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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.
New corona restrictions have students concerned that universities will return to online teaching, that exams will be changed, and that we will yet again have to give up the routines of normality. But the actual risk of infection does not concern them.
Many people have found what he said useful during difficult times, according to a top professor and now government adviser. Discouraging, though, has been the encounter with »the dark side of Denmark«. And then there was the mink issue ...
Political agreement moves to reopen the universities, so that all students may have in-person teaching from 21 May. For most students, however the exam period has already begun.
A majority in the Danish parliament has reached a new agreement that will send more students back to university 6 May. Higher education programmes will still open up slower than the rest of the education system however.
»No-one will be rejected with reference to there being no finance available at UCPH,« says deputy director. A strong statement according to the chairman of associate professors and professors at the Faculty of Health.
As new self-swab test centres have more students and staff returning to the University of Copenhagen, canteen staff are now also back at work. Not to serve coffee and food, but to supervise self-swab nasal tests.
I want my daily life back, not a bunch of other stuff, says student politician Esben Bjørn Salmonsen. The Danish government and parliament are ignoring the loss of learning and well-being from the corona lockdowns. The University Post met up with Esben — at a bar.
Life is slowly returning to the University of Copenhagen and a number of first-year students can now see each other in real life this week — for some it will be the first time.
The teaching quality of online classes is lower than in-person teaching, according to several studies. But this is not reflected in students' grades. Not surprising, says associate professor Sebastian Olden-Jørgensen.