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The university magazine 'forsch' is published up to three times a year and highlights researchers, employees and students and their research.

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Editorial: Changing perspectives, broadening horizons

Dear Readers,
What good are universities, really? In this issue we look at two studies that provide extraordinarily explicit answers to this very question. Data shows that universities are a tangible driver of economic prosperity —generating impact quantifiable in euros—and furthermore contribute crucially to real societal progress. University-based research also makes the world a better place, a bit more with every passing day.

Sand Piles, Parental Leave, Light in Mirror Maze: Hundreds attend the Open Air Excellence Slam

Scientists from the Bonn Clusters of Excellence gave brief ‘slam’ presentations about their research on the Arkadenhof courtyard  in a humor and creativity-filled contest in which ultimately everybody was a winner.

Promoting Fair Trade at the University: A passing of the torch at Fairtrade University Bonn

Fairtrade soccer balls for University Sports, fairtrade coffee and bananas in the cafeteria ... and close cooperation in committees. Luise Tegeler, Judith Meder and other students campaigned for greater fairtrade awareness at the University of Bonn for two years. Now as the two are finishing their master’s degrees, they are passing the torch. on to a next ‘generation’.

Promoting Staff Internationalization

Getting researchers, students, instructors and staff networked together internationally—preparing them for the challenges of a globalized labor market, in and outside of academia. These are the pursued goals under the University of Bonn’s Internationalization Strategy.

„Einsatz für eine fairere Universität“: Staffelübergabe bei der Fairtrade-University Bonn

Faire Fußbälle beim Hochschulsport, Kaffee und Bananen in der Mensa –
und eine enge Zusammenarbeit in Gremien. Zwei Jahre lang setzten sich Luise Tegeler und Judith Meder mit anderen Studierenden ein für mehr Fairtrade-Bewusstsein an der Universität Bonn. Jetzt beenden beide ihr Masterstudium und geben den Staffelstab weiter.

The Treasures of our Museums : New exhibitions you will definitely have to see this fall

New exhibitions you will definitely have to see this fall

Enjoy the Botanic Garden Barrier-Free: Garden guide provides information in plain language

A special guide to the University of Bonn’s Botanic Garden has just been released: a 30-page walking tour written in Leichte Sprache, or plain, easy-to-understand German.

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