INSIGHTS. Magazine

INSIGHTS reports on research at LMU — the latest findings and current debates — online, and in a printed edition that appears twice a year. The latest issue focuses on the topic of "crises".

Being more comfortable with uncertainty

Political scientist Klaus H. Goetz and sociologist Armin Nassehi discuss how modern societies can deal with fundamental shocks.

Being more comfortable with uncertainty
Edward Snowden poster

Insider knowledge

What makes one a whistleblower? Criminal justice expert Rolf Kölbel discusses their motivations and social roles, and the legal protections that apply to them.

From INSIGHTS on "transparency"
Open plan office

Knowing what the boss knows

Transparency on both sides: How managers and employees in modern companies can share the benefits of work-related data

From INSIGHTS on "transparency"

Molecular tuning: Evolution in fast forward

Biologists led by Dario Leister want to give photosynthesis a helping hand. With the goal of increasing crop yields, they are using algae to accelerate the genetic adaptation of crop plants to changing environmental conditions.

Prof. Dario Leister - a portrait
Portrait von Bärbel Stecher.

The community within us

The most densely populated ecosystem does not belong to the human environment, but to its inner world, says Bärbel Stecher. She studies the microbiome and its complex metabolic network. What makes this community of microorganisms so important for health?

A portrait of Prof. Bärbel Stecher

Conversations with:

The Interpreter

Some scientific terms become household words. Here, LMU’s experts explain the meanings of such expressions.

Thomas Seidl on "machine learning"
Fabian Grusdt

In search of the big answers

LMU physicist Fabian Grusdt has received a prestigious ERC Starting Grant. In this portrait, he talks about his career, and his passion for physics.

A portrait of Fabian Grusdt

By the numbers

0.000277778 degrees = 1 arc-second. This number equals the precision with which the uniquely sensitive ring laser ROMY can measure changes in the orientation of the Earth’s axis.

ROMY (Rotational Motions in Seismology)

How can the memory of the Holocaust be kept alive?

A future issue. Responses from Michael Brenner, Kim Wünschmann and Mirjam Zadoff

Statements on memorial culture

INSIGHTS. LMU’s Research Magazine: The print edition

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