The electronic tags, easily fitted on the back of a porpoise by suction cups, fall off after approx. 20-40 hours of use. (Photo: Lis Bach, AU) (Foto: Lis Bach, AU)
Signe Sveegaard and Siri Elmegaard from the Department of Bioscience, Aarhus University, fit electronic tags on a porpoise caught in a pound net. (Photo: Lis Bach, AU)

2018.02.21 |

Noise from ships scares porpoises

A new study shows, for the first time, that porpoises flee from and stop feeding when disturbed by heavy ship noise.

2018.02.15 |

New European network on DNA-based nanorobotics coordinated by Aarhus University

Marie Skłodowska-Curie program has funded new consortium, headed by professor Kurt Gothelf at the Interdisciplinary Nanoscience Center, with 4 million euro. Through the training of 15 PhD students the aim is to pave the way for the creation of DNA-based robots.

Trolle Linderoth. Poto: Maria Randima, AU Foto

2018.02.08 |

New centre director at iNANO

Deputy centre director Trolle Linderoth has been appointed new centre director at iNANO as of 1 February 2018.


Thu 08 Mar
09:00-11:30 | Frandsensalen, Building 1430
Case Competitions in Educational Development (workshop#1)
This workshop gives you a thorough insight into the possibilities of including case competitions in educational development at AU by Richard Donovan, Professor of Practice in Management at McGill University in Montreal.
Thu 08 Mar
12:30-16:30 | Frandsensalen, Building 1430
How to Work With Case Competition in Education (workshop#2)
Cases are one of many instructional strategies available to us as teachers. However, cases pose specific challenges to incorporate into our courses and curriculum. This workshop will examine how to use business cases when and where appropriate.
Thu 24 May
08:30-13:00 | Aarhus University
The welfare state: New solutions to old problems?
The welfare state is one of the greatest achievements of Western societies. Yet the welfare state is challenged. The MatchPoints Seminar 2018 brings experts from a variety of different fields together. Reseachers from the Department of Engineering will participate in workshops on welfare technology and social robots.