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16. October 2017

Network meeting for research funders

On October 11, the Danish National Research Foundation attended the annual meeting of the network for research funding agencies and foundations. The meeting brings all of the large private and public research funders in Denmark together to discuss common interests and challenges. This year’s meeting was held in beautiful surroundings at Carlsberg Academy and was […]

16. October 2017

Morten Bennedsen gives inaugural lecture as Niels Bohr Professor

Professor Morten Bennedsen gave his inaugural lecture as a Niels Bohr professor on October 10 at the University of Copenhagen, Department of Economics. Bennedsen is a professor at the French business school INSEAD. His main research area is family-owned companies. Although family-owned companies constitute as much as 90% of all companies in the world, there […]

5. October 2017

Post-doc Mette Bendixen from CENPERM publishes article in Nature about the link between global warming and growing deltas on Greenland

Today, a group of researchers from the Centre for Permafrost (CENPERM) from the University of Copenhagen publish in an article in Nature about the growth of deltas in Greenland. Read the abstract in Nature  Professor and head of center Bo Elberling from the Institute of Geosciences and Natural Resource Management states, that: “The first author of the article, […]

4. October 2017

Head of center Anja Boisen gets ERC Proof of Concept grant for her innovative research

The European Research Council just announced the results from the latest application round for the program Proof of Concepts (PoC), and among the 33 grant receivers is DTU professor Anja Boisen. Anja Boisen is DG Head of center at Center for Intelligent Drug Delivery and Sensing Using Microcontainers and Nanomechanics (IDUN), and she received the […]

26. September 2017

Three DNRF affiliated researchers get prestigious Starting Grant at the latest funding session from the European Research Council

Some say that all good comes to those who wait – and work hard for it. This has especially been the case for a total of eight younger researchers in Denmark at the latest funding session from the European Research Council (ERC) for free basic research. Aspiring and hard working talents from all over the […]

19. September 2017

Scientists from Stellar Astrophysics Centre publish article in Monthly Notices about measuring technique for star clusters

The human fascination and investigation of the stars is sometimes limited by insufficient measuring equipment, which has been the case so far when observing bright stars through high performance telescopes. A solution to this was presented by an international group of astronomers lead by Tim White from the Stellar Astrophysics Centre (SAC) by Aarhus University. […]

15. September 2017

The Carlsberg Foundation Research Prizes 2017 are awarded to DNRF center leader Mette Birkedal Bruun and former DNRF center leader Karl Anker Jørgensen

Mette Birkedal Bruun and Karl Anker Jørgensen receive the prizes for their groundbreaking work on church history and organic chemistry. With each prize follows DKK 1 million; DKK 750.000 are earmarked for research activities, while DKK 250.000 is a personal gift. The prizes have just been handed over by HRH Crown Princess Mary, minister for […]

13. September 2017

Watch CP3-Origins’ youngest prodigy, KvanteKarina (Quantum Kate) introducing quantum physics to the young generations

Watch CP3-Origins’ youngest prodigy, KvanteKarina (Quantum Kate) introducing quantum physics to the young generations. So far, she only speaks Danish, but she’ll be hitting the international scene very soon! See also their quantum portal: Kvantebanditter

30. August 2017

Meet Niels Bohr Professor Matthew Collins

In collaboration with Videnskab.dk the DNRF has interviewed the foundation’s six new Niels Bohr Professors. Click the picture to watch Niels Bohr Professor Matthew Collins talk about his research on ancient proteins. Read the DNRF interview with Matthew Collins here.

30. August 2017

Meet Niels Bohr Professor Morten Bennedsen

In collaboration with Videnskab.dk the DNRF has interviewed the foundation’s six new Niels Bohr Professors. Click the picture to watch Niels Bohr Professor Morten Bennedsen talk about his research on family owned businesses. Read the DNRF interview with Morten Bennedsen here.



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