2014.10.20 | Public / media, Staff

New robotic telescope revolutionizes the study of stars

In the last eight months, a fully robotic telescope in Tenerife has been carrying out high-precision observations of the motion of stellar surfaces. The telescope is the first in the SONG telescope network and a milestone in a new global stellar research project, aiming at making it possible to follow the stars twenty-four seven.

Professor Troels Skrydstrup has been appointed director of the CADIAC basic research centre. Photo: Lise Balsby, AU Communication)

2014.10.07 | Public / media, Staff

New basic research centre at ST with a focus on sustainable CO2

Professor Troels Skrydstrup has been appointed director of CADIAC (Carbon Dioxide Activation Centre), a basic research centre at Science and Technology with a focus on research into ways to use CO2 as a valuable resource rather than a waste product.

2014.10.07 | Public / media, Staff

Large grant for brain research

The Danish Council for Independent Research has just awarded a grant of almost DKK 6.5 million to Associate Professor Lisbeth Schmidt Laursen, Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics, to study the molecular mechanisms that help ensure protection of the brain’s nerve cells. In the long term, she hopes that her results will make it possible to…

A 3D drawing of the interior of Arla’s coming global innovation centre. Photo: Arla

2014.10.09 | Public / media, Staff

New collaboration on research into food

Arla is investing DKK 62.5 million in a new research collaboration with Aarhus University and the University of Copenhagen. The five-year investment goes to research into the nutrition and health effects of dairy products, and it will create a total of 40 PhD and postdoctoral positions at the two universities.

In the statement regarding the reason for making the awards, it says that the Greenhouses add to the existing homogeneous facilities in a pleasant way

2014.10.08 | Science and Technology, Public / media, Staff, Awards, Science Museums

Greenhouses awarded architectural prize

The Greenhouses in the Botanical Garden have been awarded the Aarhus City Council’s architectural prize for good and attractive building work.

2014.10.09 | Public / media, Staff

Grundfos Prize awarded to Aarhus University professor

The Grundfos Prize 2014 valued at DKK 1 million has been awarded to Professor Bo Brummerstedt Iversen, Department of Chemistry and iNANO, Aarhus University, in recognition of his materials research.

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