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WWU/Thomas Hauss

"Cells in Motion" enters a new phase

On 2 September, researchers from the Cells in Motion Cluster of Excellence presented highlights of their research and, at the same time, marked the transition to a new organizational form for the network: the University of Münster is embedding the research concept as an interfaculty institution. Yesterday, the network members elected the new Executive Board.


University of Münster is one of the world's 200 best universities

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For the 16th time the magazine "Times Higher Education" (THE) published its international university ranking. The University of Münster is among the top 200 (ranked 189th) worldwide. It has been particularly successful in the areas of research, teaching and citations.


Innovative method provides unique insights into the structure of cells and tissues

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Cells are the basic building blocks of life. The chemical composition of cells can be determined by mass spectrometry. Scientists at the University of Münster present a method which has improved the spatial resolution of “MALDI” mass spectrometry by around one-thousandth of a millimetre. The results have been published in "Nature Methods".


Battery researcher Martin Winter honored with Faraday Medal

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International award for Prof. Martin Winter: The battery researcher from Münster University and Forschungszentrum Jülich has been recognized with the Faraday Medal of the Royal Society of Chemistry. The organization, which is one of the most important chemistry organizations worldwide, awards the medal annually to outstanding individuals in the field of electrochemistry.


Isabelle Freiling receives Fulbright Scholarship

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Isabelle Freiling receives a Fulbright scholarship within her PhD program at the Research Training Group “Trust and Communication in a Digitized World”. This grant enables her to go as a visiting scholar to the Department of Life Sciences Communication of the University of Wisconsin-Madison (USA) in 2020. She will work with professor Michael Xenos and other colleagues on site to conduct research on trust and credibility in online social networks.

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Studying at Münster University

International students are very welcome at the University of Münster! Whether you come to study for one semester at the University or to pursue an undergraduate or graduate degree – the right information and support for your studies and life in Münster is available for all international students.

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Promoting junior researchers

The University of Münster organises the promotion of outstanding academic junior researchers in graduate schools which provide structured doctorate courses. The university creates an environment conducive to top-level research carried out by postdocs.