17. March 2023 | Magazine:

The Week at TU Braunschweig │17.03.2023 Our Newsletter for all Employees

Topics: Last tests for autoELF + musical diamonds + Moving brains

Editor: Mark Winter

► Autonomous driving: autoELF in the home straight

In March, the autonomous driving research vehicle autoELF leaves Braunschweig for Darmstadt for final tests before its presentation. At TU Braunschweig, the interior and important functions such as a radio emergency stop system have been installed. All four vehicles developed in the UNICARagil project will be demonstrated on May 11.

► New impulses for the lectures on public transport

Dr Lars Schnieder is new honorary professor of Faculty 3. The CEO of the Braunschweig-based company ESE Engineering und Software-Entwicklung GmbH is expanding the range of courses on public transport in the areas of digitalisation, big data and automation.

► Uni meets school

How music lessons can look today was shown by the Institute for Music and its Education in a joint project by students and lecturers. At the Apollonia Secondary School in Uelzen, seven music teaching students reinterpreted Rihanna’s song “Diamonds” together with pupils.

► Convincing continuing education

The programme “Weiterbildung in der Hochschullehre” (WindH) of the Competence Centre of Excellence in Lower Saxon Higher Education at  TU Braunschweig has now been re-accredited.

► Mail from … Sweden

… send us TU students Jan Brinkmann and Lars Klingenstein and report on their stay abroad in the far north.

► Not all roads lead to Rome

In the podcast Ferngespräch from the International House, Erasmus+ University Coordinator Francesco Ducatelli tells us why he moved to Braunschweig from Italy and how the Erasmus programme has shaped his life.

► Host families wanted for international students!

Would you like to host an international guest for a few weeks in the summer? The International House is still looking for accommodation for participants in the International Summer Schools from 19 June to 28 July.

► Continuing education event on March 23: “NORDBEAT”

As part of a  cross-state continuing education day in Braunschweig, “ko:nect – Netz für Weiterbildung” and “(Re)Shape Automotive Industry” as well as the “TransformationsHub Aus- und Weiterbildung” invite to a training fair and an afterparty at the NFF.

► Horizon Europe Cluster 5 – Climate, Energy and Mobility

The national contact point for the Horizon Europe funding programme will provide information on the basics and the 2023/2024 calls for proposals in an online event on 21 March.

► Darling of the week

Our darling of the week moves brains, exercises happiness and provides us with brainfood during our lunch break. Next week is the first Health Week for all employees and students. In lectures, participatory courses and the canteen’s offerings, everything revolves around physical and mental health. Registration for numerous health week offers is still possible online, even for those who decide at a last minute.