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Engineering students from Aarhus University are developing a new method for measuring muscle contractions in the uterus of pregnant women. This method makes it possible to distinguish between labour contractions and Braxton Hicks contractions and thereby decrease the number of premature child births in the future.

2012.06.06 | Education, Public / media, Department of Engineering, Nature and technology

Engineering students procure new knowledge about labour pains

Two engineering students at Aarhus University are developing a new method for measuring muscle contractions in the uterus in collaboration with doctors from the obstetric ward at Aarhus University Hospital. This may lead to entirely new knowledge about the complex physiological mechanisms behind labour pains.

2012.05.24 | Nature and technology, Science and Technology, Public / media, News for employees

New director at the Aarhus University School of Engineering

On 1 July 2012, Conni Simonsen takes up her position as the new director of the Aarhus University School of Engineering. She succeeds Thomas Vosegaard, who has been the acting director since February 2012.

Scientists from Aarhus University have developed an intelligent scarecrow that can prevent hungry flocks of birds from settling on agricultural crops.

2012.05.22 | Research, PhD Students, Public / media, Science and Technology, Nature and technology

New technology scares the birds of the fields

Scientists from Aarhus University are behind the development of an intelligent scarecrow that can deter large flocks of birds from landing on fields and eating the crops. This solves a very large economic problem in agriculture.

An engineering student from Aarhus University is behind the development of a hypnosis app to fight off exam anxiety.

2012.05.15 | Education, Students, Public / media, Science and Technology, IT, computer science and mathematics

Student behind new mobile application for handling exam anxiety

An engineering student from Aarhus University has developed a hypnosis app to help fellow students control their exam anxiety. This app may be an actual alternative to medical treatment, evaluates an expert.

By-products from omega-3 oil production can be used as co-substrates with cattle manure in the production of biogas. Photo: Janne Hansen

2012.05.09 | Research, Public / media, Science and Technology, Environment, climate and energy, Nature and technology

FISH OIL BY-PRODUCTS AND COW MANURE COMBINE TO PRODUCE ENERGY

By-products from the production of omega-3 fish oil in combination with cattle manure can be gainfully used to produce biogas.