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Biologists Jannik Hansen and Jannie Linnebjerg attach small pieces of chicken wire to the Arctic tundra near the Zackenberg Research Station, North-East Greenland. Small fishing line snares are affixed to the chicken wire. Photo: Peter Bondo
The long-tailed skua gets its legs tangled in small loops of thin fishing line acting as snares. Photo: Peter Bondo
A model of a magpie (right) is painted and fitted with a pair of long tail feathers so the skua (left) thinks it is a real bird. The wire in front of the model is from a loudspeaker that plays recordings of bird calls of the little skua. Photo: Peter Bondo
Biologist Jannik Hansen prepares to release the little skua after replacing the small light logger that has recorded important data for two years. Photo: Peter Bondo
The light logger is labelled ‘NJ’ and only weighs 1.9 grams. Photo: Peter Bondo

2014.07.15 | Public / media

Round trip from North-East Greenland to South Africa – a busy bird reveals its route

Researchers have recaptured a long-tailed skua at Zackenberg, North-East Greenland – two years after attaching a light logger to its leg. The small logger contains detailed information about two round trips from northern Greenland to southern Africa.

The focus on educational IT now makes it possible for Science and Technology students at Aarhus University to see video lectures and revise their curriculum whenever and how often they choose. (Illustration: Colourbox)

2014.07.27 | Science and Technology, Public / media

Video teaching replaces traditional university lectures

Video-recorded teaching is both efficient and extremely popular among students and lecturers, according to a number of pilot projects conducted at Aarhus University. All new students taking the university’s science degree programmes will from now on be offered teaching that has been developed and innovated with a focus on educational IT.

Photo: Colourbox

2014.07.27 | Public / media

Aarhus University participates in new National Ingredient Centre

The National Ingredient Centre (NIC) is a Danish collaboration between companies, universities and branch organisations in the area of ingredients. The new centre will be officially opened on 17 September 2014 at the Confederation of Danish Industry in Copenhagen.

Events

Thu 07 Aug
08:00-16:00 | Vingsted Hotel and Conference Centre, Vejle
ISES 2014
The 10th International Equitation Science Conference will be held on 7–9 August at the Vingsted Hotel and Conference Centre. Aarhus University is the organiser of the conference.
Mon 11 Aug
10:00-16:00 | MADALGO, Aarhus University
MADALGO Summer School 2014
The MADALGO Summer School 2014 will introduce attendees to the latest developments in learning at scale.
Wed 20 Aug
09:00-17:00 |
Commencement of studies 2014
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