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Time off. Computer off. But the mind keeps going round and round in circles. And when the mobile phone lights up seductively, you’re quickly back at work. Marcel Kern is researching how to escape this spiral.
The election will take place on 7 November.
The Study Bridge programme has been building a “study bridge” to Eastern Europe for eight years. RUB facilitated the first reunion of Study Bridge alumni in difficult times.
Bochum's work scientists are launching their seventh EU project in a row. This time, artificial intelligence is to support young people in their career orientation.
A refugee researcher is coordinating the project in Bochum. Interested Ukrainian students can apply now.
In the midst of the Russian war of aggression against Ukraine, RUB is setting an example: For the first time, it has welcomed a Ukrainian university into its tight-knit partnership network.
Four European regions will become Super-Labs in a project designed to test concepts for a climate-neutral future. The EU is providing funding of approximately 2.3 million euros for this purpose.
We’re looking for students willing to anonymously share their experiences of studying at RUB.
Funding for the research unit approved for a further three years
RUB believes that free access to scientific results and materials is paramount.
Researchers have produced identical photons with different quantum dots – an important step towards applications such as tap-proof communications and the quantum internet.
Up to now, protecting hardware against manipulation has been a laborious business: expensive, and only possible on a small scale. And yet, two simple antennas might do the trick.
Computational virology benefits from Big Data analysis and artificial intelligence to elucidate viral replication strategies.
Global satellite navigation systems enable the precise tracking of Earth movements. Jonathan Bedford intends to tap this potential within the framework of an ERC grant.
Membership strengthens profile as an international network university.
RUB stands firmly behind the demand made to the state of Iran to release researcher Ahmadreza Djalali. His execution is reportedly imminent.
Enzymes are indispensable in industry, for example in the production of pharmaceuticals. The new network provides a platform for doctoral students to search for new, sustainable biocatalysts.
When it comes to criminal investigations, it can make a difference whether a mucous stain at a crime scene is nasal mucus or semen. But it’s not easy to tell body fluids apart. This is where RUB comes into play.
Practical applications are often complex and mathematically messy – which is why theoretical research has often dealt with problems that have nothing to do with real-world situations. Eike Kiltz hopes to change that.
In order to get hydrogen into widespread use as an energy carrier, it is necessary to scale up production processes. Roland Span intends to conduct the required basic research within the framework of an ERC grant.