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She is celebrated as the best teacher at the University of Copenhagen in 2019. We took part in a lecture in literary history full of references to popular culture, fantasy and science fiction.
A sociologist, a biologist and an archaeologist will each get DKK 1.2 million for achieving surprising breakthroughs at a young age.
The Spring Festival has now published half of the musical lineup for this year's event
Research assistant Maria Damkjær loves cheap and ugly books, and the students love her teaching in British literary history. »If I can't continue at the university, I will have to work through some grief, because who am I then?« she says.
»In terms of your studies, people start expecting less of you. That’s very generous and considerate, but it also made me expect less of myself,« says 24-year-old Alice Bier Zandén. She is a student of art history at the University of Copenhagen, mother of a three-year-old girl, and currently expecting her second child.
The hype surrounding stem cells in the aughts meant that for a time the research conducted was of an extremely poor quality, according to Henrik Semb. At his stem cell centre, research is a long and arduous process.
Researchers at the University of Copenhagen receive extensive guidance when applying for funds from the EU and that strategy has paid off. »Other universities are interested in finding out how we do it,« says deputy director.
It is a significant problem, according to a professor: »Female economists who aren’t afraid to speak their minds are often labelled as being intimidating.«
Fritz Henglein is so opposed to the use of the ‘tenure track’ concept, that he has stepped out of the committee. He says that international talented academics are applying for positions that they think are far more secure than they are in reality.