Press releases and News

  • Early detection of cancer: a team of bioinformaticians and biologists is investigating biomarkers in blood, more Information
  • University professor Hans Becker celebrates his 80th birthday, more Infos
  • High US-American awards for Prof. Eduard Arzt, more Infos
  •  Prof. Alexandra K. Kiemer and her research group uncover cause of muscle pain by cholesterol-lowering drugs, more Infos
  • Business supports engineering professorships at the university, more Infos
  • Physicists develop new experimental model for "lipid rafts" in human cells, more Infos
  • Physicists from Munich and Saarbrücken extend reach in quantum network, more Infos
  • Biophysicists led by Professor Franziska Lautenschläger have discovered how the movement of defence cells works, more Infos
  • The Werner Siemens Foundation is investing eight million euros in research by physicians, materials researchers, engineers and computer scientists at the university, DFKI and ZeMa, more Infos
  • Together against tuberculosis and malaria, more Infos
  • Pharmaceutical Research Alliance Saarland is launched, more Infos
  • Professor Rolf Müller receives honorary doctorate from Shandong University in China, more Infos
  • Professor Manfred Schmitt is president of the University of the Greater Region, more Infos 
  • Brochure on "Single cell analysis in research and medicine" published, more Infos
  • Prof. Frank Mücklich and his team send experiments to the ISS space station, more Infos
  • Hair follicles of the scalp as a depot for drugs, more Infos
  • Physicists led by Professor Uwe Hartmann plan to develop new types of microelectronics, more Infos
  •  Pharmacists led by Prof. Dr. Anna K. H. Hirsch found out how pharmaceuticals can be produced from wood residues, more Infos
  • Physicists led by Professor Uwe Hartmann plan to develop new types of microelectronics, more Infos
  • The chemistry (101) and biosciences courses of study are among the most sought-after among first-year students, more Infos
  •  Nanostructures help to reduce the adhesion of hospital germs, more Infos
  • On October 10, Heinz Dürr, Professor Emeritus of Organic Chemistry at Saarland University and winner of the Gay Lussac-Humboldt Prize for Franco-German Science Cooperation, will celebrate his 85th birthday, more Infos
  •  Researchers, including those from the Leibniz Research Network on Nano Safety, were able to show that the lung cells reacted more strongly to nanoparticles due to the mechanical stretching, similar to an inflammatory reaction, more Infos
  • Scientists around Prof. Jacobs discovered that the adhesive force can be directly derived from the exact analysis of the nature of nano-structured surfaces, more Infos
  • Prof. Frank Mücklich is again awarded the Löhn Prize of the Steinbeis Foundation, more Infos
  • Prof. Anna Hirsch received the Runner-Up Award as Young Medicinal Chemist in Academia 2019, more Infos
  • Dr. Gregor Fuhrmann was awarded the Young Talent Prize of the Horst-Böhme-Foundation of the DPhG on 04 September, more Infos
  • University Professor Hans Dieter Breuer, Professor Emeritus of Physical Chemistry at Saarland University, celebrates his 80th birthday, mehr Infos
  • In WS 19/20 there will be a public series of lectures in the field of systems engineering, more Infos
  • German-French Quantum Academy makes a stop in Saarbrücken, more Infos
  • DFG Research Group is supported with 2.4 million euros, more Infos
  • Materials researchers develop novel surfaces, more Infos
  • Saarland University cooperates with IBM on quantum technology, more Infos
  •  Physicists find model describing length growth in biological systems, more Infos
  • Airbus competition: Saarbrücken students ensure safe aircraft construction, more Infos
  •  Federal Minister of Education and Research, Anja Karliczek, visits Saarland University and the Helmholtz Institute for Pharmaceutical Research Saarland, more Infos
  • Quantum physics plus technology: Quantum Engineering studies for engineers of the future, more Infos
  • „Systems Engineering" at Saar-Uni is one of the 25 most international disciplines of its kind worldwide, more Infos
  • University Professor Werner Nachtigall, Professor Emeritus of Zoology at Saarland University, celebrates his 85th birthday, more Infos
  • "Systems Engineering" at Saar-Uni is one of the 25 most international disciplines of its kind worldwide, more Infos
  •  In the current university ranking of the Centre for Higher Education Development (CHE) the MWWT and Systems Engineering were awarded, more Infos
  • Joint study by the chair of Prof. Walter and the LMU Munich shows that multiple sclerosis is associated with epigenetic changes in blood cells, more Infos
  • Forschungsbau Zentrum für Biophysik: Winner of the realization competition chosen, more Infos
  • Physicists from Professor Christian Wagner's research team unravel how algae mix liquids in the microcosm, more Infos
  • A team of researchers from Saarland University and partner companies have developed a sensor system that monitors drying, baking and cooking processes particularly precisely, more Infos
  • In a project funded by the German Research Foundation, Professor Stefan Seelecke and others are working on thin, precisely controllable artificial tentacles, more Infos
  • Saar researchers develop air conditioning unit of the future, more Infos
  • Physicists from Saar-Uni achieve a measurement record for extremely weak magnetic signals, more Infos
  • Professor Frank Wilhelm-Mauch has received an "APS Outstanding Referee Award", more Infos
  • Helmholtz Centre for Infection Research and Evotec AG to develop new broad-spectrum antibiotics targeting Gram-negative pathogens, more Infos
  • American Physical Society honours Prof. Frank Wilhelm-Mauch for reviewing specialist publications, more Infos
  • The research team led by Prof. Rolf Müller at the HZI and HIPS succeeded in isolating a substance that is effective against Gram-negative bacteria, more Infos
  • Humboldt Award Winner to conduct research in Saarbrücken together with Prof. Claus-Michael Lehr into medicines for stomach ulcers, more Infos
  • Chemists at Saar University led by Professor Guido Kickelbick have developed an encapsulation material that could make LEDs without rare earths more durable and cheaper, more Infos
  • Magnetism network was awarded, more Infos
  • Professor Frank Wilhelm-Mauch coordinates research project to build a European quantum computer, more Infos
  • Professor Dr.-Ing. Frank Mücklich has been appointed a Fellow of the American Society for Materials, the world's largest professional association for materials science and materials engineering.
  • Professor Dr.-Ing. Frank Mücklich was elected by the German Society for Materials Science (DGM) to the new dual leadership as President (Science) for the term of office from 2019.
  •  Saarbrücken physicists want to extend the reach of quantum communication in a nationwide project, more Infos
  • Findings by physicist from saarbrücken provide a deeper understanding of the functioning of movements in the microcosm, more Info

  • Researchers from Saarland describe protein complex that can lead to diseases in case of malfunction, more Infos
  • Bioscientists discover transport protein that can avert stress in cells, more Infos
  • On August 13th the construction of the new internship building for the subject Pharmacy starts, more Infos
  • Saar physicists create basis for rapid tests against diseases such as diabetes or malaria, more Infos
  • Pharmacists meet at the international conference "BioBarriers 2018" in Saarbrücken, more Infos
  • The ranking of engineering and natural sciences in the DFG Funding Ranking 2018 can be found here
  • The university gets a new centre for biophysics, more Infos
  • Saarbrücken physicists test self-propelled droplets as mini transporters, more Infos
  • The departments of Systems Engineering, Materials Science and Materials Engineering will take part in the Day of Technology, more Infos
  • Tobias Hans visits the Helmholtz Institute for Pharmaceutical Research Saarland, more Infos
  • Saarbrücken physicists develop building block for quantum repeaters, more Infos
  • Pharmacy Professor Rolf Müller receives the Inhoffen Medal 2018, more Infos
  • CHE-Ranking 2018: Life Sciences, Chemistry and Physics do very well, more Infos
  • New building of the Center for Biophysics recommended by the German Science Council, more Infos
  • Nature editorial on the room temperature maser by Prof. C. Kay, AK für Physikalische Chemie und Didaktik der Chemie, more Infos
  • ERC Starting Grant of €1.5 million for Professor Dr. Anna Hirsch,  more Infos
  • European Research Training Group for the Control of Quantum Systems also starts at Saar University, research groups of Professor Dr. Frank Wilhelm-Mauch and Dr. Elke Neu-Ruffing are involved, more Infos
  • Materials researcher Dr. Flavio Soldera awarded for international network, more Infos
  • The Faculty NT celebrates the "Day of Chemistry" with the inauguration of the renovated Inorganic Chemistry building and the award of the highly endowed Hardt Prize for outstanding scientific achievements in the field of Inorganic Chemistry, more Infos
  • Saarbrücken pharmacy graduates the best in Germany for the 5th year in a row, more Infos
  • On 27.10.2107 the Day of Chemistry 2017 will take place with the inauguration of the building of Inorganic Chemistry and the ceremony for the award of the Horst-Dietrich-Hardt-Prize 2017, Program
  • Professor Dr. Eduard Arzt receives with the Heyn commemorative coin the highest award of the German Society for Materials Science, more Infos
  • Professor Dr.-Ing. Rainer Müller has been Professor for Mounting Systems since September and is thus a new member of the faculty
  • Professor Dr. Christopher Kay has been Professor of Physical Chemistry and Didactics of Chemistry since August and is thus a new member of the faculty, more Infos
  • Professor Dr. Anna Hisch has been Professor of Medicinal Chemistry and Head of the Department of Drug Design and Optimization at HIPS since May, more Infos
  • Daimler and Benz Foundation supports junior research group leader Dr. Elke Neu, more Infos
  • New Emmy-Noether Junior Research Group in Inorganic Chemistry, more Infos
  • successful European Masters Course AMASE again receives million-euro funding from the EU, mainly for the award of scholarships, more Infos
  • Professor Dr.-Ing. Frank Mücklich receives renowned US award for his life's work, more Infos
  • Chemists of the faculty are researching together with INM on the development of environmentally friendly car paints, more Infos
  • Faculty chemists want to reduce rare earths in LEDs, funded by the BMBF, more  Infos
  • BMBF supports research project XplOit, more Infos
  • DFG to provide €2.1 million for an X-ray tomography system for materials research, mehr Infos
  • Prof. Dr. R. Hanke, head of the IZFP, has been appointed honorary professor for the field of "Non-destructive testing methods for material characterization
  • University Professor Hans-Jörg Schneider turns 80, more Infos
  • DFG funding ranking shows the strength of third-party funding in the field of materials science and materials engineering, more Infos
  •  Professors of chemistry offer exciting lectures for schools, mehr Infos on "Rent a Prof" here