The Charles Tanford Protein Centre
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17.10.2018 in Featured

Building blocks of life

Proteins control important processes in the body. At the university's new Charles Tanford Protein Centre, their secrets are deciphered. The Protein Centre has a floor space of around 5,400 square metres, spread out over four floors - space for 255 employees in 125 laboratories and 62 offices. The concept: Research would be accelerated by the spatial proximity of the working groups and state-of-the-art infrastructure located in a common building. Read more

Anniversary at the High-Tech Site
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26.04.2018 in Featured

Anniversary at the High-Tech Site

When the Technology and Founders’ Centre opened its doors on the Weinberg Campus in 1993 it sparked the beginning of further development of the site. Proximity to MLU played a decisive role when the spin-off was founded. Read more

Every child has a different learning disposition. At the University of Halle, trainee teachers are taught how to respond to these varying needs.
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13.10.2017 in Featured, Campus, Study and Teaching

Better prepared for school.

Each student is different. Until now, university-led teacher training courses have not taken this fact into account to the necessary extent. The project "Kasuistische Lehrerbildung für den inklusiven Unterricht" ('Case-based teacher training for inclusive teaching', KALEI) intends to change this with an increased focus on practical classroom experience. Read more

Werner Helsper (left) and Heinz-Hermann Krüger head the DFG research group.
© Maike Glöckner
13.10.2017 in Featured, Research

"Posh schools" versus "Schools for the poor"

A good education is the key to success. That is why parents look for the best schools for their children, and principals make every effort to ensure that their school enjoys a good reputation. The Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG, German Research Foundation) funded research group 1612 "Mechanismen der Elitebildung im deutschen Bildungssystem" (“Mechanisms of Elite Formation in the German Educational System”) based at the University of Halle has been investigating the extent of these developments and their impact on society since 2011. In an interview, the group's spokespersons Professor Werner Helsper and Professor Heinz-Hermann Krüger summarise selected results. Read more

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