Professor Ana Cvejic
23. January 2023

DNRF’s 11th Chair Grant funds research to better understand the interplay between immune cells and cancer

Professor Ana Cvejic, at Biotech Research & Innovation Centre (BRIC) UCPH, was awarded the DNRF Chair Grant of 10 million DKK to gain knowledge about…

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16. September 2022

The University of Southern Denmark receives the 10th DNRF Chair grant focusing on social mobility

Are Scandinavian countries really better at breaking the cycle of social inheritance? And how much can society change its level of social mobility? These are…

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7. June 2022

The DNRF invests 625 mil. DKK in 11 new Centers of Excellence

The board of the Danish National Research Foundation has decided to support the establishment of 11 new DNRF Centers of Excellence. The Centers of Excellence…

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3. June 2022

New pioneer center will pave the way for the green transition in agriculture

Denmark’s second pioneer center, the Pioneer Center for Landscape Research in Sustainable Agricultural Futures (Land-CRAFT), aims to gain knowledge about the possibilities of reducing greenhouse…

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14. February 2022

Professor Matthew Collins elected as a member of the Royal Swedish Academy

On January 12, 2022, seven new researchers were elected to the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences. Among them is the DNRF’s Professor Matthew Collins, who…

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Professor Morten Ørregaard Nielsen. Foto: Lars Kruse, AU Foto
16. November 2021

New DNRF Chair grant for AU with econometric theory and method in focus

Aarhus University has received one of the Danish National Research Foundation’s latest funding instruments, the DNRF Chair, with Professor Morten Ørregaard Nielsen at the forefront.…

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Professor Serge Belongie
18. October 2021

Agreement ready for Pioneer Center for Artificial Intelligence

The agreement on the first of the 3-4 planned Pioneer Centers has now been approved by the five financing foundations and by the five universities…

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Professor Anders Johansen.
1. October 2021

New DNRF Chair grant for KU with the origin of life in focus

The University of Copenhagen has received another of the Danish National Research Foundation’s latest funding instrument, the DNRF Chair, with Professor Anders Johansen at the…

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Professor Anja Boisen. Photo: Danmarks Frie Forskningsfond
14. July 2021

Professor Anja Boisen from IDUN is appointed Novo Nordisk Foundation Distinguished Innovator

Head of center and Professor Anja Boisen from the Center of Excellence IDUN at DTU is among the three professors who have been awarded a…

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Professor Johan Fynbo.
27. May 2021

Professor Johan Fynbo from DAWN receives grant from DFF for his quasar research

The extreme brightness of quasars and their characteristic bluish colors make them easy to detect, but large amounts of dust make them seem red and…

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22. April 2021

Three researchers with affiliation with the DNRF each receive a Villum Investigator grant

Professor Kristian Thygesen from the DNRF’s Center for Nanostructured Graphene (CNG) at DTU, head of center Barbara Ann Halkier from the Center of Excellence DynaMo…

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7. April 2021

Five research foundations join forces to establish one of Denmark’s first large research centers in artificial intelligence

PRESS RELEASE: The Danish National Research Foundation, the Carlsberg Foundation, the Novo Nordisk Foundation, the Lundbeck Foundation, and the VILLUM Foundation will initiate contractual negotiations…

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Professor Tine Jess.
10. February 2021

Press release: New Center of Excellence on Inflammatory Bowel Diseases at Aalborg University

Press release: The Faculty of Medicine at Aalborg University and the Danish National Research Foundation are establishing a National Center of Excellence for research on…

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Adjunkt Morten Kjærgaard. Foto: Københavns Universitet
4. February 2021

Assistant Professor Morten Kjærgaard from QDev receives a Villum Young Investigator grant

Assistant Professor Morten Kjærgaard from the DNRF’s Center for Quantum Devices (QDev) at the University of Copenhagen has received a Villum Young Investigator grant. The…

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Eksempel på forhold mellem mus, fedme og celleforandringer
29. January 2021

Other January News in Brief

New EU-financed project from CML; New study from ATLAS explores the link between obesity and cell changes in mice; New project “HappyFish” from CEH; Two…

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