On Thursday, the live video from ISS showed Aarhus University's first satellite, Delphini-1, being deployed into space. This means that Aarhus University is now officially a space university. Photo: NASA and NanoRacks

2019.01.31 | Public / media, Staff

AU is now officially a space university

Thursday 31 January, at exactly 13:00, Aarhus University officially entered the line of universities in the world that have a satellite in space. Delphini-1 was deployed from the International Space Station, ISS, into its orbit. The Delphini-1 team will now try to establish contact with the satellite.

Photo: Colourbox

2019.01.31 | Staff

The salary negotiations will begin 1 February

Are you interested in participating in pay negotiations for salary increases this year? Then read more here. In the period 1 – 22 February, employees at AU can fill out a form with information needed to participate in the 2019 salary negotiations.

Three researchers receive DKK 31 million (EUR 4.1 million) for sophisticated research equipment. Photo: Novo Nordisk Foundation

2019.01.31 | Public / media, Staff

DKK 31 million from the Novo Nordisk Foundation for advanced research technology

With major investments in laboratory equipment funded by the Novo Nordisk Foundation, three researchers from Aarhus University have been able to boost their research into proteins, nanoparticles and biological molecules.

Minister for Environment and Food, Jakob Ellemann-Jensen opened the Biodiversity Symposium together with Dean Niels Christian Nielsen, Science and Technology (AU Foto)
From the left: Flemming Skov (Department of Bioscience), Kurt Nielsen (Vice-dean, Science and Technology), Jakob Ellemann-Jensen (Minister for Environment and Food), Niels Chr. Nielsen (Dean, Science and Technology) (AU Foto)
The Biodiversity Symposium 2019 was a popular event in the Lakeside Lecture Theatres at Aarhus University. (AU Foto)

2019.01.31 | Staff, Public / media

Growing interest in Danish biodiversity

An impressive more than 400 people turned up to the fifth Biodiversity Symposium, held at Aarhus University on 22 January. Researchers, managers, consultants and policy-makers gathered to take stock of biodiversity in the Danish countryside. The good attendance bears witness to a large and increasing interest in the topic.

AU has an ambition to be better at retaining talented female researchers and to recruit more women in areas with a skewed gender balance. Photo: Lars Kruse, AU.

2019.01.24 | Staff

Conference: How do we attract more women researchers to AU?

The Committee for Research and External Cooperation (UFFE) invites leaders, staff and students to a one-day conference on 8 March to discuss how we can improve the gender balance among researchers at AU.

Associate Professor Wolf Eisenhardt, Department of Bioscience, Aarhus University. Photo: VILLUM FONDEN.
Associate Professor Jan Frahm, Department of Mathematics, Aarhus University. Photo: VILLUM FONDEN.

2019.01.22 | Staff, Public / media

VILLUM FOUNDATION grants awarded to two young AU researchers

Wolf Eiserhardt from the Department of Bioscience and Jan Frahm from the Department of Mathematics have each received a Villum Young Investigator grant of 10 mill. DKK.

Over the past couple of years, AU students have helped ready the Delphini - 1 nanosatellite for launch. The satellite is now on board the International space station, from which it will be put into orbit around Earth in February. The aim of the ESA BIC DK is to encourage the students to start their own businesses within space technology after the end of their studies. Photo: Lars Kruse/AU Photo.
Associate professor Christoffer Karoff. Photo: Private

2019.01.15 | Public / media, Staff

Science and Technology to educate future space entrepreneurs

ST will be help students to come up with ideas for start-ups through an interdisciplinary Space Entrepreneurship Programme, which will teach students in subjects within both space technology and entrepreneurship.


2019.01.11 | Staff

New website helps new staff

Being a new employee in a large organisation can be difficult. But now being new to AU will hopefully be a little easier. On, we have gathered together the informationen needed to help new employees get off to a good start.

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