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Is it possible to replace the dietary protein sources which we know and use today by insect protein ?

2019.04.11 | Food

How healthy and nutritious are insects?

Currently, alternative protein sources are in focus and insects in particular. The nutrient contents of insects have been mapped. However, we still need to investigate several factors when considering insects as human nutrition, including how the nutrients from insects are absorbed, and how they affect our satiety. These are some of the questions…

Mogens Nicolaisen and Mogens Støvring Hovmøller will give their inaugural lectures at AU Flakkebjerg on 3 May 2019.

2019.04.01 | Agro

Two new professors – and two inaugural lectures

Crop health will be highlighted when two new professors at the Department of Agroecology, Aarhus University, give their inaugural lectures on 3 May 2019.

Cull sows arrived at the slaughter plant. Photo: Carsten Kjærulff Christensen.

2019.04.09 | Anis

How do cull sows respond to the transport to the slaughter plant?

New research from the Department of Animal Science, Aarhus University, shows that transport of cull sows to the slaughter plant in many cases involves a deterioration of the sows’ physical condition compared to before they were loaded on the truck. The results may play a part in improving animal welfare during transport and contribute to the…

Mon 29 Apr
10:00-13:00 | Auditorium, AU Foulum, Blichers Allé 20, 8830 Tjele
PhD defence: The influence of flooding on wheat production
Majken Meldorf Deichmann will defend her PhD on Monday 29 April 2019.
Thu 02 May
09:45-16:20 | Bartholin Auditorium, Aarhus University
Arla Food for Health Conference
The Arla Food for Health conference will contain presentation of mechanisms behind the health effects of dairy products and ingredients in-vitro, in-vivo and in clinical trials.
Fri 03 May
13:30-16:00 | Auditoriet, AU Flakkebjerg, Forsøgsvej 1, 4200 Slagelse
Inaugural lectures
Professor Mogens Nicolaisen and Professor Mogens S. Hovmøller will give their inaugural lectures.
Thu 09 May
13:00-16:00 | Auditorium, AU Foulum, Blichers Allé 20, 8830 Tjele
PhD defence: Visible near-infrared spectroscopy determines a range of soil properties controlling contaminant leaching fast and inexpensively
Cecilie Hermansen will defend her PhD on 9 May 2019.