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unizeit series »Interviews«

Rainer Herges

Molecules that can be specifically controlled open up new possibilities for materials and applications in medicine. Researchers are working on this in the Collaborative Research Center (CRC) 677 "Function by Switching". The research partnership ends this year. unizeit spoke with CRC spokesperson Professor Rainer Herges.

bank note with the German word for "unconditional basic income"

It sounds too good to be true: what if you got enough money to live from without having to do anything in return? unizeit discussed "unconditional basic income" with business ethicist Dr Alexander Lorch.

Lutz Kipp

On 1 and 2 April, 20 international experts will conduct a detailed examination of Kiel University's application to become a University of Excellence. 17 universities and two university associations are still in the race for the coveted title. Eleven of them will ultimately be awarded the status of "excellent".

Dietrich Ober

The Botanical Garden is an attractive showcase for Kiel University and at the same time indispensable for science, says Professor Dietrich Ober. The director of the Botanical Institute and the Botanical Garden heads the Biochemical Ecology and Molecular Evolution working group.

Eddi Steinfeldt-Mehrtens

Shaping diversity is a long-term goal at Kiel University. The CAU created a position for a diversity officer at the end of 2017 to achieve this goal.

Nele Matz-Lück

And why is this important? Professor Nele Matz-Lück tackled these questions in a lecture during Kieler Woche. In the unizeit interview, the Kiel international law expert explains why the definition of islands is so controversial.

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