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2021.01.25 | DCA

The road to future zero emissions demands a new form of ammonia production

A new global collaboration to examine new ways of producing green ammonia is to receive DKK 21 million from the EU framework programme for research and innovation, Horizon 2020. The project is being headed by engineering researchers from Aarhus University

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2021.01.22 | Research

Nitrogen-fixing crops as compulsory cover crops in Denmark

A note from DCA - National Centre for Food and Agriculture and the Department of Agroecology at Aarhus University documents that nitrogen fixing cover crops have more advantages than other types of cover crops. In addition to reducing nitrate leaching, they can also fixate nitrogen from the surrounding air, which can utilise by the subsequent…

Consumers who have reduced their meat consumption mention environmental, climate, health and animal welfare considerations as the most important motives for reducing meat consumption. Photo: Colourbox

2021.01.20 | DCA

Almost a third of Danes have cut down on the meat in their diets

A new study from Aarhus University shows that almost a third of the Danes have reduced or stopped their meat consumption. Among these are, in particular, people with higher education, people in larger cities, women and young people.

Events

Mon 01 Feb
09:00-17:00 | Online
Conference: Future Food Science
Aarhus University Centre for Innovative Food Research, innFOOD, will organise its first international research conference on 1 and 2 February 2021.
Fri 05 Feb
10:00-13:00 | Online (Zoom)
PhD defence: Analyses of the gut microbial ecology of weaning piglets and laying hens – understanding the impacts of glyphosate via feed residues exposure.
Sundas Rani will have her PhD defence 5 February 2021. The PhD defence will be held online. To receive a link to the event, please send an e-mail to Charlotte Steffensen; charlotte.steffensen@anis.au.dk
Tue 16 Mar
12:45-12:00 | Online seminar
Trans-European online seminar on science-based policy advice in agriculture, food, climate and environment
European governments are facing critical decisions on agriculture, food, climate and environment. Science based policy advice is in high demand, but varies across Europe. The aim of the first trans-European seminar in this area is to facilitate exchange of experiences, challenges and best practices in how to provide Science based policy advice.
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 workshop on technologies to reduce green-house gas (GHG) emissions from agriculture.