News – University of Copenhagen

Personal Medicine 02/02 2018

New technology: Edible QR code can be the medicine of the future

Researchers at the University of Copenhagen have developed a new method for the production of medicine. They print medical drugs in QR coded patterns onto an edible material. The production can be tailored to fit each patient and has the potential to protect against wrong medication and fake medicine according to the researchers.

Job change 30/01 2018

Prorector to become Director of Research at the Villum Foundation

Prorector Thomas Bjørnholm will be leaving the University of Copenhagen at the end of February to become Director of Research at the Villum Foundation. His new task will be to provide support for technical and scientific research.

archaeology 13/12 2017

The Roman period main harbour of ancient Corinth discovered

University of Copenhagen and Ephorate of Underwater Antiquities archaeologists and geoarchaeologists have discovered the Roman Harbour at Lechaion – the main harbour town of ancient Corinth, Greece. The findings include well-preserved harbour structures dating back to the 1st century AD when the Romans had recolonised Corinth.

Elite research 14/12 2017

Danish research wins a billion kroner from the EU

Danish research is in the European top class. The University of Copenhagen is among the best in the competition for EU research funding. With more than DKK 1 billion in EU funding from Horizon 2020, UCPH's research is the fifth most supported in Europe.

Cycling 01/11 2017

Riding the bike to work is just as effective as leisure time exercise

A new study conducted at the University of Copenhagen shows that inactive, overweight people can lose fat mass just as effectively by riding the bike to work than by exercising in their leisure time. It is a time-effective solution if you want to be physically active, but lead a busy everyday life, the researchers say.

WEIGHT LOSS 19/12 2017

Structured daily habits may be the key to lasting weight loss

The majority of people who lose weight end up regaining or exceeding their original weights. New research suggests that people who structure their own systematic rules for eating - and adhere to them regardless of feelings of hunger and satiety - are markedly better at keeping weight off compared to those who follow special diets or eat for pleasure and satiety.

IMPACT 06/12 2017

Universities play a significant role in driving the European economy

New study by LERU measures the impact of the European universities. In 2016, the LERU universities generated a total economic value of €99.8 billion in Gross Value Added and 1.3 million jobs across Europe in 2016.

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