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New dean at Faculty of Social Sciences: »We need more focus on well-being«

Psychology professor Vibeke Koushede takes over as dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences from Mikkel Vedby Rasmussen, who said his departure was due to disagreements with the rector.

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People

Nanna MacAulay is fascinated by cerebrospinal fluid: »We are really falling behind in the research«

Research has yet to shed light on many parts of the brain. Neurophysiologist Nanna MacAulay has identified the transport pathways for cerebrospinal fluid, and now a large grant is to help her learn more.

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People

DKK 42 million to develop new drugs to treat autism and schizophrenia

With two huge grants behind him, Professor Kristian Strømgaard can now spend three to five years closely studying the development of proteins in brain cells.

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People

The Danish minister for education — who has no education

In the wake of a controversial education reform, Christina Egelund has been praised for her ability to compromise. The University Post met up with a minister who has been described by a political opponent as »the one extenuating circumstance« of the present government. She wished young people had more space to do the kind of zigzagging that make up her own narrative.

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People

Neuroscientist and long distance runner had to quit Greenland challenge

Trine Lisberg Toft is one of 18 women on the television series Sled Patrol, fighting to prove that she is strong enough for the elite naval unit Sirius.

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Culture

She went to Egypt and wrote a novel about »an orientalist self-absorbed bitch«

Martha Flyvholm Tode followed her University of Copenhagen programme while in Cairo. The city overwhelmed her, and now she has written a book about a young Dane's encounter with the Middle East. It is about knowing your privileges and being challenged on your view of the world and humanity.

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People

University of Copenhagen rector and management salaries (2022 numbers)

Rector remains the highest-paid employee at the University of Copenhagen. This is what he, and the rest of senior management, earn a year.

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People

University of Copenhagen professor gets highest surgery prize

People have come to Denmark from throughout the world to see Henrik Kehlet's treatment method for surgical patients. His research has reduced patients' hospitalisations and significantly reduced medical complications during operations.

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Mikkel Vedby Rasmussen: This is why I'm stopping as dean

Disagreements with the rector Henrik C. Wegener have led to heated exchanges. And so I, with the lowest rank, must withdraw, says Mikkel Vedby Rasmussen. He steps down as head of the Faculty of Social Sciences in the spring of 2024.

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People

Mikkel Vedby Rasmussen to step down as Dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences

It is partly due to disagreements with the Rector of the University of Copenhagen Henrik C. Wegener.

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