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Serious kidney disease is a widespread problem in Sri Lanka. Researchers assume that the kidney damage is caused by toxicological factors, such as contaminated groundwater. If this water is drunk and comes into direct contact with the kidneys it can lead to significant damage to the organs. German a...

Category: Institute of Geography, Research

When migrants or refugees are the topic of political discussion or news articles, the words ‘Islam’ and ‘Muslims’ usually appear too – migrants from certain parts of the world are often perceived on the basis of religion. Prof. Dr. Georg Glasze from FAU believes that this is a problem, because it me...

Category: Institute of Geography, Research

FAU researchers examine spatial development in Southern Germany, Austria and Switzerland Will progress come to a region if roads are simply wide enough? Dr. Frieder Voll has studied common political conceptions on accessibility and spatial development in the Alpine region. The researcher from the I...

Category: Institute of Geography

FAU cultural geographer receives award for dissertation Dr. Shadia Husseini de Araújo from the Institute of Cultural Geography at Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU) was awarded with the dissertation prize for German-speaking research on the Middle East at the “German Middle Eas...

Category: Institute of Geography, Research

An oak in the Botanic Gardens of FAU brings together science, technology and nature A 150-year-old oak tree in Erlangen has been given a “voice”. It has been equipped with cutting-edge measuring equipment to report on its existence – whilst supplying data for the “Bäume in Klimawandel” [Trees under...