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2021.06.17 | DCA

Working for the total green transition of society

For nine years, Behzad Partoon has researched CO2 capture technology at Universiti Technologi Petronas in Malaysia. Now he is looking into what we can do with the CO2 once we have captured it. That was actually the main reason why he came to Aarhus University.

Photo: Ida Marie Jensen - AU Foto

2021.06.16 | Research

Researchers from Aarhus University target factors that influence farm injuries

According to a new study conducted by researchers from Aarhus University and Scotland’s Rural College injuries om farms are more likely to occur through interaction with large livestock than any other operations. In fact, the risk of injury on cattle farms is three times higher than on pig farms.

Photo: Claus Bo Andreasen

2021.06.16 | Research

Legume-based cover crops can self-regulate to reduce nitrogen loss

Researchers from the Department of Agroecology at Aarhus University have investigated the ability of legume-based cover crop mixtures to reduce nitrate leaching losses from agriculture and found them to be self-regulating in terms of nitrogen input via biological N2 fixation and effects on nitrate leaching.

Events

Fri 25 Jun
10:00-12:00 | Webinar
Webinar: Green transition of Danish agriculture and food production
More than 200 researchers have made suggestions for the green transition of Danish agriculture and food production. On that occasion, Aarhus University, together with SEGES and the other Danish universities, invites you to a webinar on the new Roadmap for climate- and environmentally friendly agriculture and food production.
Fri 25 Jun
14:00-17:00 | Zoom
PhD defence: A good start in life is crucial for success – Inoculation of probiotics to newborn piglets is a promising strategy ensuring robustness at weaning
Lea Hübertz Birch Hansen from department of Animal Science will have her PhD defence. The defence will be online and you are welcome to join.
Mon 28 Jun
09:00-20:00 | Hotel Park, Viaduktvej 28, 5500 Middelfart, 200 m from the railway station.
Technologies for a Danish Zero Greenhouse Gas Emission Agriculture
Aarhus University iCLIMATE centre is organising a one-day national seminar on technologies to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from agriculture.
Tue 29 Jun
12:00-15:00 | Zoom
PhD defence: Alternative feed ingredients for monogastric animals
PhD student Marleen van der Heide from Department of Animal Science will defend her thesis. You are welcome to join the event on Zoom.