The University of Copenhagen is the Nordic research institution which by far publishes the most in the world's most prestigious and leading scientific journals. In the years 2013 to 2016, scientists from the university were either authors or co-authors of 511 scientific articles in Nature and Science.
The Danish National Research Foundation is ready to grant up to DKK 235 million to four new centres of excellence for basic research at the University of Copenhagen. One of the centres that has been invited for contract negotiations with the Foundation is the Centre for Privacy Studies (PRIVACY), which will be established at the Faculty of Theology. The new centre is to shed light on the historical development of the paradoxical concept of privacy, which is more topical than ever in times of surveillance, Big Data and focus on work-life balance.
When did the first stars, galaxies and black holes form? Right now, we don’t know. Cosmic Dawn Center (DAWN) is a new Center of Excellence funded by the Danish National Research Foundation whose main purpose is to uncover how and when the first galaxies formed.
There is a need for new guidelines regarding the treatment of mildly underactive thyroid gland among senior citizens says professor at the University of Copenhagen, after a new study has shown that the most popular treatment of the condition has no effect. In fact, senior citizens would benefit more from accepting the condition or waiting for it to pass.
A new study led by Professor Ludovic Orlando and published in Science unveils the secrets of horse breeding by Iron Age Scythian nomads. The genomes reconstructed from 14 archaeological horses also provide important… »
The University of Copenhagen is the leading research institution in the Nordic region when it comes to publishing in the world's most prestigious and leading scientific journals, Nature and Science. This is evidenced by… »
Cosmic Dawn Center (DAWN) is a new basic research centre funded by the Danish National Research Foundation and located at the Niels Bohr Institute at the University of Copenhagen in close collaboration with DTU Space.… »
An international research team, led by Sergey Kapishnikov and Jens Als-Nielsen from the X-ray and Neutron Science section at the Niels Bohr Institute, has developed new techniques in analyzing malaria infected red blood… »
Over the last decades, a considerable amount of research has been focussed on children and young people who are, of course, our future. But at present more research is going in the direction of promoting the good lives… »
The Department of Food Science, together with two other departments at the University of Copenhagen, has joined forces with the Food Culture Association (Madkulturen) in a new research centre, Centre for Good Older… »
How do you harvest ants from an anthill in the forest? How does trading occur with insects in Thailand? How does an ant taste? Why does it make sense to harvest drone bee larvae, beyond the reason that they taste good?… »