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Prof. Kristina Reiss, Emerita of Excellence und Ombudsperson Research at TUM
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Good scientific practice

"The most important foundation of our work is trust"

Plagiarism, data manipulation, incorrect author citations – in cases of suspected scientific misconduct, researchers at TUM can and should contact Prof. Kristina Reiss. The TUM professor emerita of Mathematics Education has been Ombudsperson for good scientific practice since 2022.

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Researchers in a laboratory
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Impact Rankings released by Times Higher Education

TUM tops global standings in innovation

In the THE University Impact Rankings, the Technical University of Munich (TUM) has again taken the top spot in the category industry, innovation, and infrastructure. The rankings measure the contribution of universities to sustainable innovations – through research, spin-offs and industrial partnerships.

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Prof Werner Lang, photographed on the roof of the Oskar von Miller Forum.
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Global discourse series „One Topic, One Loop“: Werner Lang

Getting everyone on board for greater sustainability

How can universities integrate sustainability into their infrastructure and daily activities? In the global discourse series “One Topic, One Loop”, we present the perspectives of four universities from four different countries. Werner Lang, TUM's Vice President for Sustainable Transformation, kicks off the series by sharing his vision of a more sustainable university and the players needed to make it a success.

Research Sustainability Mobility Community
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Winners of the international competition for young researchers have been announced

EuroTech Future Award 2024 for research into Parkinson's disease

New approaches to treating Parkinson's disease and venomous snake bites as well as nanocoatings with applications in areas as diverse as hydrogen production, wastewater treatment, and the healthcare sector: For the second time, the six EuroTech universities have presented the EuroTech Future Award to three promising young researchers for their contributions to a more sustainable future. They were honored at a ceremony in Brussels.

Research Sustainability Community
Three students, sitting amidst tall grasses, look together at a laptop screen
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Sustainability Day on June 12

How we are making our university more sustainable

In the run-up to our Sustainability Day on June 12, our "We Are TUM" podcast is dedicated to the question of how our university is becoming more sustainable. We meet Werner Lang, Vice President for Sustainable Transformation, Monika Egerer, Professor of Urban Productive Ecosystems, Climate Protection Manager Jonathan Bauer and Sustainability Manager Veronica Becker.

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Biophsics researchers in a TUM laboratory.
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Jumping up nine places in the QS Rankings

TUM ranks 28th worldwide

The Technical University of Munich (TUM) has moved up to the 28th spot in the QS World University Rankings. This makes it the best German university in the renowned ranking for a decade and further extends its lead.

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Prof. Dr. Juliane Winkelmann
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Largest genetic study on RLS to date

Restless legs syndrome: new approaches for treatment

An international team of researchers from the Technical University of Munich (TUM) and Helmholtz Munich has conducted the largest genetic investigation of restless legs syndrome (RLS) to date. The study represents a significant advancement in deciphering the genetic basis of this disorder and opens novel pathways for patient care.

Research Artificial Intelligence
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Thematic expansion of the Munich Data Science Institute

TUM and Creditreform on the hunt for greenwashing

The Technical University of Munich (TUM) and the provider of business information Creditreform have launched a comprehensive cooperation to research various aspects of environmental, social, and management responsibility in companies (Environmental Social Governance). A central concern of the collaboration is the quality of data and information in order to effectively combat so-called greenwashing, i.e., the deliberate pretense of sustainable business practices.

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DFG approves Transregio UbiQancer

New collaborative research center in cancer research

The German Research Foundation (DFG) will fund a new Collaborative Research Center led by the Technical University of Munich (TUM): Transregio 387 will focus on how the ubiquitin system can be used for cancer therapies. Funding has also been extended for another Transregio with TUM participation.

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Diagnostic support with artificial intelligence and robotics

How autonomous ultrasound can make everyday medical work easier

Prof. Nassir Navab from the Technical University of Munich (TUM) uses robotic ultrasound systems that perform routine examinations autonomously and support doctors in the operating theater. His research shows that these systems can make everyday life easier for doctors.

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