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Archive: News

Potsdam - Capital of Brandenburg, Photo: Karla Fritze


Political scientists from Potsdam are dealing with the challenges of climate change
22. Apr 2014
Climate change is among those topics that are discussed the most intensively all over the world. Even if it is not evident at first glance, these are often complex political problems by now. This is why natural and more ...
Research Training Group WIPCAD 2013, Photo: Karla Fritze

Wicked Problems

Young academics investigate “Contested Public Administration”
14. Apr 2014
Science rarely seems to be simple because it tries to explore the unexplored and to understand what has not been understood so far. The questions and problems it deals with are often complicated, tricky or complex. Or more ...

Call for Applications for the „Arctic in the Anthropocene“ Summer School

First Potsdam Summer School on the „Arctic in the Anthropocene“
08. Apr 2014
We have the pleasure to announce the call for applications for the first Potsdam Summer School PSS 2014 on the “Arctic in the Anthropocene” in partnership with the City of Potsdam, the Alfred Wegener Institute, more ...
Bild: Berthold Hocher

Programming Early in the Womb

About a new type of gestational diabetes and early programming of subsequent diseases
07. Apr 2014
The publication in the scientific serial PNAS caused quite a stir. Together with scientists from the Netherlands, Germany, and Switzerland, nutritional scientists from the University of Potsdam succeeded in finding a more ...
Picture: Andreas Klaer

Surviving through Recall

How Plants Learn
07. Apr 2014
Drought, heat, caterpillars, hail - plants cannot run away from dangerous situations. They have to cope with stress in a different way. Biologists are presently on the track of a phenomenon that they call more ...

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