Press releases / Media coverage


Phytolith- and water content of forage influences dental wear of vertebrates (JGU, 04.01.2019)


Intensive fish trade from Egypt to Israel already 3500 years ago (JGU, 16.10.2018)

Mineral finds on Galapagos Islands pose a puzzle on their provenance and origin (JGU, 18.09.2018)

Industrial complex in the Roman Empire: watermills from Barbegal produced probably flour for hardtack (JGU, 07.09.2018)

Boris Kaus receives ERC Consolidator Grant for his research in magmatic processes (JGU, 21.02.2018)


Computer simulations of the geosciences solve conundrum of vortex structures in multi-layer metall (JGU, 27.11.2017)

Donald Dingwell receives GFK-Fellowship (JGU, 22.05.2017)

Cornelis Passchier receives Stephan-Mueller-Medal 2017 of the EGU (JGU, 26.04.2017)

Stalagmits provide palaeoclimate data (JGU, 02.02.2017)


Limestone deposits in Patara-aquaeduct provide clues about climate at Nero´s time (JGU, 29.07.2016)

Feodor Lynen Research stipend from Humboldt Foundation for Thomas Tütken (JGU, 06.07.2016)

ERC Proof of Concept Grant for Boris Kaus (JGU, 10.05.2016)

ERC Consolidator Grant 'Vertebrate Herbivory' for Thomas Tütken (JGU, 10.02.2016)

EU-Funding for PhD positions in Geophysics (JGU, 02.02.2016)

Dinosaur eggs: Body temperature determinations (Campus TV JGU, 23.01.2016)


Blueschists are not an indication for plate tectonics (JGU, 14.12.2015)

Denis Scholz receives Heisenberg-Professorship from DFG (JGU, 05.11.2015)

Dinosaur body temperatures: a chemical thermometer in eggshells (JGU, 14.10.2015)

The cave of the lion: Speleothem research in the Zoolithen Cave (Fernsehbeitrag BR, 20.07.2015)

"Osterhasen-Amethyst" from university collection in exposition in Bremen (JGU, 29.06.2015)

Expansion of anatomical modern humans via the Levante to Europe (JGU, 18.06.2015)

60 years Institute for Gem-Research in Idar-Oberstein (JGU, 05.05.2015)

Ancient roman aqueducts could spill climate secrets (EOS, 19.03.2015)

Research project on platetectonics awarded as excellence project (JGU, 18.02.2015)

A bite of knowledge - Research on teeth (Süddeutsche Zeitung, 02.02.2015)


Archaean continental crust was instable and droped into the mantle (JGU, 18.12.2013)

Model calculation of the dynamic from the Greenland ice must be expanded (JGU, 28.08.2013)

Palaeontological University Collection: Mollusks tell climate tales (JGU, 04.02.2013)


Mineralogical University Collection: Minerals never die (JGU, 26.06.2012)