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Department of Biology

As of January 1, 2020, the Department of Bioscience is divided into two new departments in two separate faculties.

The department of Biology (under the Faculty of Natural Sciences) on this site and The Department of Bioscience (new site under the Faculty of Technical Sciences)  


2020.06.17 | Department of Biology

Shhhh, the whales are resting

We need new guidelines to shield whales from human-made noise to ensure them some peace and quiet. It is no good keeping whale-watching boats out of whales' sight if the noise from the boats' engines disturb the whales most. And whales can hear the boats' engines from far away, according to a Danish-Australian research team.

2020.06.09 | Department of Biology

WATEC manager passes on the baton

After three years as head of the internationally recognised Centre for Water Technology (WATEC) at Aarhus University, Professor Niels Peter Revsbech is passing on his management role to Professor Esben Auken from the Department of Geoscience.

2020.05.18 | Department of Biology

Global opvarmning giver træer i Europa og Asien flere frostskader

Et globalt forskningsprojekt viser, at klimaændringerne øger risikoen for frostgrader sent på foråret. Det kan især skade skove i Europa og Asien, hvor planterne ikke er vant til den slags udsving i temperaturen og derfor springer ud, så snart det er varmt nok til det. I Nordamerika er træerne mere vant til forårsfrost og derfor forsigtige med at…


Thu 13 Aug
15:00-17:00 | Aarhus University
Cross-Scale integration of changing shrub vegetation and its interaction with local climate in arctic tundra
Qualifying exam: Jonathan Von Oppen, Ecoinformatics and Biodiversity
Wed 26 Aug
15:00-17:00 | Aarhus University
Disentangling Drivers of Shrub Growth and Recruitment Across Greenland
Qualifying exam: Candice Casandra Power, Ecoinformatics and Biodiversity
Fri 28 Aug
13:00-15:00 | Aarhus University, Silkeborg (D2.04)
Interaction between effects of natural stressors and phenanthene on soil intervetebrates and their detoxification mechanisms
Qualifying exam