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Recycled dean: »We must keep up the fighting spirit«

She inherited the Faculty of Humanities when her predecessor quit. With her one hand she has to restore trust within the faculty. With the other she has to cut 300 student places. What on earth does the dean Kirsten Busch Nielsen actually intend to do?

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International

He is a disinformation expert. But he has family that does not believe Kyiv is being bombed

It has been pretty hectic for the Danish-Ukrainian researcher on disinformation Yevgeniy Golovchenko since Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. On top of following the war, and offering his insight as an expert, he has had family members who have been the object of disinformation, and friends in Kyiv who have been on the verge of taking up arms.

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International

CNBC, Time Magazine and France24: Suddenly, everyone wanted to talk to Yevgeniy Golovchenko about his research

Yevgeniy Golovchenko has done research on Russian trolls and fake news since he started his PhD In 2017. When Russia invaded Ukraine, there was a sudden upsurge in demand for his expertise.

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Science

Scientists now want to find out whether the animals are happy

How can we know what animals are feeling? Researchers at the University of Copenhagen are getting closer at finding out in a large study of pigs.

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Science

#PleaseDontStealMyWork: »The testimonies are pouring in«

Through the course of only a few days, the campaign against research theft has received more than 50 stories about stolen ideas and unjustified co-authorships. When the campaign reaches 100, they will be released.

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Science

100 years of the Niels Bohr Institute: »Now we have moved on, and work on what will shape the future«

The Niels Bohr Institute is 100 years old. Through the course of these years, the research has moved from blackboards to quantum computers. But an informal, anti-hierarchical spirit from the times of Bohr is still present.

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Science

These seven things will make you a better research communicator

Some of Denmark's most talented research communicators met up and discussed how to get research out to the general public. Here are some of their best ideas.

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Science

Researchers do not own the work of students: New guidelines for students involved in research

When students contribute to research projects, they are often subject to vague agreements. The Practice Committee at the University of Copenhagen has therefore published an advisory checklist to clarify students’ rights.

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Science

Why not a horror novel? »Peer-reviewed articles won’t get the research out to the general public«

Too much research communication is being shelved away and is unnecessarily convoluted, according to curator and former researcher Jacob Lillemose. He now makes his debut with a kind of scientific horror novel that attempts to bring enthusiasm and fun into the world of academia.

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Science

Corona investigator: »Viruses a greater threat than climate change«

Global politics, conspiracy theories, and increasing polarisation all helped to sabotage the mission. But Professor Thea Kølsen Fischer hopes to resume the hunt for the origins of corona.

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