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2020.03.20 | Department of Bioscience, Public / media, Staff

Climate Change Ecological Entomology

Course Language: English Level of course: PhD course (MSc students accepted) Dates: 6-11 September 2020 Deadline for registering: 1 May 2020 ECTS credits: 3 ECTS

2020.03.11 | Department of Bioscience, Public / media, Staff

Arrangements at Aurora

Due to the risk of spread of the coronavirus, the below measures are introduced regarding RV Aurora. All public events are cancelled for the time beingOnly the absolutely necessary persons must be on board the vesselThe rules of the vessel to minimise the spread of the coronavirus on board must be followed – ask the crew if you are in doubt about…

2020.03.03 | Department of Bioscience, Public / media, Staff

The new holiday act: On 1 May, the mini holiday year will begin

On 1 September 2020, the new Danish Holiday Act will enter into force, and all employees will switch to concurrent holiday which means that holiday is earned on an ongoing basis and can also be taken on an ongoing basis. The transition to the new holiday act means that the period from 1 May to 31 August 2020 will be a so-called mini holiday year…

2020.02.17 | Department of Bioscience, Public / media, Staff

PhD develops the food trend of the future: Sugar kelp

Fresh, crisp and with a note of nuts. This is what the new superfood tastes like, and the food industry is waking up to its potential. But if we are to serve kelp for dinner, something needs to be done in the production. It has to be both sustainable and yields need to be large enough for business to be interested. Industrial PhD Teis Boderskov…

2020.01.14 | Department of Bioscience, Public / media, Staff

The Danish Olympic team in biology visits the Departments of Biology and Molecular Biology and Genetics

Last week, the Departments of Molecular Biology and Genetics and Biology organised the 17th Danish semifinal in the Biology Olympiad for secondary school students from all over the country. Half of the students advanced to the national final.

2019.12.19 | Department of Bioscience, Public / media, Staff

Electric bacteria will show the way to soil contamination

In a new collaborative project called BIOMAP, researchers, the business community and government agencies and institutions will utilize electrical signals from soil bacteria to map soil-contaminated sites in Denmark. The Innovation Fund Denmark has invested nearly 12 million DKK in the project, which is intended to make mapping of soil…

2019.11.05 | Department of Bioscience, Public / media, Staff

AU-Forsker ny vært på Radio4

Biolog Rasmus Ejrnæs bliver fast vært på det ugentlige naturprogram ’Vildspor’ på den nye Radio4.

2019.10.21 | Department of Bioscience, Alumner, Public / media

Ants fight plant diseases

New research from Aarhus University shows that ants inhibit at least 14 different plant diseases. The small insects secrete antibiotics from glands in the body. On their legs and body, they also host colonies of bacteria that secrete antibiotics. It is probably these substances that inhibit a number of different diseases and researchers now hope…

2019.10.21 | Department of Bioscience, Public / media, Staff

Fruit flies help in the development of personalised medicine

It is common knowledge that there is a connection between our genes and the risk of developing certain diseases. In a study on fruit flies, researchers from Aarhus University and Aalborg University have found that gene mapping can also be used to predict response to a given treatment.

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