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Gender quotas in Business – how do Europeans feel? - Pressemitteilung, 12.11.2019
Despite years of effort to bring more women to the top boards of business, the proportion of women on the committees of listed companies remains in the single digits. Despite this, quotas are …
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University of Göttingen und HAWK recruit eleven digitisation professorships - Pressemitteilung, 11.11.2019
Eleven of the total of forty digitisation professorships funded by the State of Lower Saxony will go to the University of Göttingen and the HAWK. The joint application "Data Science Region Sou…
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Fluctuating between solid and liquid - Pressemitteilung, 07.11.2019
Depending on the temperature, water freezes to ice and ice melts back to water. This process, known in science as “phase transition”, is well known in everyday life. However, in order to achie…
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Transformation of higher education - Pressemitteilung, 06.11.2019
The University of Göttingen and eight other universities from all over Europe have formally launched a new network of higher education called “Enlight”. In a letter of intent, the nine partner…
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Less fertilizer and no herbicide but same yield? - Pressemitteilung, 05.11.2019
Environmentally friendlier palm oil production could be achieved with less fertilizer and no herbicide, while maintaining profits. These are the encouraging preliminary results of the first tw…
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Insect decline more widespread than expected - Pressemitteilung, 30.10.2019
In many areas, around a third fewer insect species can be found than a decade ago. This is the result of a study by an international research team including scientists from the University of G…
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Nerve cell protection free from side effects - Pressemitteilung, 24.10.2019
The hormone erythropoietin (Epo) is a well-known doping substance in endurance sports, such as cycling. In addition to promoting red blood cell production, which improves the oxygen supply in …
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How many words does my child know? - Pressemitteilung, 22.10.2019
How many words does my child know? And how does his or her language develop in the first years of his or her life? These questions are of interest not only to the parents of small children, bu…
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The benefits of biodiversity to agriculture are evident - Pressemitteilung, 17.10.2019
People must ensure the greatest possible biodiversity in order to secure access to nature's freely available resources for the future. It is just not enough to rely on a few species as pollina…
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Always on beat: ultrashort flashes of light under optical control - Pressemitteilung, 16.10.2019
Ultrashort laser pulses have enabled scientists and physicians to carry out high-precision material analyses and medical procedures. Physicists from the Universities of Bayreuth and Göttingen …
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Lost in Combat? - Pressemitteilung, 15.10.2019
Recent archaeological investigations in the Tollense Valley led by the University of Göttingen, the State Agency for Cultural Heritage in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern and the University of Greifswal…
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Red is best: the most desirable tomato - Pressemitteilung, 14.10.2019
Tomatoes are the most widely consumed vegetables across Germany. In the supermarket, a large number of different varieties are offered. Consumers, however, are usually unaware of the differenc…
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Alumni Day: Alumna Xiaoqun Clever talks about leadership in digital change - Pressemitteilung, 11.10.2019
Reunion with old friends and companions: The University of Göttingen and Alumni Göttingen e.V. invite former members of the University to this year's Alumni Day on Saturday, 26 October 2019. K…
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Happy, angry or neutral expressions? Eyes react just as fast - Pressemitteilung, 11.10.2019
Dr Louisa Kulke from the University of Göttingen has investigated how our eyes and brain react when we see emotionally charged or neutral faces. She combined eye-tracking and electroencephalog…
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Cheap as chips: identifying plant genes to ensure food security - Pressemitteilung, 08.10.2019
An international team of scientists led by the University of Goettingen has developed a new approach that enables researchers to more efficiently identify the genes that control plant traits. …
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