• 19.01.2018

    Are air and water the answer to the world’s climate challenges?

    For more than 200 years, access to fossil fuels has been a motor for development and prosperity in our society. The downside is now evident in the climate changes caused by the greenhouse effect and which, within the next generations, will become even more large-scale if it is not possible to slow down the CO2 emissions. However, if fossil fuels are no longer the solution, what is the answer to our energy needs? Henrik Wenzel, associate professor and head of the SDU Centre for Life Cycle Engineering, makes a suggestion.

  • 19.01.2018

    Researchers test people’s reactions to drones

    The altitude of the flight is a deciding factor in whether drones are a disturbance and a cause for concern when they fly over people's houses and gardens.

  • 18.01.2018

    Novel hypothesis on why animals diversified on Earth

    ​Can tumors teach us about animal evolution on Earth? Researchers believe so and now present a novel hypothesis of why animal diversity increased dramatically about half a billion years ago. A biological innovation may have been key.

  • 24.11.2017

    Male trout are now real males again

    The media has been telling us about feminised male fish for decades, but now researchers at SDU announce that this feminisation has completely disappeared in certain parts of Denmark.

  • 15.11.2017

    SDU inititates collaboration with The Conversation

    New acces for researchers to millions of readers interested in research worldwide.

  • 06.11.2017

    New invention could mean breakthrough for fuel cells

    Researchers at SDU have patented an invention that recycles platinum. It could lead to a breakthrough for fuel cells and a new wave of green energy.

  • 22.09.2017

    700 years old saint myth has been proven (almost) true

    Scientists confirm that the age and content of an old sack is in accordance with a medieval myth about Saint Francis of Assisi.

  • 13.09.2017

    Energetic teamwork sparked researcher’s business into life

    Steffen Thrane Vindt has come up with an invention that can help ensure a steady green energy supply and improve the service life of electric cars and fuel cell vehicles. Initial advice and professional sparring convinced the chemical engineer that his research work could be combined with the dream of owning a business

  • 04.09.2017

    SDU’s study environment rated highly among students

    According to a recent survey in which more than 10,000 SDU students participated, the university’s study environment has never been better

  • 24.08.2017

    Poisonings went hand in hand with the drinking water in Pompeii

    The ancient Romans were famous for their advanced water supply. But the drinking water in the pipelines was probably poisoned on a scale that may have led to daily problems with vomiting, diarrhoea, and liver and kidney damage. This is the finding of analyses of water pipe from Pompeii.

  • 25.07.2017

    Anyone for crispy jellyfish?

    The world needs new foods, and we are gradually getting used to the idea of having to eat seaweed and insects. So jellyfish on our plates would not put us off. Or would it?

  • 31.05.2017

    A new environment to support PhD students

    The purpose of the new facilities at the library is to improve conditions for SDU’s PhD students

  • 24.05.2017

    Fat can neutralise harmful bacterium

    Certain fatty acids are not just part of a healthy diet. They can also neutralise the listeria bacterium, a new study shows. This discovery could eventually lead to improved methods to combat dangerous and drug-resistant bacteria.

  • 05.05.2017

    Government designates large airspace on Funen for drones

    867 square kilometers of airspace dedicated to drones. Fast approval process for drones, and researchers and laboratories close by. Combined, these factors will ensure the best conditions for growth in the drone industry.

  • 02.05.2017

    New centre of excellence in obesity

    Professor Susanne Mandrup from the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology receives DKK 65 million to establish a centre of excellence to investigate obesity at the cellular level.

  • 30.03.2017

    Melting sea ice may lead to more life in the sea

    Every year an increasing amount of sea ice is melting in the Arctic. This can start a chain reaction, which leads to increased production of algae and hence more food for creatures in the sea.

  • 28.03.2017

    Carrots prevent development of bowel cancer

    Chemicals from carrots reduce the development of cancerous cells by up to 83%. Researchers from SDU and OUH arrived at the sensational result during experiments on rats. The researchers are now working on testing the results on humans.

  • 28.03.2017

    Robots get a grip with sharkskin shoes

    Walking robots have trouble gripping when they walk on uneven surfaces. Researchers from SDU have solved the problem. Robots just need to put on sharkskin shoes.

  • 24.03.2017

    New university director at SDU

    Thomas Buchvald Vind holds a position of Vice Director of Business Economics at the University of Copenhagen (KU).

  • 06.03.2017

    SDU awards DKK 60 million to selected research areas

    Three areas have such high growth potential for the benefit of society that the University is now awarding them an additional financial boost. These areas are drones, welfare innovation and open data.

  • 06.01.2017

    Better the devil you know

    Common terns stay with the same partner for life even though they have poor breeding success

  • 14.12.2016

    SDU to print cheap and ultra-thin solar panels

    Researchers at SDU NanoSYD have succeeded in producing highly effective paper-thin organic solar panels. Now they will attempt to print out the solar panels in rolls several metres long so that the panels can be spread over roofs and cars.

  • 09.12.2016

    Drone Center moves into 2250 square metres hangar

    A massive hangar in HCA Airport is to provide the framework for SDU's commitment to drones and make the airport a beacon for the development and testing of drones.

  • How much food are we really throwing out?

    Our knowledge about food waste is based largely on old figures and secondary sources. That is the conclusion reached by researchers in a new international report. Researchers are calling for new fundamental knowledge in order to reach the UN Goal of halving food waste by 2030.

  • Nazis Stole Animals for Aryan Breeding Programme

    Throughout most of the Second World War zoologists worked on the recreation of selected strong animals to be released into special Germanic fauna

  • Researchers print living bones

    Researchers from SDU have succeeded in 3D printing artificial bones that grow naturally together with the body's own bones. In mouse experiments the artificial bones have even formed marrow. This opens up completely new possibilities for patients who need bone implants.

  • Strong partnership behind new center at SDU

    A unique collaboration between public and private enterprises forms the basis for new research and innovation facilities as well as new engineering study programmes at SDU in Sønderborg. SDU, Danfoss A/S, LINAK A/S, the Region of Southern Denmark and Sønderborg Municipality each invest DKK 35-36m in a new Center for Industrial Electronics.

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