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2017.10.23 | Anis

Ph.d- defense: Piglet mortalilty in Danish organic pig production

Lena Rangstrup-Christensen will defend her Ph.d. 3 November 2017. The study is the first large scale study investigating risk factors for piglet mortality and causes of death within a commercial organic production setting and new knowledge has been generated with a potential to lower piglet mortality in the future.

2017.10.13 | Anis

Forage seminar at AU-Foulum

Invitation: Interested in cattle research? A forage seminar about utilization of protein in red clover silage and grassland production in Norway is being held October 26 at AU-Foulum.

2017.10.11 | People

PhD defense: The Feeding Value of Green Forages to Dairy Cows

Marianne Johansen will defend her thesis on Friday 27 October 2017, 10 a.m. in the auditorium at AU Foulum.

2017.10.06 | Anis

PhD defence: Protein Kinase D1 and its potential in the treatment of inflammatory bowel diseases

Ditte Søvsø Gundelund Nielsen has conducted research on the effect of the enzyme protein kinase D1 (PKD1) in relation to inflammatory bowel diseases that are characterized by wounds and inflammation along the gastrointestinal tract.

2017.10.02 | PhD Course

PhD course: Hands-on targeted and untargeted LC-MS metabolomics with emphasis on measuring phytochemicals in plasma and urine

The aim of the course is to give an understanding of the differences between untargeted and targeted metabolomics and the possibilities of combining both techniques in the research. The course will take place from October 30 to November 3. Deadline for registration is October 15.

2017.09.22 | Anis

Lene Munksgaard is the recipient of the 2017 Aarhus University Anniversary Foundation Research Communication Prize

Professor Lene Munksgaard, Department of Animal Science, is the recipient of the 2017 Aarhus University Anniversary Foundation Research Communication Prize in recognition of outstanding and groundbreaking communication of knowledge from the university to society. The prize is accompanied by a DKK 100,000 monetary Award.

Currently the number of livestock transports is increasing and animals are transported longer distances. Photo: Kirstin Dahl-Pedersen, Aarhus University

2017.10.02 | Anis

Study focuses on the role of livestock drivers

Aarhus University has carried out the most extensive study so far of the role of livestock drivers in relation to assessing dairy cow fitness for transport.

[Translate to English:] Aarhus University and University of Copenhagen offer a residential PhD course on Animal Pain in March 2018. Photo by Pierpaolo Di Giminiani, University of Newcastle

2017.09.13 | Anis

Ph.d. course: Animal Pain

Aarhus University and University of Copenhagen offer a residential PhD course on Animal Pain aiming to give PhD students an overview of the concept of animal pain from a biological perspective. Deadline for registration is 1 December 2017.

In the grass-clover ley at the farmer Henning Madsen.

2017.09.08 | Anis

Many attended the AU summer course in feed ration planning in dairy cattle herds

Scientists from the Department of Animal Science, AU-Foulum, recently concluded the international AU Summer University course: “Feed ration planning in dairy cattle herds”. Students and teachers from many different countries including the Netherlands, Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Germany, New Zealand, Uruguay, USA and Pakistan participated.

2017.09.13 | Anis

Experience animal science and farm animals at eye level at AU-Foulum

A world full of exciting experiences is waiting for you at Aarhus University Foulum when we open our doors, welcoming you to Open Farm Sunday on 17 September from 10.00 to 16.00. Do not hesitate to bring your children and parents and get unique insights into the world of farm animals and researchers.

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