Eline Palm Meldgaard from the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences won the PhD Cup 2019 for her project on parasites. To inspire other researchers and students, she explains here what it was that worked for her in the communication competition.
At University of Copenhagen more than a third of all researchers and faculty members come from abroad. University Post spoke to a handful of them to find out what they see as their Danish co-workers’ defining features.
What is a PhD school, and what should you include in your PhD application? Our guide for you, a potential PhD student in Denmark, that does not know where to begin.
Timing, serendipity, and networking. This was how Jakob Johan Demant — Head of Studies at the Department of Sociology at the University of Copenhagen — landed his permanent position in research. You need to know when to apply for jobs outside your network, he says. As you will not be rewarded for loyalty.
In our Lab and Library series, PhD students and Postdocs from the University of Copenhagen wrote in to share their stories about science and research. Here is an overview
How to understand the mysterious words, phrases and expressions in Danish everyday conversation.
Learning Danish can be fun, but it can also be very frustrating. With the help of two expats, Copenhagen's University Post has put together some tips on how to learn Danish.
Johan and Hans Uldall Fynbo both do research on the universe as professors of astrophysics at different universities. Their life trajectories have followed each other closely. But at one point they each took a different path: One believes in God, the other does not.