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The Department of Animal Science aims to be visible in society in general, e.g. by strong cooperative relations with knowledge institutions, trade and industry as well as companies in Denmark and abroad. The research activities are often accomplished in cooperation with other national or international research environments, industrial partners or industrial associations.

 

Department of Animal Science

Aarhus University
Blichers Alle 20
DK-8830 Tjele
Phone: +45 8715 6000
E-mail: anis@au.dk

 

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2017.05.16 | Anis, Cattle, Pigs

Five scientific positions announced at The Department of Animal Science

Five scientific positions are announced within the areas of animal welfare and precision livestock farming, animal physiology, animal nutrition and feeding, and environmental impact of animal production.

2017.04.19 | Anis

A Danish perspective of being a PhD student in Foulum

Uffe Krogh is a living proof that the course of life may be a result of coincidences. He thought that he was going to be a farmer, but now he is on the threshold of a scientist career at Aarhus University, De-partment of Animal Science. After his PhD defence on 1 March 2017, he got employed as a scientific as-sistant in the department until May…

Several studies have demonstrated an inverse relationship between intake of whole grain and the risk of developing lifestyle diseases. Photo: Colourbox

2017.04.28 | Anis, DCA

Antibiotics counteract the beneficial effect of whole grain

Antibiotics may impede the health properties of whole grain, especially for women. A recent study conducted by Aarhus University and The Danish Cancer Society demonstrates this. The results emphasize the importance of maintaining a restrictive use of antibiotics.

Education of participants at supplementary training courses for EU inspectors at the traning center Skarrildhus in Herning.

2017.04.24 | Anis, Pigs

International collaboration on supplementary training of EU inspectors in welfare for pigs

Since 2013, scientists from the Department of Animal Science have participated actively in the planning of courses and education of participants at supplementary training courses for EU inspectors. The courses are provided as part of the aim of the EU Commission to improve the welfare of pigs in the EU.

Yuan Yues Chinese supervisor knew AU Foulum from a visit as a guest scientist and recommended her to apply for a position here and she is very happy to be in Denmark.

2017.02.28 | Anis, Cattle, People

A Chinese perspective of being a PhD student in Foulum

Yuan Yue from China tells about her experiences as an international student at the Department of Ani-mal Science, Aarhus University. According to Yuan Yue, there are big differences between Denmark and China when it comes to being a PhD student. She likes the Danish work environment, there are good research facilities and a good cooperation across…

EVENTS

Mon 26 Jun
00:00-00:00 |
PhD course: Carbohydrates with emphasis on nutrition and intestinal health on non-ruminant animals
Registration deadline: June 1st 2017
Mon 07 Aug
00:00-00:00 |
AU Summer course: Feed ration planning in dairy cattle herds.
Registration deadline: 15th of March 2017.
Mon 07 Aug
00:00-00:00 | Musikhuset Aarhus, Thomas Jensens Allé, 8000 Aarhus C
Conference: ISAE 2017
International Society for Applied Ethology (ISAE) conference takes place 7.-10. august 2017 in Aarhus, Denmark. Theme: Understanding animal behaviour". Registration open from December 1, 2016.
Mon 14 Aug
08:00-16:00 | AU Foulum, Blichers allé, DK-8830 Tjele
PhD course: Gut biology and health
Registration deadline June 1st, 2017

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