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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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2018.08.13 | PhD Course, Pigs, Cattle, Anis

PhD course at AU Foulum: Animal health economics in livestock herds 3 - 7 December 2018

Target group is PhD students with a project within the area of livestock production or veterinary epidemiology.

Seaweed can be an alternative source of protein in addition to contributing to removing and recycling nitrogen and phosphorus from the marine environment. Photo: Janne Hansen

2018.08.10 | DCA, Agro, Anis, Food

Denmark can grow all its own animal feed protein

Instead of importing large quantities of protein feedstuffs from other countries for food and feed, Denmark can produce enough of its own protein to cover its needs for animal feed and to supplement food requirements.

New feeds and feeding strategies for sows can increase the number of liveborn piglets. Stock photo

2018.08.05 | Anis, Pigs, DCA

Smart sow feeding leads to better piglet survival

Researchers from Aarhus University are collaborating with the industry on developing new feeding strategies and feed products that can improve piglet survival markedly.

2018.08.02 | Anis, Cattle

"GplusE Training schools" in October and November 2018

Are you working with dairy cows as for instance a scientist, teacher or veterinarian? Then check out the GplusE Training Schools: "New genomic and management tools for healthier dairy cows" held 16-18 October in Romania and 27-29 November in Spain. Registration is free - max. 20 trainees - early registration is recommended.

2018.07.31 | Qualification exam, People, Anis

Qualification exam on 7 August 2018 at AU Foulum - PhD student Frederik Larsen

The qualification exam for PhD studen Frederik Larsen is being held on 7 August 2018 at AU Foulum - meeting room 4. The title of the PhD work is "Synthetic carbohydrates with broad targeting of avian C-type lectin receptors as a novel tool for sustainable control of pathogens with zoonotic potential".


Fri 21 Sep
00:00-00:00 | Rome, Italy
ISES 14th Equitation Science Conference, September 21-24, 2018
The Conference Theme is about Equine welfare: good training, good feeding, good housing, good mental state, good health, good behaviour.
Tue 16 Oct
00:00-00:00 | IBNA Balotesti, Romania
GplusE Training schools
Learn about "New genomic and management tools for healthier dairy cows". Target audience: e.g. scientists, teachers, veterinarians. Registration is free. Deadline: 25 September 2018.
Mon 26 Nov
00:00-00:00 | Vingsted Hotel and Conference Centre, Denmark
Ph.D. course: Interpretation of animal stress responses
The PhD course provides a solid background of the theory and research in stress biology via lecture by leading researchers within the field. Deadline for registration: 15 September 2018

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