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Education

Dean on appointing himself temporary head of department: »World's worst idea«

Head of Studies Ayo Wahlberg to become acting head at the Department of Anthropology after management turmoil. This was decided shortly before a dialogue meeting organized by students.

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The Team

»The university's coolest pieces of furniture are in the central administration buildings«

He knows his furniture classics. Kasper Uglebjerg, or just ‘The Owl’ turns up when repairs and maintenance are needed in the university's historic buildings. Meet him here in the University Post series on all of us who are part of the team at UCPH.

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Science

UCPH social sciences: 41 per cent of staff do not have confidence in their dean

New workplace assessment shows a major decrease in trust in the Office of the Dean at the Faculty of Social Sciences. Employees speak of a poor working environment, and several researchers have left the Department of Political Science because of poor management.

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Coronavirus

»I'm concerned that everything might be shut down again, and we'll have to have online lectures«

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.

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Campus

Guide to the University of Copenhagen campus areas

The University of Copenhagen has four campuses. Our guide has everything you need to know to feel (and look) like you belong on them. We give you the inside line on fredagsbar, where the hide-outs are, the best places to see bunnies (for real) and a whole lot more.

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Campus

Each square metre of the new Niels Bohr Building will cost 3 square metres of the rest of the University of Copenhagen

The prospect of a huge increase in rent after a faulty construction process will lead to the University of Copenhagen having to reduce more floor space than what the new Niels Bohr Building would have added.

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Campus

Vox pop: Why did you ignore the one way system?

Six University of Copenhagen students explain why they did not comply with corona regulations in building 2 at the CSS campus.

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Politics

»When it comes to open dialogue, CSS is the most restrictive environment I have ever encountered«

At the Faculty of Social Sciences at the University of Copenhagen, there are right opinions and there are wrong opinions. According to political science student Thomas Rohden people are quick to label others racists or transphobes.

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Academic life

It’s not easy expressing your centre-right views at a left-wing faculty

Eighty percent of students at the Faculty of Social Sciences at the University of Copenhagen say they vote for parties on the left-wing. Research suggests that students who identify with centre-right political agendas have a hard time expressing their views.

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Campus

Conference organizers spare the environment 2,700 disposable cups and 2,000 plastic bottles

Researchers organizing a conference on stress have foregone print programmes, participant lists, and meat on the menu. They have also washed 1,000 mugs by hand.

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