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New PhD study shows that thermography is one of several promising methods to assess the thermal condition of newborn piglets in the first critical hours after birth.

2013.09.12 | PhD defense

The first few hours after birth determine piglet survival

PhD defence on hypothermia in newborn piglets: there are large differences in how effectively individual piglets recover from a drop in body temperature after birth.

From 1 August 2013, Director of Research Birgitte Skadhauge from the Carlsberg Group will be appointed honorary professor in adaptation of barley for industrial needs in a changing environment in the Department of Agroecology at Aarhus University.

2013.08.28 | Research

New honorary professor from Carlsberg

Research cooperation between industry and the university has been strengthened with the appointment of Director of Research Birgitte Skadhauge from the Carlsberg Group as honorary professor in the Department of Agroecology.

There are usually many visitors at Food Festival in Aarhus. Photo: Stock

2013.08.15 | Research

Food, food, food

Do you love food? Then why not join us at the great Nordic Food Festival in Aarhus from 6-8 September 2013, where food is what it is all about and will be approached from all sorts of entertaining, educational, challenging – and tasty angles. Food scientists from Aarhus University will also be bringing some of their wares to the festival.

The Keyhole label tells consumers that the product is healthy but not all consumers are aware of precisely what information the label comprises. Photo: Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Fisheries

2013.08.12 | Research

Consumers are creatures of habit

Nutrition and health declarations on foods can help consumers onto the right path when buying healthy food for the family – or can they? Scientists from Aarhus University have investigated.

The new green tech business cluster BioCluster Foulum is the pilot form of a cluster that will help create optimal conditions for business development and growth. Photo: AU

2013.08.15 | Administrative conditions

Start-up of a green tech business cluster in Foulum

There is a huge potential in developing new green and sustainable solutions where biomass can be used for many new and different purposes. This green transition can furthermore create new jobs. This is why a business cluster called ‘BioCluster Foulum’ has now been launched, which in the longer term has the intention of becoming an international…

Aarhus University is strengthening its platform within the area of biorefinery. Photo: Colourbox

2013.08.06 | Research

A boost to biorefining R&D

A type of incubator for the development and testing of new ideas within biorefining and refining processes will be established at the Department of Engineering at Aarhus University. COWIfonden provides financial backing for the construction of the multifunctional equipment.

The gene bank at Aarhus University contains a wide range of Jerusalem artichoke varieties. Photo: Stock

2013.08.06 | Research

Old gold in the vault

Aarhus University has a bank – a gene bank – in which important clones of Jerusalem artichoke, hops and other plants are stored for the future.