßnahmen zum Klimaschutz
    SDG Ziel 3: Gesundheit und Wohlergehen
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    How climate change is making us sick

    16.09.2022

    Studies reveal that climate change is not only changing our environment, it is also having an impact on our bodies and is influencing our mental health. The good news is that each one of us can counteract this.   

  • Artifical glaciers glaciers replace natural glaciers.
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    A lifeline for the cold desert

    31.07.2022

    An innovative agricultural solution: DAAD alumnus Dr Shaktiman Singh is conducting research into whether ice stupas can resolve the water crisis in the Himalayan desert.

  • Agenda 2030
    SDG Ziel 13: Maßnahmen zum Klimaschutz
    Young activist demonstrating against climate change carries a sign that reads "No PLAnet B".
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    Climate change – a challenge for science communication

    26.07.2022

    Dr Eduardo Queiroz Alves explains in an interview what constitutes successful academic communication of climate change and how it can be used to reach a young target group.

  • SDG Ziel 11: Nachhaltige Städte und Gemeinden
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    Initiative for liveable cities

    19.07.2022

    The Humboldt cities: research, practice, cases initiative links academic research and practical implementation in the contemporary fields of urban and regional planning. It focuses on issues relating to sustainability.

  • SDG Ziel 13: Maßnahmen zum Klimaschutz
    Green roofs in Chengdu
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    Green roofs and climate change

    15.07.2022

    The material used to construct buildings and roads such as concrete, iron, glass and asphalt accompanied by the lack of greenery in urban cities make these places particularly hot. Green roofs are a climate-responsive design with the potential to mitigate climate change effects. Join us in today's episode to learn about green roofs in urban cities.

  • Sustainable urban development includes not only ecological aspects, but also social aspects.
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    Art in public areas: participation and sustainability

    10.05.2022

    How can we get citizens to participate in the sustainable development of their living environment? Carly Schmitt, Alumna of the German Chancellor Fellowship, involves them in art projects.

  • Agenda 2030
    SDG Ziel 13: Maßnahmen zum Klimaschutz
    Hand protects earth from climate change influences
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    Diversity to combat climate change

    13.03.2022

    Climate change can only be solved on an interdisciplinary basis. International climate protection scholarship holders at the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation have therefore created a network in which experts from all faculties can exchange ideas about various aspects regarding climate protection. Their podcasts shall raise public awareness of the topic.