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A boost to citation scores from Covid-19 focussed research is moving medical universities up the global rankings. The University of Copenhagen clings to its top 100 placing.
Media often dumb down on scientific subjects. But they don’t need to: people are, actually, quite smart, say two microbiologist PhDs from the University of Copenhagen. They have started a podcast.
A glimmer of hope in the debate over gender equality: Two former UCPH students have co-authored a study which shows that media consumers have equal trust in both male and female experts – at least in written communication.
In the future we may be able to replace pregnancy with an extracorporeal, artificial, uterus. And what does mum and dad mean anyway? A research team has set out to investigate. They hope, at the same time, to challenge the ideal of the nuclear family .
Elected politicians have accused them of being dishonest, unreliable, and activist as researchers. We let three researchers face up to this criticism – even though they might get more hate mail.
Anthony Blinken cancelled meetings with top executives in Danish business, then made a surprise visit to the Niels Bohr Institute. It was all about the next generation of computer technology.
»No-one will be rejected with reference to there being no finance available at UCPH,« says deputy director. A strong statement according to the chairman of associate professors and professors at the Faculty of Health.
Professor says he is obligated to refine and add nuance to some of the frightening stories of possible vaccine side effects. He weighs his words carefully, because everything he says can be used and abused – and because he himself has seldom been able to offer so few clear answers.
Two scientists from the University of Copenhagen have just received the world's largest award in the field of neuroscience, The Brain Prize. Their research has led to migraine medicine that is almost free of side effects.
In Denmark, humanities subjects have been hit by cuts and a debate over their usefulness and relevance. In Norway, the government has just given the humanities a NOK 100 million boost. The University Post asked an expert in education why there is this difference.