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Dane appointed Vice President of The European Research Council
Professor Klaus Bock has been appointed Vice President of The European Research Council (ERC). With this appointment Klaus Bock will be in charge of the domain Physical Sciences and Engineering.
Danish efforts to attract global talents
Danish education institutions and companies are working together to brand Denmark as an attractive education and career destination. Last week they met with talented students in Brazil and China for the Denmark Days event.
Video: Get a unique insight into Andreas Mogensen’s last hours before the launch
The Danish Minister for Higher Education and Science Esben Lunde Larsen and the rest of the Danish delegation were close to Andreas Mogensen until the launch.
New Minister for Higher Education and Science
28 June 2015 Esben Lunde Larsen was appointed Minister for Higher Education and Science.
100 Days left before the first Danish astronaut’s space mission
The countdown for the first Danish astronaut’s space mission has started. Tomorrow, 100 days are left before Andreas Mogensen begins his mission to the International Space Station ISS.
Considerably more international students pursuing a full study programme in Denmark
In just a few years, the number of international students pursuing higher education in Denmark has doubled. Most come from European countries, while there is also a significant number of Chinese students studying in Denmark.
Denmark among the most innovative in the EU
The European Commission's annual ranking list of innovation among the 28 member countries has just been published. Denmark is second again, but has scored even better than last year and is closing in on the top spot.
New website connects arctic research within the Danish Realm
ISAAFFIK Arctic Gateway is the name of a new arctic website which opens 8 April and which will be a dynamic tool for everyone working in the Arctic regions.
Remember application deadlines to the Danish Council for Independent Research ultimo April 2015
The application deadlines for grant applications to the Danish Council for Independent Research are approaching. You can already now start writing your application in the e-grant system.
Nine researchers in Denmark receive prestigious grants from ERC
Nine researchers in Denmark have received grants from the European Research Council (ERC). The grants are awarded to relatively experienced researchers who have conducted ground-breaking research within different areas under Physical Sciences and Engineering, Life Sciences and SSH.
Eastern High Court rules in Bente Klarlund Pedersen's DCSD case
Denmark's Eastern High Court has ruled in favour of Professor Bente Klarlund Pedersen MD DMSc and concludes that she has not committed scientific dishonesty.
E-grant is open for new applications to the Danish Council for Independent Research
The application portal e--grant is now open for application submission to the Danish Council for Independent Research.