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Sidse Tøttrup has a constant headache

Sidse Tøttrup gets such bad headaches and migraine attacks that she often has to leave class. And she cannot get the kind of student job that she would like. She is one of half a million Danes suffering from migraine.

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Education

Biology students to now get teaching on social gender at the University of Copenhagen

Biology is complex, says associate professor.

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Education

Liberal Alliance political leader: »We have got this culture where everything is up to us young people«

Alex Vanopslagh says that young people today are too focussed on looking successful. He recognises this in himself. But the problem is not that there are too many requirements and expectations, he says. The problem is that there are too few.

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Education

University of Copenhagen to abolish paid day off on May Day

Staff representatives at the University of Copenhagen are worried that management is planning to abolish employees' rights to take the day off on 1 May. »This is a punch in the face to the staff that are really dedicated,« say critics.

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Education

We talked to some students while they innovated

Are you sick of not being able to squeeze the residual yoghurt out of its carton? Are you overcome with shame when you unpack three layers of cellophane from your organic vegetables? Then you will be inspired by the 31 students who met up with the purpose of innovate the hell out of three major companies in order to combat food waste.

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Education

60-year old Latin professor was to be sacked. After protests - his research saved

Associate professor in Latin Christian Troelsgård would have lost his life’s work and calling if the University of Copenhagen had maintained his dismissal after almost 27 years of employment. After an unusual about-face on the part of the university, he will continue half time. This is after massive support from researchers and students. Troelsgård himself is still critical of how the process played out.

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Education

Independent postdoc fellowships disappearing in Denmark

The Carlsberg Foundation will no longer dispense funding to new PhDs who want to stay in Denmark. This makes it more difficult to pursue your own ideas as a postdoc in Denmark. It will affect young researchers with families, critics say.

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Campus

New climate demands: Students want to close down research centre

Student organisations are collecting signatures for new climate demands aimed at the University of Copenhagen. They include the closure of a research centre in oil and gas. University management rejects the demand with reference to the freedom of research.

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Campus

Anne doesn't know who has been stalking and harassing her: »I feel like I have been blindfolded«

For several months, a man called Anne up and shared his sexual fantasies about what he and Anne's male colleagues at the University of Copenhagen would do to her. And it did not stop there.

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Education

The University of Copenhagen is to get an LGBT+ policy, the question is which

Over 700 people represent the University of Copenhagen at this year's Pride Parade, but the university does not yet have an LGBT+ policy. Something should be done about it, said Prorector Bente Stallknecht at a debate meeting with students and staff.

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