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“Bold” ideas granted millions in research funding

For the second year running, the Villum Experiment programme has made grants to scientific research. This year, the University of Copenhagen will receive 37.5 million kroner to fund wild ideas

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Science

The Insect Mobile: Citizen science

UCPH researchers want 300 Danes to help collect flying insects in huge nets mounted on their cars, transforming them into an “insect mobile.” It will be the first study of its kind in Denmark.

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Science

The men who love snails

Before humans repurpose nature for our own needs, it is important to develop a language to discuss what nature is, say Mickey Gjerris and Johan Olsen in their new book.

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Science

Unexpected alliance yields valuable insight into bacterial survival strategy

Work done by molecular biologists and physicists from the University of Copenhagen provides an explanation for how bacteria survive viral attacks

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Education

Cholera kills in Africa – Gildas fights it in Copenhagen

27-årige Gildas Hounmanou arbejder med sin ph.d. på Københavns Universitet for at kunne vende tilbage til sit hjemland Benin og bekæmpe de mange udbrud af kolera i hele Afrika.

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Science

An inventor's triumph and frustration

A new treatment concept that uses pulsating electromagnetic fields can cure patients with chronic depression. But, according to the inventor, it is an open question whether Denmark is too conservative for something so new to win over the health system.

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Campus

Students crowdfund DKK 18,000 for their thesis

Two students from UCPH used crowdfunding to fund the research for their master’s thesis. They reached their target after 36 hours, and now they urge other students to try their luck.

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Science

Hacking and cyber espionage - just a normal day at UCPH

Center for Cyber ​​Security concludes that Danish research is an easy target for hackers

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