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Aarhus University

Aarhus University is an academically diverse and strongly research-oriented institution that creates and shares knowledge.

The university was founded in 1928 and today it has several world class research fields.

Aarhus University (AU) is a top ten university among universities founded within the past 100 years. It has a long tradition of partnerships with some of the world’s best research institutions and university networks.

AU has a strong commitment to the development of society that is realised through its collaboration with government agencies and institutions and the business community.

The university’s goal is to contribute towards solving the complex global challenges facing the world. The university therefore strives to combine the high level of academic standards of its researchers with collaboration across disciplinary boundaries to combine research in new ways.

This takes place in close contact with the world around us and creates the basis for the university to be internationally competitive within the areas of research, education, talent development and knowledge exchange.

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Kapal berlayar di malam hari berdekatan dengan gunung es di timur Greenland. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)

Samudra Arktik: perubahan iklim membanjiri lautan utara yang terpencil ini dengan cahaya dan spesies baru

Arktik merupakan kawasan yang jauh dari jangkauan sepanjang sejarah. Tapi, perubahan iklim membawa masalah dan kesempatan global.
Un barco navega de noche junto a grandes icebergs en el este de Groenlandia. AP Photo / Felipe Dana

Océano Ártico: el cambio climático lo está inundando de luz (y de nuevas especies)

El Ártico ha sido un lugar remoto durante gran parte de su historia. Pero el cambio climático está trayendo problemas y oportunidades globales a su puerta.
Un bateau navigue la nuit à côté de grands icebergs dans l'est du Groenland. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)

L’océan Arctique : les changements climatiques inondent le Grand Nord de lumière… et de nouvelles espèces

L’Arctique a été isolé pendant une grande partie de son histoire. Les changements climatiques lui apportent de nouveaux problèmes mais aussi de nouvelles opportunités.
A boat navigates at night next to large icebergs in eastern Greenland. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)

Arctic Ocean: climate change is flooding the remote north with light – and new species

The Arctic has been a remote place for much of its history. But climate change is bringing global problems and opportunities to its door.
Dr Gildas Hounmanou with his colleagues at the University of Copenhagen. Hounmanou, from Benin, studied in Denmark. Danida Fellowship Centre/Vibeke Quaade

What African scholars think of studying in Denmark

Global research funding, such as that offered by Denmark’s government, can open doors for African researchers to study abroad and then take their skills home.
A southern right whale calf near Valdes Peninsula, Argentina. wildestanimal / shutterstock

How do you weigh a live whale?

Scientists have used drones and 3D modelling to work out the weight of Earth’s largest mammals without killing them.
Le 14 juin dernier, des élèves sud-africains se sont mobilisés devant le Parlement du pays, au Cap, dans le cadre des manifestations organisées par Extinction Rébellion. Rodger Bosch/AFP

Comment expliquer la timide mobilisation de la jeunesse africaine pour le climat ?

En Afrique aussi la jeunesse se mobilise pour le climat, même si pour différentes raisons structurelles, le mouvement apparaît plus timide que dans d’autres régions du monde.
Nature’s bank vault. Julius Glampedakis

Seagrass, protector of shipwrecks and buried treasure

The sediments that accumulate beneath seagrass meadows can act as secure vaults for shipwrecks and other precious artefacts, by stopping water and oxygen from damaging the delicate timbers.
Ecuador’s school snack programme focuses on pre-packaged, individual-sized items like juice boxes. Bernardo Cañizares Esguerra

Ecuador’s school food is bad for kids — and the environment

Up to 25% of Ecuadorian children suffer from malnutrition, and the country’s sugary school snacks aren’t helping. Kids need healthful, fresh food — not high-calorie humanitarian aid.
Of course Africa’s universities need collaboration – but not if it’s merely an imposition of ideas from elsewhere. Shutterstock

Global academic collaboration: a new form of colonisation?

Africa’s universities must avoid collaborative programmes with the North that become mere tick-box exercises that only benefit Northern researchers and organisations.

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