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2019.09.13 |

Danish-led research project couples academia with industry to pave the way for sustainable production of chemicals

The Department of Engineering at Aarhus University is heading a new international and intersectoral project, which will create 100 per cent pure, natural and sustainable chemical products by mimicking the metabolism of living organisms. The project is potentially ground-breaking for one of the…

2019.09.13 |

Jens Holbech receives the Research Communication Prize 2019

The Aarhus University Anniversary Foundation Research Communication Prize 2019 goes to senior consultant Jens Dybkjær Holbech, Faculty of Science and Technology

2019.09.09 |

Competitive tendering of public sector consultancy cancelled

The Minister for Food and the Minister for Environment have announced that they are cancelling the former government's requirement for competitive tendering for university research and consultancy services for the Ministry of Environment and Food of Denmark.


Tue 17 Sep
13:00-16:30 | Aarhus Institute of Advanced Studies (AIAS), Aarhus University
AIAS: Nordic Remote Sensing Conference 2019 (NoRSC’19)
The Nordic Remote Sensing Conference 2019 (NoRSC’19) 17 - 19 September will provide a transdisciplinary platform for researchers in both academia and industry, involved in the acquisition, analysis and applications of remotely sensed data to share their knowledge for the advancement of the field.
Mon 07 Oct
14:15-16:00 | The AIAS Auditorium, Building 1632, Room 201
AIAS Fellows' Seminar: Jennifer Galloway
Climate change during the dynamic cretaceous world: Impacts on the extinct polar biome.
Tue 12 Nov
09:15-16:45 | Interdisciplinary Nanoscience Center (iNANO), Aarhus University
Brainnovation Day: Nanomedicine
Theme day on nanomedicine, where companies and researchers meet and discuss professional issues.

Focus on digital development
The biobased society
New water technology solutions
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