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2017.03.03 | Research news

Milk – inexpensive high-value raw material

Dairy research is one of the core areas at Aarhus University – and with good reason. New knowledge about the composition and quality of milk is of vital importance not only for the health of the consumers but also for the development of the industry.

2017.03.03 | Research news

How do we get young men in vocational schools to eat healthy?

There are several challenges associated with getting young men in vocational schools to eat healthy. According to a new study from Aarhus University, the students overall dislike it when someone interferes with their dietary habits.

As a starting point InnovateFood will use 12 actual problems formulated by the participating companies. Photo: Jesper Rais

2017.02.27 | Events

Scientists and students set new examples regarding healthy food

InnovateFood is a new initiative that aims to provide the food industry with new knowledge from the universities in order to create new, innovative solutions within the food industry.

2017.02.23 | News from the management

Prestigious Elite Researcher Prize awarded to food science researcher

Professor Hanne Christine Bertram, Department of Food Science, Aarhus University, has been awarded an Elite Researcher (EliteForsk) Prize for her research into the correlation between diet and health. The prize is awarded by the Danish Ministry of Higher Education and Science and goes to outstanding researchers under 45 years of age.

2017.02.20 | Research news

How do food and meals affect the quality of life among the elderly?

A new study shows that elderly people’s satisfaction with meals in their own home correlates closely with their degree of self-sufficiency.

2017.02.07 | Research news

Whey protein as a weapon in the battle against overweight

A new research method ensures increased and extensive knowledge about the beneficial effects related to intake of milk-derived foods. In the future, this may enable dairies to developnew and innovative milk products designed to enhance slimming effects.

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Events

Mon 19 Jun
09:00-19:00 | Mikkeli Concert and Conference Hall, Mikkeli, Finland
Organic conference, NJF 495 Seminar: ORGANICS for tomorrow's food systems
The 4th Organic conference, NJF 495 Seminar will be held in Mikkeli, Finland on the 19- -21 June, 2017. The Conference aims to gather experts in the multidisciplinary field of organic research. Paper submission extended till the end of March!
Wed 02 Aug
09:00-12:00 | Aarhus
Food & Ingredients Summer School
Are you interested in gaining an insight into the latest challenges and solutions related to food and do you want to strengthen your international network? In close collaboration with representatives from both small and large food companies in Denmark, Aarhus University offers a summer course with focus on food.
Thu 31 Aug
09:00-18:00 | Aarhus, Denmark
Innovate Food Challenge
Aarhus University is a partner in the InnovateFood project within the framework of which scientists and students, together with industry representatives, will try to find solutions to some of the challenges that food companies face in their efforts to produce healthier foods.
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