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  • 09.04.2024

    CBS recruits new president from SDU

    Peter Møllgaard has been appointed as the new President of Copenhagen Business School (CBS). He has served as Dean of the Faculty of Business and Social Sciences at SDU since 1 June 2022.

  • 29.02.2024

    Kristin B Munksgaard appointed as new professor: 'It was the interaction with companies that got me into research'

    For the newly appointed Professor Kristin B Munksgaard, knowledge exchange, collaboration and outreach are important parts of research. As vice dean and director of the University of Southern Denmark Business School, she is at the forefront of building bridges to the outside world.

  • 31.01.2024

    Ann Clarke is new professor: “The interplay between making a difference for public-private innovation and conducting research is enriching.”

    Ann Højbjerg Clarke is a newly appointed professor in business-to-business marketing and innovation. In her research, she collaborates with public organizations and private companies to create the solutions of the future.

  • 22.01.2024

    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.

  • 09.01.2024

    New department at the University of Southern Denmark

    Introducing the new Department of Business and Sustainability at SDU. The department will strengthen Southern Danish businesses and society in general and contributes to addressing significant challenges within environment and sustainability.

  • 15.12.2023

    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.

  • 13.12.2023

    From Denmark to Ghana: Mathias creates sustainable water supply

    Mathias Thuborg Madsen works at the Danish Embassy in Ghana, where he is leading a Danish-Ghanaian collaboration to improve the country’s water sector. He studied Market and Management Anthropology at SDU and has always been curious about people and the world.

  • 04.12.2023

    Why are we seeing so many critical stories about bad policing?

    Police researcher at the University of Southern Denmark, Adam Diderichsen, has agreed to take a more thorough look at the many critical cases against the police at the moment. To seek nuance rather than conflict in a genuine attempt to explain the critical relationship between the public and law enforcement and to understand what really lies at the root of the current debacle.

  • 30.11.2023

    Sapere Aude grant for Ingvild Bode

    Associate Professor Ingvild Bode receives a much-coveted Sapere Aude grant, awarded to researchers in the international top tier within their field. She will examine how AI affects the interaction between humans and machines in warfare.

  • 29.11.2023

    University of Southern Denmark Esbjerg is starting a new green education programme

    The University of Southern Denmark in Esbjerg is starting a new master’s programme in sustainability. The programme will meet demand from local and regional companies.

  • 16.11.2023

    A new research center aims to ensure that we learn from past catastrophes

    The University of Southern Denmark has established a new center to ensure continuous learning from disasters and help societies, organizations, and individuals become more resilient.

  • 09.11.2023

    Teachers of the year at SDU BSS, 2023

    Jaume Castan Pinos, Malene Damsted and Shriram Venkatraman are 2023’s teachers of the year at the Faculty of Business and Social Sciences at SDU.

  • 09.11.2023

    Cybersecurity in the Supply Chain: How Prepared is Your Business?

    A new initiative is underway to bolster cybersecurity among Danish manufacturing companies, equipping them to effectively navigate cyber threats and geopolitical challenges. Explore further in this feature article.

  • 30.10.2023

    Jaume Castan Pinos is SDU’s Lecturer of the Year

    Jaume Castan Pinos is passionate about teaching, and he is committed to creating a motivating and inspiring learning environment that awakens students’ curiosity and encourages critical thinking. That is why he is the recipient of this year’s Teaching Prize at SDU.

  • 10.10.2023

    Two researchers join talent programme

    This year, two researchers have been selected for the Faculty of Business and Social Sciences’ Talent Track, which supports early career researchers who have the potential to make remarkable contributions to their field of research.

  • 10.10.2023

    Meet Mikkel Nøjgaard

    Mikkel Nøjgaard studies market valorization and why we value things as we do. His current research interest is in the context of sustainable food and the question of how we can build food production systems that value food not only for its effects on human well-being but also for its impact on the environment. Learn more about Mikkel’s research and visions in this interview.

  • 10.10.2023

    Meet Jøren Ullits

    In his research, Jøren Ullits is driven by questions concerning the intersection between technology and law, and he focuses on how Automated Administrative Decision-Making systems comply with the rule of law. Learn more about Jøren’s research and visions in this interview.

  • 28.09.2023

    New Head of Department at new business economics department

    Christian Elmelund-Præstekær is to head a large, new department with activities at SDU’s campuses in Esbjerg, Kolding and Sønderborg.

  • 21.09.2023

    A Study Start for Everyone with an Emphasis on a Safe Learning Environment and Good Relations

    With a strong emphasis on building good relations in a safe environment, the Faculty of Business and Social Sciences has just completed this year's introduction days for new bachelor's students with very positive results.

  • 11.09.2023

    Researchers want to safeguard small businesses against cyber threats

    The changing threat landscape increases the need for companies to upgrade their cyber security, and a new research project at SDU will help small and medium-sized enterprises with this task.

  • 07.09.2023

    New expert group to address potential threat from invasive species impacting marine ecosystems

    Invasive species - both plants and animals - can pose a serious threat to biodiversity, UN states. As a response, a group of SDU researchers now form an expert group.   

  • 31.08.2023

    SDU student: ‘At SDU in Sønderborg there is always something new to learn since we have almost every nationality here’

    Roman Strehár always knew that he wanted to study abroad. He is studying the BSc of Economics and Business Administration at SDU in Sønderborg, and being an international student offers lots of opportunities to meet people from all over the world and experience different cultures.

  • 11.08.2023

    European SDU Lectures – the future of Europe in a changing world

    In times of crisis, there is reason to gather our thoughts. The University of Southern Denmark and Think Tank EUROPA do precisely this in the lecture series European SDU Lectures, during which leading international researchers and experts visit Copenhagen and give their perspectives on the future of Europe.

  • 28.07.2023

    SDU BSS welcomes more than 1300 new students

    This year, 1375 applicants have been offered a student place on one of SDU’s business and social sciences study programmes. This is an increase of 3 percent compared with last year.

  • 06.07.2023

    Over 5500 young people want to study at SDU BSS

    A total of 5690 young people have applied to one of SDU’s business and social sciences programmes, and 1610 have listed the programmes as their first priority. This is an increase of 20 and 12 percent, respectively, compared with last year and more than the number of applicants in 2021.

  • 03.07.2023

    SDU BSS strengthens the team

    Kristin B. Munksgaard has been appointed Vice-Dean for Strategic Development and will play a key role in realising strategic initiatives at the Faculty of Business and Social Sciences. She will continue in her position as head of the University of Southern Denmark Business School.

  • 08.06.2023

    New elite centre: To tackle the climate crisis, we need to change the narrative about climate action

    Throughout human history, we have placed ourselves at the center of the world, having growth and wealth as ideals, says the director of the new elite centre under SDU Climate Cluster, PACA. It is time for a new narrative.

  • 07.06.2023

    Sten Rynning to be the new director of the Danish Institute for Advanced Study

    SDU’s rector, Jens Ringsmose, has appointed professor of political science Sten Rynning as the new director of the University of Southern Denmark’s interdisciplinary elite research centre, DIAS.

  • 31.05.2023

    How does ChatGPT deal with moral dilemmas?

    ChatGPT fascinates users around the world. But what happens, when you confront the bot with moral dilemmas, and how do users respond to it? We asked Associate Professor Andreas Ostermaier to explain.

  • 25.05.2023

    SAMF is refining its educational portfolio

    There will still be a large range of programmes to choose from at the Faculty of Business and Social Sciences in the future, even though we are discontinuing two programmes and refining the range of study tracks and profiles on the business economics programmes.

  • 09.05.2023

    6 new projects to receive fast track instrument

    The fast track instrument from SDU Climate Cluster is given to free research ideas and hypotheses, as well as to establish pilot projects that can later form the basis for larger external research applications.

  • 13.04.2023

    New education programme will contribute to solving demographic challenges

    The demographic development is crucial for how we organise society, and from next year a new master’s programme at SDU will educate demographers who can contribute to tackling the challenges. It will be Denmark’s only education programme in demography.

  • 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.

  • 21.02.2023

    Nature can help when extreme weather hits

    Floods, heat waves, storms and droughts are becoming more common as temperatures rise, so we need to find new ways to protect our cities and communities. Nature itself offers many solutions, and we must learn to make better use of them, say the researchers behind a new elite center for climate research at SDU.

  • 16.02.2023

    Life in a violent country can be years shorter and less predictable

    How long people live in violent countries is less predictable and life expectancy for young people can be as much as 14 years shorter compared to peaceful countries, according to a new study led by University of Southern Denmark and Oxford University.

  • 05.02.2023

    9 SDU researchers among the top cited in 2022

    The journal ‘DM Akademikerbladet’, in collaboration with Infomedia, has calculated experts’ appearances in the press last year. On 2022's top 50 list, we find nine researchers from SDU.

  • 06.01.2023

    Collaborations between students and companies generate great value

    Every Wednesday, Jonas Poulsen swaps teaching on the Economics and Business Administration programme at SDU for an internship at Nic. Christiansen Gruppen’s Business Intelligence department. For Jonas Poulsen, it is a good opportunity to test the theories from his study in practice, and the company gets access to new knowledge and outside perspectives.

  • 06.12.2022

    New Advisory Board to contribute to the Faculty’s development

    A new Advisory Board has been tasked with providing input to and perspectives on the Faculty of Business and Social Sciences’ future development and strategic initiatives.

  • 17.11.2022

    Teachers of the year at SAMF

    Three lecturers at the Faculty have each received an award for their dedication to and achievements in teaching. Meet them here.

  • 08.11.2022

    Three researchers join talent programme

    Three researchers have just been appointed to the Faculty of Business and Social Sciences’ Talent Track, which supports young researchers in making key contributions to their field of research.

  • 08.11.2022

    Meet Thorbjørn Sejr Guul

    How do we design the delivery of public service in ways that ensure a fair treatment and more equal results for all citizens? In his research, Thorbjørn Sejr Guul, an Associate Professor at the Department of Political Science and Public Management, enquires into these questions. Learn more about his research and ambitions in this interview.

  • 08.11.2022

    Meet Seetha Menon

    How can we reduce social inequality in health? This is what Seetha Menon, an Associate Professor at the Department of Economics, has set out to do in her research. More specifically, she examines the gender differences in healthcare utilization and health behaviour. Learn more about her research and visions in this interview.

  • 08.11.2022

    Meet Catalin-Gabriel Stanescu

    In his research, Catalin-Gabriel Stanescu, an Associate Professor at the Department of Law, is driven by questions concerning financial protection of consumers and how to achieve better regulation of debt collection activities in the EU. Learn more about his research and visions in this interview.

  • 26.10.2022

    COVID-19 had least impact on life expectancy in Nordic countries

    COVID-19 pandemic has led to life expectancy losses in Europe and overseas in the past two years but not in Denmark and its Nordic neighbours.

  • 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.

  • 07.07.2022

    New members appointed to SAMF Think Tank

    A new team has been set up for the faculty’s think tank, which serves as an internal strategic partner for the faculty management in relation to faculty-wide research initiatives.

  • 05.07.2022

    New professional master’s programme strengthens the interaction between technology and management

    SDU is ready with a new professional master's programme focusing on management of technology. The programme provides competences to explore and exploit the many business opportunities arising from emerging technologies such as drones, robots and 3D printing.

  • 29.04.2022

    Law degree programme to be created at SDU in Esbjerg

    From the autumn of 2023, SDU will offer a law degree programme in Esbjerg. This is clear after RUVU (the advisory committee for the evaluation of the offering of higher education programmes) has approved SDU’s application for the education. This was announced by Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen during a visit to SDU in Esbjerg on Thursday morning.

  • 05.04.2022

    Meet Olivier Schmitt

    Olivier Schmitt is a Professor WSR at the Center for War Studies at SDU. In his research he is interested in security policy, military cooperation, arms control, and the changing character of warfare. He also looks at the role of ideas and norms in world politics with a focus on e.g., strategic narratives and propaganda. He has previously worked with Russian security issues and is currently putting his knowledge forward in relation to the war in Ukraine.

  • 04.04.2022

    Obituary for Professor James W. Vaupel

    On Sunday 27 March 2022, Jim Vaupel died following an unexpected and brief illness. Thus, our university and Denmark, indeed the whole world, lost a leading demographer and researcher on ageing.

  • 23.03.2022

    PhD School with international outlook

    The research environments and the PhD school of the Faculty of Business and Social Sciences are enjoying great success with their international collaborations. The success attracts competent PhD students to SDU and boosts research excellence

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 25.11.2021

    The welfare state is more of a piggy bank than Robin Hood

    Welfare states are often criticized for not being good enough at reducing inequality. But in practice they mainly do something else – namely distributing society’s resources across generations – as opposed to socio-economic status. This is shown by a new analysis of the European welfare states, and SDU Professor Pieter Vanhuysse therefore calls for less criticism of the welfare state.

  • 04.11.2021

    2021 Lecturer of the Year: ‘It makes a difference that the students work actively with what they need to learn’

    Marian van Bakel takes pride in creating and developing a great learning environment, and she meets her students with great enthusiasm and attention. That is why she is the recipient of this year’s Teaching Prize at SDU.

  • 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.

  • 06.10.2021

    COVID-19 has led to great life expectancy losses

    The COVID-19 pandemic triggered life expectancy losses in most of the world - not seen since World War II. Denmark and Norway on the contrary experienced increase in life expectancy during the pandemic.

  • 16.09.2021

    Three researchers are heading for new goals

    Three researchers with extraordinary potential have been selected for the Faculty of Business and Social Sciences’ Talent Track, which supports young researchers in pursuing innovative ideas. Meet the researchers here.

  • 16.09.2021

    Meet Mette Søgaard Nielsen

    The importance of networking for entrepreneurs is what Mette Søgaard Nielsen, an Associate Professor at the Department of Entrepreneurship and Relationship Management, is studying. Her goal is to explore new ways of understanding how social support and encouragement take place and influence entrepreneurs at a time when many exchanges have moved online. Learn more about Mette's research and ambitions in this Q&A.

  • 16.09.2021

    Meet Kim Andersen

    How does people's consumption of news affect their political beliefs and commitment? And what are the consequences when some people do not consume news? This is what Kim Andersen, an Associate Professor at the Centre for Journalism, aims to investigate further, as part of the SAMF Talent Track. Learn more about his research and visions in this Q&A.

  • 02.09.2021

    How do new technologies challenge democracy?

    Tech giants have enormous power – not only over public discourse, but also over free research. Recently, researchers from New York University were excluded from Facebook when they were in the process of uncovering ad targeting issues on the platform. Professor Claes de Vreese points out that two sets of clear ground rules are missing.

  • 14.06.2021

    New Head of the PhD School at the Faculty

    Domen Bajde becomes Head of the PhD School at the Faculty of Business and Social Sciences.

  • 03.06.2021

    How will music festivals manage another summer without audience?

    The big music festivals are cancelled again this summer because of the Covid19-crisis. Will the popular festivals manage the crisis and what does the future look like for them?

  • 26.04.2021

    Space may become the new Wild West

    No state can lay claim to space. But adventurous billionaires and other private parties dreaming of space are currently challenging the treaties which have, until now, regulated obligations and rights in space. Researcher at SDU is helping to sort out the legal mess in space.

  • 13.03.2021

    Women in research: Mette Søgaard Nielsen

    On the occasion of the International Women’s Day on 8 March, please meet some of our women researchers from SDU and learn their perspectives on being a woman in research.

  • 12.03.2021

    SAMF receives four Marie Curie grants

    This year, four of the very prestigious EU Marie Curie Fellowships go to young research talents, who move their research to recognised research environments at the Faculty of Business and Social Sciences at SDU.

  • 26.02.2021

    SDU is establishing a Business School

    A new Business School at SDU seeks to build a bridge between the university’s business economics programmes and the business community and society in general. The Business School will open its doors in September this year.

  • 26.02.2021

    The battle for phosphorus is intensifying

    Phosphorus is a very simple element that forms the foundation of all life on Earth. However, phosphorus is also a limited resource. Phosphorus is therefore also part of a game of geopolitics between superpowers that is intensifying these days.

  • 17.02.2021

    Experts are humans, too: Frederik Waage

    In this interview series, we meet four researchers. They are COVID-19 experts and widely used in the media. But they’re perfectly ordinary people, too.

  • 28.01.2021

    Drone market gains from new innovation concept

    When trying to market their innovative solutions, small start-ups often find it difficult to break down the door to potential customers. That is why Professor Mette Præst Knudsen has developed a concept at SDU that will help small and large businesses collaborate on innovative drone solutions.

  • 22.01.2021

    Meet Volha Lazuka

    How do health interventions during the childhood translate into better health and earnings in adulthood? Is it due to direct effects of interventions themselves or the interplay of several interventions at different ages, or completely other mechanisms? This is what Volha Lazuka, an Assistant Professor at the Department of Business and Economics, aims to investigate further, as one of the emerging career scholars participating in the SAMF Talent Track. Read a Q&A with Volha Lazuka.

  • 22.01.2021

    Meet Kerstin Bree Carlson

    How do we ensure that an - often implicit - bias does not affect law and legal justice? Kerstin Bree Carlson, an Associate Professor at the Department of Law and one of the emerging career scholars in the SAMF Talent Track, suggests that countries that apply transitional justice methods will have less biased court processes. To test this hypothesis, she will compare terror trials from Colombia, Ireland, France, and Denmark. Read a Q&A with Kerstin Bree Carlson.

  • 22.01.2021

    Meet Julia Bronnmann

    The oceans are essential for human life, and for Julia Bronnmann, an Assistant Professor at the Department of Sociology, Environmental and Business Economics, the goal is to study how the ocean and aquaculture production can contribute to food security, sustainability, and human wealth both in developed and developing countries. By joining the SAMF Talent Track, she will explore her ideas further. Read a Q&A with Julia Bronnmann.

  • 22.01.2021

    Talent Track to promote elite research: Meet the first participants

    The Faculty of Business and Social Sciences is launching a new initiative to support young ambitious researchers who have the potential to make significant contributions to their field of research.

  • 04.12.2020

    Researchers from the Faculty of Business and Social Sciences receive DKK 9.1 million from the Carlsberg Foundation

    Six researchers at the Faculty of Business and Social Sciences at SDU receive a share of this year’s Carlsberg grants. The researchers will thus have the opportunity to pursue new research ideas and also to finish ongoing research.

  • 20.10.2020

    Artists create economic growth

    Every year, big cities like New York and Los Angeles attract thousands of artists who dream of making a name for themselves as musicians, writers or actors. A new research project at SDU shows that the rich cultural life helps to create economic growth in the largest cities in the US.

  • 02.10.2020

    Hybrid entrepreneurs stand a lesser chance of success

    If you try to start your own business at the same time as applying for a job, you are far less likely to succeed in your business. This is the result of a new study from SDU

  • 07.08.2020

    Students flocking to SAMF

    This year, 1,441 students have accepted a study place on one of SDU's Bachelor programmes in social sciences, a 10% increase from last year.

  • 09.07.2020

    Clusters to address societal challenges

    With the establishment of four clusters, the faculty will contribute to solving significant societal challenges and take research to new heights.

  • 26.06.2020

    New type of innovation has emerged during COVID-19

    Whisky and gin from Nyborg Distillery becomes hand sanitizer, Grundfos makes 100,000 visors and fibre materials are used for face masks instead of nappies. Researchers from the University of Southern Denmark have studied the redirection of resources in Danish companies to produce personal protective equipment (PPE) during the corona crisis, and they have discovered an entirely new type of innovation.

  • 01.04.2020

    SDU Professor receives much-coveted EU grant

    A new research project will shed light on inequalities in lifespans and the consequences that this may have on pension systems. Professor James Vaupel will lead the project, which is supported by the European Research Council (ERC).

  • 27.02.2020

    Researchers are calling for better data on inequality

    For us to be able to reduce inequality in and between the countries of the world, we need better data on inequality. There is no international system for measuring inequality’, is the message from Professor Paul Sharp and more than 50 other economists.

  • 18.02.2020

    The impact of managers

    An experimental study from the University of Southern Denmark shows how managers can act opportunistically and try to manipulate their subordinates. Watch a video about the study.

  • 29.01.2020

    New Director of leading research environment at SDU

    Jes Søgaard will take charge of the interdisciplinary research centre CPop, which addresses major societal challenges within demography and ageing.

  • 20.12.2019

    SDU aims to strengthen social institutions abroad

    Through a new strategic venture, SDU aims to help build and strengthen stable and legitimate institutions in countries facing challenges in these matters.

  • 20.12.2019

    New Head of Department at Sociology, Environmental and Business Economics

    Torben Munk Damgaard will soon be taking charge of the Department of Sociology, Environmental and Business Economics at SDU.

  • 11.09.2019

    European grant for political scientist

    A new project at SDU will research on the norm for use of autonomous weapons and the impact this has on the international safety order. Political scientist Ingvild Bode will be responsible for the project, which will be supported by the European Research Council (ERC).

  • 12.06.2019

    Drones are moving into the battlefield

    The use of drones has changed the character of war, where modern warfare has once again become bloodier and more unpredictable.

  • 12.06.2019

    New Vice Deans for the Faculty of Business and Social Sciences

    Professor Sten Rynning will be the Vice Dean for Research, while Head of Department Jan Guldager Jørgensen will take up the position of Vice Dean for Education for the Faculty of Business and Social Sciences.

  • 09.05.2019

    Danish economy boosted by German migrants

    Researchers reinterpret Danish economic history, which goes further back than the transformation of Danish agriculture in the 1880s. The conclusion is that German speaking estate owners laid the basis for the cooperative movement in the late 18th century.

  • 23.04.2019

    New Dean for the Faculty of Business and Social Sciences

    With Jens Ringmose as new Dean at the Faculty of Business and Social Sciences, SDU gets a leader who is passionate about university leadership.

  • 23.11.2018

    SDU Dean becomes new Vice-Chancellor at CBS

    Nikolaj Malchow-Møller has been appointed Vice-Chancellor of CBS. He has been Dean of the Faculty of Business and Social Sciences at SDU since 2014.

  • 03.10.2018

    Students and businesses came together

    About 300 students from the business and social sciences programmes and 20 local businesses met at University of Southern Denmark to talk about project-oriented studies, student jobs and master’s thesis collaboration.

  • 05.07.2018

    Grants given for international research stays

    Independent Research Fund Denmark has just awarded five grants for international research stays. Two of the grant recipients are researchers from the Faculty of Business and Social Sciences at the University of Southern Denmark (SDU).

  • 04.07.2018

    Reinventing higher education: hyper flexible education

    Over the coming years, SDU will experiment with new teaching methods. Vice-Chancellor Henrik Dam explains why and how SDU will develop the way the university organize education.

  • 01.06.2018

    Food waste: Which initiatives work?

    Efforts work best when multiple actors join forces to reduce food waste, points out SDU researcher Johanna Gollnhofer, who for one week took it upon herself to go dumpster diving.

  • 09.05.2018

    Reinventing higher education at SDU

    SDU will experiment with new teaching methods such as nano-education modules and digital courses. It will be the journalism programmes that will develop and test the new prototype for tomorrow’s university education.

  • 03.05.2018

    New grants from Independent Research Fund Denmark

    Five researchers at the Faculty of Business and Social Sciences share in the grants that Independent Research Fund Denmark (DFF) has just distributed.

  • 30.01.2018

    Jeanette Lemmergaard remains Head of Department

    The Head of SDU's Department of Marketing & Management has been employed.

  • 18.01.2018

    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.

  • 14.12.2017

    New grants for researchers at BSS-SDU

    Five researchers at the Faculty of Business and Social Sciences have received support to initiate new research projects.

  • 31.10.2017

    Researchers will help companies perform better

    A new project will shed light on the human aspects of companies’ Sales and Operations Planning. This holds great potential for businesses.

  • 02.10.2017

    Energy companies will get help for their businesses

    The University of Southern Denmark’s new centre – The Energy Management Centre – will cooperate closely with companies in the energy sector to solve a number of challenges.

  • 27.09.2017

    New law on health data requires new research

    The conditions for researchers' access to health records and use of health data will change when Denmark must comply with the EU’s data protection regulation in May 2018. Therefore, the Lundbeck Foundation funds a new research project that will bring clarity to the future rules. Kent Kristensen from the Department of Law is head of the research group.

  • 17.08.2017

    Researcher gets Marie Curie grant

    Postdoc Danita Catherine Burke from the University of Southern Denmark receives a 'Marie Curie Individual Fellowship' of DKK 1.4 million. The money will be used to study why some interest groups are granted observer status in the intergovernmental Arctic Council, while others are less welcome.

  • 23.06.2017

    DKK 2.6 million to explore the origins of creativity

    Professor Karol Jan Borowiecki receives financial support from The Danish Council for Independent Research for his research project on how human interaction works as a catalyst for creative expression.

  • 15.06.2017

    Drones: People worry about their privacy

    New study shows that people are sceptical of drones intruding into their private sphere.

  • 01.06.2017

    Grants for research stays at leading, international universities

    Two researchers from The Faculty of Business and Social Sciences receive grants from The Danish Council for Independent Research for research stays abroad.

  • 31.05.2017

    Too few businesses focus on new technology

    New research shows that Danish companies fail to utilise new technologies and digital solutions and therefore fall behind in the international competition.

  • 30.05.2017

    Researchers find solutions in collaboration with companies

    The University of Southern Denmark has awarded DKK 12.9 million to interdisciplinary research projects to bring knowledge into play in public and private companies. The projects fall under the University's focus on selected research areas.

  • 05.05.2017

    Researchers receive millions from The Danish Council for Independent Research

    The Danish Council for Independent Research funds research projects to help launch ground-breaking research with implications for society and businesses. Five researchers from The Faculty of Business and Social Sciences at The University of Southern Denmark are awarded a share of the grants.

  • 27.03.2017

    New project to ensure better integration of the energy market

    The Danish energy market faces major changes and demands for improved integration between electricity supply, natural gas and district heating. A new project will explore the integrated energy system of the future from a market perspective.

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    Camilla Mehlsen appointed new fellow at the journalism programmes at SDU

    She will study personality-based news reporting as a fellow at the journalism programmes.

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    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.

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    Forbrugerne kan ikke bære bæredygtigheden alene

    Kompleksiteten er for overvældende, når den enkelte forbruger skal afgøre hvilket produkt, der er mest klimavenligt. Udviklingen frem mod det bæredygtige forbrug drives lige nu af forbrugerne, men for at komme i mål med det, skal det understøttes af industrien, skriver forfatterne i denne kronik.

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    Farvel og goddag til epidemiloven

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    Er det stadig skak, vi spiller?

    Om jurister og samfundsdebatten i en retsstat: Hvor er det, at juristers viden om, hvorvidt noget er lovligt, ulovligt eller måske bare risikabelt, medfører værdi for andre end advokater eller sagsbehandlere i kommunen? Læs kronikken af Kristina Siig, professor MSO ved Juridisk Institut.

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    Three Marie Curie Fellowships

    The EU funding gives the faculty opportunity of attracting three strong research profiles.