University of Hamburg

University of Hamburg

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Location: Hamburg - Hamburg
Mittelweg 177, 20148 Hamburg


Life Sciences

An international research team led by Zoya Ignatova from the University of Hamburg has developed a novel strategy to suppress genetic mutations using artificially engineered transfer RNAs (tRNA). These mutations can lead to serious diseases. The tests, which were successfully performed on patient cells and mice, could provide a new approach to combat various and currently incurable diseases.

Health - May 16

For research on improving the quality of health care, the Hamburg Center for Health Economics at Universität Hamburg has created a comprehensive doctoral program.

Environment - May 5

How can we achieve greater climate protection in Germany? What are the biggest hurdles on the path to CO2 neutrality? These are the questions Stefan Aykut seeks to answer within the scope of his Mercator Professorship at Universität Hamburg.

Event - Apr 20

From 31 January to 23 February 2023, the Cluster of Excellence CUI: Advanced Imaging of Matter at Universität Hamburg showed What Were You Wearing? at the Center for Free-Electron Laser Science at Science City Bahrenfeld.

Environment - Apr 20

Meat production causes climate-harming CO2 emissions. Furthermore, many animals suffer under livestock conditions.

Environment - Feb 1

Limiting global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius is currently not plausible, as is shown in a new, central study released by Universität Hamburg's Cluster of Excellence -Climate, Climatic Change, and Society- (CLICCS).

Covering a huge range of topics and finally back, live and in person! The Children's University Lectures are back, and after a 2 year hiatus because of corona, we are going back to the Audimax for 4 of the 6 lectures. The series kicks off online on 1 November with 2 video lectures, then the live series follows weekly starting at 5 pm on 7 November, with lectures on the 7, 14, 21, and 28 November. The series are all aimed at children aged between 8 and 12 years old.

Paleontology - Dec 9, 2022

An international research team including the Department of Biology at the University of Hamburg has used computer models and engineering methods to analyze the mobility of dinosaur tails. According to a study published in the journal Scientific Reports, the researchers found that these tails could move at speeds of more than 100 kilometers per hour. Unlike previously assumed, however, they did not reach supersonic speeds.

Environment - May 8

What role does the meat industry play in social debates on sustainable modes of production? Dr. Christin Bernhold of the Department of Earth System Sciences at Universität Hamburg and her junior research group will examine precisely this over the next 5 years.

Environment - Apr 20

The transformation of the economy towards sustainability proceeds apace. Eighty-four percent of those responsible for sustainability at a company in the real economy say that the topic has become -more- or -much more important.

Physics - Apr 20

Since 1 March 2023, Universität Hamburg has been taking part in 5 new collaborative projects on digitalization in natural science basic research.

Chemistry - Mar 17

The European Research Council has awarded Jakob Albert a grant of around ¤2 million: The chemical engineer based at Universität Hamburg will spend the next 5 years researching catalysts-so substances that influence the speed of a chemical reaction without being used up themselves.

How does the representation of history in social media affect how people see the world? That is what an exhibition in the SocialMediaHistory series is investigating. YouTuber and Terra-X moderator Mirko Drotschamnn is also taking part.

Health - Jan 3

The number of corona cases in the pandemic is a very important parameter. The number of unreported COVID-19 infections in Germany is generally seen as high, but how can we know for sure? Christina Maaß from the Department of Economics at Universität Hamburg has developed a new way to find out the numbers by analyzing Google searches. The study was published in PLOS ONE.

Career - Dec 8, 2022

We, you, it: everyday, each one of us uses pronouns, but how do we use them when? Now a team of researchers wants to find out and is receiving funding from the German Research Foundation to do so. The group Praktiken der Personenreferenz: Personal-, Indefinitund Demonstrativpronomen im Gebrauch will receive roughly €2 million over a period of 4 years.

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