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Søren Pind takes on ministerial mantle at Ministry of Higher Education and Science
Date of publication: Nov 29, 2016 Ulla Tørnæs completed a handover today of the Ministry of Higher Education and Science to her political party colleague Søren Pind, who described the role as that of a ”minister for the future”.
Denmark remains a leading innovative country in European rankings
Date of publication: Aug 22, 2016 The European Commissions published the 'European Innovation Scoreboard 2016’ on 14 July comparing and examining the research and innovation efforts of EU and selected other countries.
The Danish Council for Independent Research Announces Call to Support Cutting-edge Research
Date of publication: Jul 13, 2016 New deadlines: The autumn application deadlines will be at the end of September / beginning of October, one month earlier than previous years. The Danish Council for Independent Research invites for proposals on groundbreaking research activities within all scientific fields.
Videos about the good application and interdisciplinarity in Horizon 2020
Date of publication: Jun 23, 2016 Two new videos take you through the good application in Horizon 2020 and explain why interdisciplinary cooperation is important, and what is in it for you as a partner. See the videos and share them with your network.
EU collaboration to boost Danish and European research
Date of publication: May 27, 2016 Great societal challenges in the areas of climate, environment and food production among others, require cross-border collaborative solutions, according to a new Danish roadmap that will help strengthen the internal European knowledge market and thereby also strengthen Danish research.
Denmark signs student exchange agreement with South Korea
Date of publication: May 13, 2016 The Danish Ministry of Higher Education and Science and the Korean education ministry have signed a cooperative exchange agreement for higher education students. The agreement will provide students from both countries with new opportunities, allowing them to develop and expand their knowledge.
The European Spallation Source Appoints John Womersley Director General
Date of publication: May 13, 2016 The joint European research facility European Spallation Source (ESS), which Denmark is co-host for, has appointed John Womersley Director General for ESS.
Remember application deadline to the Danish Council for Independent Research ultimo April 2016
Date of publication: Apr 15, 2016 The application deadline for grant applications to the Danish Council for Independent Research is approaching.
Denmark receives DKK 33 million in extra grants from the European Research Council
Date of publication: Mar 15, 2016 In December 2015 the European Research Council awarded five of their prestigious grants to researchers from Danish universities. The European Research Council now grants 59 extra funds, of which three go to researchers in Denmark working with ground-breaking research within cancer and archeology.
Six Danish universities among the best in Europe
Date of publication: Mar 11, 2016 Six Danish universities are among the best 200 universities in Europe. This appears from a list which the magazine Times Higher Education published today.
Ulla Tørnæs is new minister for Higher Education and Science
Date of publication: Mar 01, 2016 Ulla Tørnæs has been appointed minister for the Ministry of Higher Education and Science 29 February 2016.
EU is ready with their reply to the evaluation of the research programme FP7
Date of publication: Jan 26, 2016 The European Commission has published it’s “reply” to the ex-post evaluation of the EU’s 7th Framework programme for science and technological development (FP7).