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Climate change and agriculture

Niall Young has a PhD degree in rheology from the University of Salford, United Kingdom, and has worked in the food industry for more than 20 years.

2017.03.16 | Food

Affiliate Associate Professor to strengthen the cooperation with the food industry

Department of Food Science, Aarhus University, appoints Niall Young as Affiliate Associate Professor in food structures and rheology. Niall Young is employed as a Technical Fellow in DuPont Nutrition & Health.

Over a period of three years, the scientists conducted field studies with various crops and cropping systems. Photo: Jesper Rais

2017.03.13 | Agro

Grasses are good at using the sun to be productive

Scientists from Aarhus University have studied how efficient crops are at using the sun to produce biomass for biorefining. This knowledge can be put to use to optimise biomass yields and improve sustainability.

2017.03.13 | DCA

Increased knowledge required on production of protein from green biomasses

Green biomasses hold a significant potential as an alternative to traditional protein sources. However, a recent report establishes the fact that further knowledge is required on the economic and environmental consequences in case an actual commercial production is implemented.

Fri 24 Mar
13:00-16:00 | Aarhus University, Research Centre Flakkebjerg, Auditorium, Forsøgsvej 1, 4200 Slagelse
PhD defence: Fungicide resistance of wheat pathogen zymoseptoria tritici - ways of minimising fungicide resistance in practice
Thies Marten Heick from the Department of Agroecology will defend his PhD on Friday March 24.
Thu 06 Apr
10:00-13:00 | Auditorium, Aarhus University, Foulum, Blichers Allé 20, 8830 Tjele
PhD defence: Where soil physics meets biology; a biophysical perspective to understand soil inner space ecology
Lasantha Herath from the Department of Agroecology will defend his PhD on Thursday April 6.
Thu 20 Apr
09:00-16:00 | Vilcon Hotel, Lorupvej 44, DK 4200 Slagelse
International expert meeting on: Various filters in the landscape for reducing nitrogen and phosphorus losses to the aquatic environment
Aarhus University will host an international expert meeting on Various filters in the landscape for reducing nitrogen and phosphorus losses to the aquatic environment.
Sun 14 May
08:00-13:00 | Hotel Comwell, Værkmestergade 2, 8000 Aarhus C
EuroBlight Workshop in Aarhus
The potato late blight network for Europe, EuroBlight, will host a three day workshop in Aarhus in May.