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UCPH scientists contributed to sensational neutron stars discovery

By combining measurements of gravitational waves and observations of light, the scientists have discovered and described a clash between two neutron stars. Analyses of light from the explosion - called a kilonova - show the creation of heavy elements, solving an older scientific problem.

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Politics

Salaries at the University of Copenhagen 2017

SALARY - See what the different salary groups earn at UCPH

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Campus

Why a German, a Frenchman and an American decided to call Copenhagen home

FOMO in Berlin, stress in Parisian supermarkets and good-looking Danes - there are many reasons to return to Copenhagen after an exchange program is finished. Uniavisen spoke with three young people who did just that.

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Education

He has been ready for university, since he was 11

As a kid, he never learned the multiplication tables. But he caught on to quantum mechanics in fourth grade, and it took him three months to finish his Danish secondary school. Now Max Fischer-Rasmussen is the youngest student at the University of Copenhagen (UCPH) – and for the first time surrounded by people who also see the beauty of mathematics.

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Campus

Masters and PhDs union protests Niels Bohr construction delay

We cannot plan our work, says an associate professor and staff representative for 250 employees at the Niels Bohr Institute. He predicts that the delays on the University of Copenhagen's coming laboratories will cost research funding grants. Union calls for a clarification of the construction process.

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Opinion

UCPH – rich or poor?

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Education

Demonstration against cuts to education

Thousands of students turned out yesterday across Denmark, to protest the education cuts proposed by the VLAK-government.

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Campus

Scandal building: Former employees describe chaos and safety concerns at Niels Bohr construction site

The delayed Niels Bohr Building at the University of Copenhagen (UCPH) has been constructed with major plumbing and ventilation system errors that will cost hundreds of millions of kroner. Employees at the construction site say they complained about the contractor at least one year before the government's agency responded to the problems.

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Politics

The German election - from Lykke Friis' perspective

On research leave, Lykke Friis recently travelled through Germany to gain a first-hand impression of the election. The University Post got the chance to ask her how she experienced the election 'in situ' and if it surprised her.

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Campus

When the staff get stressed, the middle managers kick down

The working environment is rarely improved when employees get sick with stress at a workplace. Many middle managers focus instead on the employee’s personal life as an explanation for the problem. This is according to research carried out by a research group from the University of Copenhagen. The human resource department is looking for inspiration from the study.

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