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EU-project: domesticating photosynthesis

An international research team wants to create semi-artificial chloroplasts for the manufacture of biotechnologically relevant products. For this purpose, they aim to modify the photosynthetic process of natural chloroplasts. The EU is funding the undertaking with 1.2 million euros for the time period of three years. Press Release

Music is his passion

Prof Dr Hans Jaskulsky is RUB’s music director since 1979. In this position, he conducts the university’s orchestra and the chorus. “You can enjoy the sound of the created work when the ensemble is grown together”, the music director adds. More on his every day work at RUB is demonstrated in the new film of the series “50 Years – 50 Faces”.

Electrical Engineering and Information Technology: featured topic in RUBIN

Together with the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology, RUBIN, the science magazine of RUB, has published a featured topic with focus on plasma research and IT security. RUBIN featured topic


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