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2017.10.02 | Staff, Public / media

Positive evaluation of marine researchers’ work

The Danish Agriculture & Food Council mixes business interests with scientific arguments in its criticism of research that forms the basis for aquatic plans. This is stated by Dean Niels Chr. Nielsen and Vice-Dean Kurt Nielsen, Science and Technology, in a contribution to debate in the Danish newsletter Altinget. This follows a report by…

Dean Niels Chr. Nielsen welcomed the good turnout. (Photo: Aarhus University)
Mayor of Aarhus Jacob Bundsgaard praised the university for its visionary establishment of the research centre at a time when the government is about to launch an action plan for digital growth. (Photo: Peter Hoffmann)
Marianne Kjeldgaard Knudsen, Grundfos Holding A/S, stretched out her arms as a gesture for more collaboration with the skilled researchers at DIGIT. (Photo: AU Communication)
There was considerable interest in getting face-to-face (and on your face) with research as the event provided insight into the work already taking place in connection with digitalisation. (Photo: AU Communication)

2017.10.02 | Staff

Head start in Aarhus

The Centre for Digitalisation, Big Data and Data Analytics (DIGIT) attracted great attention at its inauguration at the Peter Bøgh Lecture Theatre in Katrinebjerg, northern Aarhus. The new strategic research centre was highly praised by the speakers for fitting in perfectly with the spirit of technological development.

2017.09.28 | Staff

Last call! Is your computer ready for 2018?

If IT support has not yet updated your computer, it is important that you contact them to make an appointment to have it updated. Computers which are not updated will be deactivated on 31 December 2017.

The speakers marked the opening of the centre by clipping red ribbons on pizza trays containing the iFOOD logo made from bread. Pictured from left are Professor Lotte Bach Larsen, Kim Kofod Hansen (Central Denmark Region), Dean Niels Chr. Nielsen, Sven Thormahlen (Arla) and Lone Ryg Olsen (Danish Food Cluster) (Photo: William Eckloff)
Following the speeches, there was an opportunity to go round the stands showing examples of the latest food research. (Photo: William Eckloff)

2017.09.28 | Staff

Taste of innovation

Many people are under more pressure in their everyday lives, and this means that ready-prepared dishes end up in their shopping baskets when cooking becomes too much of a burden on a Wednesday night. But what are the nutritional values in such food? What strain do our altered eating habits put on the production chain – can agriculture keep up?…

2017.09.26 | Staff

Experiencing problems with your access card?

If you have more than one access card, you must use the most recent one to access AU’s buildings from 4 October. If your access card does not work, you have to order a new one.

Reality is not what it was. Aarhus University is now heading for digital horizons with a strategic research centre aimed at creating new recognitions and knowledge about important aspects of the digital reality of the future.

2017.09.27 | Public / media, Staff

Aarhus University will boost digital understanding

Progress in electronic technologies during the last five decades has fundamentally changed society on a global scale, and has been of radical importance for industry and business. The digital ‘revolution’ is in full swing, and will only escalate in the coming years. Denmark is in a good position at the front and, with the establishment of a…

Many people are under more pressure in their everyday lives, and this means that ready-prepared dishes end up in their shopping baskets when cooking becomes too much of a burden on a Wednesday night. But what are the nutritional values in such food? What strain do our altered eating habits put on the production chain – can agriculture keep up? What about the climate and nature? And our health? The new research centre now focuses sharply on the foods of the future. iFOOD opens on 25 September. (Photo: Colourbox)
All the way. By providing an interdisciplinary platform with research-based solutions, iFOOD will be able to collaborate with ingredients and food producers, the retail industry, consumers, and the health sector. iFOOD can be of significant importance for the entire production chain in modern food production. This graphic shows (in Danish) how interdisciplinary research covers the journey from field to table, and on to our perception of the nutritional importance. (Illustration: iFOOD)

2017.09.25 | Science and Technology, Public / media, Staff

New research centre focuses on the foods of the future

While the demand for food products is increasing, consumer confidence in food is on the decline. The population of the world is increasing every year at a rate corresponding to the population of Germany. This places demands on the food production of the future if there will be enough food to go round. With its new strategic centre for food…

Photo: Colourbox

2017.09.21 | Staff

Aarhus University scores highest in tender for wildlife management

The university won the competition in the latest tender for public sector consultancy.

2017.09.25 | Public / media, Staff

The distinguished alumnus 2017 has a background in engineering

The distinguished alumnus 2017 is Niels Due Jensen, mechanical engineer and former Group President and CEO of Grundfos. He graduated as an engineer from what was then the Aarhus Technical College (Aarhus Teknikum) and is now the Aarhus University School of Engineering.

2017.09.18 | Staff

Head of the Department of Computer Science resigns

Lars Birkedal has resigned as head of department.

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