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2017.11.29 | Public / media, Staff

Researchers account for criticism of nitrogen calculations

In a new report, Aarhus University researchers account for the criticism raised by the Danish Society for Nature Conservation in connection with calculations carried out in 2015 for the Ministry of Environment and Food of Denmark. Read more (in Danish only) here.

2017.11.29 | Public / media, Staff

Aarhus University takes criticism of public sector consultancy seriously

On Saturday 25 November, the Danish newspaper Berlingske Tidende published an article in which a former employee criticised the calculations provided by the university in connection with the approval of the Danish Agricultural Package. Read more (in Danish only) here.

2017.11.28 | Public / media, Staff

New research continues to support figures for marginal leaching used in connection with the Danish Agricultural Package

For a number of years, more measurements have been requested and more knowledge wanted regarding the impact of fertilisers and crops on nitrogen leaching from cultivated soil. Read more (in Danish only) here.

2017.11.28 | Staff

Where do you go if there is a fire?

Or if your colleague has a cardiac arrest? Probably not au.dk/en/emergencyresponse. But you can use this website to make sure that you are prepared if an emergency occurs.

2017.11.28 | Staff

Remember to register publications in Pure

The year 2017 is drawing to a close, and the AU Library would therefore like to draw your attention to deadlines and practical information about registration of the university’s publications in Pure.

2017.11.23 | Public / media, Staff, PhD Students

Sapere Aude grants awarded to five researchers at Science and Technology

Five of the seven grant recipients at Aarhus University are researchers at Science and Technology. The Danish Council for Independent Research (DFF) awards grants to excellent applicants with relevant and original research ideas and the ambition to be research leaders.

The new agreement was signed by (from left) Thomas Bjørnholm (University of Copenhagen), Katrine Krogh Andersen (Technical University of Denmark), Niels Christian Beier (Danish Agency for Science and Higher Education), John Womersley (European Spallation Source), Henrik Bindslev (University of Southern Denmark) and Niels Chr. Nielsen (Science and Technology, Aarhus University).

2017.11.22 | Public / media, Staff

More collaboration between ESS, the universities and the government

Aarhus University has entered into an agreement with six of the other Danish universities, the Danish Agency for Science and Higher Education, and the European Spallation Source (ESS) to strengthen collaboration and knowledge sharing between ESS and the research environments in Denmark.

2017.11.22 | Staff

Here are the results of the university elections 2017

See the results of this year’s university elections, where the academic staff voted for representatives to the boards of studies and PhD committees. Students also voted for new representatives on the AU Board, academic councils and boards of studies, while PhD students elected new representatives to the PhD committees.

2017.11.10 | Staff

Minister for Higher Education and Science visits AU Foulum

Basic research activities and collaboration with industry were in focus when Minister for Higher Education and Science Søren Pind paid a visit to AU Foulum.

Professor Jens-Christian Svenning will spearhead the new Centre for Biodiversity Dynamics in a Changing World, with a grant of DKK 40 million from the VILLUM FOUNDATION. (Photo: Lars Kruse, Aarhus University)
Professor Bjørk Hammer has been granted DKK 25 million for a research project called Machine Learning in Atomistic Structure Determination. (Photo: Lars Kruse, Aarhus University)
Jens Kann-Rasmussen, Chair of the Board of the VILLUM FOUNDATION, is pleased that the grants were awarded to two top researchers at Aarhus University, and he looks forward to seeing the results. (Photo: Lars Kruse, Aarhus University)

2017.11.10 | Staff

Two VILLUM Investigator grants celebrated in style

In spring 2017, two top researchers at Science and Technology – Professor Jens-Christian Svenning, Department of Bioscience, and Professor Bjørk Hammer, Department of Physics and Astronomy – were each awarded one of the newly established VILLUM Investigator grants. These provided funding for the Centre for Biodiversity Dynamics in a Changing…

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