WWU-Cast – wissen.leben.hören
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The official podcast of the University of Münster

In our new podcast series, researchers and academic staff of various disciplines are invited to discuss topics of current interest. In interviews moderated by WWU press officer Norbert Robers, the guests describe the focus of their research activities, the latest findings and their personal motivation. Each episode is 30 to 60 minutes long and will be posted at regular intervals on the University’s website, as well as on Spotify, Apple Podcasts and Deezer. The podcasts are produced by the Department of Communication and Public Relations of the University of Münster.

Episode 01: Energy storage of the future – The potentials and challenges of battery research

Interview with Prof. Dr. Martin Winter
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Is electromobility the thing of the future? What are the hurdles facing battery research? What are the advantages of lithium-ion batteries and where else are they used aside from electric cars? Professor Martin Winter, director of the MEET Battery Research Centre of the University of Münster, answers these and other questions. The chemistry professor, who has received over 50 academic prizes and distinctions over the course of his career, has been studying the area of battery research for more than 25 years. He is widely recognised as one of the world’s foremost authorities in the field.

The next guests are Prof. Dr. Guido Hertel (Organizational and Business Psychology), Prof. Dr. Sabine Schlacke (Environmental and Planning Law) and Prof. Dr. Hubert Wolf (Church History).