News from ICBM

20.12.2017 – ICBM

"A Fascinating Surface"

The recent issue of the Oldenburg University research magazine EINBLICKE informs on the research subject of ICBM scientist Oliver Wurlmore

08.12.2017 – ICBM

Simon named as new Vice President for Research and Transfer

The biologist and head of the ICBM research group Biology of Geological Processes Prof. Dr. Meinhard Simon has recently been approved as Vice President for Research and Transfer at the Carl von Ossietzky University of Oldenburg.more

30.11.2017 – ICBM

Oliver Wurl receives special award for teaching

With the "Special Award for Course Evaluation", Dr. Oliver Wurl (2. from the left) from the Institute of Chemistry and Biology of the Marine Environment (ICBM) has been honored yesterday. more


Next phase for CRC "Roseobacter"

One of the most important groups of marine bacteria is the focus of the Collaborative Research Centre "Roseobacter". With 9.7 million euros, the German Research Foundation (DFG) is now funding the project for another four years. more

23.11.2017 – ICBM

ICBM at the Jade Career Day

Providing school leavers and students with professional prospects in the peripherals of an academic formation is the aim of the Jade Career Day at the Jade Hochschule in Wilhelmshaven. As in preceding years, on November 22 the ICBM participated in this traditionally well visited show of educational offers. more

11.10.2017 – ICBM

ICBM contributes to international exhibition Ocean Plastics Lab

On September 27th the travelling exhibition Ocean Plastics Lab has been inaugurated by the German Federal Minister of Education and Research, Johanna Wanka, EU Commissioner for Research, Science and Innovation, Carlos Moedas, and President of the Regional Council of Piedmont, Mauro Laus. The ICBM made several contributions to the content of the exhibition, such as a video interview of ICBM professor Jörg-Olaf Wolff, further video material, texts and pictures. The Ocean Plastics Lab comprises exhibits and contributions from over 50 partners from 5 continents. Next stop on the exhibition’s tour will be Paris from 4-17 November 2017.more

11.09.2017 – ICBM

Time Series Station's 15th anniversary celebrated

About 50 guests and staff members celebrated the 15th anniversary of the ICBM Time Series Station (TSS) in a commemorative event near the island of Spiekeroog and in Wilhelmshaven on Thursday 7th September. more

07.09.2017 – ICBM

Giant bacteria with multiple identities

A team of researchers from the Leibniz Institute of Freshwater Ecology and Inland Fisheries (IGB) in Berlin and the Institute for Chemistry and Biology of the Marine Environment (ICBM) at University of Oldenburg has analysed the largest freshwater bacterium, Achromatium oxaliferum. The results are stunning.more

06.08.2017 – ICBM

"Spring Cleaning" On Bird Island

This year, the ICBM supported the litter-collecting event on the small island of Mellum, which is organized annually by the Mellum Council, the custodian of the bird island. Two research boats of the ICBM, OTZUM and ZEPHYR, in the early morning hours of August 5 carried more than 40 voluntary helpers near to the shore line of the island in the Jade bay orifice.more

01.08.2017 – ICBM

Data as a "crystal ball" for the future Wadden Sea

International Summer School for Marine Scientists at the University of Oldenburg Wilhelmshaven/Oldenburg. How does one create a mathematical model from environmental data? International members of the rising generation of marine researchers presently get acquainted with fundamental traits of modern scientific data processing. more

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