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Treatment of Chinese student »very sad«

Disproportionate response to throw a Chinese student into prison and deportation centre, and then repatriate her, just because she did not have time to renew her residence permit, according to a legal spokesman.

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Politics

Scientists wonder why UCPH rector is on Danish Nature Fund board

Rectors nominate themselves to board positions on the Danish Nature Fund, even though they have no in-depth knowledge of nature protection and biodiversity. It is as if the nature crisis is not being taken seriously, according to two researchers. Interest group Danish Universities say that they nominated the candidates who best matched the criteria.

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Politics

Gender inequality starts with young researchers. And it is all about children

For many years, gender equality at universities has been about getting more women up to where they are fewest, namely at the professor level. And with good reason. But the problem starts somewhere else, because it is especially younger women with children that leave academia.

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Politics

Top staff representative: This university is managed as if it was a margarine factory

Cooperation, flexibility, and mutual respect. They have been replaced by top-down management, arrogance, and protocol at the University of Copenhagen. And the bad atmosphere between management and staff is approaching boiling point. According to the staff representative for the HK group Ingrid Kryhlmand, the corona crisis’ home workplaces have given many staff a much-needed breather.

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Politics

Student helped activist trick himself out of Hong Kong: »It feels as if I have been part of an unrealistic, dramatic movie«

Anders Storgaard is a student of political science and is active in student politics. That is, when he is not deceiving Hong Kong authorities to allow an indicted democracy activist flee to Denmark

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Politics

Researchers disappointed with debate over racism

The two scientists behind an open letter on racism at the University of Copenhagen say that their message was hijacked by a debate over identity politics.

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Coronavirus

She was doing an autopsy on a mink. Then, suddenly, her whole field of research vanished

Two mink researchers at the University of Copenhagen are shocked by a process that not only discontinued all mink breeding in Denmark, but also the purpose of their whole research.

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Politics

Your guide to the university elections 2020

You want to be a good citizen of the university, and you want to exercise your democratic powers, but the elections at the university is a jungle to navigate. We’ve put together a guide to help you on your way.

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Politics

Eva Smith used to think everything was her business

For the last 20 years Eva Smith – Denmark's first female professor of law – has seen things go downhill: The rule of law is under threat, law researchers are avoiding public debate, and students have lost their spirit. But Smith still hollers when she sees injustice.

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Politics

Can an obesity acceptance activist do research on fatphobia? Yes, says dean

A PhD project on the social stigma of obesity at the Faculty of Theology is the object of scorn by politicians. But the faculty’s dean Carsten Selch Jensen says the criticism is unreasonable.

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Annonce