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Ole Green, Associate Professor at the Department of Agroecology at Aarhus University, has won the Innovation Fund Denmark prize "Innovator of the Year 2018". Photo: Innovation fund Denmark

2018.01.27 |

AU professor wins prize from Innovation Fund Denmark

Associate Professor Ole Green from the Department of Agroecology at Aarhus University has been selected as ”Innovator of the Year 2018” by Innovation Fund Denmark.

The Departments of Agroecology, Molecular Biology and Genetics, and Food Science at Aarhus University will share knowledge about sustainable production systems and agroecology, breeding and genetics, and crop protection in an EU-funded Slovenian project. Photo: Janne Hansen

2018.01.24 |

Knowledge boost from Aarhus University to Slovenia

Aarhus University is participating in a new project that aims to help set up a new centre of excellence regarding sustainable agriculture in Slovenia.

Managing climate and light in greenhouses means finding a balance between creating optimal conditions for the crops and a desire to keep down costs and consumption of energy and other resources. Photo: Roar Påske, AU Foto

2018.01.24 |

Control of air humidity in greenhouses can be made more energy efficient

Aarhus University is a partner in a project that can reduce energy consumption in the greenhouse industry significantly. In particular, control of air humidity can be made more energy efficient.

CBIO was established almost a year ago. Photo: AU-Foto

2018.01.23 |

New opportunities for circular bioeconomy research

On 15 March 2018, Centre for Circular Bioeconomy (CBIO) will host a seminar where some of the most outstanding researchers within the area will inform the participants about the potentials of bioeconomy in a national as well as a European context.

According to Professor Mathias Neumann Andersen from the Department of Agroecology at Aarhus University, it is important to have as precise and recent figures as possible as a basis for issuing water abstraction permits. Photo: Janne Hansen

2018.01.15 |

Agriculture’s irrigation requirements are greater than we thought

New figures indicate that farmers need more water for irrigation than was previously supposed. The figures also show that annual requirements can vary by more than 300 percent.

The participants in the PHD-HUB FOULUM are e.g. given access to office space and sparring when it fits into their schedule. Photo: Colourbox

2018.01.08 |

New entrepreneurial incubator available for PhD students at Aarhus University

PHD-HUB FOULUM is a new incubator ready to help PhD students within natural sciences develop their own business ideas or find jobs in private companies. Agro Business Park launches the incubator and Aarhus University is an affiliate partner.

Lorie Hamelin (right) in the company of France's president Emmanuel Macron at the event where Macron announced who was selected to receive his special funds for climate research. Photo: Lorie Hamelin

2018.01.08 |

Research talent on the ”Make Our Planet Great Again” team

The French president Macron has selected a young research talent who collaborates with the Centre for Circular Bioeconomy at Aarhus University for the French initiative ”Make Our Planet Great Again”.

Acidification of manure or addition af nitrification inhibitors to the manure can contribute to reducing climate gases from agriculture. Photo: Colourbox

2018.01.10 |

Agriculture can reduce its effect on the climate even more

Even though agriculture has reduced emissions of greenhouse gases by more than 20 percent since the 1990s, more can - and should - be done.