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Research at the Department of Animal Science

Via the links below you can find information about current research activities, -projects and -results on all of the research areas at the Department of Animal Science.

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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.


Department of Animal Science

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


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Professor Martin Riis Weisbjerg

2018.03.15 | Cattle, Appointment, Social Media, Anis, DCA

Invitation for seminar and inauguration of professorship of Martin Riis Weisbjerg on May 9

Martin Riis Weisbjerg will give an inaugural lecture entitled 'Future challenges in dairy nutrition and feed evaluation'. The inaugural lecture is part of a half-day seminar and will be concluded by a reception.

2018.03.09 | PhD defense, Horses, Anis

Steroid Hormones, Fearfulness and Performance in Sport Horses- Rikke Munk will have her PhD defence on March 16 at AU Folum

Rikke Munk researched how being in a stressful competition environment influences the salivary cortisol concentration in young competition horses. The new research findings contribute to the understanding of the influence of a competition environment on salivary cortisol concentration in young sport horses.

2018.03.06 | Research, Anis

Are you a recent or soon to be graduate? Do you have a business idea? Then check out Innofounder!

InnoFounder is a design-driven incubator that offers you a monthly grant of 15.000 during a year. Deadline for application is April 6th.

2018.01.17 | Anis, Poultry, Pigs, Social Media

Interested in blue mussel, seaweed, insects and sustainable animal production?

PhD fellowship/scholarship available at Graduate School of Science and Technology, Aarhus University, Denmark, within the Animal Science programme. The position is available from 1 May 2018 or later.

The participants in the PHD-HUB FOULUM are e.g. given access to office space and sparring when it fits into their schedule. Photo: Colourbox

2018.01.08 | DCA, Agro, Anis, Food

New entrepreneurial incubator available for PhD students at Aarhus University

PHD-HUB FOULUM is a new incubator ready to help PhD students within natural sciences develop their own business ideas or find jobs in private companies. Agro Business Park launches the incubator and Aarhus University is an affiliate partner.


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