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Grant 28/062018

Millions for Research in the Health and Quality of Life of Senior Citizens

More Danes must maintain a high quality of life and vitality throughout life. This is the vision and starting point of the cross-disciplinary research conducted by the Center for Healthy Aging at the University of Copenhagen. The centre has just received funding DKK 78 million from Nordea-fonden.

archaeology 16/07 2018

Flatbread baked by hunter-gatherers 14,400 years ago found

It is the oldest direct evidence of bread found to date, predating the advent of agriculture by at least 4,000 years. The findings suggest that bread production based on wild cereals may have encouraged hunter-gatherers to cultivate cereals, and thus contributed to the agricultural revolution in the Neolithic period.

New Prorector 22/06 2018

Professor of exercise is the new Prorector

Professor Bente Merete Stallknecht will be the new Prorector of the University of Copenhagen. She will, among other things, help to bring education closer to research. She comes from a position as Head of Department of the Department of Biomedical Sciences.

Nordic languages 01/06 2018

New forms of learning can safeguard small programmes

Low interest in elective courses in Nordic languages has meant that these courses are no longer offered to students. It has reopened the debate on the existence of small programmes, which are severely affected by the annual two-percent spending cut under the Finance Act. The University of Copenhagen calls for an easing of the demands on small programmes to safeguard their existence.

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