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2013.01.22 | Research

China’s future president personally honours Danish researcher

On Friday 18 January, future President Xi Jinping is bestowing the highest Chinese honour in the natural sciences, the International Science and Technology Cooperation Award of the People's Republic of China, on Flemming Besenbacher, professor of nanoscience at Aarhus University and chairman of the Board of Directors of Carlsberg A/S and the…

Photo: Lars Kruse, AU Communication

2013.01.15 | News from the management

Strong field of applicants for the position of rector at Aarhus University

On 9 January, the chairman of the Board of Aarhus University was satisfied with the field of applicants for the position of university rector.

2013.04.25 | Research

Air-breathing fish under the surface

Fish farmed in South-East Asia are the fastest growing protein source in the world. However, most of the species are air-breathing fish with an unknown physiology. A major grant from Danida means that Danish biologists can now identify the physiology of the fish to ensure and optimise their growth in spite of rising water temperatures.