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2020.01.07 | News

Welcome to two new faculties

1 January 2020 marks the start of two new faculties at Aarhus University. From this date, Aarhus University will consist of five faculties in total, when the faculty of Science and Technology is divided into the Faculty of Technical Sciences and the Faculty of Natural Sciences.

Michelle Williams will head the new joint research infrastructure FOODHAY. Photo: AU

2019.12.09 | Public / media, Staff

DKK 103 million to pave the way for future food research

A group of Danish universities and companies are working together to set up a joint high-tech laboratory centre, FOODHAY, which aims to develop healthier, more sustainable foods and reduce food waste. FOODHAY is an important step towards greener food, says the Danish Minister for Higher Education and Science, Ane Halsboe-Jørgensen, whose ministry…

This cabbage field at Aarstiderne is just one of the sites for intense research into the sustainable cultivation methods of the future. Here, Associate Professor Hanne Lakkenborg Kristensen and Svend Daverkosen, head of agricultural and environmental management at Aarstiderne are hard at work. Photo: Dorthe Lundh

2019.12.09 | News

From cutlets to cabbage – the route to greener food production

Replacing meat with vegetables on our plates entails more than just changing habits. The transition also requires new knowledge about sustainable cultivation methods on fields. The Department of Food Science is researching how vegetable growers can keep up with increasing demand, with the least possible impact on the environment. Find out more in…