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  • 20.04.2023

    Starting early with foreign languages does not necessarily enhance learning

    Younger does not necessarily mean better when it comes to learning English. This is according to the findings of an interdisciplinary research project that has followed two groups of children over a number of years.

  • 12.04.2023

    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.

  • 28.03.2023

    In search of new narratives of Europe’s borders

    Borders shape our view of Europe and can both unite and divide us Europeans. A new EU project led by SDU seeks to explore the narratives we as Europeans construct and carry with us.

  • 24.03.2023

    Marie Curie grant for research into identity changes in people adapting to a life with pain

    Canadian pain researcher Peter Stilwell receives prestigious Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA) Postdoctoral Fellowship to be held at University of Southern Denmark.

  • 01.02.2023

    The Controlled Slowdown, KOP-23, at SDU and at SUND

    Financial imbalance at SDU and SUND

  • 31.01.2023

    Radioactive drugs to track down cancer cells in the brain

    There is no effective treatment for the aggressive brain cancer, glioblastoma, but researchers from SDU and OUH will now try to develop one. The idea is to load radioactive cancer-killing isotopes of certain metallic elements into specifically designed molecules that target cancer cells. This idea is supported by the Novo Nordisk Foundation with DKK 15 million.

  • 18.01.2023

    Rocks and oceans lead him back to ancient times

    Donald Canfield uses chemistry and biology to study the Earth's past. His work often causes the rewriting of textbooks on the history of the oceans - and thus also the history of life. He is the 2023 recipient of the Villum Kann Rasmussen Annual Award in Science and Technology.

  • 22.11.2022

    Four SDU researchers among the most cited

    Clarivate has published the 2022 report of the most cited researchers from all over the world in web sources. This year, SDU researchers from the Faculty of Engineering and the Faculty of Health Sciences are among them.

  • 18.11.2022

    Jes Søgaard to assist the Epidemic Commission

    Three experts with competencies in the social sciences have been appointed to assist the Epidemic Commission. Professor Jes Søgaard from SDU is one of them.

  • 15.11.2022

    INSPECT Societal Security after COVID 19

    The restrictions and insecurities following from COVID 19 have negatively affected many students' learning and well-being. The INSPECT project (INSPECT Societal Security after COVID 19 - Inquiring Nordic Strategies, Practices, Educational Consequences and Trajectories ) offers solid knowledge about the long-term consequences of COVID 19 that can help the Nordic schools to maintain their strong traditions.

  • 16.09.2022

    Top researcher joins SDU

    Gregory Clark, a world-leading economic historian, will be moving to SDU from the University of California, Davis next year, thanks to a grant of DKK 10 million from the Danish National Research Foundation.

  • 15.09.2022

    Grant will make your clicks more transparent

    You’re constantly using apps and websites on your smartphone, tablet, PC or other digital devices. These applications collect information about you and your behavior, but we know too little about how this data is used, shared, and sold. Fabrizio Montesi and Claes de Vreese, both from the Digital Democracy Centre, have just received a 3 million DKK grant from the VILLUM FOUNDATION to make your clicks more transparent and accessible.

  • 14.09.2022

    Peter Møllgaard continues to chair the Climate Council

    SDU’s Dean of the Faculty of Business and Social Sciences, Peter Møllgaard, has been reappointed for a four-year term as chairman of the Climate Council, which advises the government on climate issues.

  • 01.09.2022

    SDU expert briefs the UN Security Council

    The use of military drone technologies by terrorist groups is a threat to the world community. That was the main message in the speech that Associate Professor James Rogers has just given to the UN Security Council, where he was invited to share his knowledge about the terrorist use of drones.

  • 01.09.2022

    New Nordic humanist centre to create new understandings of the world’s societal challenges

    Thanks to a donation from The A.P. Moller Relief Foundation, the University of Copenhagen and the University of Southern Denmark will establish a new research centre: the Nordic Humanities Centre for Challenge-Based Inquiry. Based on humanistic disciplines, the Centre will contribute nuances, perspectives, new understandings and opportunities for action in relation to the major societal challenges such as the climate crisis and pandemics.

  • 04.08.2022

    European millions in grant money from the EU ensures continued development of EPICUR

    The EPICUR university alliance, which SDU joined in 2021, has been granted €14.4 million from the EU’s ERASMUS+ programme, which ensures the further development of the European university over the next four years. For SDU, this means closer cooperation and will, among other things, allow students to take additional and more flexible courses abroad.

  • 05.07.2022

    Large donation from the A.P. Moller Foundation for large robots at Lindø

    A world-leading centre for the development of automation and robots to build large structures such as wind turbines, ships and construction works will now become a reality after A.P. Moller Foundation donates DKK 90 million to new Center for Large Structure Production at Lindø. The new centre will be established under the Maersk Mc-Kinney Moller Institute at SDU.

  • 17.06.2022

    SDU has found its new pro-rector

    From 1 August, Helle Waagepetersen will be the Pro-Rector for Education at the University of Southern Denmark. The 50-year-old professor comes from a position as Head of Department at the Department of Drug Design and Pharmacology at the University of Copenhagen, and she is very much looking forward to starting at SDU.

  • 08.06.2022

    60 million for a new Center of Excellence at SDU

    Denmark will soon have 11 new basic research centres. One of them will be placed at Mads Clausen Institute at SDU's Faculty of Engineering. Supported by DKK 60 million, the center will research quantum technology, which may impact future communication and information processing.

  • 07.04.2022

    Sebastian H. Mernild set to head SDU’s climate efforts

    The internationally renowned Professor of Climate Change is set to head SDU’s largest-ever strategic initiative in climate change, sustainability and green transition.

  • 31.03.2022

    Simon Møberg Torp continues as Dean of the Faculty of Humanities

    In the coming years, Simon Møberg Torp will serve as Dean of the Faculty of Humanities. Having been chosen from a pool of strong contenders for the job, he will continue his term as Dean, which has lasted since 2013. Both the University and Simon Torp himself are delighted with his appointment.

  • 17.03.2022

    Prestigious EU Grant for SDU Researcher

    Annette Baudisch receives a highly competitive ERC Consolidator Grant from the European Research Council to explore and find new patterns in fertility data.

  • 17.03.2022

    DKK 30 million awarded to excellent researchers at SDU

    Today, two researchers at SDU each have been awarded a prestigious ERC Grant from the European Research Council for projects that will make us smarter on fertility and the methane cycle.

  • 07.03.2022

    New Dean at the Faculty of Business and Social Sciences

    With Peter Møllgaard’s appointment as the new Dean of the Faculty of Business and Social Sciences, SDU has gained an experienced strategic leader with international experience.

  • 06.10.2021

    SDU gains a visionary new Rector

    Jens Ringsmose, Dean of the Faculty of Business and Social Sciences at SDU, has been appointed as the new Rector of the University of Southern Denmark from 1 November 2021.

  • 01.01.0001

    SAMF researcher to lead new Danida initiative

    A new research project will pave the way for more sustainability and safe and healthy working conditions in the leather industry of Bangladesh. The project, which is part of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark’s development cooperation Danida (the Danish International Development Agency), will be led by Associate Professor Dewan Ahsan.