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2021.09.20 | DCA

New international research project to make livestock farming more sustainable

Danish expertise is at the forefront of a new pan-European research project to develop sustainable systems for livestock farming in collaboration with local livestock farms.

Photo: Villum Experiment

2021.09.17 | Grant

Villum Experiment: 51 researchers receive DKK 99 million DKK for research experiments

Shubiao Wu is among the 51 researchers who have received a grant from this year's Villum Experiment. With a grant of almost DKK 2 million. He will be the first to investigate how to use microbial pathways for a simultaneous reduction of methane and nitrous oxide from wetlands.

Photo: Inge S. Fomsgaard

2021.09.20 | People

New professor of natural product chemistry and environmental chemistry

Inge S. Fomsgaard is now employed as Professor of Natural Product Chemistry and Environmental Chemistry at the Department of Agroecology at Aarhus University.

[Translate to English:] Foto: Colourbox

2021.09.13 | DCA

Researchers want to make sustainable choices and disposal of food packaging easier

Consumers are confused about how to dispose food packaging in a sustainable way. In a new project, researchers want to change this with science-based campaigns, providing the information needed to make the right choice.

2021.09.13 | DCA

Laura Roman Rivas awarded as role model for female researchers

Laura Roman Rivas from the Department of Food Science receives the For Women in Science Award for her research into new foods that are both sustainable and nutritious. The prize is awarded by L’Oreál, UNESCO and the Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters.

2021.09.07 | DCA

Newly appointed professor with focus on the agriculture of the future

The Department of Bioscience can now present Chris Topping, who is taking on a new professorship in socio-ecological modelling. The professorship focuses on developing computer models to shed light on how land use and food production in agriculture affects nature and the environment.

Stig Purup carries out research in cell-based agriculture for a more sustainable meat and milk production in the future. Among other projects, this is accomplished within the framework of the CleanPro project. Read more on page 52. Photo: Lars Kruse, AU Photo.

2021.09.03 | DCA

Annual report: Gain insight into the food and agricultural research at Aarhus University

DCA - Danish Centre for Food and Agriculture has published its annual report for 2020.

On 1 September, the weather was on its best behaviour when Aarhus University opened its doors and displayed the new cattle research facilities. Photo: Linda S. Sørensen.

2021.09.15 | Anis

Great attendance at the open house event at Department of Animal Science, AU Foulum’s cattle research facilities

Around 500 interested visited the cattle research facilities at Department of Animal Science, Aarhus University in Foulum, during the last couple of days on the occasion of the official opening and an open house event.

[Translate to English:] Foto: Professor Uffe Jørgensen - Fotograf: Maria Randima

2021.09.01 | Agro

New professor of perennial cropping systems

Uffe Jørgensen is now employed as professor of perennial cropping systems at the Department of Agroecology at Aarhus University.

Photo: Colourbox

2021.09.02 | Research

New method can measure the carbon deposition of growing plants

Plants deposit carbon to the soil from leaves and roots as they grow. A new method makes it possible to quantify more precisely what proportion of the total supply of carbon to the soil originates from the deposition from plants. Measurements and data from a trial in Foulum show a share of up to 10 percent for cover crops.

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