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Collaborative agreement on global and transregional studies


The Volkswagen Group has become an associate partner of the Göttingen Campus. Göttingen University and the Volkswagen Group have signed a general agreement: Their objective for the future is to work together more closely on research and teaching projects, particularly in the area of global and transregional studies. more...

Can the greening be greener?


In 2015, the European Union (EU) introduced a new greening instrument into the Common Agricultural Policy, with the intention of slowing down the rapid loss of biodiversity in agricultural areas. A group of scientists has examined how effective the flagship greening measure really is. Their conclusions are sobering. more...

Researchers achieve ultimate resolution limit in fluorescence microscopy


Scientists around Prof. Dr. Stefan Hell at the Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry in Göttingen have developed a new fluorescence microscope allowing to optically separate molecules which are only nanometers (one millionth of a millimeter) apart from each other. This microscope is more than 100 times sharper than conventional light microscopy and surpasses even the best super-resolution light microscopy methods by up to 20 times. more...

Leibniz Prize for Göttingen Chemist

Prof. Dr. Lutz Ackermann, chemist at the University of Göttingen, has been awarded the Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Prize by the German Research Foundation (DFG). The Leibniz Prize is endowed with € 2.5 million and considered one of the most important research funding grants in Germany. more...