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An overview of the main areas of research at FAU.

FAU brings together numerous activities in research and teaching, which can be summarized under the collective terms digitization and digital transformation. The latter has therefore been chosen as one of the university’s main areas of research.

Here you will find the quite heterogeneous projects, activities, events and research of FAU, which are connected to these topics in the broadest sense.

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The first digital semester at FAU is drawing to a close - time to take a short breath and review things before the next "exceptional semester" with hybrid format comes along.

Be there when the first ILI-EDU Coffee-Talk on 23.07. from 16:00-17:00 reflects on the challenges of the so-called "Emerge...

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FAU provides technological foundations for multimedia forensics
When it comes to solving crimes, even proven forensic experts reach their limits - for example, when the quality of video material from surveillance cameras near the crime scene is poor. A research project is intended to remedy this si...

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New Data Science course at FAU
The FAU is continuously expanding its range of courses. In the winter semester 2020/21, the new Bachelor's program in Data Science will begin. A corresponding Master's program will follow one year later. This makes FAU one of the few locations in Germany where student...

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Dr. Ruth Stadler has even switched over to "fully digital" plant determination exercises in the biology course. The lecturer at the Chair of Molecular Plant Physiology realizes interactive teaching formats this semester via StudOn. In the interview she tells how she digitized a presence practical co...

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How digital elements were quickly implemented in everyday teaching
The FAU without a presence? This was the question that suddenly confronted the teachers, but also the university management, administration and service facilities with the outbreak of the Corona pandemic. Alternatives to classroom t...

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Celebrate together online instead of the Schlossgartenfest
2020, many things are different - even at the FAU Schlossgartenfest. Although the event is not taking place this year, there's something very special for all fans: the #FAUSommernacht on Saturday, 11th July from 7pm - an evening with music,...

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The Corona semester has been a great challenge for the FAU lecturers: The online teaching had to be planned and implemented quickly. Despite the short available time, many of them developed very well thought-out formats and support services for their students. With the ALEX Teaching Award 2020, FAU ...

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FAU Guest Professor Dr. Rachel Warnock on paleontology, study and research in times of corona
Many people think of paleontology as field research, digging for fossils and Jurassic Park. A large part of the research is computer-aided. One paleontologist who does most of her research on computers is ...

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FAU Computer Center receives 7 million euros in DFG funding for high performance computing
FAU's Regional Computer Center Erlangen (Ger. Regionales Rechenzentrum Erlangen, RRZE) is further expanding its leading position in high performance computing: The German Research Foundation (Ger. Deutsche Fo...

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