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Five do-it-yourself chemistry experiments

Ever wanted to be a chemist? Chemists can create substances that are wonderful, horrible, or anything in between. They examine compound structures and break or create new bonds

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Science

Five science experiments for the kitchen

With this new set of do-it-yourself biology experiments we have you making your own blue cheese, ripening your green tomatoes, and more

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International

University of Copenhagen surges upwards on Times ranking

UCPH finally puts the 2016 debacle behind it and bounces back up the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Ranking

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Science

Solved astronomy mystery after just one year at university

Three first-year students have found a way to detect violent explosions in distant galaxies. Now, one of them owes a round of beer because his name is stated as lead author on their international breakthrough article.

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Corona virus

This dull-black killer reminds you of what we are doing to the planet

A new special exhibition at the Natural History Museum of Denmark has a black Tyrannosaurus Rex as its lead act. Even if you, like this University Post reporter, generally get put to sleep by fossils, this dino hits you like a fist in the gut.

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Science

Hundreds of scientists accuse Ole Wæver of bullying campaign

In a series of open letters, Ole Wæver and his colleague Barry Buzan are said to be behind »an orchestrated attack« and »a form of violence« after defending their academic work against racism charges. Wæver himself says that the criticism is full of misunderstandings and wild claims.

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Opinion

Ole Wæver wants to win the argument on his critics' own terms. That’s what makes it really interesting

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Campus

Scientist board member: A new prorector’s salary will be worth it

A new prorector position is to help the University of Copenhagen identify and hire the best international scientists, both for research and management positions, says professor and board member Jesper Grodal. He calls it a key position at the university.

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Corona virus

My sister's algae

As the pandemic lays waste to large parts of university life, the aquariums are still humming at the Natural History Museum of Denmark. PhD student Anna Olesen keeps the algae collection alive - and almost scared the life out of a security guard.

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Science

Peace researcher Ole Wæver accused of racism: »I've never felt so bad about my life as an academic«

Professor Ole Wæver's theory of securitization has been accused of being so racist that it should never be applied again. But the criticism is bad science, Wæver responds. He says he is caught in a catch-22 situation where it is hard to defend himself.

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