Annegret Wolf in the studio - the psychologist now has experience working in front of the camera.
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21.10.2020 in Featured, Science, Research

Psychology for everyone

Psychologist Dr Annegret Wolf conducts research on topics such as the fear of crime and the credibility of witness statements in court. However, her work produces more than just scientific publications. For years the scientist has also been sought-after by the media for her expertise. Read more

Ulrike Witten did a post-doctoral degree in the Faculty of Theology.
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21.10.2020 in Featured, Science, Research

“Inclusion is not egalitarianism”

Hard to believe: Ulrike Witten is the first woman to do a post-doctoral degree in the Faculty of Theology. She held her test lecture just before the onset of the coronavirus crisis. Her topic is inclusion within religious education studies. She hopes to inspire students and bring about awareness. Read more

The emissions scandal is not only a matter for consumers and courts, but also the research community.
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07.10.2020 in Science, Knowledge Transfer

The market value of morality

Over the past few years, legal expert Professor Kai-D. Bussmann and his colleagues, Andreas Schroth and Sebastian Oelrich, have been investigating how corruption can be prevented in business. They have introduced a new tool to improve corporate culture and are even launching a start-up for the project. Read more

Were Adam and Eve – depicted here on a Roman wall painting – man and woman? In Hebrew and Aramaic scripture, cultural models of gender roles and sexuality are much more complex than commonly assumed.
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02.10.2020 in Science, Context

Gender issues in the Bible

When it comes to sexuality and gender roles, a fair share of people refer to the Holy Scripture. However, biblical scholar Professor Stefan Schorch says no clear answers are to be found in the Old or New Testament – and he explains why they shouldn’t be expected. Read more

The three founders -  Andreas Simon, Marcus Böhme  and René Wartner (from left) - conduct research at the university’s new Protein Centre.
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06.05.2020 in Featured, Science, Knowledge Transfer

Enzyme adhesive for combating cancer

René Wartner, Andreas Simon and Marcus Böhme have developed a technology that can be used to treat tumours with pinpoint accuracy. Their enzyme adhesive should allow toxins to bind to antibodies and be transported in a targeted way to cancer cells. The three biochemist entrepreneurs plan to market their idea. Read more

Literature about Buchenwald concentration camp is one of Stephan Pabst’s main areas of research.
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31.03.2020 in Science

Books from Buchenwald

Dr Stephan Pabst has launched an ambitious project: he wants to explore the literature produced at Buchenwald concentration camp and uncover unknown works by Eastern European authors. The project was launched at an international conference in Weimar. Read more

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