Science & Research

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  • SDG Ziel 12: Nachhaltige/r Konsum und Produktion
    Young woman from behind, holding many shopping bags in her hands.
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    Black Friday - what's your deal?

    Tips for consuming sustainably: learn how to consume in a more principled manner and prevent waste.

  • A team of engineers conducts an experiment with robots. Close-up of a futuristic prosthetic robot arm being tested by a professional development engineer.
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    AI in studies and science: a chance or a problem?

    The start of ChatGPT and other AI tools might fundamentally change the way young people study. Students and scientists see a lot of helpful use cases for the tools – but they also see their downsides. 

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    Multilingualism remains important

    AI can be an aid when translating languages. But it does not replace multilingualism. Because languages foster intercultural understanding.  

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    Research stays in Germany as a booster for scientific careers

    International alumni report on their research stays in Germany and how their scientific careers have subsequently developed. In addition, a career coach talks about her experiences and gives concrete tips for planning scientific careers.

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    Diversity drives excellence

    Experts from universities and funding organisations discuss the complex relationship between diversity and excellence in higher education and call for a rethinking of scientific potential in higher education.

  • SDG Ziel 15: Leben an Land
    Smoke pollution in Singapore from Sumatra, the national forest being cut down and burned by farmers, and land being cleared for the production of palm oil in Sumatra.
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    Save the forests

    Global forest loss endangers biodiversity and our ecosystems. DAAD alumna and alumni joined a digital conference to discuss what can be done to combat it. 

  • SDG Ziel 5: Geschlechtergleichheit
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    Participants of a capacity building training course for female STEM researchers in Koshi Province in Nepal © private

    More women for research in Nepal

    There are only a few women in Nepal who are working in STEM research. Biologist Dr Babita Paudel has launched a network initiative to change that.

  • Asian businesswoman talking to virtual assistant at her desk.
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    Siri, do you understand me?

    What happens when Artificial Intelligence is confronted with different languages and accents? We took the test and gained some astonishing insights into the interface between artificial intelligence and linguistics.

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    Robotics inspired by nature

    Researchers involved in robotics can discover a lot from nature. Dr Robert Siddall works in the field of ‘bio-inspired robotics’ and has organised a contest to bring young people closer to the subject.

  • Group of women holding hands and protesting together
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    Women for peace

    More than 20 years after adoption of the UN Security Council resolution on women, peace and security, women are still massively under-represented within peace building processes. Yet a shift in thinking is taking place within public perception.

  • SDG Ziel 14: Leben unter Wasser
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    Coral reefs and the dangers of climate change

    DAAD Alumna Dr Jessica Reichert is investigating how rising temperatures, ocean acidification and microplastics are affecting coral reefs.

  • 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 in Nsukka to become one of the neatest places in Nigeria.