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Picture collage of the participants from left to right Stephan Getzmann with Charlotte Quik, Tim Brecklinghausen with Julia Eisentraut


Dialogue between science and politics: Leibniz im Landtag 2023

On November 30, the "Leibniz im Landtag" event took place once again, at which researchers from the Leibniz Research Centers in North Rhine-Westphalia engage in dialogue with politicians from the state parliament. Tim Brecklinghaus and Stephan Getzmann from …


Work of the Senate Commission on Food Safety will be funded for three years

The Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG – German Research Foundation) is funding the work of the Senate Commission on Food Safety (Senatskommission zur gesundheitlichen Bewertung von Lebensmitteln – SKLM) with around 800,000 euros over the next three years. …


Jan Hengstler at the International Bile Acid Meeting

At the „XXVI International Bile Acid Meeting: Bile Acids in Health and Disease 2022“ in Amsterdam, Prof. Hengstler gave a lecture on „An integrated framework of bile flux: from solute diffusion to bile flow“. The topic was a new pathophysiological concept of …


Best Presentation Award for Nikita Rajendra Sharma, Jai Prakash Kushvah und Gerhard Rinkenauer

At the 16th International Conference on Traffic and Transportation Psychology in Montreal, Canada, Nikita Rajendra Sharma, Jai Prakash Kushvah and Gerhard Rinkenauer from the Ergonomics Department received the Best Presentation Award for their presentation …


Mesothelioma of the testis: histopathological examination essential for classification

Mesotheliomas are very aggressive tumours, almost exclusively caused by asbestos, which are very often occupational. Between 2014 and 2020, four out of five cases of testicular mesothelioma assessed at an institute were recognised as occupational diseases. The …


Patrick Nell receives doctoral award in the field of chemical biology from TU Dortmund

June 15, 2022 The Faculty of Chemistry and Chemical Biology at TU Dortmund awarded this year’s doctoral award in the field of chemical biology to Patrick Nell. The award comes with a certificate and prize money of €500. The festive award ceremony took place …
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Seven scientists receive the Dortmund Biomedicine Prize 2021

In December, the Association for the Promotion of Biomedical and Clinical Research awarded seven scientists in three categories. The award was given for scientifically outstanding work in the field of biomedical research that was carried out in Dortmund or in …
Minister Julia Klöckner and Wiebke Albrecht.


Animal Welfare Research Prize 2019 for IfADo toxicologists

Wiebke Albrecht, a PhD student at the Leibniz Research Centre for Working Environment and Human Factors (IfADo) receives the “Animal Welfare Research Prize 2019” by the German Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture (23.10.2019). Together with an …