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Math Tutoring for Everyone - Daniel Jung to Visit KIT
(18.06.2024)Math Tutoring for Everyone - Daniel Jung to Visit KIT

Live event of the "Startup Date" talk series at Kronenplatz in Karlsruhe on June 27, 2024 with YouTuber Daniel Jung

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Soccer: Insight into the Depths of Failure
(14.06.2024)Soccer: Insight into the Depths of Failure

A sports psychology study by KIT examines the complex dynamics of crises in professional soccer and shows ways to counteract the dreaded downward spiral

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Eyesight from the 3D Printer
(13.06.2024)Eyesight from the 3D Printer

KIT researchers and industrial partners develop a process for printing patient-specific corneas – project wins NEULAND innovation competition

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Pilot Plant Produces Climate-friendly Cement Clinker
(11.06.2024)Pilot Plant Produces Climate-friendly Cement Clinker

KIT reaches milestone in the development of a greenhouse gas-free circular concrete

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Studying at KIT - Unique Proximity of Research and Teaching
(10.06.2024)Studying at KIT, Where Research and Teaching Are Uniquely Linked

Applications are being accepted for the 2024/25 winter semester; New “KIT –That’s Why” video series for prospective students

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Rising Temperatures Have an Impact on Groundwater Quality
(04.06.2024)Rising Temperatures Affect Groundwater Quality

KIT researchers investigate the effects of climate change on groundwater resources and the resulting consequences

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Eine digitalisierte Welt erleben: Bunte Nacht der Digitalisierung auch am KIT
(29.05.2024)Experience a Digitalized World: Bunte Nacht der Digitalisierung also at KIT

KIT researchers provide insights into their current work on the topic of digitalization at the city festival

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Mit dem Energy Lab als Forschungsinfrastruktur und Reallabor wird von den Partnern das Zusammenspiel der Komponenten von verknüpften Energienetzen der Zukunft untersucht.
(28.05.2024)KIT at the City Hall: Shaping the Transformation – Energy Research for a Sustainable Future

The KIT Energy Center presents its current research to the public

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Campustag am KIT: Die Forschungsuniversität vor Ort kennen lernen
(27.05.2024)Campus Day at KIT: Get to Know the Research University on Site

Information day for future students and their families with lectures, experiments and hands-on activities

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Graduiertenkolleg MatCom-ComMat geht in zweite Runde
(23.05.2024)MatCom-ComMat Research Training Group enters second funding period

The German Research Foundation (DFG) extends joint Research Training Group on high-temperature composites of the partners KIT, TU Darmstadt and DECHEMA

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Künstliche Intelligenz: Algorithmen und Chips zusammen entwickelt
(22.05.2024)Artificial Intelligence: Algorithms and Chips Developed Together

EDAI project coordinated at KIT aims for energy-efficient and trustworthy AI chips - open-source software facilitates access for small and medium-sized enterprises

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KIT-Logo, in the background, a demonstration against right-wing extremism in Karlsruhe.
(15.05.2024)For Respect and an Open Society

KIT is a member of the Alliance for Democracy and Human Rights Karlsruhe and is committed to diversity far beyond that

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Batterieforschung mit Synchrotronstrahlung
(15.05.2024)Battery Research with Synchrotron Radiation

New measuring instrument for operando battery research with KIT Light Source

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KIT Supercomputer is One of the Most Energy-Efficient in the World
(13.05.2024)KIT Supercomputer is One of the Most Energy-Efficient in the World

Upgraded Karlsruhe supercomputer ranks in the top 10 of the international Green500 list

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New Material for Sustainable Building
(10.05.2024)New Material for Sustainable Building

KIT researchers develop a transparent metamaterial for energy-saving light and temperature regulation in buildings

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AI detects emotions in real sports situations
(08.05.2024)AI Recognizes Athletes’ Emotions

KIT researchers have developed an emotion analysis model that can determine affective states with accuracy similar to that of humans

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Children and Teenager Fitness: Half-time for MoMo 2.0 Tests
(29.04.2024)Children and Teenager Fitness: Half-time for MoMo 2.0 Tests

First half of the nationwide survey on sports motor skills of children and young people completed – focus on the fitness of the "coronavirus generation"

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Batteries: Modeling Tomorrow's Materials Today
(23.04.2024)Batteries: Modeling Tomorrow's Materials Today

Microstructure simulations reveal strong influence of elastic deformations on charging behavior of layered oxides as cathode in sodium-ion batteries

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New Interpretation of Timber Framing: Sustainable Architecture with Digital Building Technologies
(22.04.2024)Sustainable Architecture with Digital Building Technologies

Innovative manufacturing strategies enable the transition to a circular economy in the civil engineering sector – KIT presents project at the Landesgartenschau 2024

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Better Understanding of Earthquake Risks
(18.04.2024)Better Understanding of Earthquake Risks

KIT researchers show that the idea of strong single earthquakes at subduction zones could be outdated

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Molekularer Code regt Pionierzellen zum Aufbau von Blutgefäßen im Körper an
(17.04.2024)Molecular Code Stimulates Pioneer Cells to Build Blood Vessels in the Body

KIT researchers discover cell type that controls the formation and growth of new blood vessels

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Energy Storage: 100 Times Better Heat Transfer with Liquid Metal
(16.04.2024)Energy Storage: 100 Times Better Heat Transfer with Liquid Metal

World's first high-temperature heat storage system using liquid metal technology has potential for defossilization of industry

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QS World University Ranking: Outstanding results for KIT
(12.04.2024)QS World University Ranking: Outstanding Results for KIT

KIT is among the top 50 universities worldwide in two subject areas – and has been ranked in these areas among the top 3 in Germany

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ERC Advanced Grant for Steffen Grohmann from KIT
(11.04.2024)ERC Advanced Grant for Steffen Grohmann from KIT

Key Technology for the Einstein Telescope: European Research Council (ERC) Funds GRAVITHELIUM Project with EUR 3.4 Million

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an S. Hesthaven Will Assume Presidency of KIT in October
(10.04.2024)Jan S. Hesthaven Will Assume Presidency of KIT in October

As of October 1, 2024, Professor Jan S. Hesthaven will take over the President’s office from Professor Oliver Kraft

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Freedom of Science in the Focus of KIT's Annual Celebration
(10.04.2024)Freedom of Science in the Focus of KIT's Annual Celebration

Annual Celebration presented the theme of the Science Year 2024 and honored successes in research, teaching, innovation and transfer

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Resources, Circular Economy, Energy: KIT at Hannover Messe 2024
(04.04.2024)Resources, Circular Economy, Energy: KIT at Hannover Messe 2024

From smart robots, and data-secure mobility to sustainable batteries: from April, 22 to 26, KIT will present highlights from the technological development in the Future Hub and at Energy Solutions

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Battery Material for the Sodium-Ion Revolution
(27.03.2023)Battery Material for the Sodium-Ion Revolution

Litona, a spin-off from KIT, produces the cathode material Prussian white for next-generation batteries

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Girls' Day 2024: Vocational Training and Studies at KIT
(26.03.2024)Girls' Day 2024: Vocational Training and Studies at KIT

Girls' Day on April 25 for girls from class 5 with lectures and interactive workshops - registration open until April 18

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Monika Landgraf Changes to Fraunhoferr
(13.03.2024)Monika Landgraf to Join the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft

The longtime head of Corporate Communications and press officer of KIT will direct the Science Communications section of Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft

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Leopoldina Prize for Young Scientist at KIT
(12.03.2024)Leopoldina Prize for Young Scientist at KIT

The engineer Jingyuan Xu also receives the Hector Fellow Academy Award and has been selected for the Global Young Academy

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On the Death of Horst Hippler
(08.03.2023)On the Death of Horst Hippler

The founding president of KIT and former rector of the University of Karlsruhe died at the age of 77

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Public Transport: Efficient Commuting Opportunities
(07.03.2024)Public Transport: Efficient Commuting Opportunities

The German Center for Future Mobility launches a site project in Karlsruhe to improve transport links between the city and surrounding areas

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Project Week on Sustainable Mobility
(06.03.2024)Project Week on Sustainable Mobility

Spring Academy Sustainability at KIT with public lecture, forum and panel discussion

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A Successful Entry into Studies: Start of the topMINT Orientation Semester
(06.03.2024)A Successful Entry into Studies: Start of the topMINT Orientation Semester

For prospective students of mathematics, informatics, natural sciences and engineering, the new "topMINT" program at KIT starts in the summer semester

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New Center for Synthetic Genomics
(05.03.2024)New Center for Synthetic Genomics

Carl Zeiss Foundation funds the establishment of a joint facility in Heidelberg, Karlsruhe and Mainz

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Accelerating Innovations for Climate Neutrality
(27.02.2024)Accelerating Innovations for Climate Neutrality

KIT coordinates EU project RISEnergy, which aims at cross-technology promotion and networking of all fields of renewable energies

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Perovskite Solar Cells: Vacuum Process Can Lead to Market Readiness
(20.02.2024)Perovskite Solar Cells: Vacuum Process Can Lead to Market Readiness

Various production approaches in research and industry – comparative study explores paths to mass production

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KIT Senate Confirms Election of Jan S. Hesthaven
(19.02.2024)KIT Senate Confirms Election of Jan S. Hesthaven

KIT Senate follows the vote of the Supervisory Board - the election of Dr. Stefan Schwartze as Vice-President Finance, Human Resources, and Infrastructure is also confirmed

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Fundamental Equation for Superconducting Quantum Bits Revised
(14.02.2024)Fundamental Equation for Superconducting Quantum Bits Revised

Quantum bits can be described more precisely with the help of newly discovered harmonics as a team of 30 researchers reports in Nature Physics

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Landeslehrpreis 2023 für Architekturprofessor des KIT
(12.02.2024)State Teaching Award Conferred

Architecture professor Moritz Dörstelmann from KIT was honored for the combination of digital fabrication technologies with sustainability in teaching

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Membrane Technology: A Deep Look into Tiny Pores
(08.02.2024)Membrane Technology: A Deep Look into Tiny Pores

Researchers at KIT investigate adsorption of micropollutants by vertically-aligned carbon nanotubes - Publication in Nature Communications

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Clusters of Excellence: One New Proposal, Two Renewal Proposals
(02.02.2024)Clusters of Excellence: One New Proposal, Two Renewal Proposals

Full proposal for a new initiative on quantum technologies – Renewal proposals for the existing Clusters of Excellence on 3D designer materials and battery research

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Mobility: Toolchain for Complex Applications
(01.02.2024)Mobility: Toolchain for Complex Applications

KIT researchers and partners develop automated toolchain that fulfills important safety and real-time requirements for future mobility

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Belén Gavela Receives Julius Wess Prize 2023
(30.01.2024)Belén Gavela Receives Julius Wess Prize 2023

Physicist from the University of Madrid to be awarded for pioneering scientific contributions in particle physics

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Sustainability Innovation Campus Launched
(24.01.2024)Sustainability Innovation Campus Launched

The aim of the fifth innovation campus in Baden-Württemberg is to contribute scientifically to the transformation towards a sustainable way of life

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Supervisory Board Elects Jan S. Hesthaven President of KIT
(23.01.2024)Supervisory Board Elects Jan S. Hesthaven President of KIT

Election remains to be confirmed by the KIT Senate – The Supervisory Board also elected Dr. Stefan Schwartze Vice President Finance, Human Resources, and Infrastructure

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KIT at the City Hall: Health of the Future
(18.01.2024)KIT at the City Hall: Health of the Future

The KIT Center Health Technologies (KITHealthTech) presents its current research to the public

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Mobility of the Future: The State Government Gathers Information in Karlsruhe
(12.01.2024)Mobility of the Future: State Government Gathers Information in Karlsruhe

KIT and Karlsruhe University of Applied Sciences present current projects and results from mobility research together with partners

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Open Source: System Change in Library Management
(11.01.2024)Open Source: System Change in Library Management

KIT Library is the first university library in Germany to use the free library system Koha - enhanced functionality and usability

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Landeslehrpreis 2023 für Architekturprofessor des KIT

Interdisziplinäre Lehrveranstaltung verbindet digitale Entwurfs- und Fertigungstechnologien mit prototypischer Umsetzung aus nachhaltigen Materialien.

2023 State Teaching Award for KIT Professor of Architecture
(04.01.2024)2023 State Teaching Award for KIT Professor of Architecture

Interdisciplinary course combines digital design and production technologies with prototypical implementation using sustainable materials

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