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Andreas Sommerfeldt, PhD in chemistry and nanotechnology from Department of Chemistry and iNano at Aarhus University has won the PhD Cup final. Press photo: Agnete Schlichtkrull

2021.05.04 | Faculty of Natural Sciences, Department of Chemistry, iNANO

Andreas Sommerfeldt wins PhD Cup 2021

Andreas Sommerfeldt, PhD in chemistry and nanotechnology from Department of Chemistry and iNano at Aarhus University has won the PhD Cup final. The competition was broadcast on the Danish television channel DR 2 on Friday 30 April.

Andrii Bugai (photo: Lisbeth Heilesen)

2021.04.19 | Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics

Andrii Bugai receives the prestigious Marie Skłodowska-Curie Fellowship

Postdoc Andrii Bugai from the Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics at Aarhus University receives the highly prestigious Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowship to study how our genome is regulated at the level of RNA turnover.

Birgit Schiøtt will continue as the head of the Department of Chemistry for three more years. Photo: Lars Kruse, AU Foto.

2021.04.19 | Department of Chemistry, People

Birgit Schiøtt to continue as head of department at the Department of Chemistry

Professor Birgit Schiøtt has been reappointed as the head of the Department of Chemistry on a three-year contract starting when her current five-year contract expires at the end of this year.

Photo: AU Foto

2021.04.19 | Department of Chemistry, Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics

Lundbeck Foundation grants DKK 9.7 million to early career researchers at the Faculty of Natural Sciences

Four early career researchers at Nat have just received grants from the Lundbeck Foundation as part of their postdoc programmes. The grants will provide two or three years of work within health science research for the recipients.

Professor Anja-Verena Mudring has received DKK 40 million for her research from the VILLUM Investigator programme. (Photo: VILLUM FOUNDATION).

2021.04.14 | Department of Chemistry

DKK 40 million for future nano-technology

Nanomaterials have become indispensable for modern life, and our lives increasingly depend on nanomaterials with defined structures and properties. A chemistry professor has received a VILLUM Investigator grant of almost DKK 40 million for an upcoming project that will challenge borders so that even more powerful tools to synthesise nanomaterials…

Headed by world-leading American AI researcher, Serge Belongie, and with DKK 350 million from  the Danish National Research Foundation, the Novo Nordisk Foundation, the Carlsberg Foundation, the Villum Foundation and the Lundbeck Foundation, the center will conduct world-class artificial intelligence research focusing on societal challenges, people and design, while putting Denmark at the international forefront.

2021.04.07 | Computer Science

DKK 350 million will take Danish artificial intelligence research to new heights

A new, national pioneer center for artificial intelligence research is expected to open at the end of 2021.