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Students call for new guidelines to avoid offensive behaviour

Anna Nørgaard Sørensen from Student Council suggests the University of Copenhagen form a committee in which students and faculty can find common ground in defining offensive behaviour.

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Campus

In the wake of #MeToo, Eske Willerslev leaves his office door open: »It’s a precautionary measure«

Navigating a new culture at the university in the wake of #MeToo is no easy task. Many employees fear being accused of offensive behaviour, according to Professor Eske Willerslev.

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Campus

Scientist board member: A new prorector’s salary will be worth it

A new prorector position is to help the University of Copenhagen identify and hire the best international scientists, both for research and management positions, says professor and board member Jesper Grodal. He calls it a key position at the university.

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Campus

Humanities faculty finds new dean – at the Faculty of Theology

Incumbent humanities dean Jesper Kallestrup will be »relieved of his duties« by the end of May. Kirsten Busch Nielsen from the Faculty of Theology is to be in charge of setting up a completely new management team for the humanities.

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Education

Two years was enough. Dean quits Faculty of Humanities. Management team up for replacement

After just two years on the job as dean of a hard-hit-by-budget-cuts Faculty of Humanities at the University of Copenhagen, Jesper Kallestrup is leaving his post to become a professor in Scotland. According to the Rector of the University of Copenhagen, Kallestrup has »attempted to discuss« the difficult choices that the faculty faces.

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Campus

Photo story: Scientists and students have been sent home, but the university is abuzz

Children on scooters and bikes; teenagers; and older people out on their walks. They are all filling out the open void that is the University of Copenhagen after students and staff have been sent home. The University Post visited the university's squares and parks during the Danish quarantine.

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Campus

Exchange students want rent cancelled on Copenhagen rooms

Several exchange students want their lease contracts terminated on rooms they have through the University of Copenhagen's Housing Foundation. This is after the students have gone home because of the corona crisis. The foundation rejects the students’ demands.

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Campus

Nanna's roomie got a severe depression: »It was our job to keep her alive«

Nanna Andersen's housing situation in Scotland turned out to be emotionally exhausting. But she still doesn’t regret going on exchange.

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Campus

Medical students had to wait 7 hours for a response on Friday bar coronavirus case

Students, who are now in quarantine, attended classes on campus and worked in hospitals, for several days after they attended teaching and a Friday bar with a coronavirus-infected student.

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Politics

Three forces holding back women researchers at the University of Copenhagen

Hint: One of them is leaky pipes.

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