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The sun may be setting on the inland ice sheet as we know it, but we still need to understand how the area around north-east Greenland has evolved over time in order to assess any possible changes caused by anthropogenic climate change. This work can now begin under the leadership of a geology professor from Aarhus. (Photo: Colourbox)

2021.07.05 | Department of Geoscience, Sustainability

Secrets of the ice

There is still so much we don’t know about the earth. One of the blind spots can be found in northeast Greenland, and it is relevant to climate change and the marine environment. An AU-led research project will now generate valuable knowledge about the region by using a new and unique data set collected during a successful expedition.

Associate Professor Ebbe S. Andersen, Interdisciplinary Nanoscience Center (iNANO) at Aarhus University has received the Danish polymer Prize - ATV | Elastyrenprisen 2021. Chairman of the Prize committee Niels Chr. Nielsen also handed over the prize to Associate Professor Anders Egede Daugaard (DTU). Photo: Tom Jersø

2021.06.22 | Faculty of Natural Sciences, iNANO, Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics

Ebbe S. Andersen honored by the Danish Academy of Technical Sciences

Congratulations to Associate Professor Ebbe S. Andersen who is awarded the Danish polymer prize, Elastyrenprisen 2021, for being an internationally recognized scientist and a pioneer within biopolymer research, including RNA origami. The award is given by the Danish Academy of Technical Sciences (ATV).

Professor Poul Nissen awarded Anders Jahre's large medical prize 2021. Photo: Lars Kruse - AU Foto

2021.06.10 | Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics, iNANO

Professor Poul Nissen awarded Anders Jahre's large medical prize 2021

One of the Nordic region's most prestigious research prizes, the Anders Jahre Prize, goes to Professor Poul Nissen from Aarhus University. Poul Nissen is awarded the prize for his research in the transport of proteins in and out of cells. This knowledge is of great importance for understanding diseases such as cancer, cardiovascular disease and…