The war in the Ukraine has plunged countless numbers of people into adversity. We at the Technical University of Munich (TUM) stand in solidarity with those affected and are thus launching two aid programs of our own. These programs are intended for researchers from the Ukraine and affected TUM students.
Researchers have discovered a new population of immune cells which are critical in maintaining the immune response against chronic infections and cancer. This population of T cells also mediates the response to immunotherapy using checkpoint inhibitors. The discovery may explain why immunotherapy fails in some people and could lead to the development of more effective new therapies for cancer or severe viral infections.
In the latest edition of the Shanghai Rankings, TUM is rated as the best university in Germany. In the recently published subject rankings, it already placed among the world’s top 25 universities in five areas and among the top 50 in two other subjects.
Tech-savvy business experts can help companies to get ahead. That insight inspired the launch in 2002 of the TUM School of Management, which combines expertise in management sciences with technological knowhow. What was a first among German universities 20 years ago is now seen as a sure road to success.
Prof. Kristina Reiss and Prof. Wolfgang Domcke are the new Technical University of Munich (TUM) ombudspersons for the topic of good scientific practice. As experienced researchers they will provide advice in response to inquiries and when necessary will investigate indications of incorrect scientific conduct.
A team of German and Argentinian researchers has used neutrons in the FRM II research neutron source at the Technical University of Munich (TUM) to identify an animal species that has been extinct for 220 million years. Findings on the new species provide surprising insights into the evolution of mammals.
From London to Garching: Nereida Abad-Yang is actually studying chemistry at Imperial College. She is currently doing research at TUM for nine weeks. She is taking part in the TUM PREP programme, which brings excellent international students to Munich every summer. What is it like to live and study far away?
Try out last minute relaxation exercises, learn about paths into journalism, explore sustainability at TUM: Current offers, dates and ideas for our students.
The Technical University of Munich (TUM) is participating in two quantum research projects which will receive millions of euros in State funding. The projects NeQuS and IQ-Sense, linked to the Munich Quantum Valley initiative, address quantum networks and quantum sensors. Bavarian Minister of Science and the Arts Markus Blume stated that Bavaria is to become a worldwide pacesetter in the quantum sciences.
The disruptions in global trading markets resulting from the war in Ukraine, among other causes, have focused public attention on the issue of securing a sufficient supply of high-quality foods for the global population. Researchers at the Technical University of Munich (TUM) are searching for modern methods to boost global harvests and thus to ensure global food security. Wheat plays a special role in these efforts.
Approximately 70 students attended an entire semester of classes by Prof. David Wuttke in Virtual Reality (VR). In an interview, student Chiara Marske and the professor for Supply Chain Management talk about why they can remember the VR seminar better, what topics in the Management curriculum are a good fit for the format and when the VR glasses were distracting.