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  • 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 medicinal cannabis pilot programme will open up to more research.

  • 02.12.2020

    Researchers convert CO2 into sustainable energy

    The technology will soon be tested at one of Denmark's largest biogas plants, which looks into a future where biogas is not only created from manure and potato peels, but also CO2.

  • 29.10.2020

    Can carrots help combat diabetes?

    Researcher Eva Arnspang Christensen has for the first time shown a connection between the substance falcarindiol in carrots and diabetes. Now she is chasing money to test whether carrots can fight diabetes in a clinical trial.

  • 02.03.2020

    The hidden potential of jellyfish

    The number of jellyfish in our oceans is growing rapidly, and they are threatening our fish populations. But the jellyfish can be made into delicious jellyfish crisps, and they might even be useful for removing microplastics from the ocean. Researcher Mie Thorborg Pedersen is on a mission to utilise jellyfish.

  • 20.12.2019

    Just eat pork crackling - it’s beneficial for the climate

    An excessive proportion of our meat is being incinerated instead of being eaten. For example, only a quarter of the cow ends up as meat on our plates. Recent research shows that opening our gastronomic horizons has major benefits for the climate - and not least by eating more brawn and pork crackling at Christmas time.

  • 05.11.2019

    This is how scientists plan to produce sustainable aviation fuel

    It is only a matter of years before we can produce sustainable aviation fuel in Denmark. That is the conclusion to a new report by researchers from the University of Southern Denmark. The researchers estimate that the production facilities for 100 % green aviation fuel could be ready as early as 2025.

  • 09.09.2019

    Satellites to stop ammonia emissions

    Ammonia is a growing environmental problem, but satellites can help the agricultural sector minimize emissions. A PhD student from SDU has been awarded the European Space Agency’s sustainability award for developing a system that uses satellites to measure the evaporation of ammonia from fields.

  • 01.05.2019

    What happens to our plastic waste?

    Professor Gang Liu has tracked the global trade in plastic after China in 2018 stopped importing plastic. The researcher is in no doubt that some of our collected plastic still ends up in Asia, and no doubt that some of our collected plastic ends as an environmental problem in Asia.

  • 20.09.2018

    New Head of Department from global warming hotspot

    After spending six years amidst the reality of global warming in Abu Dhabi, Professor Jens Ejbye Schmidt takes up the position of Head of Department of the Department of Chemical Engineering, Biotechnology and Environmental Technology.

  • 27.06.2018

    Is fucoidan the new wonder drug?

    Researchers have received 17 million DKr to investigate asubstance from brown algae. The researchers will investigate the ability of the drug to strengthen the body and combat aging.

  • 05.07.2017

    Gang Liu receives prestigious international prize

    Associate Professor Gang Liu from SDU Life Cycle Engineering has received 'The Laudise Young Researcher Prize'. Gang Liu has been awarded this Robert A. Laudise medal in recognisation of his outstanding contributions to the field of industrial ecology.

  • 11.06.2015

    Biotechnologists search for potential drug to treat eye diseases

    Associate Professor at the Department of Chemical Engineering, Biotechnology and Environmental Technology, Henrik Karring, has, along with researchers from Aarhus University, found the molecular cause of a range of eye diseases.

  • 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