Corona rapid test now also at the Westerberg Campus
From now on, citizens can also be tested for the Corona virus free of charge on the university campus. The two new test centres are located in front of the Mensa am Schlossgarten and on the Westerberg campus in front of the closed General Disposal Centre (AVZ). Both centres are open Monday to Friday from 8am to 4pm and Saturdays from 9am to 2pm. They can be visited with or without an appointment.
Information about corona virus
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More biodiversity in agriculture
Herbicides are often used to control weeds. Although they ensure high yields for agriculture, they also contribute to the decline in species. In the project "Selective weed and weed management with the aid of artificial intelligence (CognitiveWeeding)", the University of Osnabrück and the University of Applied Sciences are participating in a closer examination of the damage potential of these plants.
The MS Wissenschaft is coming to the region!
On board: the University of Osnabrück! In the Science Year 2020/21, the floating science centre "MS Wissenschaft" will be mooring in Hanover, Minden, Bremen, Oldenburg and Meppen, among other places, from 2 July. The hands-on exhibition below deck on the topic of bioeconomy also includes an exhibit by biology didactician Dr Florian Fiebelkorn and his research team on the acceptance of insects and in-vitro meat as food of the future. Admission to the exhibition is free, access is only possible with prior booking.
Saving native biodiversity: the national wild plant conservation project WIPs.De
The Botanical Garden of the University of Osnabrück is committed to the conservation of wild plant species with a combination of seed banks, conservation cultures as well as reintroduction measures. The NDR broadcasted a report on this:
Broadcast: Hallo Niedersachsen 13.6.2021 19.30 hrs.
3 Min, available until 13.6.2022