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11. December 2017

Inauguration of Center for Electromicrobiology headed by professor Lars Peter Nielsen

Professor Lars Peter Nielsen has received a grant from the Danish National Research Foundation to establish the Center for Electromicrobiology hosted by Aarhus University. The official inauguration of the center took place on December 1st 2017 with participation of many colleagues from both Denmark and abroad. As Nielsen explained, the Center for Electromicrobiology will research […]

5. December 2017

Eight researchers affiliated with the DNRF get ERC Consolidator Grants

It was recently announced that ten Danish researchers have been awarded the ERC Consolidator Grant 2017. Eight out of the ten grants are given to researchers that are currently or previously have been affiliated with a DNRF Center of Excellence. The eight researchers to get the prestigious ERC grant are: Michael Thomas-Poulsen, KU – Center […]

5. December 2017

Inauguration of the Center for Economic Behavior and Inequality (CEBI) headed by Professor Claus Thustrup Kreiner

The Department of Economics at the University of Copenhagen hosted an event on November 29, to mark the official opening of the Center for Economic Behavior and Inequality (CEBI). Many people attended the event on Wednesday evening, eager to hear the presentations and to congratulate the new CEBI head of center, Claus Thustrup Kreiner. CEBI’s […]

30. November 2017

Five researchers affiliated with DNRF Centers of Excellence receive a Sapere Aude Grant

The Sapere Aude: IRFD Research Leader Grant aims to give brilliant, younger scientists the possibility to explore and work on important research ideas. The target group is especially talented and younger researchers that are ready to lead a research project with multiple participants on a high international level. At the latest founding round, five researchers […]

28. November 2017

Listen to IDUN head of center Anja Boisen tell about her excellent, nano-technological research

Recently, Anja Boisen gave a speech about her and the IDUN-center’s excellent research. This was given at the jubilee event for the Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters at November 13th. Watch her speech on YouTube here. Read more about IDUN’s projects here.

28. November 2017

Head of Center Mette Birkedal Bruun receives prize for ‘outstanding research in the Humanities’

At a ceremony on 21 November 2017, Centre Director, Professor of Church History Mette Birkedal Bruun, received Einar Hansen’s Research Prize for her contribution to research in the Humanities. Birkedal Bruun’s research, which has previously manifested itself in an ERC project Solitudes, can be described as ‘a long-term search for the relationship between extroversion and […]

28. November 2017

Double inauguration in the light of colliding stars

Enrico Ramirez-Ruiz inaugurated his Niels Bohr Professorship and former DNRF center leader, Jens Hjorth, inaugurated his Villum Investigator Grant with talks and a reception at the Niels Bohr Institute on October 25. The weeks preceding the event were particularly euphoric and work intensive for the two host researchers, as they were both involved in the […]

20. November 2017

The end of ”Pump Fiction”: Head of Center Poul Nissen publishes in Nature Journal of Science

The more than 1000 different cells in the human body are capable of moving energy and material to those places in the body, where there is the need for it, and that way ensure that the body is a well-running machine. Poul Nissen, head of center at PUMPkin, and his research team have now succeeded […]

20. November 2017

Inauguration of the Center for Functional Genomics and Tissue Plasticity (ATLAS) headed by Professor Susanne Mandrup

The official opening of the Center for Functional Genomics and Tissue Plasticity (ATLAS) took place on November 6, 2017 at the University of Southern Denmark. The center is led by Professor Susanne Mandrup. In a collaboration between researchers at the University of Southern Denmark and Odense University Hospital, the center’s research will produce knowledge about […]

9. November 2017

Inauguration of the Center for Privacy Studies (PRIVACY) headed by Professor Mette Birkedal Bruun

The new Center for Privacy Studies was celebrated with speeches, a reception, and a tour of the newly established office space at the University of Copenhagen on November 1. The center is one of ten new Centers of Excellence that received a grant in the 9th application round. The center is hosted by the Faculty […]



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