Archive for October, 2020

University Anniversary in Times of Corona – Invitation to a Movie Screening on October 10

October 1st, 2020 | by

RWTH is proud to be celebrating its 150th anniversary on October 10, 2020. Our big anniversary show will now not take place in our C.A.R.L. lecture hall complex as initially planned, but will be brought to you in a unique, virtual format via our YouTube channel. This way, all members and friends of RWTH can all have a great and exciting evening together while socially distancing. We are honored to have a great team of hosts and guests who will more closely acquaint you with RWTH Aachen University, exactly 150 years to the day of its opening. They will even let you in on some new and surprising facts. Take a sneak peek by checking out our short invitation film.

Tune in to our YouTube channel and join us on October 10 at 8:15 p.m.!

RKI: Belgium Classified as a Risk Area

October 1st, 2020 | by

On September 30, the Robert Koch Institute (RKI) classified the entire country of Belgium as a risk area. This has implications for border commuters living in Belgium and commuting to RWTH for work or study purposes.

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University Medicine Network Starts In-Depth Research on Covid-19

October 1st, 2020 | by

With the “National Network of University Medicine on Covid-19”, the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) is pooling research activities at German university hospitals in order to cope with the current pandemic. The BMBF will provide a total of 150 million euros for the University Medicine Network, it was announced today. The Network has already identified 13 high-priority topics that will be the focus of different cross-clinical research projects that are now set to start.

All University hospitals in Germany are part oft he the University Medicine Network. The clinics share their knowledge and experience with treating Covid-19 patients and thus learn continuously with, and from, one another. Together, they will work on urgent issues for improving treatment and will also develop treatment strategies and concepts that ensure the best possible care for patients.

The Network of University Medicine has joined forces to develop the following 13 projects together:

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