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"We shape technology, and technology shapes us: in particular in our social relations. We must therefore make sure that progress is based on a deep insight into what it means to be human. Otherwise, we risk failing. This is a perspective in engineering research that may come to mean a great deal for our future." Professor Peter Gall Krogh, the Department of Engineering, Aarhus University.

2018.11.21 | AU Engineering

New consultation table makes difficult conversations with patients easier

A Danish study has highlighted on a number of problems and possible solutions for consultations between physicians and cancer patients. Now, researchers have designed an interactive table that can improve these conversations.

The students here are building mini drones under expert supervision from Associate Professor Erdal Kayacan. Photo: Jesper Bruun. 
Underwater robots could play an important role in scientific work to monitor climate change. The students could get their hands on the technology at the dockside in Aarhus. (Photo: Jesper Bruun).

2018.10.02 | AU Engineering

Sustainability on the curriculum for 370 pupils

Perhaps the Danish high-school students who know most about sustainability. At all events, 370 students from Aarhus Tech now know a little more after hearing about the latest knowledge and technology last Friday at a theme day at Aarhus University.

Only a third of the working hours in construction are spent on value-adding work a major new study from the Department of Engineering at Aarhus University shows. Photo: Colourbox.

2018.08.22 | AU Engineering

Research project identifies huge productivity potential in construction

A major new study from the Department of Engineering at Aarhus University shows that only one-third of the working hours in construction are spent on value-adding work. This means that there are many opportunities for optimisation in most builders’ working day. However, it's not that builders aren’t working hard, say the researchers.

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