News 2012

17. December 2012

International recognition of Professor Lars Arge

Professor Lars Arge from Center for Massive Data Algoritmer appointed ACM Fellow.

12. December 2012

The Kurt Schneider Award 2012

Clinical Professor Josef Parnas from Center for Subjectivity Research receives the Kurt Schneider Scientific Award 2012.

12. December 2012

Drought in the Horn of Africa delays migrating birds.

Researchers from Center for Macroecology, Evolution and Climate publish in Science.

12. December 2012

Center leader receives advanced ERC grant

Professor Jabobus (Koos) Boomsma from Center For Social Evolution receives a prestigious ERC grant

6. November 2012

Solar system’s birth record revised

Some 4.567 billion years ago, our solar system’s planets spawned from an expansive disc of gas and dust rotating around the sun. While similar processes are witnessed in younger solar systems throughout the Milky Way, the formative stages of our own solar system were believed to have taken twice as long to occur. Now, new […]

25. October 2012

Living cables explain enigmatic electric currents

The enigma of electric currents in the seabed is solved. Scientists from Center for Geomicrobiology have sensationally discovered bacteria that function as living electrical cables. Each of the centimetre-long ‘cable bacteria’ contains a bundle of insulated wires leading an electric current from one end to the other. Read the full coverage at Aarhus University’s website

24. October 2012

Prize for Danish research within the areas of finance, HR and CSR

Researcher from Center for Financial Fractions receives Nykredit’s research prize. Read more here

22. October 2012

Ground-breaking knowledge about calcium pumps in cells published in Nature

Researchers from Centre for Membrane Pumps in Cells and Disease (PUMPKIN) publish in Nature. Read more here

8. October 2012

Researchers from Centre for Genotoxic Stress publish in Nature Structural & Molecular Biology.

Researchers from Centre for Genotoxic Stress publish in Nature Structural & Molecular Biology. Read more here

8. October 2012

The European Physics Journal has selected F. Sannino to give the plenary talk at conference

The European Physics Journal has selected F. Sannino leader of Centre for Cosmology and Particle Physics Phenomenology to give the plenary talk at the Xth Quark Confinement and the Hadronic Spectrum. Read more here

4. October 2012

Methane emissions can be traced back to Roman times

Researchers from Centre for Ice and Climate publish in Nature. Read more here

4. October 2012

Maxim Kontsevich is awarded The Fundamental Physics Prize 2012

The Fundamental Physics Prize 2012 is awarded to Professor Maxim Kontsevich from Centre for Quantum Geometry of Moduli Spaces. Read more here

4. October 2012

Maxim Kontsevich is awarded The Shaw Prize

The Shaw Prize in Mathematical Science 2012 is awarded to Professor Maxim Kontsevich from Centre for Quantum Geometry of Moduli Spaces. Read more here

4. October 2012

mRNA quality control mechanism prevents contamination of cells

Researchers from Centre for mRNP Biogenesis and Metabolism have just disclosed a new quality control mechanism that prevents contamination of cells with aberrant mRNA. The results are published in ‘Molecular Cell’. Read more here

4. October 2012

Length matters in gene expression

Researchers from the centre for mRNP Biogenesis and Metabolism reveal a surprising interplay between the ends of human genes. Read more here

2. October 2012

Air photos reveal the secrets of the indland ice

Center for GeoGenetics at University of Copenhagen have in collaboration with Danish collegues shown that this is not the first time in recent history that the indland ice has been on the decline and since stabilized again. The results are published in Science. Read more here

29. September 2012

Was nettle the new black in the Bronze Age?

Center for Textile Research collaborates with physicist: Joint publication in Scientific Reports. Read more here

24. September 2012

Early galaxy now in view

Researcher from Dark Cosmology Centre (DARK) publishes in Nature. Read more here

21. September 2012

The prestigious Gregori Aminoff Prize in Crystallography 2013

Two board members from Center for Materials Crystallography receive the Gregori Aminoff Prize 2013. Read more here

20. September 2012

The Leonidas Zervas Award goes to a Chemist at a Center of Excellence

Chemist from Centre for Carbohydrate Recognition and Signaling (CARB) receives the Leonides Zervas Prize. Read more here

20. September 2012

Center leader receives the Carlsberg Foundations Research Prize 2012

Center leader Kristian Helin from Center for Epigenetics receives prominent prize from the Carlsberg Foundation. Read more here

14. September 2012

ERC starting grant to Center for Financial Frictions (FRIC)

Professor Lasse Heje Pedersen from Center for Financial Frictions (FRIC) has received a grant from ERC.

7. September 2012

The Körber European Science Prize 2012

Former Center leader Matthias Mann receives the Körber European Science Prize 2012. Read more here

7. September 2012

The mystery of dark matter may be near to being deciphered

Researchers from the Center for Particle Physics, Discovery, may be closer to a solution to the origin of dark matter. Read more here

21. August 2012

Innovation award goes to reseachers at DNRF centers in collaboration

Collaboration between former center leader and researchers at the Danish-Chinese Centre for Nanometals lead to Amarican Innovation Award. Read more here

15. August 2012

Women in Physics Prize from the Danish Physical Society

PhD-student Christine Hartmann at the Discovery Center receives this year’s Women in Physics Prize from the Danish Physical Society

6. August 2012

New technology eliminates plant toxins

Researchers from DynaMo Center of Excellence have developed an innovative technology to hinder unwanted toxins from entering the edible parts of the plant. The results are published in Nature. Read more here.

6. August 2012

Member of the board Svend Erik Larsen is invited to London as a Visiting Professor

In the next academic year, member of the board, Professor Svend Erik Larsen is invited as a Visiting Professor at the University College London.

27. July 2012

Newly unearthed DNA evidence changes the understanding of how North America was populated

In a publication in Science, researchers from Center for GeoGenetics and international collegues have rewritten the history of North America and created a new understanding of how the continent was populated. Read more here

24. July 2012

Marie-Louise Nosch recieves grant for research stay in Greece

Professor Marie-Louise B. Nosch has received a Category A Research Grant from the Alexander S. Onassis Public Benefit Foundation for at research stay in Greece. Read more here

17. July 2012

Breakthrough – Higgs is found

Center for Particle Physics (DISCOVERY) helps find the the new Higgs boson. Read more here

16. July 2012

Professor Miguel Araújo receives prestigious award in biogeography

Miguel Araújo from Centre for Macroecology, Evolution and Climate, has been selected by the International Biogeography Society (IBS) to receive the 2013 MacArthur and Wilson Award for his notable and innovative contribution to biogeography. Read more here

26. June 2012

Publication from the new Stellar Astrophysics Centre (SAC) in Science

Publication from the new Stellar Astrophysics Centre (SAC) in Science. In collaboration with NASA and other astronomers all over the world, astronomers at SAC have discovered a planet system consisting of two very different planets that orbit each other in virtually the same path. Read more here

21. June 2012

Professor Miguel Araújo, Center for Macroecology, Evolution and Climate, meet the EC President to discuss science

Professor Miguel Araújo from Center for Macroecology, Evolution and Climate, is one of 11 top scientists invited by the President of the European Commission to discuss a new European Scientific Advisory Board. Read more here

15. June 2012

Earth-like planets are widespread in the universe

Researchers from Centre for Star and Planet Formation (STARPLAN) publish article about Earth-like planets in Nature. Read more here.

12. June 2012

Double issue of the international journal Quantum Topology is dedicated to QGM

A new double issue of the international journal Quantum Topology is dedicated exclusively to the research of Centre for Quantum Geometry of Moduli Space leader Jørgen Ellegaard Andersen.

11. June 2012

Surprising new mechanism for gene expression regulation

New research results from Centre for mRNP Biogenesis and Metabolism reveal a function in gene expression regulation for a protein connected with the proper function of neurons. Read more here

4. June 2012

New understanding of terrestrial formation has significant and far reaching future implications

Results from project researcher Tomas Næraa’s new doctoral dissertation has just been published by Nature. Tomas Næraa is from the Nordic Center for Earth Evolution. Read more here about the results here

30. May 2012

PhD student Kasper Green Larsen from MADALGO receives prestigious prizes

PhD student Kasper Green Larsen from MADALGO receives the two most prestigious prizes at one of the highest ranked conferences in the world for theoretical computer science. Read more here

29. May 2012

Interview with Professor Flemming Besenbacher

The Bulletin of the Chinese Academy of Sciences brings interview with Professor Flemming Besenbacher re his work as pioneer in Sino-Danish Scientific Cooperation. Read more here

23. May 2012

The Bernácer Prize 2011

Professor Lasse Heje Pedersen from Center for Frictional Finance (FRIC) has been awarded the Bernácer Prize 2011 for the best European economist under 40 years of age. Read more here

15. May 2012

Great international recognition of center leader Torben Heick Jensen

Centre Director Torben Heick Jensen from the Centre for mRNP Biogenesis and Metabolism has been nomination as a member of the European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO). Read more here

24. April 2012

Big contribution to macroecological and macroevolutionary research

Center leader Carsten Rahbek from Center for Macroecology, Evolution and Climate receives two professorships in China. Read more here

17. April 2012

The Ostrowski Prize is given for extraordinary results in basic research in the mathematics

Professor Ib Madsen from Center for Symmetry and Deformation receives the Ostrowski Prize of DKK 600.000. Read more here

23. March 2012

Microbiologists can now measure extremely slow life

Microbiologists at Center for Geomicrobiology have developed a new method for measuring slow life deep down in the seabed. The results are published in Nature. Read more here

12. March 2012

Former center leader has been awarded the 2012 Louis-Jeantet Prize

Former center leader Matthias Mann from Center for Experimental Bio Informatics (CEBI) has been awarded the prestigious 2012 Louis-Jeantet Prize. Read more here

9. February 2012

Professor Frederik C. Krebs is awarded the prestigious ELiteForsk award 2012

Professor Frederik C. Krebs, leader of the Danish-Chinese Center for Organic-based photovoltaic cells with morphology control receives the prestigious EliteForsk award 2012. Read more here

31. January 2012

Front runner in mud research

Center leader and Professor Bo Barker Jørgensen from Center for Geomicrobiology and future center member Professor Lars Peter Nielsen have both received the prestigious ERC Advanced Grant. Read more here

25. January 2012

Professor Carsten Rahbek discussing the importance of interaction between science and politics

Center for Macroecology, Evolution and Climate (CMEG) is hosting workshops on the upcoming UN’s Panel for Biodiversity IPBES in cooperation with the EU presidency