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Researchers in search of the good party

Anthropologists are combining big data and their field notes to map out what it is that constitutes a good party. They hope to be able to test classic social science theories.

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Science

Court win for University of Copenhagen in Penkowa case

Milena Penkowa could have no reasonable expectation of getting her doctorate degree after committing research fraud. Even if the fraud was not known at the time. This was established by a district court in Copenhagen last week. An appeal is likely.

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Science

Local Greenlandic kids are helping Sebastian with his PhD

University of Copenhagen PhD student Sebastian Zastruzny could not move permanently to Greenland to collect data on water and nutrients. So he enlisted local school kids as research assistants.

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Campus

Students in bed with their phones

Young people are big users of their mobile phones at night. A research project at the University of Copenhagen is to find out how the Danes' mobile habits at night are affecting their health.

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Science

Window to the past: Natural History Museum of Denmark buys huge amber collection

One of the world's largest collections of amber has just been acquired by the Natural History Museum of Denmark. This means possible discoveries of new species of insects and other biological materials.

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Science

UCPH researcher behind new application for dyslexics

A new and free application from the University of Copenhagen (UCPH) can simplify difficult texts for people with dyslexia. The first of its kind in the world.

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Science

New supercomputer coming to Copenhagen for medical research

UCPH researchers to get access to a new DKK 100 million supercomputer, starting April.

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Science

Funeral sermon for a noblewoman

In the 17th century, the elite had whole books published about their deceased spouses and their exemplary lives. The books probably functioned both as a way to discipline the people, to do good business – and as a good round of gossip.

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Campus

The dean's baptism by fire

Three months the Dean of the Faculty of the Humanities - now Jesper Kallestrup has to be front man for a new round of cutbacks at an already hard-hit faculty.

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Science

New research centre for skin diseases is to move in to Maersk Tower

The LEO Foundation has granted DKK 400 million over the next 10 years for a new research centre on skin diseases. The new LEO Foundation Skin Immunology Research Center will get its headquarters on the 12th floor of Mærsk Tower.

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