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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.

2017.12.08 | Anis

Professorship position: Professor in Sustainable Dairy Production

Would you like to lead the research and innovation in sustainable dairy production systems with focus on optimal use of novel feeds at Aarhus University? The Department of Animal Science invites highly qualified applicants for a professorship in Sustainable Dairy Production. The position is available from 1st of June 2018.

2017.12.07 | DCA

Researchers will turn grass into a gold mine

With a multi-million grant, researchers can speed up development of the world’s largest and most advanced biorefinery facility. Here they will convert ordinary grass to feed, food products, fuel and plastic.

2017.11.23 | Anis

Experienced scientist position: Tenured associate professor in sustainable feeding and nutrition of pigs

Are you the talented candidate who can strengthen and complement our ongoing research in feeding and nutrition science in the Department of Animal Science, Aarhus University? We invite highly qualified applicants for a tenured associate professor/senior scientist position in sustainable feeding and nutrition of pigs. An internationally excellent…

2017.11.23 | Anis

Tenure-Track opportunity: Tenure-track position in nutrition and physiology of pigs

Are you interested in the nutrition and physiology of pigs, and can you contribute to the development of the Department of Animal Science, Aarhus University with a strong academic profile as an assistant professor/researcher? If you are a talented scientist, Aarhus University can offer you very attractive career perspectives, as a tenure-track…

2017.11.23 | Cattle

Which road could cattle production take?

Researchers from Aarhus University will describe future sustainable cattle production systems by setting up a range of future scenarios. This will be done in collaboration with Seges, Arla and others from the industry in order to support a sustainable, holistic and balanced development of cattle production.

2017.12.08 | Anis

Abattoir lesions found on finishing pigs are associated with the production system

When it comes to the type of damages pigs risk to incur during growth, it is relevant in which production system they grow up. We see great differences between herds within conventional indoor, conventional free-range and organic finisher pig production. Thus, according to a study from Aarhus University there seems to be possibilities for…

Ensuring a more constant energy supply across the day for sows prior to farrowing, there is a great potential for reducing the number of stillborn piglets and thus increasing piglet survival markedly. Photo: Colourbox

2017.11.09 | Anis

More frequent daily sow feedings reduces the number of stillborn piglets

If sows are fed at least three times daily, they will repay with shorter farrowings and considerably fewer stillborn piglets. This is the clear result of a new study carried out by scientists at the Department of Animal Science, Aarhus University.

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.

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