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Sensation: The world's ugliest fish has spawned in the Øresund Aquarium

A monkfish has spawned a million eggs in the the University of Copenhagen’s Øresund Aquarium. This has only happened a few times in Scandinavia.

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Culture

Guide: Culture in Copenhagen at student prices

It is not impossible to get a daily fix of culture at affordable prices in Copenhagen. On the contrary, with your student ID card you can get good discounts.

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Campus

Intro camp: At political science, students are looking for a culinary narrative

You’d better get your creative (gastric) juices flowing. At least if you want to be one of the chefs at a freshers' trip for new students at the Department of Political Science. Applications for the job have to present a ‘narrative’ for a 'culinary journey' for the tutors, new students and cooks.

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Culture

Seven unique places in historic Copenhagen

Copenhagen has gone through centuries of modernisation and has had its share of disasters such as fires and wars. But subtle historical details remain. Two historians met up with us in places that reveal the city’s past.

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Education

She is a certified nature-based therapist

Winnie Lund has graduated from a new master's programme at the University of Copenhagen which uses nature to help groups of patients with dementia, stress, PTSD, concussions – or adolescents who are mentally vulnerable.

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Campus

Outside perspective: »The best thing about working in Denmark is the time you have on your hands.«

Postdoc Ana Filipa Correia da Silva decided to leave Portugal a year ago to focus on a future with her family in Denmark. The working culture is different, and it has taken some time to learn how to interpret Danish colleagues' body language.

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Science

Research communication tips from a winner

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.

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Campus

The punk rocker in the South Campus book shop

Bookseller Morten Kjersgaard Nielsen is intent on turning Academic Books into an experience – perhaps a little bit outside the syllabus.

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Education

How to read a book

It's easy to feel discouraged when faced with dense scientific tomes loaded with complicated information that few people understand. We asked two professors and authors for study tips. Here are 10.

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Education

University of Copenhagen admits 450 more students than last year

All faculties have received more applications than last year, but there are still more available spots left in individual programmes than was the case last year. Psychology remains the degree programme with the highest grade point average.

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