RUB-Researchers Win Facebook-Prize
Two RUB-scientists, Prof. Dr. Thorsten Holz and graduate engineer Johannes Dahse from the chair of Systems Security have won the “Internet Defense Prize” awarded by the social network Facebook. The research focused on the weaknesses of web applications which could be misused by hackers.
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RUB Philosopher Receives Kovalevskaja Award
Eleven international talented researchers have received the renowned Sofja Kovalevskaja Award from the Humboldt Foundation; among them RUB researcher Dr. Chrsitian Straßer. The logician and philosopher received about 1,4 million Euro to set up a scientific group in order to explore the innovative theory of “Defeasible Reasoning”. Their work will start in fall this year.
Dr. Pia Aumeier is there where bees are buzzing around. The scientist is engaged in working with insects in the research group “behavioral biology and the didactics of biology”. Our new short film from the series “5o Jahre – 50 Gesichter” introduces Pia Aumeier and gives an insight into her everyday work. Watch the short film here. Watch the short film here.
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