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Danish researchers are partners in a European project regarding protection of drinking water from agricultural pollutants. Photo: Colourbox

2018.06.29 |

How can we combine farming with protection of Europe’s drinking water?

Researchers from Aarhus University are partners in an EU-funded study that is exploring agricultural practices and EU policies related to drinking water quality and the use of pesticides and nitrogen.

Mogens Nicolaisen has become a professor in plant pathology. Photo: Janne Hansen

2018.06.27 |

New professor in plant pathology

Mogens Nicolaisen is now employed as Professor in Plant Pathology at the Department of Agroecology, Aarhus University.

The guests at the inauguration of the new mini-wetland with biofilter at Gyldenholm Manor were interested in seeing where the water ran in and out, the various measuring units, and the basins containing wood chips. Photo: Janne Hansen

2018.06.21 |

North Europe’s largest biofilter test facility inaugurated

A large constructed wetland with biofilters was inaugurated at Gyldenholm Manor on the island of Zealand.

Researchers from Aarhus University are developing a new tool for assessment of sustainability, using biorefineries as case studies. Photo: Jesper Rais

2018.06.08 |

New tool to assess sustainability is underway

A new project at Aarhus University will develop a novel tool for assessing sustainability using biorefineries as case studies.

Glaciers crush rocks and stones to fine particles. The resulting glacial flour may possibly be used to optimise agricultural soil in Greenland. Photo: Janne Hansen

2018.06.06 |

Can agricultural soil in Greenland be improved?

Researchers from the universities in Aarhus, Aalborg and Copenhagen are investigating if glacial flour can be used to optimise agricultural land in South Greenland.