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At University of Copenhagen more than a third of all researchers and faculty members come from abroad. University Post spoke to a handful of them to find out what they see as their Danish co-workers’ defining features.
We sat down with Centre Director at the Danish Centre for Youth Research, Noemi Katznelson, and asked her to predict which degree programs young Danes will apply to in the coming years. Her crystal ball indicates that social responsibility and job security will be among the top motivating factors.
The University of Copenhagen’s guidelines for handling offensive behaviour have been the subject of great debate recently. A new study of the psychological work environment concludes that more than 300 employees have been victims of bullying and harassment in the past year.
If you want to be hired by the University of Copenhagen, you’d better have a good network. New report shows that the university has a record in hiring without advertising. Associate professor calls for more transparency.
Chairman of the association for temporarily-hired researchers at the University of Copenhagen (UCPH) is delighted with the fact that the Research Policy Council is to focus on PhDs’ difficult career paths. The next step could be a study whether the working conditions for younger researchers forces them to work for free and to show servility to permanent staff.
After a few years as graduates, these two young scholars had had enough of their lives behind desks. Today they are travelling around Denmark's small islands to do reports on what life is like there.