- science, environment, food, agroscience and engineering


2014.11.26 | Public / media

Computer to simulate harbour porpoises

Researchers at Aarhus University can use a computer model to predict the impact of new offshore wind farms on the population of harbour porpoises in the North Sea. The computer model is based on data from sensors and tracking devices mounted on the porpoises. A consortium of international energy companies has commissioned the project and will fund…

Vultures can eat carcasses filled with bacteria without getting a stomach ache. Photo: Frank Rønsholt

2014.11.25 | Public / media

Vultures evolved an extreme gut to cope with disgusting dietary habits

How is it that vultures can live on a diet of carrion that would at least lead to severe food poisoning, and more likely kill most other animals? This is the key question behind a recent collaboration between a team of international researchers from Denmark’s Centre for GeoGenetics and Biological Institute at the University of Copenhagen, Aarhus…

Acting Dean Johnny Laursen and Rector Samsul Rizal exchange the signed collaboration agreements. Pictured here are Ambassador Bomer Pasaribu, Acting Dean Johnny Laursen and Rector Samsul Rizal (Photo: Thomas Nielsen, Administration Centre ST)

2014.11.26 | Public / media, Staff

New collaboration agreement with Sumatran university

Aarhus University has signed a collaboration agreement with Syiah Kuala University (Unsyiah) in Aceh Province, North Sumatra, Indonesia. Aarhus University is thereby helping to rebuild Aceh after the 2004 tsunami.


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