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Minik Rosing

External Chair of Geology
Globe Institute, Københavns Universitet


Minik Rosing is Adjunct Professor at the Department of Biology at SDU and Professor at Geological Museum and Natural History Museum at University of Copenhagen.

Professor Minik Rosing is also a well-known keynote speaker and author of several books:
“The Journey to the Morning of the Times” (2018)
“My Childhood in Greenland” (2016)
“Alicja Kwade: In Aporie” (2019)
“The World Picture” (2008) with Per Kirkeby and a myriad of scientific articles.

He was recently awarded with one of Denmark’s largest communication prizes: Svend Bergsøe Foundation’s Intermediary Prize of DKK 100,000.

Professor Minik Rosing was one of the leaders of the Galathea 3 Expedition. He is the man behind the analysis of Isua sediment, pointing out that photosynthesis already took place 3.7 billion years ago.