News – University of Copenhagen

Spin-out 07/12 2016

New company to optimize pharmaceuticals

The newly started spin-out company GlycoDisplay has discovered how to alter the properties of proteins by changing their sugar structures – a discovery that is sure to help pharmaceutical producers optimize their products. GlycoDisplay is a spin-out from Faculty of Health at the University of Copenhagen.

Origins of agriculture 05/12 2016

Prehistoric plant remains highlight diverse origins of cereal domestication

A new study shows that the process of cultivation and domestication of cereals occurred at different times across southwest Asia.

Pharmacology 30/11 2016

Research paves the way for new treatments of the brain

Researchers from the University of Copenhagen have developed new compounds that affect receptors in the brain in such a way that side effects in treatments of e.g. sleeping disorders, anxiety and epilepsy could potentially be a thing of the past.

Whale shark DNA 21/11 2016

Whale shark genetics revealed by water samples

From just a few water samples collected off the coast of Qatar, scientists at the University of Copenhagen in collaboration with the Qatar Ministry of Environment and Maersk Oil Research and Technology Centre have obtained detailed genetic information about the whale shark population.

New network 21/11 2016

The University of Copenhagen joins strategic alliance

The University of Copenhagen has been invited to join LERU, an exclusive European network of research universities. The membership gives the University more influence on decision-makers in the EU and even better opportunities to attract EU funds.

Annual Commemoration 21/11 2016

Innovation success honoured at the annual commemoration

The 2016 Innovation Prize was awarded to two researchers whose spin-out projects have raised millions in venture capital, established collaboration with Danish industry heavyweights and involved students in the journey from basic research to the sale of optical sensors and colourants.

New Rector 11/11 2016

Experienced researcher and leader to be the new Rector

The Board of the University of Copenhagen has found the person to succeed Ralf Hemmingsen as leader of the university for the next five years. On 1 March 2017, the current Provost at the Technical University of Denmark, Henrik C. Wegener, will become Rector of the university. A total of 26 persons applied for the position.

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