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2018.04.11 | Cattle

Maternal Behaviour and Use of Maternity Pens in Parturient Dairy Cows - Maria Vilain Rørvang will have her PhD defence at AU Foulum 19 April 2018

In her PhD project, Maria studied the maternal behaviour of parturient dairy cows and their use of maternity pens.

2018.04.09 | Research

Department of Animal Science has three vacant PhD positions.

Two of the positions focus on dairy cows and the last on pigs. Application deadline is 1 May 2018

2018.04.05 | PhD defense

Production of slaughter pigs without tail biting and tail docking - Mona L.V. Larsen will have her PhD defence on April 9 at AU Foulum

Mona researched ways to prevent tail biting when raising pigs for slaughter without using tail docking. The results showed that in this study tail docking could be replaced if the pigs were both provided with straw and offered more space per pig. This result may make the farmer more confident to raise pigs without tail docking

2018.03.21 | PhD Course

PhD course at AU Foulum: Animal health economics in livestock herds 28 May - 1 June 2018

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

Professor Martin Riis Weisbjerg

2018.03.15 | Cattle

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

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.

Aarhus University possesses significant experience with research-based policy support to the authorities on animal welfare. Photo: Colourbox

2018.03.27 | DCA

Aarhus University becomes an international reference centre for animal welfare

Together with two research institutions in Germany and the Netherlands, researchers from the Department of Animal Science at Aarhus University will run the first EU Reference Centre for Animal Welfare. Among a strong competition field of European consortia, the department landed the assignment.

2018.03.06 | Research

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

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

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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