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Tough talk over university billions

Talks on the billion-kroner globalisation-fund have ended in a political stand off, with the government now threatening to use the billions with the right wing Danish People's Party. This is after the centre-left Social Democrat and Social Liberal parties slammed the door

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Campus

Copenhagen gets climate and food secretariat

A new international research secretariat, with focus on climate change and agriculture, is to be hosted at the University of Copenhagen Faculty of Life Sciences

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Culture

Sewing clouds together

»No one listens to a poet who talks politics« said the award-winning Palestinian poet Mourid Barghouti. He nevertheless spoke of both poetry and politics during his Copenhagen visit

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International

EU research networks fall apart

The European court of auditors criticises European Union research funding projects, saying that »most research networks fall apart when EU funds dry up«

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Science

Research links older dads to genetic diseases

Children of older fathers are more likely to have certain genetic diseases. U of C research collaboration pinpoints testicular tumors as the cause

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Science

The future looks short and chubby

Natural selection ignores the advancement of medicine and improved public health. Evolution still favours those that have the most children. This means the women of the future will be a bit shorter and bit a heavier

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Science

Diabetes shot beats slimming pills

Research by University of Copenhagen obesity expert Arne Astrup shows diabetes injection is more effective than one of the leading obesity drugs

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Science

New enzymes cut pollution

University of Copenhagen chemists create a fast-acting, powerful enzyme to replace dangerous chemicals

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Culture

Palestinian poet to talk exile

The Palestinian poet and author, Mourid Barghouti's I Saw Ramallah has just been translated into Danish, and for this occasion he is visiting the University of Copenhagen

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Campus

Climate lecture cancelled

Ed Miliband, Britain's energy and climate change secretary, has cancelled his upcoming climate lecture at the University of Copenhagen on Saturday 24 October

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