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A lack of social interaction during meals has a negative effect on elderly people’s quality of life. Photo: Colourbox

2017.11.24 | Food

Dinner groups help elderly people who have lost their cohabiting partner

When elderly people suddenly have to eat their daily meals alone, they experience a decline in their quality of life. However, dinner groups can have a positive effect on people who have lost a cohabiting partner. In a new study, Aarhus University takes a closer look at how changes in elderly people’s life situation impact their eating habits and…

Agricultural and food research at Aarhus University continuously climbs international rankings, a fact that has caught the attention of the Minister of Higher Education and Science. Photo: Aarhus University

2017.11.23 | DCA

The Minister of Higher Education and Science visits Aarhus University in Foulum

Basic research activities and industrial cooperation was in focus when Søren Pind, the Danish Minister of Higher Education and Science, recently visited Aarhus University in Foulum.

Researcher Emmanuel Arthur from the Department of Agroecology at Aarhus University (left) has been awarded the Soil Physics and Hydrology Division Early Career Award. The prize was preseneted to him by Professor Scott B. Jones from Utah State University, USA. Photo: SSSA

2017.11.10 | Agro

Young soil scientist from Aarhus University is a winner

Researcher Emmanuel Arthur from the Department of Agroecology at Aarhus University has won a prestigious international prize.

Together with the Department of Food Science, the MAPP Centre contributes significant efforts to the research-based policy support provided by Aarhus University to the Danish Veterinary and Food Administration. Photo: Colourbox

2017.11.09 | DCA

World-class research in consumer behaviour

An international review panel of experts has evaluated the MAPP Centre and ranked the centre as a world-leader in consumer behavior research within the food area. Among other things, the MAPP Centre contributes to the research-based policy support provided by DCA – Danish Centre for Food and Agriculture to the Ministry of Environment and Food of…

Studies from Aarhus University demonstrate that hydrogen sulphide emissions are caused mainly by slurry evaporation from pig and cattle houses. Photo: Aarhus University

2017.11.23 | DCA

Agriculture contributes to the atmosphere's sulphur content

For the first time, researchers can determine the atmospheric content of sulphur caused by animal manure. A new study from Aarhus University demonstrates that hydrogen sulphide from animal manure accounts for about one third of the total Danish sulphur emissions to the atmosphere.

The Danes look for information about healthy food through many different sources. However, using the internet to find information is more prevalent in Denmark than in other countries - especially among young people. Photo: Colourbox

2017.11.24 | DCA

New media may challenge official dietary recommendations

Danes increasingly search for information about healthy food on new media such a food blogs and social media platforms. However, information from these sources is not always evidence-based, and sometimes it runs counter to official health recommendations. This can pose a challenge for the authorities. In a new study, Aarhus BSS, Aarhus University…

2017.12.08 | Anis

Abattoir lesions found on finishing pigs are associated with the production system

When it comes to the type of damages pigs risk to incur during growth, it is relevant in which production system they grow up. We see great differences between herds within conventional indoor, conventional free-range and organic finisher pig production. Thus, according to a study from Aarhus University there seems to be possibilities for…

Ensuring a more constant energy supply across the day for sows prior to farrowing, there is a great potential for reducing the number of stillborn piglets and thus increasing piglet survival markedly. Photo: Colourbox

2017.11.09 | Anis

More frequent daily sow feedings reduces the number of stillborn piglets

If sows are fed at least three times daily, they will repay with shorter farrowings and considerably fewer stillborn piglets. This is the clear result of a new study carried out by scientists at the Department of Animal Science, Aarhus University.

Some organic farmers use only a low level of antimicrobial medicine, but on most organic farms a major effort would be needed to reduce this level to something approaching zero. Photo: AU Foulum

2017.11.01 | Anis

Antimicrobial-free organic production seems within reach

Production without the use of antimicrobials can be within reach for many organic farms with a targeted health-promoting effort. A recent report from Aarhus University examines the possibilities of establishing organic production concepts for dairy and pig farming without using antimicrobials. The report also mentions the importance of rethinking…

It looks attractive, but this Agrilus planipennis is on the updated list of high-risk pests. Photo: Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources - Forestry Archive - Forestry Images

2017.10.18 | Agro

New list of high-risk pests is available

Researchers at Aarhus University have prepared a list of the organisms that pose the greatest risk to Danish greenhouse crops.

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