University of Hamburg

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Health - Nov 23
The research team simulated various lock-down scenarios intended to protect public health and the economy Simulations Strengthen Greater Protection for High-Risk Groups - ly population facilitates a large reduction in mortality and, at the same time, slight economic consequences," says Martin Spindler, co-author of the study and professor of statistics at the University's Faculty of Business.
Research Management - Sep 7
Research Management

Neurosciences, astroparticle physics, and molecular biology: Universität Hamburg granted three ERC Starting Grants, important funding from the European Research Council. Researchers awarded a total of approximately ¤4.4 million. Projects are scheduled to start in 2021.

Health - Jun 25

How much do people trust the new normal? A representative study headed by the Hamburg Center for Health Economics (HCHE) at Universität Hamburg shows that only 44.4% of those surveyed in Europe condone the speed with which coronavirus-related restrictions were lifted.

Environment - Jan 9

One major consequence of global warming is the rising sea level. A study conducted at Universität Hamburg's Cluster of Excellence for climate research CLICCS now shows: if we assume that sea-level rise is the most critical effect of climate change, then it is not only more sensible, but also less expensive, to set a maximum limit for sea-level rise that corresponds to the two-degree target, rather than a temperature-based target.

Economics - Oct 25, 2019

Despite extensive security precautions taken by Universität Hamburg, today, the second lecture on macroeconomics delivered by Bernd Lucke was interrupted and had to be canceled. On this, the Executive University Board issued the following statement:

Music - Sep 13, 2019

How do our senses, like vision, hearing, and touch, work together to create the perception of the world around us' A new study by scientists at Universität Hamburg finds that commonly found associations between shapes and sounds might rely on childhood vision. The results were published in the journal Psychological Science.

Life Sciences - Aug 17

In some regions the Planaxis sulcatus sea snail produces larvae while in others they produce further-developed offspring. A research team headed by Benedikt Wiggering and Matthias Glaubrecht from the Center of Natural History (CeNak) at Universität Hamburg have now proven for the first time that the animals in question are indeed one and the same species and have thus adapted brilliantly to living conditions. Their study was published in the journal BMC Evolutionary Biology.

Administration - Mar 13

Due to spread of the coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2), the start of the summer semester 2020 has been postponed from 1 April to 20 April. Until then, all University buildings such as libraries, museums and collections, the Regional Computing Center, and the Sportpark will remain closed to the public.

Social Sciences - Nov 25, 2019
Social Sciences

With the "Tricontinental Teacher Training" project, the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) will support the internationalization of teacher training at Universität Hamburg from 2020. Over the coming three years, Universität Hamburg (project lead) will cooperate with the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (USA) and the University of Education Winneba (Ghana) within a trilateral network to implement an exchange program for trainee teachers and instructors at all three participating universities. The DAAD will support the project with funding totaling around ¤273.000.

Social Sciences - Sep 25, 2019
Social Sciences

Romanization and Islamication in Late Antiquity Fourth DFG center for advanced study in the humanities and social sciences for Universität Hamburg The German Research Foundation (Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft, DFG) has authorized funding for a new

Astronomy - Sep 5, 2019

The Universität Hamburg receives around 500,000 euros from the German Research Foundation (DFG) for a spectrograph and supports its acquisition with a further 500,000 euros. The device is intended for an astronomical instrument in Chile that will be used in the future to conduct so-called galaxy surveys, which can record millions of galaxies and limit the possible properties of dark matter.

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