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Malte Olsen – 50 years of physics experiments, teaching, Mars and a physics column

29 October 2014

Malte Olsen ? 50 years of physics experiments, teaching, Mars and a physics columnNBI’s physics column, Ask About Physics, is often called ‘Ask Malte’ and it is a very apt title as Malte Olsen is the editor of the popular column. Malte Olsen has 50 years of wide-ranging experience in the world of physics...

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Professor Carl Christian Tscherning has died

27 October 2014

Professor Carl Christian Tscherning has diedProfessor at the Niels Bohr Institute, Carl Christian Tscherning has died at the age of 72. Carl Christian Tscherning was a professor of geodesy, which is the study of the Earth’s shape and size. Even though he retired at the age of 70, he continued to work

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Charles Marcus receives American research prize

15 October 2014

Charles Marcus receives American research prize Charles Marcus, who is a professor and head of the Center for Quantum Devices at NBI has been awarded the prize for ’Research Excellence in Nanotechnology’ by the nanoscience centre, NBIC at the University of Pennsylvania, USA.

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Over 12 million kroner to two researchers at the Niels Bohr Institute

10 October 2014

Over 12 million kroner to two researchers at the Niels Bohr InstituteAstrophysicist Lise Bech Christensen from the DARK Cosmology Centre and particle physicist Stefania Xella from the Discovery Center have both received grants of approximately 6-6½ million kroner from YDUN under the Danish Council for Independent

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Albert Schliesser awarded international research prize

08 October 2014

Albert Schliesser awarded international research prize Albert Schliesser, a research assistant professor at Quantop at the Niels Bohr Institute has been awarded the research prize ‘Young Scientist Prize in Optics’ by the international physics organisation, IUPAP.

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60 million kroner for a new Center of Excellence, StemPhys led by Lene Oddershede

08 October 2014

60 million kroner for a new Center of Excellence, StemPhys led by Lene OddershedeStem cells have the potential to develop into any type of cell and now the Danish National Research Foundation has awarded 60 million kroner for a new Center of Excellence, StemPhys, that will conduct research into how to control stem cell

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Namiko Mitarai part of a new Center of Excellence, BASP

07 October 2014

Bacteria are hardy and can survive in the most extreme stress conditions. The Danish National Research Foundation has allocated 50 million DKK for a new Center of Excellence, Center for Bacterial Stress Pesponse and Persistence, BASP, which will investigate the

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Four researchers have 100-year anniversary between them

01 October 2014

Four researchers have 100-year anniversary between them Four researchers are celebrating their 25th anniversary. Three of the researchers are Morten Bo Madsen, Uffe Gråe Jørgensen and Kim Lefmann who are celebrating 25 years as state employees, while Stig Skelboe is celebrating his 25th anniversary as a professor.

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New book about life as seen from physics

29 September 2014

New book about life as seen from physics The book ’Models of Life’ is a non-traditional biophysics textbook and it describes how life functions. The book is written by a professor of biophysics, Kim Sneppen, Niels Bohr Institute.
 

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Peter Ditlevsen receives EU grant to research abrupt climate change

11 September 2014

Peter Ditlevsen receives EU grant to research abrupt climate changeThe EU has allocated four million Euros (29.7 million kroner) to an international network of researchers who will try to understand critical changes in complex dynamic systems in nature, in technology and in society

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50 busy years with stars, telescopes and international collaboration

02 September 2014

50 busy years with stars, telescopes and international collaborationJohannes Andersen is an associate professor of astronomy at the Niels Bohr Institute. His work has been half instrument development and half research with the instruments – and then an additional half a lifetime of international collaboration

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Nothing but 12´s throughout entire physics programme

01 September 2014

Julius Bier Kirkegaard Julius Bier Kirkegaard has only scored 12s throughout all five years of his studies at the Niels Bohr Institute. He has received a 12 in all exams and for the final bachelor and master projects, both in biophysics.

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New collaboration between the Niels Bohr Institute and DMI

29 August 2014

New collaboration between the Niels Bohr Institute and DMITwo of DMI’s foremost climate researchers will join the Niels Bohr Institute as adjunct professor and associate professor respectively. They are research director Jens Hesselbjerg Christensen and climate research Peter Lang Langen

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Biophysicist Pernille Yde receives prestigious award

18 August 2014

Biophysicist Pernille Yde receives prestigious awardThe Society for the Dissemination of Natural Science, SNU has awarded the prestigious Kirstine Meyer Grant to Pernille Yde for her research in biophysical computer models with special focus on inflammation and diabetes.

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Brian Møller Andersen receives 1.2 million kr. for research into superconductors

08 August 2014

Brian Møller Andersen receives 1.2 million kr. for research into superconductors  Brian Møller Andersen has received a grant of 1.2 million kr. from the Villum Foundation for the research project ‘Unconventional superconductors’.
 

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Collaboration between the Niels Bohr Institute and Microsoft over the computers of the future

09 July 2014

Collaboration between the Niels Bohr Institute and Microsoft over the computers of the future As part of their investment in research into quantum information technology, Microsoft is collaborating with Professor Charles Marcus, head of the Center for Quantum Devices (QDev) at the Niels Bohr Institute

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The final funding for ESS is now secured

07 July 2014

The final funding for ESS is now secured After a long delay Germany last Friday July 4 formally signed an agreement with Sweden and Denmark on the co-funding of the European Spallation Source (ESS). All funding is now secured and the construction which will begin this summer in Lund, Sweden

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Four researchers from Ice and Climate among the most cited in geoscience

03 July 2014

Four researchers from Ice and Climate among the most cited in geoscienceOn the list of the most cited researchers in the world are four researchers from the Centre for Ice and Climate at the Niels Bohr Institute: Professor Dorthe Dahl-Jensen, Associate Professor Jørgen Peder Steffensen, Associate Professor Matthias Bigler...

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Grants from FNU to Astrophysics and Biophysics

30 June 2014

Grants from FNU to Astrophysics and BiophysicsTwo researchers at the Niels Bohr Institute, Marianne Vestergaard at the Dark Cosmology Centre and Lene Oddershede in Optical Tweezers have both received grants of approx. 6-6½ million kroner from FNU

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FNU grants to Biophysics and Oceanography

25 June 2014

FNU grants to Biophysics and OceanographyTwo professors at the Niels Bohr Institute, Mogens Høgh Jensen, Professor of Biophysics, and Markus Jochum, Professor of Oceanography, have both received a grant of 2.4 million kroner from FNU

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Trading at 'light' speed

23 June 2014

Trading at 'light' speedKenneth Skovhede, who has a PhD in eScience has received a three-year industrial postdoc to develop new programming tools that will make it possible to accelerate high-speed equity trading of the stock market

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Two NBI researchers receive Sapere Aude grants

19 June 2014

Two NBI researchers receive Sapere Aude grantsTwo NBI researchers, Charlotte Fløe Kristiansen, a professor in theoretical high energy physics and Albert Schliesser, an assistant professor in quantum mechanics have both received grants from the Danish Agency for Science, Technology and Innovation

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The ALICE group at NBI receives 6½ million kroner to research primordial soup

16 June 2014

The ALICE group at NBI receives 6½ million kroner to research primordial soup The ALICE group at NBI has received a grant of 6½ million kroner from the Danish Council for Independent Research | Natural Sciences to research the universe’s primordial soup using collisions of atomic nuclei at the LHC at CERN.

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Enrico Ramirez-Ruiz, new adjunct professor of high energy astrophysics

19 May 2014

Enrico Ramirez-Ruiz, new adjunct professor of high energy astrophysicsEnrico Ramirez-Ruiz is professor of astronomy and astrophysics at the University of California, USA, and he is also head of the Theoretical Astrophysics Santa Cruz Institute. He is now employed as adjunct professor at Dark Cosmology Centre, Niels Bohr

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Dorthe Dahl-Jensen receives European Agassiz Medal

08 May 2014

Dorthe Dahl-Jensen receives European Agassiz MedalProfessor Dorthe Dahl-Jensen, head of the Centre for Ice and Climate at NBI, has been awarded the Louis Agassiz Medal by the EGU (European Geoscience Union). She is receiving the medal for her outstanding scientific contributions in glaciology and...

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Klaus Mosegaard new professor of geophysics - again

30 April 2014

Klaus Mosegaard new professor of geophysics - againKlaus Mosegaard is a geophysicist and researches the Earth’s internal processes and the geological structure of the subsurface using mathematical modeling. Now he is back at the Niels Bohr Institute as professor and head of the research group...

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NBI publications on ESO’s top 20 list

31 March 2014

NBI publications on ESO?s top 20 listSeveral articles from the Niels Bohr Institute are on ESO’s top 20 list of most cited articles and two with first authors from NBI.
 
 

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Johan Samsing receives the prestigious Einstein Fellowship

20 March 2014

Johan Samsing receives the prestigious Einstein FellowshipJohan Samsing, who is just about to complete his PhD at Dark Cosmology Centre at the Niels Bohr Institute, has just been awarded one of the most prestigious research fellowships in astrophysics, the so-called ‘Einstein Fellowship’

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Mars research receives FNU grant

13 February 2014

Mars research receives FNU grant Morten Bo Madsen, who leads the Mars Group in Astrophysics and Science at the Niels Bohr Institute, has received a grant of just over 3.8 million kroner from FNU, the Danish Council for Independent Research | Natural Sciences.

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Bo Vinther receives 7 million kroner from the Research Council for ice core research

06 February 2014

Bo Vinther receives 7 million kroner from the Research Council for ice core researchBo Vinther, associate professor in the research group Ice and Climate at the Niels Bohr Institute, has received a Sapere Aude grant of 7 million kroner from the Danish Council for Independent Research.

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Lab managers and instructors win this year’s Jens Martin Prize

05 February 2014

Lab managers and instructors win this year?s Jens Martin Prize The Niels Bohr Institute award for teacher of the year, the special Jens Martin Prize, has been awarded to a group of teachers: The lab managers and lab instructors for the courses Mechanics 1 and 2.

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6.7 million DKK for Danish CERN research

23 January 2014

6.7 million DKK for Danish CERN research Research at CERN receives 6.685 million Danish kroner from NUFI, the National Committee for Research Infrastructure under the Danish Agency for Science, Technology and Innovation. The funds are granted for the operation and the development of...

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10.8 million kroner for research into quantum information technology

16 January 2014

Two researchers, Mark Rudner and Michael J. Kastoryano from the Niels Bohr Institute, have received support from the VILLUM FOUNDATION’s Young Investigator Programme for research into quantum information technology.

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Eugene Polzik’s research chosen as the year’s best by Ingeniøren

03 January 2014

Ingeniøren (The Engineer) has chosen Eugene Polzik’s research on teleporation as the year’s most important Danish research results in science. Eugene Polzik is the head of the research group Quantop at the Niels Bohr Institute

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