13.09.2018
Another Five Years: The Academic Senate of the University Confirms the Success of SOCIUM

Another Five Years: The Academic Senate of the University Confirms the Success of SOCIUM

Research Commission of the Academic Senate sees all goals for the creation of the SOCIUM fulfilled.

The second item on the agenda of the Academic Senate on June 6th, 2018 entailed an important decision for the Social Sciences in Bremen: the continuation of the SOCIUM as a central research facility of the University. The SOCIUM had prepared a 400 page report of its work and achievements for the years 2015 to 2017. Based on this documentation the Research Commission of the Senate recommended without hesitation or reservations the extension of time frame for the research of the SOCIUM for another five years. Read more ...

20.07.2018
Buried in the Fine Print: Social Sciences in Bremen strong on research

Buried in the Fine Print: Social Sciences in Bremen strong on research

Political Science and Sociology No. 4 in acquiring research grants of the German Research Foundation.

The recently published Funding Atlas 2018 of the German Research Foundations contains interesting numbers for Bremen. If one browses to page 111 one can discover that between 2014 and 2016 the German research Foundation has granted 9.9 Mio euros to sociology and political science in Bremen. Only the Freie Universität Berlin (15,6 Mio. euros), the University of Mannheim (13,8 Mio euros) and the University of Bielefeld (11,2 Mio euros) received more research grants. Read more ...

17.05.2018
Cannabis should be treated the same way as other new medicines

Cannabis should be treated the same way as other new medicines

First Study on new Cannabis Medicines and their use presented in Berlin on May 17th, 2018.

The Cannabis Report, supported by the Techniker Krankenkasse (TK) describes the new cannabis medicines and their use for the insured of one of the biggest German statutory health insurances, the TK. Read more ...