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Outside perspective: »Danish students are left to take care of themselves«

Compared to Germany, associate professor and archaeologist Tobias Richter finds more freedom and more flexibility at Danish universities. But he says the university could take better care of its students.

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Education

Sidse Tøttrup has a constant headache

Sidse Tøttrup gets such bad headaches and migraine attacks that she often has to leave class. And she cannot get the kind of student job that she would like. She is one of half a million Danes suffering from migraine.

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Campus

Outside perspective: »In Denmark, you don’t just network to get something«

Ekatherina Zhukova came to Denmark as a PhD student from Belarus, where the professors still have a patent on all the right answers, and where nobody is rewarded for thinking independently.

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Education

Biology students to now get teaching on social gender at the University of Copenhagen

Biology is complex, says associate professor.

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Opinion

Identity politics must be kept out of university codes of conduct

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Education

Liberal Alliance political leader: »We have got this culture where everything is up to us young people«

Alex Vanopslagh says that young people today are too focussed on looking successful. He recognises this in himself. But the problem is not that there are too many requirements and expectations, he says. The problem is that there are too few.

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Campus

Lecturer: We need to learn to say 'they' in the singular – it is not that hard

»Ladies and gentleman,« Mille Mortensen said in the classroom with several non-binary students. And put her foot in it. She says that head of department Mette Sandbye's recommendations to ensure that all students are included would have been the help that she had needed.

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Campus

Everybody loves Claus 'Fusker' Hansen at Pharma

Did a pipe burst somewhere? Have the lights gone out? Your key is missing? Who you gonna call? We met Claus 'Fusker' Hansen, go-to guy for students and staff at The Faculty of Health.

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Campus

Management confirms: No more day off 1 May at the University of Copenhagen

The university must appear politically neutral. So 1 May should no longer be a paid day off, the management argues. Moreover, says the university director, the University of Copenhagen cannot afford to have more off-days than other universities. Staff representative says that its abolition will backfire.

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Science

Sexy women and brave men: Gender stereotypes in literature are affecting artificial intelligence

In literature, men are courageous, rational, and commit acts of violence. Women are typically sexy, pretty and fertile. The gender norms in the books influence how the machines of today learn human language.

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