The implementation of the UN Sustainable Development Goals can only be reached globally. Universities educate the “change agents for tomorrow” and are thus required to enable students to acquire the necessary competencies.
Chronic heart failure – also known as cardiac insufficiency in medicine – is the most common reason for hospital admissions and one of the most frequent causes of death in the western world. In Germany alone, four million people suffer from this disease. Often a heart attack precedes, as a consequence the heart muscle is no longer supplied with blood and thus oxygen and the organ is irrevocably damaged.
On the trail of the magnetic sense: Henrik Mouritsen (University of Oldenburg) and his British colleague Peter Hore(University of Oxford) have been conducting research since 2019 as part of the ERC Synergy Grant QuantumBirds. The project aims to understand how the magnetic sense in migratory birds works.
Bicycles and ITS (BITS) – A new multi stakeholder project on Bicycle and ITS (Intelligent Transport Systems) aiming to reduce CO2 emissions by 9% and increase bicycle use by 10% within target groups!
Hepatitis D is by far the most severe form of chronic viral hepatitis, often leading to liver failure, liver cancer and death. However, knowledge about the disease is still very limited. The reason why those affected have very different courses of the disease is also still unknown.
The European Master in Migration and Intercultural Relations (EMMIR) is the first African-European-Asian Erasmus Mundus Master Programme in migration studies and is jointly run by three African, four European, and two Asian partners.