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Europe is one of the richest regions in the world. And yet over 96 million people in the EU are at risk of poverty or social exclusion. Food banks collect surplus food and distribute it to people who cannot afford nutritious food on their own. But how is it that some people in one of the richest reg...

Category: Research

There are a number of G protein-coupled receptors in human cells. They may act individually or in pairs, and this can have an effect on their function. Scientists from FAU have investigated G protein-coupled receptors and carried out research into whether tailor-made substances can have an impact on how these receptors form pairs and how they then behave.

Category: Research

Chemical reactions can be controlled using coloured light by means of an intelligent photocatalyst developed by researchers at the Chair of Physical Chemistry at FAU and the Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces. The colour of the light determines which programmed chemical reactions are triggered by the photocatalyst. The researchers have now published their findings in the journal ‘Angewandte Chemie Int. Ed.’.

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The results of the FAU-St student survey are a valuable quality management tool for teaching and studying. Examining the data collected over a period of several years is an interesting way to discover any trends and changes among the responses. With this in mind, we will be looking at the results of the FAU-St survey from 2016 to 2020 during the next few weeks, starting with the questions about satisfaction with degree programmes in general.

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The aim of EELISA, the European Engineering Learning Innovation & Science Alliance, is to train a new generation of students across various countries to use intelligent technologies and sustainable solutions to tackle the current global challenges. FAU is one of the universities involved in the project.

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Once you are a student at FAU, e-mails are sent to your own university inbox. This happens automatically once you activate your user ID in the IdM portal and reserve an @fau.de address. You can either access e-mails using the webmail interface in your browser or an e-mail programme like Outlook or Thunderbird. Or, if you prefer, you can forward your e-mails to your personal inbox.

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FAU shows what it can do in the Times Higher Education (THE) subject rankings: In three of the four groups of subjects – Clinical and Health, Life Sciences, Physical Sciences and Psychology – the University’s performance has significantly improved on an international level.

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‘Moving knowledge’ – with innovation, diversity and passion – is the motto and the idea behind everything we do and the driving force behind our future development. Symbolically, FAU marked the occasion by raising flags with the new corporate design on 1 October at our campus locations in Erlangen and Nuremberg.