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For bridges under construction, as little as a fresh to strong wind can be fatal. Potential safety devices are tested in wind tunnels.
The renowned physician and President of Maastricht University is coming to Bochum in autumn 2021. In the history of Ruhr-Universität, he will be the first non-RUB member to assume the office of Rector.
A research team at RUB has discovered the mechanisms by which the coronavirus enters the heart – and how it could be stopped.
Interest groups exert varying degrees of influence on members of the German Bundestag, i.e. the parliament. Business interests are granted more access through informal channels than others.
Biopsychologist Onur Güntürkün and philosopher Heinrich Wansing receive the coveted grant.
Rector Professor Axel Schölmerich addresses all RUB members at the start of lectures.
Optimising electrochemical processes is one of the challenges in developing technologies for renewable energies. New research findings could provide assistance here.
The editorial team takes a short break.
The rule of law is at stake in the case of Dr. Ahmadreza Djalali, a researcher sentenced to death in Iran. The Rector has signed a letter of protest on behalf of RUB.
Fracturing rock using fluids and high pressure regularly triggers earthquakes. The exact causes are still poorly understood.
CO2 can be converted electrochemically into starting materials for industry. So far, however, catalysts that are stable over a long period of time have been lacking. A few tricks could solve the problem.
Lectures will start on 12 April 2021 and will be almost exclusively online.
Lectures will continue mostly online during a flexible hybrid semester. Voluntary self-tests should provide additional protection for in-person courses.
Wage incentive schemes increase the productivity of employees. Yet recent research shows at what point variable pay starts to have a negative impact on health.
The state of North Rhine-Westphalia will be funding the Bochum, Dortmund, Duisburg and Essen sites in the coming years.
The energy hunger of computer systems keeps rising dramatically. Timo Hönig is researching energy-aware system software to curb the energy demand.
As healthcare is changing, more and more data is being generated. Still, the crucial elements are ultimately people and their behaviour.
In our increasingly digital world, physical activity is a key health resource. Digital solutions help us to harness it.
RUB has received numerous questions about a study on paraplegia in mice.
Artificial intelligence, smart surveillance and other digital technologies demand new moral conceptions for life under new conditions.