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Survey among international students

RUB is conducting a survey among international students in cooperation with the International Graduate Insight Group ( until November 27. The results of this will flow into a better service for international guests at RUB. The survey is part of the project “International Student Barometer”. The i-graduate also raffles an amount of 1000 € among all participants as a thank-you gift. Start survey

Water scarcity – cause for war or peace?

There is enough water on Earth, but it is not evenly distributed. Does the scarcity in some places lead to war, or can it perhaps bring about peace? The team from the Institute for International Law of Peace and Armed Conflict investigates the role of water scarcity for international security. RUBIN article

Manipulating transistors at terahertz frequencies

An interdisciplinary team at the Ruhr-Universität Bochum has found a way of accessing the interior of transistors. The researchers have manipulated the electron gas contained within by applying resonators to generate rhythmic oscillation in the terahertz range inside. Press Release


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