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press releases 2023

  • 2023-03-28 Linking Research and Practice read article German Federal Ministry of Education and Research Grants €7.5 Million to Collaborative Project Advancing Digital-Supported MINT (STEM) Education.
  • 2022-12-13 Opposition to Wind Farms: Study Shows Negative Influence of Belief in Conspiracy Theories read article To reduce CO2 emissions and meet the Paris climate targets, the German government has set ambitious goals to expand wind energy. However, installing new windmills often fails due to the resistance of the local population. Researchers at the Leibniz Institut für Wissensmedien (IWM) in Tübingen have now shown that belief in conspiracy theories plays a decisive role in the opposition to wind turbines. In addition, they have determined when the provision of information helps reduce opposition and when it remains ineffective.
  • 2022-11-22 University of Tübingen Founds Research Center for Science Communication read article Professor Olaf Kramer from the Department of General Rhetoric heads the center, which will also involve the public
  • 2022-09-07 Video Conferences: Networking Skills Are Key read article A study conducted by the Tübingen-based Leibniz Institut für Wissensmedien (IWM) analysed how the individual behaviour of participants attending online video conferences with strangers affects the success of the meeting. The results suggest that good networking skills and low levels of social anxiety can mitigate the potential disadvantages of prolonged remote collaboration. Companies should therefore consciously promote interaction.
  • 2022-09-06 New Center for Digital Education read article University of Tübingen and partner institutions intensify their research on the use of digital media in the classroom.
  • 2022-04-07 Digital Media in the Classroom: Quality over Quantity read article The use of tablets can boost pupils’ willingness to learn – if their potential is maximised