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    Alumna Esther Gillert

    Esther Gillert studied biology at the University of Würzburg. Today, she works as an editor for medical patient media. She is the interface between medical experts and legal counsellors.

    Mikrotürmchen mit Quantenpunkten sollen dabei mithelfen, die Datenkommunikation abhörsicher zu machen. Entwickelt werden sie an der Uni Würzburg. (Bild: Tobias Huber)

    Faster and secure data communication: This is the goal of a new joint project involving physicists from the University of Würzburg. The German Federal Ministry of Education and Research funds the project with 14.8 million euro.

    Startseite der digitalen Faust-Edition im Internet. (Bild: faustedition.net)

    The new contemporary edition of Goethe's "Faust" is the fruit of almost ten years of labour. The team of Fotis Jannidis, a computer philologist and Professor of Literature at the University of Würzburg, contributed significantly to this achievement.

    Der neuartige topologische Isolator aus der Würzburger Physik: An seinen Kanten entlang fließt ein Strom aus Exziton-Polaritonen (rot), der sich kontrollieren lässt. (Bild: Karol Winkler)

    For the first time, physicists have built a unique topological insulator in which optical and electronic excitations hybridize and flow together. They report their discovery in "Nature".

    Frau, die einer anderen Frau eine Suppenschüssel reicht.

    Mental training can effectively cultivate care, compassion and even altruistically motivated behaviour psychologists from Würzburg and Leipzig have shown in a recent study.

    Harald Reinhart

    Harald Reinhart trained and completed his residency as a medical doctor in Würzburg. Today, he alternately works as a hospital doctor and as the CEO of a consulting firm, travelling between Jordan and the USA.


    A top-notch Chemist

    Zusammenschnitt: Dr. Kazunori Sugiyasu und ein Chemiegebäude der Universität Würzburg

    He received a prestigious award from the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation. The renowned chemist, Kazunori Sugiyasu, will now join the University of Würzburg to do research with Professor Frank Würthner.