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Towards a worldwide inventory of all plants - Pressemitteilung, 26.06.2019
Declining biodiversity due to man-made habitat destruction and climate change means that information about plant diversity and its distribution across the planet is now crucial for biodiversit…
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Sascha Spoun is next President of the University of Göttingen - Pressemitteilung, 20.06.2019
The Swiss-German economist Professor (HSG) Sascha Spoun will become President of the University of Göttingen in 2020. This was agreed on Thursday 20 June 2019 by the University Senate with a l…
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View of the Earth in front of the Sun - Pressemitteilung, 18.06.2019
An international research team led by the University of Göttingen has discovered two new Earth-like planets near one of our closest neighboring stars. "Teegarden’s star" is only about 12.5 lig…
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Monitoring biodiversity with sound: how machines can enrich our knowledge - Pressemitteilung, 18.06.2019
For a long time, ecologists have relied on their senses when it comes to recording animal populations and species diversity. However, modern programmable sound recording devices are now the be…
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How the cell protects itself - Pressemitteilung, 12.06.2019
The cell contains transcripts of the genetic material, which migrate from the cell nucleus to another part of the cell. This movement protects the genetic transcripts from the recruitment of “…
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Involving workers reduces risks - Pressemitteilung, 11.06.2019
Supervisory boards, which are common in Germany and some other parts of Europe, oversee management boards and take their membership from shareholders and employees. Companies where employees h…
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Global data resource shows genetic diversity of chickens - Pressemitteilung, 06.06.2019
A total of 174 chicken breeds are described in a publicly accessible database which scientists from the University of Göttingen and the Friedrich Loeffler Institute have built up in recent yea…
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Talking to each other – how forest conservation can succeed - Pressemitteilung, 05.06.2019
Forest conservation can be a source of tension between competing priorities and interests from forestry, science, administration and nature conservation organisations. The different stakeholde…
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Better together: human and robot co-workers - Pressemitteilung, 24.05.2019
More and more processes are being automated and digitised. Self-driving delivery vehicles, such as fork-lifts, are finding their way into many areas - and companies are reporting potential tim…
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How usable is Virtual Reality? - Pressemitteilung, 21.05.2019
Virtual Reality and the virtual world are taking over more and more areas of our lives. This means that it is really important that virtual worlds are user-friendly and offer a high usability.…
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Opposite pathways in forest recovery - Pressemitteilung, 17.05.2019
Tropical forests are being deforested at an alarming rate to make way for agriculture and pastureland; the good news is that they can regrow naturally when the fields are abandoned. An interna…
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Producing food whilst preserving biodiversity - Pressemitteilung, 14.05.2019
In nature conservation and agriculture, there are two opposing views of how to combine high biodiversity and sustainable food production: nature conservation should either be integrated into a…
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Does using game elements in apps pay off? - Pressemitteilung, 14.05.2019
Should companies add game elements to their apps? A team of researchers at the University of Göttingen has explored this question in a study published in the Journal of Business Research. Thei…
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Wild red deer contribute to the preservation of open landscapes - Pressemitteilung, 09.05.2019
Similar to farm animals such as cattle or sheep, wild red deer grazing in open landscapes can also contribute to the conservation of protected habitats. This was demonstrated by a research tea…
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Conference on German-Chinese Cooperation - Pressemitteilung, 03.05.2019
Cooperation between German and Chinese universities is the focus of an international conference on 10 and 11 May 2019 at the University of Göttingen. The 11th Sino-German Professors' Forum at …
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