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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.

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.

2020.07.09 | Research

Vacant positions at Department of Animal Science

Professorship in Nutrtion and lactation physiology and a professorship in Behavioural needs and stress biology. Application deadline is 27 September.

AU researchers participate in a new project which is to develop a practically useful method for collecting feed data from each individual cow in the herds. File photo: Danish Cattle Research Centre.

2020.07.21 | Anis

A new method for pointing out resource-efficient and climate-friendly cows in practice is on its way

AU researchers participate in a new groundbreaking project, managed by VikingGenetics, which is to give the dairy farmer access to data about each cow’s feed intake by means of 3D cameras. The project will create unique opportunities to act with efficient and targeted management initiatives in practice for the benefit of the farmer’s economy and…

Grass is washed free from soil before separating it in a liquid and solid fraction in the biorefinery. Photo: Nikolaj Peder Hansen.

2020.07.22 | Anis

AU researchers study the feeding value of pulp for cattle

Pulp is a fibre-rich by-product, emerging from the protein refining of grass-clover. As the pulp forms a considerable part of this process, the utilisation of this, by for instance dairy farmers, is extremely important. Therefore, researchers from AU are currently studying the feeding value of the pulp for cattle, and the preliminary results look…

Søren Krogh Jensen has been appointed professor with Aarhus University. Photo: Aarhus University.

2020.06.03 | Anis

AU boosts its research in circular bio-economy with a new professorship

Søren Krogh Jensen has been appointed professor in “Animal food production in circular bio-economy” as of 1 June 2020. With this, the Department of Animal Science, AU, seriously positions itself as one of the leading research institutions in providing sustainable solutions for the future farm animal production – in Denmark as well as…

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