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Physicist Alexander Holm Kiilerich (left) and chemical engineer Kristina Kornung Wedege receive each a Aarhus University Research Foundation PhD Award 2019. Photo: Claus Sjödin

2019.05.28 |

Two young ST researchers receive the AUFF Talent Prize

A physicist and a chemical engineer are among the recipients of the Aarhus University Research Foundation's PhD award 2019. They carry out research in high-precision measurements using quantum sensors and and flow batteries for storing green energy, respectively.

At the CytoPad centre, researchers will use advanced immunization techniques to produce antibodies from mice and llamas. Click on the graphic to see it full size. Graphic: Daniel Otzen
Daniel Otzen enhances his research into Parkinsonism by DKK 10 million from the Lundbeck Foundation. Photo: Jesper Rais, AU.

2019.05.28 |

DKK 10 million for research into Parkinson's disease

Professor Daniel Otzen from the Interdisciplinary Nanoscience Center (iNANO) at Aarhus University has received DKK 10 million from the Lundbeck Foundation to develop new and better methods to diagnose and prevent Parkinson's disease, among other things using antibodies from llamas.

2019.05.10 |

New efficient way to engineer nanostructures mimicking natural immune response complexes

Collaboration between Novo Nordisk and Professor Kurt Gothelf’s laboratory at Aarhus University yields novel method to engineer large multi-antibody-like nanostructures using DNA nanotechnology. The results demonstrate the potential for assembly of multiple proteins and also other materials to enhance properties of traditional therapies.

Poul Nissen, Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics. Poto: Lisbeth Heilesen/AU.
Thomas Poulsen, Department of Chemistry. Photo: PURE/AU

2019.05.10 |

Two grants from the Novo Nordisk Foundation

The Novo Nordisk Foundation grants two researchers from Science and Technology each DKK 10 million for research projects within biotechnology and biomedicine.

On 3 May, the Department of Engineering opened its 2,100 m2 Deep Tech Experimental Hub research facility. The experimental hub is a critical element in developing research-based engineering science study programmes. These are a strategic focus for Aarhus University. Photo: Lars Kruse, AU.

2019.05.13 |

Record Independent Research Fund Denmark grants for ST

Independent Research Fund Denmark has granted a total of DKK 133.4 mill. to 39 research projects at ST, almost half of which are within technology and production.

"Designing electronic systems today is very often a matter of trial and error, and it costs a lot of money and takes a long time. If you can make the workflow simple and virtual with a model that simulates perfectly the finished product, you can save an awful lot of time and money," says Christian Møldrup Legaard, who, as an MSc in Engineering student will be attached to the new AU Centre for Digital Twins, which opens on 6 May. Photo: Ida Marie Jensen, AU Foto.

2019.05.06 |

New centre for digital twins: "The idea of being able to design and debug the entire system before you build it is absolutely fantastic"

24-year-old Christian Møldrup Legaard is studying for an MSc in Engineering in computer engineering. He will soon be a part of Aarhus University's new Centre for Digital Twins, and he believes that this new trend in digital systems can save a lot of money and grey hair.