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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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Science

The player-coach

The daily vortex of e-mails, posts and likes has turned us into “performance subjects”, according to professor of sports and coaching psychology Reinhard Stelter, that constantly optimise our opportunities. But coaching has an important role to play in the struggle to find our self and our values.

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Politics

Departments forced to stop researchers applying for external funding

A number of UCPH departments are under so much financial pressure that they have stopped their researchers from applying for funding unless the grant giver covers overheads. Staff representative says that researchers are frustrated

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Campus

Million Swedish kroner to Maiken Nedergaard for discovering the brain's cleaning system

UCPH professor Maiken Nedergaard is this year's recipient of the prestigious Stora Nordiska award. She receives the award for her discovery of, and research into, the brain's ‘cleaning system’, the glymphatic system.

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Science

UCPH to hire a diversity and equal treatment consultant

A new consultant at the University of Copenhagen is to boost equality among genders and among Danish/international researchers.

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Campus

Award winner presents a biblical buffet

Anne Katrine de Hemmer Gudme receives the Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters’ silver medal for her research on the Old Testament. She knows everything there is to know about what they actually ate in the Bible.

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Science

Brave new food

Cancer patients will in the future be able to enjoy 3D-printed and individually customised meals. UCPH researchers are now trying to avoid the whole thing collapsing into a heap.

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Science

Butterflies on needles to be digitised at UCPH museum

There are two million butterflies in the old scientific collections at the Natural History Museum of Denmark. Now they are to put in a database, and this will reveal patterns in nature over the last 250 years.

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