„Exzellent erklärt – Spitzenforschung für alle“ – The new Science Podcast


Science to listen to: A new podcast series presents the interdisciplinary work of the 57 clusters of excellence in Germany. In the Podcast “Exzellent erklärt – Spitzenforschung für alle”, Podcaster Larissa Vassilian talks to various cluster representatives about current scientific topics and their research, and thus makes the wide-ranging work of the clusters of excellence visible and comprehensible to the general public. The episodes are also interesting for scientists that already work in one of the clusters of excellence We’ll get to know what the other clusters work on and how to find solid answers to the current scientific questions of our time. 


The first episode

The logo of the podcast "Exzellent erklärt - Spitzenforschung für alle". A yellow magnifying glass framed by yellow circles on a grey background. In the magnifying glass there is a text field that says "Exzellent erklärt".

The first episode is about tactile internet and human-machine interaction. The Cluster of Excellence "Centre for Tactile Internet with Human-in-the-Loop" (CeTi), in which scientists from electrical engineering, psychology, medicine, computer science and mechanical engineering work together, offers an exciting introduction to this new podcast series. In conversation with Prof. Dr.-Ing. Dr. h.c. Frank H. P. Fitzek, spokesperson of the Cluster of Excellence CeTI at Technische Universität Dresden, the topic is the possibilities of the tactile internet and intelligent clothing.

Every month, a new episode of the podcast is published on all common platforms. In October, the topic is educational justice. The Cluster of Excellence ECONtribute at the Universität zu Köln and, Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn addresses the question of whether there are equal opportunities for all. In the third episode, the addressed research topic is the Alzheimer's disease and the work of the Cluster of Excellence "Munich Cluster for Systems Neurology" (SyNergy) of the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München.