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Prof. Dr. Ottmar Ette (links) und Dr. Tobias Kraft. Photo: Karla Fritze.

Humboldt’s Journey into the Digital World – From a Hand-Written Diary to a Digital Edition and Back to Printed Paper

2019 marks Alexander von Humboldt's 250th birthday – a good reason to look at the comprehensive academy project of editing his travel diaries. Romance scholar Ottmar Ette, who is scientific director of this project, and Tobias...
22. May 2019
2019 marks Alexander von Humboldt's 250th birthday – a good reason to look at the comprehensive academy project of editing his travel diaries. Romance scholar Ottmar Ette, who is scientific director of this project, and more ...
Prof. Dr. Johann Ev. Hafner. Photo: Karla Fritze.

In Search of Islam – Where do Muslims Live in Brandenburg?

Thousands of migrants and refugees come to Germany every year. As a result, the diversity of faith in Germany is greater than ever before. Despite this, we know little about the religious affiliation of these people. There is...
15. May 2019
Thousands of migrants and refugees come to Germany every year. As a result, the diversity of faith in Germany is greater than ever before. Despite this, we know little about the religious affiliation of these people. more ...
The team oft he start-up "Humangold". Photo: Patrick Bröker.

That Work Doesn‘t Make You Sick - A Start-up Team at the University of Potsdam Develops App Against Psychostress

Burnout, depression, anxiety: Psychostress pushes more and more working people into early retirement. But what actually is mental stress in the workplace? How can it be identified? And above all: what helps against mental...
30. Apr 2019
Burnout, depression, anxiety: Psychostress pushes more and more working people into early retirement. But what actually is mental stress in the workplace? How can it be identified? And above all: what helps against more ...
Artistic depiction of the active galaxy core. The supermassive black hole at the center of the accretion disk sends an energized, sharply focused particle beam vertically into space. Graphic: DESY Science Communication Lab.

Signals Every Second – Astrophysicists Develop Telescope Alarm System for Next-Generation Gamma-Ray Observatory CTA

It is a step into a new dimension. The search for time-dependent phenomena in space is in full swing and, with it, the search for cosmic sources of high-energy gamma radiation. Researchers have already identified exploding stars,...
17. Apr 2019
It is a step into a new dimension. The search for time-dependent phenomena in space is in full swing and, with it, the search for cosmic sources of high-energy gamma radiation. Researchers have already identified more ...
Representatives of universities in the Consortium for North American Higher Education Collaboration (CONAHEC) at the annual conference for 2019. Photo: Sharon Ahcar.

University of Potsdam as the First German Member of CONAHEC at the Annual Conference for 2019

The annual conference of the Consortium for North American Higher Education Collaboration (CONAHEC) took place a few days ago at New Mexico State University in Las Cruces, New Mexico in the USA. Representatives from the...
16. Apr 2019
The annual conference of the Consortium for North American Higher Education Collaboration (CONAHEC) took place a few days ago at New Mexico State University in Las Cruces, New Mexico in the USA. Representatives from the more ...