University of Würzburg

University of Würzburg

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Location: Würzburg - Bayern
Sanderring 2, 97070 Würzburg



Movement Coordination Leads to Identification

Psychology - May 16

When members of a group successfully coordinate their movements with one another, this leads to a stronger sense of togetherness. This was shown by a recent study by the Universities of Würzburg and Regensburg.

Physics - May 16

Method Milestone for Quantum Physics


Rapid Test for Topological 2D Materials: Researchers from the Würzburg-Dresden Cluster of Excellence ct.qmat have developed a method with which two-dimensional topological materials can be detected more easily and quickly.

Environment - May 10

In the Fight for Global Biodiversity


Christian Hof is head of the new Chair of Global Change Ecology at the University of Würzburg. His research focuses on how climate change and human activities affect species and biodiversity.

Exploring the Asteroid Apophis With Small Satellites

Astronomy & Space

In five years' time, a large asteroid will fly very close to Earth - a unique opportunity to study it. Concepts for a national German small satellite mission are being examined at the University of Würzburg.

Campus - May 2

Top results for JMU in the CHE ranking


The University of Würzburg performs well above average in the student survey as part of the CHE Ranking 2024. All subjects assessed achieved mostly good to very good results.

Life Sciences - Apr 25

Antimicrobial Agents of the Future

Researchers the Helmholtz Institute for RNA-based Infection Research (HIRI) in Würzburg conducted the first systematic study of CRISPR-based antibiotics in Klebsiella pneumoniae.

Health - Apr 19

Mental Health of Children and Young People: New Prevention Center Opened


Mental disorders are widespread in Germany. The German Center for Prevention Research in Mental Health is working to reduce their prevalence. The center has now been officially opened.

Environment - Apr 15

Bumblebees don’t care about pesticide cocktails


In their natural environment, wild bees are exposed to various pesticides that can have a potentially toxic effect. A study by the University of Würzburg has now shown that bumblebees are relatively resistant to these products.

Physics - May 13

Physics and Chemistry: Boost for the Promotion of Doctoral Students

The University of Würzburg is proud to establish two new Research Training Groups in physics and chemistry. They deal with particle physics and photoluminescence.

New Function of Oncoproteins

Life Sciences

Researchers at the University of Würzburg have discovered a new function of the oncoprotein MYCN: It not only helps cancer cells to grow stronger, but also makes them more resistant to drugs.

Warning from the Scientific Community: Beware of AI-based Deception Detection

Artificial intelligence may soon help to identify lies and deception. However, a research team from the Universities of Marburg and Würzburg warns against premature use.

Life Sciences - Apr 30

New International Doctoral Networks

Three new programmes for the structured training of doctoral students are being launched in biology, chemistry and physics. The European Union is funding them with around eleven million euros.

Physics - Apr 25

Germany’s First Quantum Physics Escape Room Opens


The award-winning Kitty Q app can now be experienced as an escape room. Today the Dresden-Würzburg Cluster of Excellence ct.qmat hosted the opening ceremony at Technische Sammlungen Dresden.

Federal Funding: AI Research for Secure Software Development

Computer Science

A research project at the University of Würzburg (JMU) has received 137,000 euros in federal funding. The project will develop an AI early warning system to prevent errors in the development of new software.

Physics - Apr 15

Quantum Precision: A New Kind of Resistor


Researchers at the University of Würzburg have developed a method that can improve the performance of quantum resistance standards. It's based on a quantum phenomenon called Quantum Anomalous Hall effect.

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