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Researchers and engineering students from Aarhus University are behind the development of a new heart technology that is able to improve the treatment of several hundred thousand heart patients every year. The photo illustrates one of the first experiments on pigs.

2012.06.18 | Research, Public / media, Department of Engineering, Health and disease

Danish engineers behind ground-breakning heart technology

During the last five years, researchers and engineering students from Aarhus University have worked with a method for measuring the strain on annuloplasty rings for treatment of patients with heart valve diseases. Today, the results of their research are being used worldwide by leading surgeons. This is illustrated by figures recently published by…

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.

Two students are awarded a prestigious engineering prize for their wind generator for developing countries

2012.05.01 | Awards, Public / media, Science and Technology, Environment, climate and energy

Students awarded a prestigious prize for designing a wind generator for developing countries

Yesterday, two students from Aarhus University won a prestigious engineering prize for the best and most innovative master project. They have developed a wind generator that can be constructed of inexpensive, local materials and that ensures power supply in poor villages and catastrophe areas.

Anders Filsøe Ramsing is among the 20% of engineering students with a craftsman background at Aarhus University.

2012.04.23 | Education, Public / media, Science and Technology, Centre for Science Education, Business and finance

Craftsmen make good engineering students

An increasing number of carpenters, bricklayers and electricians are accepted at the engineering educations via a special admission course. And they are doing well in relation to the theoretical work. That is the conclusion of a new statement from Aarhus University.

[Translate to English:] Forskere fra Aarhus Universitet har udviklet en teknologibaseret metode til at måle de lugtstoffer, der generer menneskets næse mest.

2012.04.20 | Research, Public / media, Science and Technology, Environment, climate and energy

Forskere på vej med ny metode til måling af lugt

Forskere fra Aarhus Universitet står bag en ny metode til måling af lugt fra husdyrproduktion. Deres resultater tyder på et internationalt gennembrud og kan bidrage til at løse en af landbrugets største miljøudfordringer.

Ingeniøruddannelserne ved Aarhus Universitet har fået mere end dobbelt så mange kvote 2-ansøgninger i forhold til sidste års rekordstore antal.

2012.03.28 | Education, Nature and technology, Science and Technology, Public / media

Ingeniøruddannelser hitter blandt unge

Den 15. marts udløb fristen for de såkaldte kvote 2-ansøgninger til videregående uddannelser, og aldrig før har så mange søgt om optagelse på en ingeniøruddannelse.

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