Press releases 2019

International research team lead by Kiel University developed more stable spin states


Research team from Kiel University’s microbiology discovers hitherto unknown regulation of sugar degradation in primordial bacteria

Volkswagen Foundation provides €1.5 million to support an international research project at the interface between cellular biology, evolution and materials science

Kiel physicists determine the barely-measurable property entropy for the first time in complex plasmas

Professor Nian X. Sun from the Northeastern University in Boston won the Humboldt Research Award of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation. This includes a research stay at the CRC 1261 at Kiel University with Professor Eckhard Quandt.

Oxygen content in seawater continues to decline

European Space Agency publishes a 3D model of the Antarctic

Physicists from Kiel and Copenhagen elucidate the behaviour of electrons in graphene nanoribbons

The pain researcher Ralf Baron and the power electronics specialist Marco Liserre are once again among the most cited researchers in the world in 2019.

German Research Foundation funds Collaborative Research Centre 1182 at Kiel University with 11 million euros

American slipper limpet is innocent. Zoological Museum Kiel reconstructs chronological sequence of decline

Marine researchers at Kiel University decipher adaptation mechanisms of biological communities to an active volcano in Taiwan

Kiel research team investigates how the pathogen Pseudomonas aeruginosa becomes resistant to antibiotics

Collaborative Research Centre 1182 honours physician and microbiologist Martin Blaser

Press release of the Excellencecluster "Precision Medicine in Chronic Inflammation"

The conference of the Department of Media Studies at Kiel University focused on the social and cultural role of ocean films

Kiel research project HEART takes stock and transitions to practice phase

Evolutionary mechanisms can be used for sustainable antibiotic therapy

CRC 1182 analyses how microorganisms affect elementary functions of their host organism

Smart Transformer goes into field trials

BMBF funds CAU and the Fraunhofer Institutes in Itzehoe and Freiburg with €2.3 million for a joint research project on microelectronics and microsystem technology.

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Kiel research team tests novel immunotherapy against certain blood cancer cells in preclinical model trials

International research consortium COSMICS discusses at Kiel University

A designer molecule to combat type 2 diabetes

Investigation of viral communities of sponges allows new insights into the mechanisms of symbiosis

Lively discussion about the Excellence Strategy

Kiel research team develops energy-efficient sensors for extremely low frequencies.

Comparative microbiome study enables new insights into the course of evolution

The German Research Foundation (DFG) funds three research projects in the field of plasma physics at Kiel University.

Kiel research team describes the interplay of environmental factors and internal regulation in determining the growth of an organism

International study: globalisation is much older than we originally thought

Research published in Cell on 29th August by the groups of Filipe Cabreiro from the MRC London Institute of Medical Sciences and Imperial College and Christoph Kaleta from Kiel University in Germany has demonstrated that diet can alter the effectiveness of a type-2 diabetes drug via its action on gut bacteria.

Kiel research team deciphers adhesive mechanisms in pollination

Kiel biochemistry research team proves the existence of a previously unknown alternative cholesterol transport mechanism inside cells

Kiel University develops a new method for largescale mapping of seagrass in the Baltic Sea

Kiel-based ecologists receive 2.4 million euros from the federal and regional governments for research project on ash dieback

A research team from materials science has developed a method of connecting plastics which enables completely new applications. For example in heart valves, to which hardly any blood adheres.

Chemists at Kiel University built the first artificial molecular machines that perform synthesis

Plate tectonics much older than previously thought

Kiel University honoured as a European University with a focus on marine sciences - 5 million Euros awarded for international cooperation

A botanical research team from Kiel describes the effect of certain proteins on the time of plant flowering

Worry, fear, panic, loss of control, phobia, uncertainty: anxiety has many faces, and it varies from culture to culture.

CRC 1182 research team proposes stochastic model to explain microbiome composition

Kiel nanosciences honours international visionary in nanotechnology and talented early career researchers

Results of extensive studies on wheat varieties are published in “Nature Plants”

For the first time, a student exchange with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) takes place.

Kiel Physics Department receives around €2.5 million in BMBF funding to set up new methods at the DESY X-ray sources

Eleven lectures will take place at different locations on the campus of Kiel University.

Symposium on the importance of teacher training at German universities - new cooperation with the Europa-Universität Flensburg

More than 60 international experts and researchers take part in the workshop “Narratives and Practices of Environmental Justice”.

Inflammatory diseases are possibly caused by an over-supply of food and disturbance of the intestine’s natural bacterial colonisation.

Photos of the disputation between Volker Beck and Dr Michael Schmidt-Salomon

Upon invitation by Kiel University, the Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure discussed the technical details and requirements necessary for digital test sites with the project partners of CAPTin Kiel.

Presentation on the topic of immigration society on 28 May

Dr Arne Körtzinger and Dr Jörn Schmidt now share the UNESCO Chair for Integrated Marine Sciences

Third meeting of the EurEd network – public speech on 3 May

Dermatologist from Kiel coordinates large-scale European project to investigate inflammatory skin diseases.

The Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) has approved a project coordinated by Kiel University: "Bioeconomy at Marine Sites (BaMS)" with funding of up to 20 million Euro.

Food technology presents whey protein at Hannover Messe

Kiel University and a partner company showcase new metal and plastic connections at the Hannover Messe

Latest Photos taken at the CAU-booth in hall 2 at Hannover Messe on Flickr.

A research team of material scientists present an innovative, sustainable energy storage concept at Hannover Messe

Research team at Kiel University presents a new approach for prevention of biofouling at the Hannover Messe

Control systems engineer at Kiel University presents methods for automated and autonomous shipping at this year's Hannover Messe

Kiel physicist demonstrates sensor for diagnosis and optimisation of plasma processes at the Hannover Messe

Universities and company partners from Germany and Denmark present project on organic components at Hannover fair

Panel discussion "Springboard Innovations and Digital Economy" with Dr Bernd Buchholz

Panel discussion “Artificial Intelligence in Research” with Karin Prien

Socio-Environmental Dynamics over the Last 15,000 Years: The Creation of Landscapes VI

CAU materials scientist presents new structuring method for orthoses at the Hannover Messe

Kiel Dependable Systems Group presents IT technology at the Hannover Messe

Kiel Scientist joins an international expedition in the western Antarctic to investigate climate history.

On Thursday 14 March 2019, CAU President Lutz Kipp will award the "Bay Areas Lecture” certificate for the first time, to Stanford Professor Keith Hodgson (Stanford University and the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory). In a specialist lecture at 6pm, Professor Hodgson will present scientific knowledge and tools related to the imaging of biological systems with X-rays and electrons at Stanford University and the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory.

On Friday 15 March 2019, the renowned…

In Hall 2, scientists will present 17 interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary research projects.

Research team from the Kiel CRC 1182 examines the role of the intestinal microbiome in fighting infections, using the nematode model Caenorhabditis elegans

Work began on 12 February at Kiel University (CAU) for the Association of China Centres at German Universities.

Vice-President Pistor-Hatam explains the decision.

How the immune system maintains a healthy gut microbiota

Mechanism decoded, how intestinal microbiota exacerbate inflammatory diseases f.e. at lungs

Researchers have long agreed that current and future measures to reduce global greenhouse gas emissions will not be sufficient to prevent serious climate impacts for especially at-risk groups of people. It is now up to us to reduce future damage by adapting to climate change.

Gaining votes by mobilising non-voters

Members of Kiel Evolution Center discover fundamentally new traits in the inheritance mechanisms of a plant-damaging fungus

Joint fellowship programme with the American Ceramic Society and the Pennsylvania State University starts at Kiel University this autumn

Kiel research team develops basis for quantifying the nitrogen cycling in oceanic oxygen minimum zones

the new Kiel University Library website

Kiel research team provides key to functional understanding of the human mARC1 enzyme

A team of researchers from Kiel University and the Helmholtz-Zentrum Geesthacht deciphers the details of adhesive structures of spider legs

Joint project makes the city a real laboratory for e-mobility.

Kiel Evolution Center provides new insights into the genetic basis of evolutionary dynamics

Coral calcification: Microscope-guided microsensor measurements reveal full carbonate chemistry at the site of calcification in a tropical coral

Faulty DNA repair in intestinal stem cells leads to cancer