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Solar cells Kenya: Photo: Mark Merner, Unsplash
17 SEP

DTU contributes to new energy efficiency strategy in Kenya

The Kenyan Ministry of Energy has just launched the Kenyan National Energy Efficiency and Conservation Strategy, which has been developed with the help of DTU.

Energy
15 SEP

Experienced international university executive is the new Chairman of DTU

On 1 January 2021, Karin Markides—a highly experienced university executive—will take up the position as Chairman of DTU’s Board of Governors. 

Foto Bax Lindhardt
15 SEP

Villum Experiment for 21 wild ideas

Villum Fonden has distributed DKK 100 million to 51 researchers, of whom 21 are from DTU, who will have the opportunity to test their ’bold and strange’ research...

Prøvehuset ligger på en klippetop i Nuuk. Foto: Peter Aagaard Brixen
15 SEP

Test house marks milestone for Arctic construction research project

The opening of DTU’s test house in Nuuk marks a milestone in the largest Danish construction research project in the Arctic

Construction materials Building design Building construction Indoor climate
Ædre dame close up af øje
15 SEP

New biotechnological method gives hope for treatment of AMD

Special substances extracted from seaweed using enzymes have been shown in laboratory tests to have a protective effect against the eye disease AMD.

Biotechnology and biochemistry Medicine and medico technology
10 SEP

Young researcher aims to market sustainable fertiliser

Researchers around the world are working to produce sustainable ammonia for use in fertilisers. DTU is at the forefront of the developments and expects to be able to market...

Physics
Foto: Bax Lindhardt
09 SEP

DTU ranked number two in research world ranking

In the new World University Research Rankings 2020 which focuses on three core areas of university research, DTU ranks second in the world and number one in Europe.

Photo: Colourbox.com
09 SEP

More chemicals can be assessed for endocrine disrupting effects

A European guidance document aimed at identifying endocrine disrupting pesticides can—with some modifications—be used to assess other chemicals’ endocrine...

Health and diseases
Foto Bax Lindhardt
07 SEP

DTU gears up to perform 10,000 covid-19 tests a day

DTU has entered into an agreement with the Capital Region of Denmark on providing laboratory responses to 10,000 covid-19 samples daily. This amounts to a third of all...

Bygningen er organiseret omkring et centralt fællesrum, hvor man kan se ind i alle etager og funktioner. Foto Niels Nygaard
07 SEP

DTU’s innovation hub opens with space for new partners

DTU’s innovation hub DTU Skylab doubles in size and creates space for both students and researchers as well as the opportunity to expand its collaborations with companies...

Med Prøvehuset i Nuuk testes en ny konstruktion med et overdækket uderum. Illustration: Vandkunsten
07 SEP

Test house for new construction principles in the Arctic

DTU is opening a test house in Nuuk to test new structures, and to find out whether a covered patio area is attractive for homes in the Arctic.

International Timetabling Competition: The winning team from DTU 2020
04 SEP

DTU PhD students wins International Timetabling Competition

Though facing fierce competition, the Danish team with two PhD students from DTU and their supervisors won the International Timetabling Competition.

Mathematics Mathematical modelling
Photo: Keyvan Bamdej, Program Manager, Venture Cup
04 SEP

Subtitle reader app wins Venture Cup

DTU student part of the team when SubReader won the National Startup Competition 2020.

Foto Rikke Høm Jensen
03 SEP

AI to help green transition in electricity sector

Spyros Chatzivasileiadis has received an ERC Starting Grant to remove the barriers for the application of artificial intelligence in the electricity grid. This will unlock...

03 SEP

He has made Electromagnetism popular

Electromagnetism is a subject many find very abstract and difficult to grasp. Associate Professor Samel Arslanagic has devoted much of his working life to introducing students...

Plastikaffald i havet
02 SEP

Engineered enzymes can turn plastic waste into carbon

New methods developed at DTU Bioengineering have the potential to convert plastic waste into a new source of carbon.

Biotechnology and biochemistry Environment and pollution
Okavanga Delta, syd for Zambezi floden.
31 AUG

Satellite data can provide knowledge of floods and droughts

A new groundbreaking study shows how data from satellite measurements can be used to predict climate-induced floods and droughts. This is particularly interesting in parts...

Foto Bax Lindhardt
31 AUG

Online exams built on trust rather than control

DTU conducted this year’s final exams online without supervision, trusting the students to live up to the code of honour they signed at the beginning of their study...

28 AUG

New building at DTU wins a Digitalisation Award

DTU has received a Digitalisation Award for the fully digitalized construction process behind Building 310, which was completed on Lyngby Campus in 2019.

Bachelordekan Lars D. Christoffersen under livestreaming af hans velkomst til nye studerende. Foto: Mikal Schlosser.
26 AUG

Dean: Students must return to the social and academic community

DTU has chosen that all students must attend classes on Campus during the autumn semester. "It is important that we return to the social and academic community that characterizes...

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