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  • SDG Ziel 11: Nachhaltige Städte und Gemeinden
    SDG Ziel 12: Nachhaltige/r Konsum und Produktion
    Participants of the Don't Litter Initiative in front of the university campus
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    Participants of the Don't Litter Initiative © private

    How to make a university a clean place

    Humboldtian Professor Uchendu has launched a challenging project: She wants the University of Nigeria Nsukka to become one of the neatest cities in Nigeria.

  • SDG Ziel 2: Kein Hunger
    SDG Ziel 6: Sauberes Wasser und Sanitäre Einrichtungen
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    © Courtesy of The American University in Cairo

    WEFE Nexus Award for DAAD alumnus

    DAAD alumnus Hani Sewilam has developed a model that extracts six products from sunlight and seawater without producing waste. His main aim is to assure water and food security.

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

    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

    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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    © Unsplash/Artin Bakhan

    Protests in Iran: Using art to fight the system

    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

    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

    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

    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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    © Shaktiman Singh

    A lifeline for the cold desert

    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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    © Getty Images/Vasil Dimitrov

    Climate change – a challenge for science communication

    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
    Cyclist in the city
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    © Getty Images/aldomurillo

    Initiative for liveable cities

    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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    © Getty Images/plej92

    Green roofs and climate change

    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.