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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

The new buildings are placed behind the original Danish Cattle Research Centre. At the far right, you will see the new cattle barn, in the middle, the flexible barn, and to the far left, the intensive barn. Photo: Linda S. Sørensen.

2020.10.28 | Anis

An impressing and unique cattle research centre at AU Foulum

The new Danish Cattle Research Centre is now reality. It is an impressing barn complex completed with brand new and unique research facilities. Three new cattle barns have been built, the forage barn has been expanded, and the staff facilities have been modernised. The new cattle facilities have already been put into service, and the research…

2020.12.03 | Cattle

Extended lactation: Which cows are suitable?

Intentional delay of the cow’s first insemination after calving results in an extended lactation. However, not all cows manage an extended lactation equally well. A new research project at Aarhus University examines the possibility of selecting suitable and unsuitable cows in advance.

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.

2020.09.03 | Pigs

PhD defence: Sustainable animal production - Exploring the mechanisms of action of carbohydrases in order to improve feed digestibility

Cecilie Toft Vangsøe will have her PhD defence on 9 September 2020. It is also possible to follow the defence online. To receive a link to the event, please send an email to: charlotte.steffensen@anis.au.dk.

2020.09.02 | Anis

Webinar: “Using ontologies to improve animal science research”

An interesting webinar in the SmartCow project: “Using ontologies to improve animal science research”, 8-9 October 2020. 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 2nd October.

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