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A new Aarhus study shows a clear correlation between air quality in the classroom and the concentration ability of the pupils. (Photo: Colourbox)

2015.05.05 | Department of Engineering, Public / media

Air quality affects the performance ability of schoolchildren

When the concentration of carbon dioxide in the classroom falls, pupils achieve better results in tests. Researchers at Aarhus University are behind a new study that shows a direct correlation between air quality and the children’s concentration and performance ability.

HTL plant

2015.05.05 | Public / media

New plant converts biomass to bio-oil

On 22 May 2015, Aarhus University is inaugurating an HTL pilot plant at AU Foulum. The new plant converts organic materials such as grass or organic waste into bio-crude oil, which can replace fossil oil for producing fuels and chemicals. The plant is based on newly developed, ground-breaking technologies.