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2020.10.23 | Anis

We are looking for two new colleagues.

Department of Animal Science has two Tenure-track positions available within the areas of carbohydrates in nutrition and in applied biometrics. Application deadline is 6 December 2020

2020.10.21 | Anis

PhD defence: Dietary fiber and protein: Changes in degradation, fermentation pattern and metabolic response

Yetong Xu will have her PhD defence Wednesday 28 October 2020. To receive a link to the event, please send an e-mail to charlotte.steffensen@anis.au.dk

2020.09.30 | Anis

The fourth call for proposals for Transnational Access (TNA) within the SmartCow project is now open.

The TNA call makes available cattle research facilities of SmartCow partners for research by academic or industry colleagues from other (mainly EU) countries. The facilities include the most advanced animal science technologies applied to cattle in the fields of nutrition, physiology, ethology and animal husbandry.

2020.09.11 | Anis

Ph.D.-defence: Are recommendations for indoor sows appropriate for organic sows?

Maria Eskildsen has investigated the energy- and protein intake from grazing and quantified the energy needed for maintenance, maternal retention, mobilization, milk production, thermoregulation and locomotive activity in organic sows. The PhD defense will be available online. To receive a link, please send an e-mail to…

With her research, Professor Mette Olaf Nielsen will contribute to finding the sustainable solutions for how to reduce the greenhouse gas emission from ruminants. Private photo.

2020.09.08 | Anis

The new professor at Aarhus University wants to decriminalise cows

As of 1 September 2020, Mette Olaf Nielsen has been appointed professor in “Production and Lactation Physiology in Ruminants” at Department of Animal Science, Aarhus University. Mette will contribute to solving the agriculture’s climate challenge concerning the methane emission from ruminants.

Photo: Anders Trærup, AU Foto

2020.09.09 | DCA

Aarhus University concludes collaboration agreement with Viborg Municipality

The collaboration agreement between Aarhus University and Viborg Municipality will focus on benefiting from and developing Aarhus University's activities in Foulum, in addition to strengthening collaboration between prominent law firms in Viborg and the law degree programme in Aarhus.

Events

Tue 17 Nov
15:00-16:30 | Online
Online seminar: Green biorefinery – a Green Deal for agriculture – producing sustainable soy protein alternatives and biobased products
This seminar will describe the disruptive potentials of new local biorefineries to contribute to EU self-sufficiency with plant protein and new biobased products while supporting EU policies on environment and climate.
Tue 15 Dec
00:00-00:00 |
Webinar: “Using ontologies to improve animal science research”
The webinar is coordinated by scientists from INRAE, France. It targets scientists, RI technicians, Bachelor, Master or PhD students. This webinar is free of charge. Deadline for registration 9th December.
Thu 28 Jan
09:00-20:00 | Hotel Park, Viaduktvej 28, 5500 Middelfart, 200 m from the railway station.
Technologies for a Danish Zero Greenhouse Gas Emission Agriculture
Aarhus University iCLIMATE centre is organising a one-day national workshop on technologies to reduce green-house gas (GHG) emissions from agriculture.
Thu 23 Sep
08:49-08:49 | Copenhagen
Postponed to 2021: SEGES summit 2020: THINK Piglet Health & Nutrition
Experts from all over the world will attend the summit to discuss, share and learn more about how health, nutrition and management can improve the viability of piglets from hyperprolific sows.