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AAU talent receives Denmark's oldest engineering award
AAU researcher Pooya Davari has just received the Equinor Prize, which is Denmark's oldest engineering prize. He receives the award for his innovative work with power electronics, which is a key technology on the road to the green transition.
ERC grant to AAU researcher: Stronger and thinner glass for the benefit of climate and industry
Professor Morten Mattrup Smedskjær from Aalborg University (AAU) has been awarded the prestigious EU ‘ERC Consolidator Grant’. He will use the grant to accelerate his research into the complex structures and potentials of glass materials. In the long run, this may provide important new knowledge to the industry and help contribute to a more sustainable society.
Former AAU student receives Prize for participation in kick starting Costa Rica’s Climate strategy
In parallel to the COP26 climate conference in Glasgow, AAU Ph.D. scholar Dr. Olman Segura-Bonilla from Costa Rica is awarded the Danida Alumni Prize 2021.
Fifth year in a row: AAU is Europe's best engineering university
For the fifth year in a row, an internationally recognised ranking rates Aalborg University as the best engineering university in Europe
PROGRAMME ADMISSIONS AT AAU: HEALTH, SUSTAINABILITY AND THE 'SAFE' CHOICES ARE POPULAR
4351 students were offered admission to Aalborg University on July 28 – a slight decrease from last year's admissions that were marked by COVID-19. AAU's focus is to achieve the right match between students, programmes and the needs of society, says Pro-rector Anne Marie Kanstrup.
Aalborg University has chosen a new pro-rector
Professor Anne Marie Kanstrup will take over as Pro-rector at Aalborg University after Inger Askehave.
A climate footprint generator will make it easier to make sustainable choices
In the coming years, AAU researchers will develop a climate footprint generator, which can teach us more about our carbon footprints. This gives authorities, companies and private individuals an important foundation for making the best possible decisions to achieve the goal of reducing Denmark's greenhouse gas emissions by 70 percent by 2030
AAU among the world elite on sustainability
AAU ranks in the top ten on the most important ranking of the world's universities and their contribution to the UN Sustainable Development Goals. With first place on the goal of quality education and second place on clean water and sanitation, AAU ranks sixth overall among more than 1,000 global universities, according to the gold standard Times Higher Education.
New Center of Excellence on Inflammatory Bowel Diseases at Aalborg University
The Faculty of Medicine at Aalborg University and the Danish National Research Foundation are establishing a National Center of Excellence for research on chronic inflammatory bowel diseases
AALBORG UNIVERSITY BUSINESS SCHOOL AND AAU'S AI CENTRE WILL PLAY A KEY ROLE IN THE NEW AI DENMARK
The Danish business community must be better at using artificial intelligence. Therefore, the Danish Industry Foundation is launching a new national initiative where AAU will contribute with knowledge about e.g. machine learning and data-driven business models.
02.06.2022 at 13.00 PM - 16.00 PM
Daria Morozova PhD Defense
02.06.2022 at 13.00 PM - 16.00 PM
PhD Defence by Mia Thyrre Sørensen
03.06.2022 at 12.00 PM - 14.00 PM
Book presentation and roundtable discussion on Circular Migration
03.06.2022 at 13.00 PM - 16.00 PM
PhD defense by Viggo Holten