23. September 2022 | Magazine:

The Week at TU Braunschweig │23.09.2022 Our Newsletter for all Employees

Topics: Sustainable space travel + safe distance + Terveisiä Tampereeltad

Editor: Regina Eckhoff

“Internationality must become integral part of the way we work”

… says Professor Tatjana Schneider, Vice President for Internationalisation and Regional Relations. In an interview in our magazine she provides insights into her own experiences abroad and explains what is particularly important in the internationalisation process of our university. 

► Effects of space travel on the climate

Leonard Schulz and Prof. Karl-Heinz-Glaßmeier from the Institute for Geophysics and Extraterrestrial Physics have conducted a study to investigate how the growing number of rocket emissions and space debris could affect the Earth’s atmosphere. 

► ”Don’t give up”

Doctoral student Jan Büssers, officer at the Centre of Gender Studies, shares his thoughts on why first generation academics should have the courage to study in the Role Models project. 

► The adventure of studying abroad

For international students, there is now a newly developed International Student Support programme: “START” with offers to help students get started, “CONNECT” with networking events and opportunities to get to know each other, the excursion programme “DISCOVER”, and the language course and workshop programme “PRACTISE”.

► With distance to more safety in cycling

The OpenBikeSensor Braunschweig project, which is funded by the Sandkasten platform, aims to find out whether distances are maintained when cyclists are overtaken and to collect data on traffic conditions for cyclists with the help of students.

► DICE: Conference on the future of digital international teaching in higher education

From 30 November to 2 December 2022, the DICE Conference will discuss innovative ideas for the advancement of digital international teaching and jointly develop sustainable concepts. The Conference will take place online. Registration is now open.

► Postdoc programme is online

The new postdoc programme for the next semester offers events on topics such as entrepreneurship, science communication, appointment processes, career planning outside academia and much more. 

► Darling of the week

Our darling of the week is Tampere University, our strategic international partner in Finland. Terveisiä Tampereelta, greetings from Tampere are currently being sent to us by the TU delegation led by our President Prof. Angela Ittel, who is exploring further cooperation opportunities together with the Finnish partners. We look forward to our continued cooperation and the return visit to TU Braunschweig.