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  • 02.02.2021

    Experts are humans, too: Christine Stabell Benn

    In this interview series, we get to know four researchers better. They are experts on COVID-19 and diligently used by the media with everything it entails. But they’re perfectly ordinary people, too.

  • 26.01.2021

    Experts are humans, too: Morten Sodemann

    In this interview series, we get to know four researchers better. They are experts on COVID-19 and diligently used by the media with everything it entails. But they’re perfectly ordinary people, too.

  • 11.12.2020

    Researchers want to map your cells. All 37 trillion of them!

    We are gradually learning more about the cells of the human body than any researcher has ever dared to dream of. But what’s the purpose?

  • 04.12.2020

    The cannabis plant's long road to the medicine cabinet

    Billions have been invested, and the first Danish medicinal cannabis product is on the market. In the eye of the storm is researcher Rime Bahij, who dreams of mapping the ingredients of the cannabis plant. She hopes the evaluation of the two-year trial scheme of medicinal cannabis will open up to more research.

  • 18.11.2020

    The DNRF Photo Competition 2021 is open

    Again this year, The Danish National Research Foundation invites the Danish scientific community to submit their best photos for the foundation’s Photo Competition 2021. You can submit your photo until February 1, 2021. The foundation encourages individuals across every research field to participate.

  • 08.07.2020

    Cleveland Clinic and The University of Southern Denmark Join Global Virus Network to Combat Viral Diseases

    GVN’s latest additions further bolster its 55 Centers for Excellence, expanding knowledge of viruses and treatment

  • 01.07.2020

    Thermographic cameras can detect critically ill patients

    Two software engineering students from SDU have developed an app that uses thermal imaging to calculate the difference in temperature between a patient’s nose and corner of the eye. A consultant doctor in emergency medicine believes that thermal imaging could be the future when it comes to detecting critically ill patients.

  • 09.03.2020

    Music intervention and mindfulness reduces the effect of mental fatigue

    A new study shows that an on-the-spot music-intervention (binaural beats) and 4 weeks of daily mindfulness training delivered through the HEADSPACE mindfulness app reduces the effect of mental fatigue

  • 09.01.2020

    New spinout: Scanning platform to be used for patients with arthritis

    Robot Scientist Thiusius Rajeeth Savarimuthu and Senior Consultant Søren Just have developed a scanning platform that can measure the amount of disease activity in arthritis patients. The invention is now to be developed further in the new company, Ropca Holding Aps.

  • 24.10.2019

    Camera pill detects far more potential cancer tumors

    A camera pill detects 70 % more colon polyps than a colonoscopy. The surprising result means that SDU and Odense University Hospital are now initiating the world’s largest study of 2015 patients who are at risk of developing colon or rectal cancer.

  • 26.09.2019

    SDU appoints Lau Caspar Thygesen as Professor in Epidemiology and Register-based Research

    Master of Science in Public Health and PhD Lau Caspar Thygesen (43 years) has been appointed professor at the National Institute of Public Health, University of Southern Denmark (SDU).

  • 15.08.2019

    SDU Appoints Anton Pottegård as Professor in the Pharmaceutical Field

    Pharmacist, PhD and DMSc Anton Pottegård (32) has been appointed as Professor of Clinical Pharmacy and Pharmacoepidemiology at Department of Public Health, University of Southern Denmark (SDU).

  • 03.05.2019

    New adjunct professor to the Department of Plastic Surgery

    The University of Southern Denmark has appointed Andrew Salzberg as adjunct professor to the Department of Plastic Surgery

  • 08.10.2018

    New adjunct professor

    Department of Clinical Research, University of Southern Denmark has appointed Dr. rer. physiol. habil. Julia Reichelt as an adjunct professor at the Department of Dermatology and Allergy Centre, Odense University Hospital.

  • 17.09.2018

    Obituary for Helle Johannessen

    Helle Johannessen, professor and head of research at Department of Public Health has passed away. She was 61.

  • 30.05.2018

    University of Southern Denmark participates in Hypo-RESOLVE, a large European diabetes project focusing on hypoglycaemia

    Researchers from SDU’s Department of Psychology are to investigate the psychological burden of hypoglycaemia in people with diabetes and their family members in a large international research project.

  • 07.05.2018

    Invitation to presentation ‘Community Assessment, Intervention and Empowerment Model’ by Pedro Melo

    Invitation to presentation ‘Community Assessment, Intervention and Empowerment Model’ by Pedro Melo.

  • 13.04.2018

    Beskrivende radiografer

    14 nye beskrivende radiografer fra Syddansk Universitet

  • 27.11.2017

    Football on the school curriculum improves cognitive performance

    Health education on the football pitch is good for fitness, health profile and social well-being of school children, and the latest research shows that their attention and working memory improve as well.

  • 29.06.2017

    Denmark's first professor of Spiritual Care with special focus on cancer appointed at SDU

    "We are very pleased with the support of the Danish Cancer Society to realize this professorship that enables us to expand knowledge about patients' psychosocial, existential and spiritual needs and to bring this knowledge into clinical practice," says Ole Skøtt, the dean at Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Southern Denmark.

  • 03.02.2017

    Niels Bohr Professor David Needham moves to SDU Health Faculty

    Niels Bohr Professor David Needham, SDU, is now associated with the SDU Department of Molecular Medicine.

  • 24.01.2017

    Football is medicine for women with high blood pressure

    The Danish concept Football Fitness has proved to be just as effective as tablets for countering high blood pressure. Furthermore, women participating in the project have also benefited from improved physical fitness, decreased body fat percentage and stronger bones.

  • 23.01.2017

    Researchers recommend use of organic agricultural practices for human health

    In a review of existing research, commissioned by a committee of the European Parliament, a group of European researchers has identified benefits of organic food production for human health.

  • 29.09.2016

    Peter Krustrup for SDU

    Internationally acclaimed sports researcher Peter Krustrup is to take up a position with the University of Southern Denmark’s Department of Sports Science and Clinical Biomechanics. He will be Professor of Sport and Health Sciences and head of research in the new Sport and Health Sciences research unit. Peter Krustrup will become part of the university’s strategy on football research, where he will strengthen the research within both elite football and football in a public health perspective.

  • 19.09.2016

    Policymakers can benefit from support by researchers

    The international project REPOPA found usable ways to support policymakers in their use of research evidence in developing policies. The results from the project were presented at the Final Symposium of the project in Brussels on Thursday September 8th, 2016.

  • 03.05.2016

    Virtual reality as a training tool for researchers

    Virtual reality will give students and researchers access to advanced laboratory equipment. Researchers at SDU are currently examining whether virtual learning is more effective than books and lectures.

  • 17.09.2014

    Effects of training in healthy individuals and in patients with myositis

    On October 30, 2014 - from 1400 hrs. (CET) - an inaugural seminar will be held to mark the appointment of Ingrid Lundberg as adjunct professor at the Research Unit of Rheumatology, Institute of Clinical Research/Department of Rheumatology, Odense University Hospital. The seminar will take place in the Auditorium, J.B. Winsloews Vej 25, DK-5000 Odense C.

  • 12.09.2014

    Human Aging

    On the occasion of Lene Christiansen’s appointment as professor of genetic epidemiology at the Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics, and Biodemography, Institute of Public Health, the Faculty of Health Sciences hereby invites you to attend an inaugural seminar.

  • 11.04.2014

    Bättre akut medicin genom forskning

    On the occasion of Ulf Ekelund’s appointment as adjunct professor in emergency medicine, the Faculty of Health Sciences hereby invites you to attend an inaugural seminar.

  • 01.04.2014

    DKK 7 million set aside to aid children’s well-being

    A new SDU project is using everyday scenarios in primary schools to increase children’s awareness of their bodies

  • Mindfulness makes it easier to forget your fears

    A new study shows that brief daily mindfulness training delivered through the HEADSPACE mindfulness app makes it easier to achieve lasting extinction of fear reactions.

  • New research: Children and adolescents with diabetes get weaker bones

    A special scan discloses that children with diabetes may get weaker bones already at the age of 13. Researchers from the University of Southern Denmark and Odense University Hospital believe that this is connected with blood glucose levels that are too high.

  • The SDU eScience Center offers new platform for research data analysis

    The SDU eScience Center is offering a wider selection of services for researchers at all faculties. Together with traditional HPC facilities, the new services include a unique and innovative digital research environment, called UCloud, which is now the recommended platform at SDU for research data analysis.

  • Understanding unexplained low blood sugar in children: More than normal variation

    Low blood sugar in children is often unexplained despite intense investigation into hormone Imbalances and inborn errors of cell metabolism. Despite its frequency, very little progress has been made in understanding this disease entity since 1964, where it was first named idiopathic ketotic hypoglycemia (IKH). Researchers from University of Southern Denmark and Odense University Hospital, Denmark, have now identified mutations in four novel genes that appear to explain IKH.