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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
E-mail: anis@au.dk


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Cows in the study during transport. Photo: Kirstin Dahl-Pedersen.

2019.01.31 | Anis, Cattle

New knowledge about transport of cull cows to slaughter

Transport of dairy cows to slaughter may result in deterioration of their clinical condition. New research from the Department of Animal Science, Aarhus University, may play a part in improving animal welfare during transport and contribute to the debate about the concept of fitness for transport.

WelFur has been promoted as a so-called “Self-Regulation and Co-Regulation Initiative” by the European Commission, which is a great stamp of approval.  Photo: Mette Graves Madsen.

2019.03.07 | Anis, Mink

Distinguished acknowledgement of the animal welfare programme WelFur

The animal welfare programme WelFur has been promoted as a so-called “Self-Regulation and Co-Regulation Initiative” by the European Commission. It is the first animal welfare-focussing programme ever to achieve the stamp of approval by the Commission.

2019.01.28 | PhD defense, Cattle, Anis

Fibrous pulp from green protein extraction is a valuable forage for dairy cows

PhD student Vinni Kragbæk Damborg, Department of Animal Science will defend her thesis on Friday 1 February 2019 in the auditorium at AU Foulum, 9.30h. All are welcome.

Portrait of professor Peter Lund

2019.01.08 | Reception, Cattle, Anis

On Friday 25 January 2019, Department of Animal Science will host the inauguration of Peter Lund.

The department has a new professorship in Sustainable Dairy Production. Please sign up for the inauguration and reception at AU Foulum.

2018.11.13 | Anis, Pigs, PhD defense

Impact of the course of parturition and the thermal environment for piglet survival when sows give birth outdoors

Sarah-Lina Aagaard Schild will defend her PhD thesis at AU Foulum 20 November 2018. The defence will take place in the auditorium at 9h. Everybody is welcome to attend.


Tue 25 Jun
11:00-17:00 | Aarhus University, Foulum, Blichers Allé 20, DK-8830 Tjele
Circular Bioeconomy Days
Mark your calender for exciting Bioeconomy Days and join us at Aarhus University for discussions on how to take circular bioeconomy to the next level.
Mon 12 Aug
00:00-00:00 | AU Foulum
PhD course: Gut Biology and Health 2019
PhD course at AU Foulum from 12-23 August 2019.

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