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Which developments in technology and society are possible, probable, and desirable? Prof. Dr. Veronika Grimm has been appointed by the Federal Minister of Education and Research, Anja Karliczek, to the newly-founded Foresight Panel to help answer this question. In this committee, experts from science, business and culture develop scenarios for the future that reach into the 2030s.

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Facebook and Instagram are known to cause stress in users, known as technostress from social media. However, when faced with such stress, instead of switching off or using them less, people are moving from one aspect of the social media platforms to another – escaping the causes of their stress without leaving the medium on which it originated.

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WiSo/FAU professor Grimm and FAU professor Wasserscheid are coordinating the development of a Bavarian hydrogen strategy. Hydrogen is a highly promising energy source. As the most common element on Earth, it has the potential as a fuel and in energy storage to transform the energy supply in mobility and industry in a climate-friendly way.

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Here, new ideas are developed and historical knowledge is preserved. Knowing how to make the most of the University Library (UB) will help you get ahead in your studies. The UB has room for you and your ideas. If you know how to use it, your studies will benefit greatly because, as most students quickly realise, it’s impossible to buy all of the books that you need.

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The 2019 Shanghai Ranking has been published, and FAU is among the world’s top 100 universities in five subjects. Energy Science and Engineering, at 37, and Telecommunication Engineering, at 41, were ranked among the top 50. The Shanghai Ranking, officially known as the Academic Ranking of World Universities, has been published on an annual basis by the Shanghai Jiao Tong University since 2003.

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From a washroom to a student café. Trichter has an eventful history, however not everyone has heard of this institution at the School of Business, Economics, and Society. The café has been run by student volunteers since 1986. There are currently around 30 of them who are responsible for cooking, taking care of the café’s association, the finances, logistics, and of course, the customers.

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What form could collaboration take between the Pacific Alliance (PA), a free trade zone between Chile, Colombia, Mexico and Peru, and their 52 observer states, including Germany? This is the question a research consortium consisting of FAU WiSo Nürnberg, the Copenhagen Business School and the European Institute of International Studies in Stockholm has tackled.

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The School will open its doors on June 29, 2019. Topics of relevance to society will be presented in a varied program including tours, lectures, hands-on activities and information stands, bringing research to the city for a very special day. Catering will also be available, with food trucks from the region offering something for everyone.

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Digitalization makes it possible for us to complete more work in the same amount of time. However, the increasing speed at which we receive information and tasks can also have a negative impact on the workforce. Researchers at FAU are investigating the requirements of today’s workplace in a research project.

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FAU WiSo economists have conducted research into how to best allocate time between creative and routine tasks. How can employees’ working time be organised so as to enable them to perform in the best possible way when completing both creative and routine tasks? Two economists at FAU School of Busin...