SCIENCE AND

TECHNOLOGY

News

From left: Professor Torben Sigsgaard - Department of Public Health, Carsten Suhr Jacobsen, head of department - Department of Environmental Science, Professor Carsten Bøcker Pedersen - Department of Economics and Business Economics, Professor Clive Eric Sabel - director of BERTHA , Rikke Dalgaard, centre manager - BERTHA, Professor Ole Hertel - Department of Environmental Science, Dean Niels Christian Nielsen - Science and Technology, Clinical Professor Christian Erikstrup - Department of Clinical Medicine. (Photo: Rasmus Rørbæk)

2018.12.14 |

The cork pops for BERTHA

A newly opened research centre is to investigate how modern life affects our health and illness by bringing together expertise from three out of four faculties. The new centre is called BERTHA, and it was officially opened on Monday 10 December in Roskilde.

2018.12.07 |

A blubber coat and large amounts of fish keep Denmark’s smallest whale, the porpoise, alive in the cold winter

Porpoises are among the world’s smallest marine mammals, but despite their small size they need to maintain a body temperature of 37 degrees year-round, just like all other mammals. We, land-living mammals, would soon succumb to the ice-cold water where the temperature gets down to zero degrees in winter. How do the porpoises meet the challenge?

[Translate to English:] Der kan vise sig mange muligheder for at finde sammenhæng mellem forurening og folkesundhed i en dråbe blod. Nyt forskningscenter forsøger at finde ny viden. (Ill: Colourbox).

2018.12.06 |

The ties of blood

The adverse health effects from air pollution, for example, are quite well known. But we do not know how exposure may develop into diseases over the course of a whole life. A new research centre at Aarhus University will attempt to link a unique database with state-of-the art approaches in order to uncover the connection between blood and the…

Events

Mon 04 Feb
14:00-21:00 | Aarhus University, The Main Hall
Conference: Partnerships for a sustainable future
Join us when Aarhus University invites to a conference about UN's 17 sustainable development goals, focusing on developing sustainable solutions in collaboration between the university, public authorities and companies. The conference is aimed at public and private companies, researchers, students, organizations, foundations and everyone else who has an interest in UN's sustainable development goals. (in Danish only)