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Best of University Post 2009-2018

Campus

Book checked out from library after 167 years

Librarians happy in the Frederiksberg campus. For the first time, a reader showed interest in a book that had been sitting on a shelf for a long, long time

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Culture

When all else fails - daring, imagined 'careers' in Copenhagen

Sometimes, no matter how hard you try, no matter how talented you are, you are unable to find work

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Science

Fight on to preserve Elfdalian, Sweden’s lost forest language

A 'treasure trove' for linguists, with only 2,500 speakers. Activists must fight to save this dying viking language, writes UCPH researcher Guus Kroonen in an article originally published in The Conversation

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International

New evidence on 9/11 attacks in Copenhagen court

The 9/11 attacks were in New York, but in a Danish libel case a chemistry professor will present evidence in Copenhagen

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International

Satellite images prove Russian artillery strikes into Ukraine

A University of Copenhagen scientist has been developing a new method in his spare time that has wide political implications. It shows that artillery systems were fired from Russia during the Ukrainian conflict in 2014. A fact previously denied by the Russian government

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Campus

Rejsekort: How to use the puzzling Danish travel card

Here is our guide to getting the most out of the controversial Danish travel card. This includes ways to avoid using it in the first place!

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Opinion

Comment: Sorry, I'm an introvert

I am the kind of person that goes to a party and hides in the bathroom. The kind of person that takes a walk by myself in the lunch break. I am not shy, and I have no social phobias. I am introverted, I recharge on my own. And this is OK.

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Culture

Iconic Danish Christmas songs

Danes get into the holiday spirit with these classic Christmas songs. Here is their translation, and interpretation, by the University Post's Christmas expert

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Science

PhD students are stressed

Three out of four PhD students of all faculties, Danish and international, at the University of Copenhagen report stress in a University Post survey

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International

Al Zubarah - the Pompeii of the Middle East

Twenty University of Copenhagen scientists are living out an archaeological dream in the form of a full-time, decade long excavation of an old cosmopolitan trading hub in Qatar

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