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The Villum Foundation invests 80 MDKK in the dark universe and climate change

20 March 2017

Niels Bohr Institute Professors Dorthe Dahl-Jensen, Centre for Ice and Climate and Jens Hjorth, Dark Cosmology Centre, have obtained a grant of nearly 40 million Danish crowns each, from the new Villum Investigator program.
 

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Niels Bohr Institute welcomes 6 new Marie Curie Fellows

22 February 2017

Niels Bohr Institute collects 6 Marie Curie grantsFrom “Quantum Supremacy” to planet-disks interactions, the Niels Bohr Institute opens its doors to ever more scientific excellence, with 6 new Marie Curie Grants for a total of € 1,3 million, so just short of 10 Million DKK.

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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...

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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.

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Brian Møller Andersen receives grant from the Carlsberg Foundation

19 January 2017

Brian Møller Andersen receives grant from the Carlsberg FoundationBrian 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.

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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.

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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.

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Marianne Vestergaard receives the University of Copenhagen Teaching Award 2016

15 November 2016

Marianne Vestergaard receives the University of Copenhagen Teaching Award 2016Marianne 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...

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Jens Jørgen Gaardhøje member of EU science committee

14 November 2016

Jens Jørgen Gaardhøje member of EU science committeeProfessor Jens Jørgen Gaardhøje, Center for Particel Physics at the Niels Bohr Institute has been appointed member of the Science Advisory Board of ScienceEurope in Brussels.
 

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Anja C. Andersen awarded the H.C. Ørsted Medal

24 October 2016

Anja C. Andersen awarded the H.C. Ørsted MedalIn 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.

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