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The University Post has extracted the most cited articles by scientists associated with Danish universities from a key citation database, and covering the years 2012-2021.
Rector remains the highest-paid employee at the University of Copenhagen. This is what he, and the rest of senior management, earn a year.
Salaries ranged between DKK 119,682 (EUR 16,092 ) and DKK 17,157 (EUR 2,306) a month at the University of Copenhagen in 2022. Here is the full list of job functions and their aggregated pay.
Prorector David Dreyer Lassen says science communication is of the utmost importance for UCPH. Dissemination of research results is a parameter that is considered when employing or promoting researchers.
Journalists need his language skills and in-depth understanding of the country. But press interviews take time away from his research and do not earn him points in the University merit system. Sharing scientific findings with the public should be a quantifiable parameter for researchers, he argues.
Communicating research results to the public is important, but it is not specified in researchers’ contracts, so they are forced to do it in their spare time, three researchers say.
They net bigger profit margins than Google, Amazon and Apple from exploiting the free labour of countless researchers. One critic says the scientific publishers are commercial behemoths that are limiting the free flow of knowledge.
Nine University of Copenhagen students win world championships gold in synthetic biology. They have developed an idea for hybrid fishing nets made from from spiders’ webs and sea silk that can help stop pollution of the ocean by microplastics
The Student Council's lead candidate Kevin Olesen has been elected to the the University of Copenhagen Board with an increase in winning margin.