University of Copenhagen – University of Copenhagen

New network 21/11 2016

The University of Copenhagen joins strategic alliance

The University of Copenhagen has been invited to join LERU, an exclusive European network of research universities. The membership gives the University more influence on decision-makers in the EU and even better opportunities to attract EU funds.

Commemoration 21/11 2016

Innovation success honoured at the annual commemoration

The 2016 Innovation Prize was awarded to two researchers whose spin-out projects have raised millions in venture capital, established collaboration with Danish industry heavyweights and involved students in the journey from basic research to the sale of optical sensors and colourants.

Plant life 31/10 2016

Fossils reveal approaching relocation of plants on Earth

Significant changes in the distribution of plants on Earth can be a reality by 2050. The prediction is made by scientists from Centre for Macroecology, Evolution and Climate at the University of Copenhagen, based on fossilized pollen. The pollen stems from plants that existed during previous periods with climate changes - similar to those expected in this century.

Disease 08/11 2016

Blood fats equals risk of pancreatitis

New research from the University of Copenhagen shows that mild to moderate levels of blood fats equals an increased risk developing acute pancreatitis. It is far more serious than we previously believed it to be, according to the professor behind the study.

eyetracking 24/10 2016

Eyetracking data can improve language technology and help readers

New research shows that recordings of gaze data – within a few seconds – can reveal whether a word causes a reader problems. The technology may thus have a significant impact on the educational system, particularly because gaze data can now be recorded with ordinary mobile phones and tablets.