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Carlsberg supports Danish Mars research
30 January 2017
Morten Bo Madsen, head of the Mars Group at the Niels Bohr Institute, has received a grant of 2.5 million kroner from the Carlsberg Foundation for the project: A Field Trip 250 million km from home – Salary for Essential Expert and Materials...
Most of the world is dark
20 January 2017
"The universe is dark – and mainly consists of dark matter and dark energy. Only 5% of the universe is composed of luminous matter from galaxies, planets and stars. Yet little is known about the rest of the universe. But we do know that it is there, because dark matter interacts with gravitational forces," according to Professor Jens Hjorth.
Brian Møller Andersen receives grant from the Carlsberg Foundation
19 January 2017
Brian Møller Andersen, associate professor in the research group, Theoretical Condensed Matter Physics at the Niels Bohr Institute has received a grant of 3.2 million kroner from the Carlsberg Foundation for the project: Superconductivity of New Materials.
Christine Hvidberg new Head of Studies
08 December 2016
Christine Schøtt Hvidberg, associate professor of geophysics in Ice and Climate at the Niels Bohr Institute, has been appointed as the new head of studies. She replaces Lise Arleth, who has been the head of studies since 2012.
Large EU grant for astronomy project
23 November 2016
Astrophysicist Heidi Korhonen, associate professor in the Dark Cosmology Centre at the Niels Bohr Institute has received a grant of 3.2 million kroner to lead an EU project that will train young researchers in astronomical observations with telescopes.
Marianne Vestergaard receives the University of Copenhagen Teaching Award 2016
15 November 2016
Marianne Vestergaard studies the physical processes of the quasars – their structure and evolution, and how the quasars affect their surroundings. She has been awarded the University Copenhagen Teaching Award 2016 for her engaging and active...
Jens Jørgen Gaardhøje member of EU science committee
14 November 2016
Anja C. Andersen awarded the H.C. Ørsted Medal
24 October 2016
In recognition of Anja Andersen’s unique ability to communicate about both astronomy and physics she has been awarded the H.C. Ørsted Medal in Silver, which will be presented by its patron, Her Majesty, Queen Margrethe.
Quantum technology boosted by 20 million kroner from the Ministry of Science
06 October 2016
Danish Agency for Science, Technology and Innovation has awarded 20 million kroner to a new centre, QUANTECH, which will build up a research infrastructure comprised of a facility with a number of instruments for producing...
Eugene Polzik on the steering committee for EU quantum technology flagship
13 September 2016
The EU will launch a €1 billion innovative quantum technology project. In order to develop a program of research, a steering committee of senior researchers and business people has been established. From Denmark, Professor Eugene Polzik...