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2013.03.22 | Grants

Super maize can put sustainable food on the table

A new research project financed by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation should pave the way towards a cheap and sustainable solution to some of Africa’s food problems. Researchers at Aarhus University are involved in the efforts to develop maize that can create its own fertiliser. On a global scale, this could lead to a reduction in the use of…

2013.03.06 | Administrative conditions

Dean Brian Bech Nielsen named new rector of Aarhus University

The Aarhus University Board has decided to appoint Dr Brian Bech Nielsen as rector of Aarhus University as of August 2013 for a six-year term. Dr Bech Nielsen is currently dean of the Faculty of Science and Technology at Aarhus University.

[Translate to English:] Foto: Lars Kruse / AU Kommunikation

2013.03.06 | Administrative conditions

Rector Holm-Nielsen: Brian Bech Nielsen is the right man for the job

‘Brian Bech Nielsen is an excellent candidate and the right man for the job. I am proud that the Board has found the best candidate within the university’s own ranks.’

2013.03.06 | Administrative conditions

THE NEW RECTOR: A lifelong fascination with knowledge

The newly appointed rector of Aarhus University, Brian Bech Nielsen, is looking forward to engaging employees in dialogue about the university that holds such a central place in his heart. He describes himself as a listening manager who prefers to get things out in the open - and he describes the recent WPA as a warning cry from dedicated…

2013.03.05 | Research

New research centre to reveal the mysteries of the brain

EMBL – Europe’s flagship for basic research in the life sciences – now includes Aarhus University as its Danish partner. On the initiative of the Lundbeck Foundation, a new elite research centre – DANDRITE – will provide the prestigious framework for top international research into neuroscience.

2013.03.04 | Staff

Letter threat against university buildings at Taasingegade was a false alarm

The letter threat against buildings at Taasingagade was a false alarm. This is the conclusion reached by East Jutland Police after searching the entire area and the buildings.