Rector Henrik Wegener's speech from the Commemoration ceremony 2022 was marked by the present, bleak, world situation, and the knowledge that the university's experts can offer in times of crisis.
Guests turning up at the Commemoration Ceremony at the University of Copenhagen Friday were met with protesters calling for the dismissal of the Dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences.
The Niels Bohr Institute in Copenhagen is the setting for an academic and social community of researchers. And it is difficult to leave — even when you hit a pensionable age. At present, 43 active professors and associate professors emeritus have opted out of a well-deserved retirement to volunteer teaching and research in spite of being stuffed into smaller and smaller offices.
Head of Studies Ayo Wahlberg to become acting head at the Department of Anthropology after management turmoil. This was decided shortly before a dialogue meeting organized by students.
An open declaration of no-confidence. This is how Heiko Henkel describes a decision by the Dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences to make himself acting head of the Department of Anthropology. Heiko Henkel criticises the fact that the Dean was not able to appoint an acting head from the department's own employees, and asks whether anthropology as an independent degree programme is at risk.
For decades, the veterinary medicine programme in Denmark has been packed with high-grade-point-average young women. And this is, increasingly, the case throughout the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences. The University Post went to Girls' Day in Science at the UCPH University Teaching Hospital for Large Animals, where a group of boys went against the grain, and invited themselves for a visit.