News 2014

18. December 2014

The three dimensional structure of proteins can now be analysed with new mathematical methode

Researchers from QGM, CDNA, PUMPkin & inSPIN publish in Nature Communications

18. December 2014

New task force set up to increase the number of women in research

Chair of the DNRF board, Professor Liselotte Højaard will chair new task force

15. December 2014

International team maps “Big Bang” of bird evolution

DNRF Centers of Excellence contribute to avian genomics special issue in Science

15. December 2014

Net regional methane sink in high arctic soils of northeast greenland

Researchers from CENPERM publishes in Nature Geoscience

4. December 2014

Professor Gunnar Öquist becomes Knight of the Order of Dannebrog

Professor Gunnar Öquist receives the Knights’ Cross from Her Majesty the Queen

2. December 2014

Using supermassive black holes to measure cosmic distances

Researchers from Dark Cosmology Centre publishes in Nature

1. December 2014

Ancient dental plaque: a ‘whey’ into our milk drinking past?

Enrico Cappellini from Centre for GeoGenetics publishes in Scientific Reports

25. November 2014

Ancient genomes show the European meta-populations

Researchers from Centre for GeoGenetics publishes in Science

25. November 2014

Rapid permafrost collapse shifts Siberian tundra to a methane source

Bo Elberling and Daan Blok from Center for Permafrost (CENPERM) publish in Nature Climate Change

24. November 2014

Life in Earth’s primordial sea was starved for sulfate

Researchers from NordCEE publishes in Science

20. November 2014

Former center leader and professor Eugene Polzik receives Dansk Magisterforening’s research prize

Former center leader and professor Eugene Polzik receives Dansk Magisterforening’s research prize

17. November 2014

Center Leader Jeppe Dyre publishes in Nature

Center Leader Jeppe Dyre publishes in Nature

13. November 2014

The Gender Gap in Research – The DNRF’s annual meeting 2014

The DNRF held its annual meeting November 7 with the theme The Gender Gap in Research. See the program here This year’s theme was decided in the light of recommendations from the international panel which evaluated the DNRF in 2013. The panel recommended that the foundation launches initiatives to improve the skewed gender balance at […]

12. November 2014

Three Centers of Excellence among nominees for Research Result of the Year 2014

Three Centers of Excellence among nominees for Research Result of the Year 2014

31. October 2014

Board member and professor, dr. phil Birgitte Possing receives Danish Author’s Society’s Non-fiction Prize 2014

Board member Birgitte Possing receives Danish Author’s Society’s Non-fiction Prize 2014

31. October 2014

Board member and professor Christina Moberg receives the EuCheMS Lecture 2014 Award

Board member Christina Moberg receives the EuCheMS Lecture 2014 Award

31. October 2014

Niels Bohr Professor Charles E. Lesher publishes in Nature

Niels Bohr Professor Charles E. Lesher publishes in Nature

29. October 2014

Center leader and Professor Jørgen Christensen-Dalsgaard inaugurates new Danish telescope in Tenerife

Center leader and Professor Jørgen Christensen-Dalsgaard inaugurates new Danish telescope in Tenerife

21. October 2014

Center leader and professor Charles Marcus receives American research prize

Center leader and professor Charles Marcus receives American research prize

7. October 2014

Here are the new DNRF Centers of Excellence

Here are the new DNRF Centers of Excellence

7. October 2014

Minister for Higher Education and Science, Sofie Carsten Nielsen commends the DNRF

Minister for Higher Education and Science, Sofie Carsten Nielsen commends the DNRF

7. October 2014

1 billion from the Danish National Research Foundation to 12 new ground-breaking research centers

1 billion from the Danish National Research Foundation to 12 new ground-breaking research centers

6. October 2014

Researchers from DNRF Centers of Excellence has been awarded YDUN grants

Researchers from DNRF Centers of Excellence has been awarded YDUN grants

2. October 2014

Minister for Higher Education and Science, Sofie Carsten Nielsen speaks highly of the Danish National Research Foundation in article about the capital injection of DKK 3 billion

Minister for Higher Education and Science, Sofie Carsten Nielsen speaks highly of the Danish National Research Foundation in article about the capital injection of DKK 3 billion

2. October 2014

The Danish National Research Foundation will be announcing 12 new Centers of Excellence October 7th 2014

The Danish National Research Foundation will be announcing 12 new Centers of Excellence October 7th 2014

22. September 2014

Birth weight affects risk of mental illness

Researchers from Center for Social Evolution publishes in Proceedings of the Royal Society

16. September 2014

Improved medicin, pest control and environment?

Researchers from Center for Macroecology, Evolution and Climate publishes in Science

16. September 2014

Professor Maxim Kontsevich has received an honorary doctorate

Professor Maxim Kontsevich has received an honorary doctorate

15. September 2014

Professor, MD, Bengt Saltin has passed away

Bengt Saltin headed an internationally highly respected research center in human physiology. From 1993-2003 he was leader of the Copenhagen Muscle Research Center funded by the Danish National Research Foundation. Drive, commitment and inclusion were important recruitment criteria in Saltin’s center where talents from Denmark and abroad gave the center an impressive interdisciplinary and multi-faceted […]

9. September 2014

Leader of Center for Epigenetics professor Kristian Helin receives the Anders Jahre’s Award for Medical Research including a grant of NOK 1,000,000 for ground breaking research.

Center leader and professor Kristian Helin receives the Anders Jahre’s Award for Medical Research

9. September 2014

Small languages under pressure from large economies

Center for Macroecology, Evolution and Climate publishes in Proceedings of the Royal Society B

9. September 2014

Now we know the genetic prehistory of the Artic

Center for GeoGenetics publishes in Science

18. August 2014

Human pressure on land is increasing shows world map

Researchers from Center for Macroecology, Evolution and Climate publishes in Conservation Biology

11. August 2014

Cosmic grains of dust formed in supernova explosion

Researchers at Dark Cosmology Center publishes in Nature

29. July 2014

Centre for Textile Research publishes in National Geographics

Centre for Textile Research publishes in National Geographics

1. July 2014

Breakthrough prize to researcher from Centre for Quantum Geometry of Moduli Spaces

The Breakthrough Prize in Mathematics awarded to Maxim Kontsevich

1. July 2014

DNRF researchers among worlds most cited

DNRF researchers among worlds most cited

7. May 2014

Danish National Research Foundation’s Annual Report 2013

Danish National Research Foundation’s Annual Report 2013 has been published.

7. May 2014

Climate changes reveal unappreciated impacts on biodiversity. Professor Carsten Rahbek publishing in Science

Climate changes reveal impacts on biodiversity. Professor Carsten Rahbek publishing in Science.

3. May 2014

Johan Fynbo and Jens Hjorth, professors at the Dark Cosmology Centre, publishing i Nature

Johan Fynbo and Jens Hjorth, professors at the Dark Cosmology Centre, publishing i Nature.

30. April 2014

Professor Dorthe Dahl-Jensen, center leader of Ice and Climate, receives the Louis Agassiz Medal 2014

Professor Dorthe Dahl-Jensen, center leader of Ice and Climate, receives the Louis Agassiz Medal 2014.

9. April 2014

Researcher at NordCEE receives the Tøger Seidenfaden Award 2014

Professor Minik Rosing receives the Tøger Seidenfaden Award 2014.

26. March 2014

Member of the board, Professor Kirsten Hastrup receives mDKK18.9

Member of the board, Professor Kirsten Hastrup receives mDKK18.9.

11. March 2014

Professor Svend Erik Larsen has been appointed to the panel distributing grants to the national Portuguese research centers

Professor Svend Erik Larsen has been appointed to the panel distributing grants to the national Portuguese research centers.

6. March 2014

Researchers from Center for Individual nanoparticle Functionality (CINF) publish in Nature Chemistry

Researchers from Center for Individual nanoparticle Functionality (CINF) publish in Nature Chemistry.

28. February 2014

New technology unravel cellular memory

Researchers at Center for Epigenetics publish in Nature Cell Biology.

28. February 2014

Timely MMR vaccine protects children against other infections, researchers from CVIVA publish in Journal of the American Medical Association

Researchers fra CVIVA write about the MMR vaccine in Journal of the American Medical Association.

24. February 2014

Nicola C. Amorisco, Postdoc from Dark Cosmology Centre publishes article in Nature

Nicola C. Amorisco, Postdoc from Dark Cosmology Centre publishes article in Nature.

24. February 2014

International team of researchers led by Enrico Cappellini from Center for GeoGenetics publishes in Nature Genetics

International team of researchers led by Enrico Cappellini from GeoGenetics publishes in Nature Genetics.

13. February 2014

America’s only Clovis skeleton had its genome mapped

Scientists from GeoGenetics determine that the first people in America were indians. Published in Nature.

12. February 2014

ERC grant to star Professor

Professor Martin Bizzarro has received an ERC Consolidator Grant.

6. February 2014

The Danish EliteForsk Prize 2013

Center of Excellence members receive the Eliteforsk Prize.

6. February 2014

Large ice age mammals extinct because of changed vegetation following climate changes

Center Leader, Professor Eske Willerslev from GeoGenetics publishes in Nature.

29. January 2014

A 7,000 years old individual from the Mesolithic Period, whose remains were recovered in Spain, had blue eyes and dark skin

Researchers from Center for GeoGenetics publish in Nature.

14. January 2014

International panel praises DNRF

During 2013, an international evaluation panel thoroughly scrutinized the Danish National Research Foundation (DNRF). The panel has released its report, concluding that the DNRF is an outstanding success that has significantly raised the level of Danish research through its Centers of Excellence program. Read more Read the press release

13. January 2014

Niels Bohr Professor Dale Mortensen died

Niels Bohr Professor Dale Mortensen died.

13. January 2014

Cuckoos’ migration pattern mapped

Researchers from Center for Macroecology, Evolution and Climate have mapped the migration of the Cuckoos.

6. January 2014

Flemming Besenbacher receives new chinese recognition

Center Leader Flemming Besenbacher appointed member of the Chinese Academy of Sciences.



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