The strong natural science research environments at Natural Sciences are nationally and internationally recognised for providing research of the highest quality. This research is supported by research funding from public and private foundations for the most talented researchers and the best and most visionary research projects.
We have collated a number of examples of research projects, research centres and other major research initiatives at units under Natural Sciences.
Subject area: Molecular biology and genetics
Purpose: To develop more specific and improved antibodies
Researcher: Nathalie Wyss, PhD student
Subject area: Geology
Purpose: To investigate war wrecks on the bottom of the North Sea and what potential dangers they pose.
Researchers: Associate Professor Katrine Juul Andresen
Subject area: Chemistry, molecular biology and genetics
Purpose: Develop medicine that combines more functions in one drug
Researchers: professor Kurt Vesterager Gothelf, professor Jørgen Kjems and associate professor Ken Howard at CEMBID
Supported by: Novo Nordisk Foundation
Partners: The Interdisciplinary Nanoscience Center
Subject area: Neuroscience, molecular biology, genetics and biomedicine
Purpose: To understand how the brain works
Researchers: Professor Poul Nissen, Anne von Philipsborn, Duda Kvitsiani and Sadegh Nabavi and others
Supported by: Lundbeck Foundation
Partners: Nordic EMBL Partnership for Molecular Medicine and EMBL
Subject area: Astronomy and information technology, geology
Purpose: Test nano satelittes' potential for scientific research in space
Researcher: Professor Hans Kjeldsen
Supported by: Aarhus University Research Foundation
Partners: GomSpace A/S and Stellar Astrophysics Centre, Department of Physics and Astronomy, Department of Engineering and Department of Geoscience