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“Language is fundamentally unstable”

What does a poetics lecturer do? What’s coming up in Bonn this year? What does our language say about us? How does language change us? An interview from forsch 2021/01.

Overcoming hurdles in your sport and your studies

Franziska Schuster spends her days boning up on molecular biomedicine. In the evening, she ties her running shoes and sprints round an athletics track in Leverkusen. The 19-year-old from Bonn is a member of Germany’s U20 track and field squad for sprint and hurdles, meaning she has a lot on her plate with her sport and her studies. There is not much time left for anything else – so how does one handle the pressure in such a situation? An article from forsch 2021/01.          

Fossil of the Year is from the Goldfuß Museum

The Fossil of the Year is a skeleton of a small pterosaur which Georg August Goldfuß discovered in 1831, descriptively naming it Scaphognathus crassirostris. The drawing he made of it marked the inception of ‘paleo art’— defined as any artistic work that attempts to depict dinosaurs or other prehistoric life on the basis of scientific evidence—which remains highly popular today. An article from forsch 2021/01.

Off the beaten path of teaching

Face-to-face versus lockdown: a tension affecting day-to-day academic life at the University of Bonn for well over a year now. “We had to abruptly switch modes and take all formerly face-to-face events digital,” recalls Professor Karin Holm-Müller, who was Vice Rector for Teaching and Student Affairs until May of this year. “It is rare indeed to see one’s everyday reality so dramatically altered in such a short time. It has demanded incredible effort for everyone at the University.” An article from forsch 2021/01.

Das Smartphone als Exkursionsführer — Digitale Exkursionsangebote
Online-Workshops: Zoom
Bei diesem Workshop handelt es sich um eine Veranstaltung im Rahmen des hochschuldidaktischen Qualifizierungsprogramms des Bonner Zentrums für Hochschullehre ...
International Summer School: Agricultural Robotics
Together with two of the leading universities of the world, ETH Zurich and Lincoln University in the UK, PhenoRob will host the International Summer School ...
Universitätsfest 2021-Graduation Walk
Hofgartenwiese, Bonn
12:40 - 01:40
Die Universität Bonn lädt zum Unifest 2021 ein. Auch in diesem Jahr geht die Uni Bonn mit ihrem Unifest neue Wege und plant digitale Angebote sowie einem ...
Symposium on Interdisc. Research in Mathematics and Life Science
Neues Hörsaalgebäude ...
09:00 - 06:00
The Clusters of Excellence Hausdorff Center for Mathematics (HCM) and ImmunoSensation2 and the Transdisciplinary Research Areas TRA Mathematics, Modelling and ...


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