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1. September 2021

DNRF publication highlights research’s usefulness to society from a new perspective

Does society benefit when its country’s smartest citizens spend many years, and often a lot of money, going down new roads in search of understanding…

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Billedet er en del af studiet fra CMEC og viser et verdenskort med grafiske farveindikationer på fordelingen af genetiske hotspots.
8. June 2020

CMEC maps the genetic diversity among terrestrial mammals

Research from the Center of Excellence CMEC funded by the DNRF has led to the development of models that map the global genetic diversity among…

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Aracarien. Foto Jesper Sonne CMEC
16. March 2020

Researchers from CMEC might have found the answer to old biodiversity mystery

Research from the former DNRF-funded center CMEC sheds new light on the old mystery of how biodiversity arises. The reason why some areas of the…

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Vulkanen Chimborazo illustreret af opdagelsesrejsende og videnskabsmand Alexander von Humboldt.
22. January 2020

The DNRF is well represented in Ingeniøren’s ‘Videnskabens Top-5’ 2019

Each year since 2004, science editor Jens Ramskov and science journalist Rolf Haugaard from the Danish weekly newspaper Ingeniøren have chosen the five best Danish…

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Professor Carsten Rahbek og professor Rubina Raja modtager Dansk Magisterforenings Forskningspriser 2019.
6. December 2019

DNRF heads of center Rubina Raja and Carsten Rahbek receive the DM research prize 2019

For the 13th time, the Danish Association of Masters and PhDs (DM) has awarded research prizes to two researchers, and this year’s recipients are both…

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Måleudstyr på Arktis
30. November 2019

Other November News in Brief

Two researchers connected to the DNRF are among the Independent Research Fund Denmark’s 35 new Sapere Aude Research Leaders; a new study from CCG about…

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PRIVACY Summer Seminar 2019. Photo PRIVACY Univeristy of Copenhagen
30. September 2019

Other September News in Brief

Seven researchers with a connection to the DNRF received a Villum Experiment grant; UrbNet has launched a new journal; CeMiSt has discovered a bacterium with…

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The volcano Chimborazo at the Andes in Ecuador. The volcano is especially known as the motive in Homboldts' famous drawing of the volcano's plant zones.
18. September 2019

An answer to the hitherto unsolved riddle about animal species’ exhibition pattern may be found in the mountains

Since the 19th century, when world explorers and scientists first began to examine and document the Earth’s biodiversity, researchers have tried to find answers to…

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Parasite larvae are released (small white dots) into the water from the freshwater snail.
7. May 2019

CMEC and Center for GeoGenetics are part of developing a method to fight snail fever

A method developed by researchers from the University of Copenhagen can track the feared snail fever parasites in water samples, a new study in PNAS…

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The Danish Science Festival logo.
30. April 2019

Other April News in Brief

A post in Berlingske by the DNRF, the Independent Research Fund Denmark, and the Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters The DNRF’s chair, Jens…

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Villum Foundation logo.
4. April 2019

Five of the 11 newly chosen Villum Investigators are researchers closely affiliated with the DNRF

The Villum Foundation has recently announced 11 new recipients of Villum Investigators grants. A grant provides up to 40 million DKK over a six-year period,…

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The picture shows a black frog on a dust road.
30. January 2019

CMEC is part of developing standards for evaluation of research models in biodiversity

Together with colleagues from the DNRF’s Center for Macroecology, Evolution and Climate (CMEC), head of center Carsten Rahbek is part of a new study that,…

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David Dreyer Lassen
30. November 2018

Other November News in Brief

David Dreyer Lassen appointed new chair for the Independent Research Fund Denmark Professor David Dreyer Lassen from the DNRF’s Center for Economic Behavior and Inequality…

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17. September 2018

Future climate change overtakes nature’s ability to follow

A research team led by the DNRF’s Center for Macroecology, Evolution, and Climate (CMEC) has examined how biodiversity reacts to climate change through time. The…

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28. August 2018

Domino effect of climate events could lead to irreversible “hothouse Earth” state

Professor Katherine Richardson from the DNRF Center for Macroecology, Evolution and Climate (CMEC) is part of a research team warning that an uncontrollable domino effect…

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