News – University of Copenhagen

Energy 24/05 2016

Green efforts save DKK 35 million a year

An ambitious effort to save energy at the University of Copenhagen has paid off, yielding both green results and large economic gains.

ROYAL REWARD 02/05 2016

Australian students awarded by the Crown Princess

On Friday HRH Crown Princess Mary gave out the Crown Princess Mary Scholarship to two Australian exchange students at the University of Copenhagen.

Global Goals World Cup 17/05 2016

Students and researchers compete for UN Goals

Researchers and students will be on the field when the qualification round for the first amateur World Cup in women’s soccer is kicked off on Tuesday afternoon. The event is part of the international Women Deliver conference, which takes place on 16-19 May.

breakthrough 04/04 2016

Sunlight can be used to produce chemicals and energy

Researchers at the University of Copenhagen have discovered a natural process whereby the energy in solar rays breaks down, rather than builds plant material. This so called reverse photosynthesis has the potential to revolutionize industrial production and reduce pollution.

agreement 15/04 2016

Danish diabetes expertise reaches Mexico

The University of Copenhagen has signed an agreement with the Mexican health authorities about training Mexican healthcare professionals in diagnosing and treating diabetes. 1,500 Mexican healthcare professionals will go through a training programme and extend their new knowledge to up to 150,000 Mexican healthcare workers.

Obesity 14/04 2016

Obese people can maintain stable weight loss

Maintaining a stable weight loss is the biggest struggle for obese individuals, yet new research from University of Copenhagen now offer overweight people a clearer understanding of how to sustain weight loss.

SLEEP RESEARCH 29/05 2016

Salts in the brain control our sleep

New research shows that the level of salts in the brain plays a critical role in whether we are asleep or awake. This discovery may be of great importance to research on psychiatric diseases such as schizophrenia and convulsive fits from lack of sleep.

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