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Measuring methane emissions from cows is the essence of a newly started research network which has received 4 million DKK for the next four years. Postdoc Jan Lassen from the Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics at Aarhus University will be co-heading the network together with a Dutch colleague. Photo: Søren Tobberup Hansen, AU

2013.05.28 | Research

New European science network on methane challenges and genetics in ruminants

A new EU-supported network that aims, among other things, to improve measurements of methane emissions from ruminants is co-chaired by a scientist from Aarhus University.

Danes can remember and understand most of the Danish dietary guidelines - but not all eight of them. Photo: Archives

2013.05.29 | Research

How well do the Danes understand dietary guidelines?

Most Danes are acquainted with some of the eight Danish dietary guidelines – but there is room for improvement. This is the conclusion of a report by Aarhus University which also gives advice on how new dietary guidelines can be communicated to the public.

On 13 and 14 June the strategic research centre GenSAP, which has its home at research centre AU Foulum, will be officially inaugurated with an opening symposium held at Aarhus and Foulum. Photo: Colourbox

2013.05.22 | Events

Revolutionising science centre opens at AU Foulum

The strategic research centre GenSAP, which aim to develop new genomic selection tools for animal and plant breeding, will be officially opened with a two-day opening symposium in June.

Farmers’ grass-clover fields are being studied by scientists from Aarhus University in order to improve the durability of the fields for the benefit of farm economy and the climate. Photo: AU

2013.05.22 | Research

On the hunt for the perfect grass-clover field

Scientists at Aarhus University are studying grass-clover pastures at 10 farmers in order to ensure that these pastures can maintain a high yield over many years and thus extend their lifetime.