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Mads Jeppesen (Photo: private)
Nanna Louise Nielsen (Photo: private)

2017.12.14 | Staff

Novo Nordisk and Novozymes scholarships awarded to two students

Two MSc students who are writing their theses have been awarded scholarships by Novo Nordisk and Novozymes. The scholarships are awarded to students to support their academic work.

Chair of the Aarhus University Board Connie Hedegaard provided the 170-strong turnout with food for thought, and pointed out the importance of the work iClimate is faced with. (Photo: Rasmus Rørbæk)
Dean Niels Chr. Nielsen stressed the importance of the collaboration undertaken by iClimate to counteract what is probably the biggest disruption we are faced with – climate change. (Photo: Rasmus Rørbæk)
Centre Director Jørgen Brandt made it clear that by establishing iClimate, a centre has been created to take a holistic approach to in-depth knowledge and solution-oriented initiatives in climate research. (Photo: Rasmus Rørbæk)

2017.12.07 | Staff

Aarhus University prepares for the biggest disruption

The official inauguration of iClimate – Aarhus University’s new strategic research centre in Roskilde – was attended by 170 guests. Here it was made clear that iClimate will focus on what is probably the biggest disruption of all – climate change – and embrace such important research fields that we will all be affected.

During the next six months, Aarhus University will be focusing on the way we speak to each other. Photo: Maria Randima, Aarhus University

2017.12.05 | Staff

Focus on a pleasant tone of voice at Science and Technology

During the next six months, Aarhus University will be focusing on the way we speak to each other. Activities are already under way at a number of ST locations, starting with local action plans for a good psychological work environment.

Photo: Lars Kruse

2017.12.05 | Staff

Make way for the cleaners

The cleaners are faced by challenges every day that make it difficult for them to clean your office properly. Small measures can make their work easier – and make your environment cleaner.

2017.12.06 | Staff

Liv Hornekær appointed professor at the Department of Physics and Astronomy

Liv Hornekær has been appointed Professor of Experimental Materials Physics as of 1 December 2017.

2017.12.05 | Staff

From Danish to English – new regulations for use of external translators

Aarhus University’s tender for translation services has now been completed, resulting in a new purchase agreement that covers all external translators. ST has entered into an agreement with two freelance translators, who from now on will provide the faculty and departments with all external translations from Danish to English.

Professor Lars Peter Nielsen flanked by Dean Niels Chr. Nielsen and Professor Liselotte Højgaard, chair of the Danish National Research Foundation. Photo: Peter F. Gammelby, Aarhus University
Head of Department Hans Brix, Department of Bioscience, welcomes both CEM and guests to the lecture theatre. Photo: Lise Balsby
Professor Lars Peter Nielsen demonstrates how long the cable bacteria can become. Photo: Lise Balsby
Professor Liselotte Højgaard, chair of the Danish National Research Foundation, is pleased with the new basic research centre – and is certain that CEM will be worth the DKK 56 million, even if the researchers are unable to find answers to all of the questions. Photo: Lise Balsby

2017.12.04 | Public / media, Staff

Opening of the Centre for Electromicrobiology

A new basic research centre – the Centre for Electromicrobiology – was officially opened on 1 December at an event in the Lakeside Lecture Theatres. The Danish National Research Foundation is financing the centre with an initial grant of DKK 56 million.

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.

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