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"It would be great to be able to celebrate my bachelor’s degree with a 100 kg clean and jerk lift”

24-year-old Mette is a sports science student, has a supplementary subject in Danish, and a student job in the health club Fitness DK. And she is an Olympic weightlifter on the Danish national team.

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Natural history museum fires 17 staff

After a month of uncertainty, it is now clear how many staff are to be fired at the natural history museum. Staff representatives express disappointment in their management. It has failed them, they say.

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The dean's baptism by fire

Three months the Dean of the Faculty of the Humanities - now Jesper Kallestrup has to be front man for a new round of cutbacks at an already hard-hit faculty.

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UCPH to get new centre for concussion

Starting 2019, a new centre at UCPH is to bring together the expertise on concussions and how they are treated. The centre is funded by the Danish government’s rate adjustment pool and will be a unit of the Center for Rehabilitation of Brain Injury.

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Blood, panic and tears: 10 extreme exam blunders

Some exams go just fine. Others, well, don’t. 10 students recount the times when everything that could go wrong, went wrong.

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Our best students are affected by stress

Benedicte Fonnesbech-Wulff has supervised history students for years. Her students are more capable than ever. But even the best of them succumb. Something in the system is broken.

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The theses are back on the shelves

From week 46 you again have the option of borrowing theses at the Copenhagen university library. The lending of master's theses had been shut down since July with reference to GDPR data protection regulation.

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Million Swedish kroner to Maiken Nedergaard for discovering the brain's cleaning system

UCPH professor Maiken Nedergaard is this year's recipient of the prestigious Stora Nordiska award. She receives the award for her discovery of, and research into, the brain's ‘cleaning system’, the glymphatic system.

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Award winner presents a biblical buffet

Anne Katrine de Hemmer Gudme receives the Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters’ silver medal for her research on the Old Testament. She knows everything there is to know about what they actually ate in the Bible.

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Natural History Museum lays off staff again – merges with Biology to sort out finances

The financially troubled Natural History Museum of Denmark is to merge with the Department of Biology starting January. This means another round of layoffs

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