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After going through a highly competitive selection process, researcher Prof. Dr. Stefan Uderhardt has been successful in his bid for project funding from the European Research Council (ERC). Uderhardt, who works at Department of Medicine 3 at Universitätsklinikum Erlangen, has been awarded a total of approximately 1.5 million euros for his project over the next five years.

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Many of the fossils found worldwide are in the possession of natural history museums in the West or kept in private collections. The data collected about fossil finds and excavations are also predominantly located in richer countries. This is the subject of criticism from a research team led by Nussaibah Raja-Schoob, a doctoral candidate at the Chair of Palaeobiology at FAU.

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Strengthening the immune response at the location where the virus enters the body. A team led by Prof. Dr. Klaus Überla and Prof. Dr. Matthias Tenbusch at the Institute of Clinical and Molecular Virology at FAU is currently conducting research into a vaccine that is administered as a nose or mouth spray and forms local antibodies in the mucous membranes. The project has received 280,000 euros of further funding.

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The University will be closed from 24 December until 1 January. The Student Advice and Career Service (IBZ) and the Examinations Office will be closed during this period, the University Library will have reduced opening hours.

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Prof. Dr. Matthias Braun from the Institute of Geography at FAU observes, measures and researches glaciers, ice shelves, mountain ranges and polar regions. For his latest round of measurements, he travelled to South Patagonia and took to the skies in the research aircraft Polar 5.

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FAU congratulates former president Prof. Dr. Karl-Dieter Grüske on his 75th birthday Grüske, an economist, served at FAU from 2002 to 2015, initially as rector and then as president from 2010. During his tenure, he reformed the university structure and successfully accompanied two excellence initiatives.