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2020.11.27 | Department of Biology, Public / media, Staff

Get help with IT and systems at new portal

From the end of November, you can find the IT support and the support for AU’s Finance, Study and HR-IT systems at a new online platform. The platform will give you efficient support and will make it possible to track the progress of your case.

2020.10.06 | Department of Biology, Public / media, Staff

A three-digit million amount strengthens biodiversity research at the Department of Biology

Two researchers at the Department of Biology at Aarhus University have received a total of DKK 119 million for two new six-year research centers, which will examine how biodiversity can be future proofed in a changeable climate and in a world with ever increasing resource needs. The Novo Nordisk Foundation has awarded the large research grants as…

2020.09.18 | Department of Biology, Public / media, Staff

DKK 15 million from Novo for research in the clouds

The Novo Nordisk Foundation has granted DKK 15 million from its interdisciplinary synergy programme to project DRAMA. With researchers from both Nat and Tech, the project will decipher the role of atmospheric microbial aerosols for cloud formation.

2020.09.08 | Department of Biology, Public / media, Staff

Globalization Is Reweaving the Web of Life

Introduced species are reshaping how plants and animals interact in ecosystems worldwide

2020.06.17 | Department of Biology, Public / media, Staff, Alumner

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, Public / media, Staff

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, Public / media, Staff, Alumner

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…

2020.05.06 | Department of Biology, Alumner, Department of Bioscience, Public / media, Staff

‘Near-unlivable’ heat for one-third of humans within 50 years if greenhouse gas emissions are not cut

Areas of the planet home to one-third of humans will become as hot as the hottest parts of the Sahara within 50 years, unless greenhouse gas emissions fall, according to research by an international team of scientists with participation from Aarhus University published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences this week. The…

2020.05.01 | Department of Biology, Department of Bioscience, Public / media, Staff, Alumner

AU-professor i eksklusivt selskab: Verdenskendt akademi vil have Bo Barker Jørgensen

Professor Bo Barker Jørgensen fra Aarhus Universitet bliver medlem af verdens mest ansete videnskabelige akademi, det amerikanske National Academy of Sciences. Akademiet inviterer forskere med markante resultater, og det er en helt enestående anerkendelse at være blandt de inviterede.

2020.04.29 | Department of Biology, Department of Bioscience, Public / media, Staff, Alumner

The North Atlantic right whale population is in poor condition

New research by an international team of scientists reveals that endangered North Atlantic right whales are in much poorer body condition than their counterparts in the southern hemisphere. The alarming results from this research, led by Dr Fredrik Christiansen from Aarhus University in Denmark, were published this week in the journal Marine…

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