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Multi-million funding for joint Collaborative Research Centre of Leipzig University and Chemnitz University of Technology

Great news at Leipzig University and Chemnitz University of Technology: the German Research Foundation (DFG) has approved an application from the two Saxon universities for a joint Collaborative Research Centre / Transregio. The scientists will carry out research on the topic of hyperpolarization in…

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Researchers develop new method to synthesise cannabis plant compound

A group of researchers at Leipzig University has developed a new method for synthesising cis-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) – a natural substance found in the cannabis plant that produces the characteristic psychoactive effect and has many potential applications, including in the pharmaceutical…

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Enzyme that breaks down PET plastic: Leipzig scientists increase efficiency

One of the most widely used plastics in the world is polyethylene terephthalate, or PET for short. It is everywhere in our daily lives in the form of reusable PET drinks bottles. At the end of the lifecycle of a product containing PET, the environmentally friendly reuse of the PET components through…

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Faces of Leipzig University: Jaime Tamayo

Peruvian Jaime Tamayo has been doing an internship in Dr Jonas Warneke’s Chemistry of Reactive Intermediates junior research group since mid-February. The 29-year-old will be in Leipzig for three months. “Gesichter der Uni Leipzig” (Faces of Leipzig University) is a regular series introducing the…

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T. Sheppard, M. Goepel, M. Liebau and R. Kurniawan attend the 56. Jahrestreffen Deutscher Katalytiker

Thomas Sheppard, Michael Goepel, Michael Liebau and Rian Kurniawan attended the 56. Jahrestreffen Deutscher Katalytiker taking place at Weimar, Thüringen. The following contributions were presented:

Thomas Sheppard, Career Forum: “Paving your future career”

Michael Liebau, NFDI4CAT Workshop:…

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Chemist Jörg Matysik co-authors review article on spin hyperpolarization

Magnetic resonance techniques are used in a wide range of scientific disciplines and in practice. The best-known example is magnetic resonance imaging in medicine. These techniques are currently enjoying a major boost thanks to the rapidly developing field of spin hyperpolarization. This can…

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