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Video installation to forge ties between staff and students

Icelandic Ragnar Kjartansson is the artist behind the new installation of non-stop video art in Maersk Tower. The investment is considered to be the crown jewel of the prestigious construction.

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Education

»The concept of gender at the biology department is old-fashioned«

Biology student says she has been misunderstood in new case of 'victimhood culture' at the University of Copenhagen. We spoke to the student who was mentioned in all the Danish media, but who no one bothered to talk to.

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International

Weekly Intel: Cat parasite schizophrenia, Brexit worries for Erasmus students

A few of the latest university news stories specifically for academic Copenhageners

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Politics

UCPH wants to go higher on the rankings

We need to brag about it when things go well. So the Board of the University of Copenhagen.

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Campus

University of Copenhagen hires 40 pct. of jobs without advertising

If you want to be hired by the University of Copenhagen, you’d better have a good network. New report shows that the university has a record in hiring without advertising. Associate professor calls for more transparency.

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Science

Researchers in search of the good party

Anthropologists are combining big data and their field notes to map out what it is that constitutes a good party. They hope to be able to test classic social science theories.

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Opinion

Infringement culture - made by the media

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International

Weekly Intel: Maersk Tower in court, hunter dogs, and the good party

In this, our new feature, we tailor a summary of a few of the latest university news stories specifically for academic Copenhageners.

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Education

Proposal for new Danish grades - UCPH against it

It would be heavy on resources and awkward to introduce a new grade scale in Denmark, says University of Copenhagen prorector Bente Stallknecht. An evaluation shows that the Danish 7-point scale is internationally compatible, but that it requires added explanations.

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Campus

Who took a pee on the political scientists?

One dark night in December unknown perpetrators committed acts of vandalism on the students' association Jacques D. They wrote 'best regards, Economics ♥ ' in big red capital letters on the toilet wall. A few weeks beforehand two people had urinated through a window into a party in the room at the Department of Political Science. Who is behind the crime? The University Post looks into the case.

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