Stig Borbjerg Laursen appointed clinical professor in Gastroenterology and Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
Attending physician, PhD, Stig Borbjerg Laursen has been appointed clinical professor of Gastroenterology and Gastrointestinal Endoscopy from 1 February 2024 in a joint position with the Department of Clinical Research, the Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Southern Denmark (SDU) and the Department of Medical Gastrointestinal Diseases S, Odense University Hospital (OUH).
Collaboration on Odense Fjord and Fyn to Inspire Other EU Countries
Several researchers from SDU are involved in a new EU project seeking effective solutions for improving water quality and climate adaptation across Europe.
Researchers developing new tool for self-motivation
Nikos Ntoumanis has received a grant from TrygFonden to develop and test a new digital platform that trains individuals in self-enactable behavior change techniques (BCTs) aimed at encouraging them to engage in more physical activity.
Professor of pulmonary medicine at SDU and OUH
Lead Consultant, PhD Jesper Rømhild Davidsen has been appointed clinical professor of respiratory medicine in a combined position between the Department of Clinical Research, the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, University of Southern Denmark (SDU) and the Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Odense University Hospital (OUH).
Exploring children's perspectives on assistance in Child Advocacy Centers: A national study unveiled by new grant
A new grant enables researchers from the THRIVE research group at the Department of Psychology, University of Southern Denmark (SDU), to conduct a national study of Danish child advocacy centers (CACs) from the perspective of the child.
Nine fellows are to explore digital technologies at SDU
Our digital society is changing rapidly, and important democratic societal processes are currently being challenged by new digital technologies such as artificial intelligence. This calls for interdisciplinary solutions and collaboration to ensure a safe, digital society with strong democratic institutions, and nine selected fellows are to investigate these issues at the Digital Democracy Centre at SDU.
New design research project at SDU will enable sustainable transitions
CoDesign4Transitions – A new Marie Skłodowska-Curie Doctoral Networks programme
Research Project Aims to Enhance Treatment for Individuals with Chronic Eye Diseases
The VELUX FOUNDATIONS has recently granted 11 million Danish kroner to Professor Jakob Grauslund from the University of Southern Denmark. He will lead a national project with the aim of providing enhanced and more precise follow-up for patients with chronic eye diseases.
The search for a good match
New drugs, like good partnerships, are built on a good match. Finding a good match between chemical substances and their targets is a typical starting point in the development of new drugs. Stefan Vogel aims to accelerate this development with a NERD grant of DKK 14 million from the Novo Nordisk Foundation.
Carlsberg grant for Quantum Gravity
Professor Astrid Eichhorn is aiming at the smallest building blocks in our universe to get the Big Picture
Headed to SDU with a million grant and leadership ambitions.
Aida Solhøj Hansen, associated with the Institute of Molecular Medicine, is among the three accomplished skin researchers who are the first to be granted a LEO Foundation Dr. Abildgaard Fellowship, along with a 12 million Danish kroner award.
DKK 19.9 million from the Carlsberg Foundation to SDU BSS
No less than ten researchers at the Faculty of Business and Social Sciences at SDU have just received research grants from the Carlsberg Foundation.
Who is the father of the child?
The question of who the father of the child is has always caused more anguish than the question of motherhood. Also, for the state. A new research project will investigate how the state in the 20th century has determined and handled the issue of paternity.
Three SDU researchers receive Fyens Stiftstidende’s research award
Three SDU professors – Kurt Klaudi Klausen, Anna Paldam Folker and N. Asger Mortensen – received the annual research award from Fyens Stiftstidende on Thursday, 16 November. The honour comes with DKK 25,000 for each researcher.
Researcher among the most cited scientists in the world
Clinical Professor Asbjørn Hróbjartsson from Department of Clinical Research is among Clarivate's Highly Cited Researchers for the second year in a row.
Independent Research Fund Denmark grants DKK 3 million for a project that will strengthen high school students' engagement with climate issues
The latest reports on climate change from the UN's IPCC panel have shown that when young people are active and engaged in climate issues, it influences politicians who are more supportive of actions that fight climate change.
New Doctor of Pharmacy wants to make life better for patients
Profile of Professor René Holm on the occasion of his doctor's thesis, which builds on 25 scientific publications.
More than 3 million Danish kroner granted by the Independent Research Fund Denmark for a project to help grieving children
Every year, 2,000 children under the age of 18 lose a parent. Young children usually find it difficult to put the grief they are going through into words, so the project is based on the idea that creative and nonverbal means of expression can help the children process the grief.
Marie Sklodowska-Curie Postdoctoral Fellowship for Chemistry
Understanding the new oxidative paradigm of biomass waste upcycling – LyticPol
The Velux Foundation grants nearly 5 million kroner to a project on improving communication to enhance sexual health and equality
"Let's talk about sex, baby" Salt-N-Peppa once sang, but doing so might not be as easy as we think. In Denmark, we pride ourselves on living in a society characterised by sexual equality, open-mindedness and access to knowledge. However, recent research raises doubts about sexual health in Denmark. Knowledge, attitudes, and behaviours related to sexuality are reflected in and shaped by communication. The project addresses ignorance and inequality regarding sexual health in Denmark from a communicative perspective.
6.7 million Danish kroner granted from the VELUX FOUNDATION to a project on The Aesthetics of Bio-Machines and the Question of Life
What constitutes life? Today we are surrounded by life-like digital technologies such as virtual assistants, generative computer systems, and adaptive robots. These new digital technologies represent a form of life and coexist closely with us. They raise the question whether we can consider them "alive" and how we, as humans, coexist with these life-forms.
International recognition for football fitness and football professor Peter Krustrup
UEFA has awarded a Gold Award for "Best Social Initiative" to the Football Fitness U90 Training Camp, a project developed by SDU and DBU Bornholm.
The PhD programs at SDU develop the research talents of the future
Research training programs
A research training program is usually a collaboration between several institutions, institutes and/or other partners.