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Los Angeles Myths

Stefan Keppler-Tasaki is a fellow at the Thomas Mann House in Los Angeles, where he is studying how the city and its past has influenced modern German literature.

Dec 30, 2019

Computers Take the Place of Experts

Legal scholars at the Department of Law at Freie Universität work on questions of artificial intelligence and the challenges it poses in insurance law.

Dec 16, 2019

The Skin of the Earth

In Chile, researchers from various disciplines are studying which forces have a bigger influence on the Earth’s surface – geological or biological ones. In the process, they are gleaning insights into possible consequences of climate change.

Dec 11, 2019

“Falsified Medical Products Affect Every Region of the World”

Pharmacy professor Maria Kristina Parr discusses safety concerns about buying medicine as well as research partnerships with African countries aimed at addressing counterfeit medicine.

Dec 10, 2019

The Great Mystery of the Mind

Using a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scanner at Freie Universität Berlin, humanities researchers and students have been conducting interdisciplinary brain research for the last 10 years.

Dec 09, 2019

Herculean Task in the Smaller Disciplines

Arabic Studies Scholar Beatrice Gründler Awarded 2019 Berliner Wissenschaftspreis

Dec 02, 2019

“Management consultants are the shamans of modern society”

Matthias Kipping, a business historian at York University in Toronto, Canada, does research on the history of management consulting. In June he completed a one-year stay as a Humboldt Research Award recipient at Freie Universität.

Nov 07, 2019

“Corals are unique creatures”

It sounds like an adventure holiday in the Caribbean: Geology student Vanessa Skiba (24) and biology student Oliver Voigt (27) did research off the coast of Panama for two months – with a snorkel, a canoe, a saw, and support from the ERG.

Oct 23, 2019

Fuel from Nature’s Gas Station

Biophysicist Holger Dau is working to produce fuels from artificial photosynthesis.

Oct 15, 2019

A Classic German Hell in Chile

Freie Universität Berlin is developing an audiovisual archive of biographical interviews about the decades of crimes committed in the German settlement of Colonia Dignidad in Chile.

Oct 08, 2019