A physics team from the UDE has developed ultra-thin and very sensitive sensors together with Russian colleagues. These can detect such small concentrations of water vapor as was previously impossible. The detectors are based on highly conductive materials known as MXenes.
The summer floods in Germany have shown once again: "Water bodies and their floodplains need more space – they have to be renaturalized," says UDE-Prof. Daniel Hering. He coordinates the joint project MERLIN, the EU is funding it with 21 mio. euros.
It is a special honor: For ten months, Prof. Till van Treeck will be teaching at the renowned New School for Social Research in New York. The visiting professorship is in the tradition of the social sciences and humanities. Well-known intellectuals taught there.
"You hear the noises, but they don't bother you at all": Since 2019, the app “Pengunaut Trainer" has been preparing children for MRI examinations through role play. It was developed under the leadership of UDE and UK Essen. Download free of charge for many smartphones.