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Study programmes at Department of Animal Science

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.


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Aarhus University
Blichers Alle 20
DK-8830 Tjele
Phone: +45 8715 6000


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2017.01.13 | Anis, Cattle

AU Summer course: Feed ration planning in dairy cattle herds

Registration is now open for the AU Summer course "Feed ration planning in dairy cattle herds", which takes place from the 7th to the 17th August 2017 at Asmildkloster Landbrugsskole in Viborg, Denmark. Here you will learn how and why to plan feeding of dairy cows with a group of international students. Registration deadline is the 15th March…

2016.12.22 | Anis, PhD defense

PhD defence: The influence of vitamin D and antimicrobials (pheromonicin) in relation to the control of bovine mastitis

Friday 6 January, Yuan Yue will defend her PhD. Her research findings contribute to the understanding of how vitamin D and the new antimicrobial Pheromonicin-NM influence the development of bovine mastitis, and how they may be exploited for controlling bovine mastitis.

2016.12.19 | Anis, Poultry, Horses, Cattle, Mink, Pigs

Registration for ISAE 2017 is open

The international conference ISAE 2017 is being held in Aarhus, Denmark 7-10 August 2017. The conference is organized by the Department of Animal Science, Aarhus University. The theme is "Understanding animal behaviour" and registration is open until July 20, 2017. Deadline for abstract submission is February 5th, 2017.

2016.12.08 | Anis, Pigs

PhD-defence: Characterisation of the piglet gut microbiota

Tuesday 13 December, Ann-Sofie Riis Poulsen will defend her ph.d. Her new research findings contribute to the understanding of how different host- and non-host related factors influence the development of the piglet gut microbiota, and how such factors may be exploited for improving piglet gut health.

2016.12.08 | Anis, Pigs

Professor from the Department of Animal Science appointed member of the Board of the Pig Production Tax Foundation

As per November 1, professor Hanne Damgaard Poulsen from the Department of Animal Science at Aarhus University has been appointed member of the Board of the Pig Production Tax Foundation.


Mon 27 Feb
00:00-00:00 |
Ph.d. course: Measuring and assessing animal welfare at herd level
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 |
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 07 Aug
00:00-00:00 |
AU Summer course: Feed ration planning in dairy cattle herds. Registration is now open.
Registration deadline: 15th of March 2017.

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