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Throughout the master's degree programme, focus is on how the students can use their knowledge in practice, both within the food industry and in research. Photo: Colourbox

2021.01.12 | Education news

Get ready for the food market of the future at new Danish-Chinese education

The "International Food Quality and Health" Master’s degree programme equips students to develop the food market of the future across China and Denmark. Aarhus University and the University of Chinese Academy of Sciences have created the programme, and together the educational institutions foster a unique cross-cultural learning environment.

In their study, the researchers looked into whether it is possible to reduce the sugar content without compromising on taste. Photo: Colourbox

2020.12.22 | Research news

Can we get used to eating less sugar?

We eat far too much sugar, for example in the form of sweetened drinks, yogurt and cake. However, do we even like these foods if they no longer have the same high sugar content? Researchers from Department of Food Science at Aarhus University have looked into this in a comprehensive literature survey.

A drawing activity was part of the virtual conference dinner at ReThink Eating 2020. Photo: Signe Lund Mathiesen.

2020.12.17 | Research news

Virtual dining put to the test at ReThink Eating 2020

Foodies from all over the world gathered for the virtual ReThink Eating Conference 2020, which took place in the beginning of December. The interactive event concluded with an untraditional experimental conference dinner with an unusual cocktail of cheese tasting, storytelling, music and drawing.

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2020.12.16 | Research news

Do we want to eat food with protein from cod waste?

Cod waste can be transformed into high quality fish protein, which can be added to our food products and thereby contribute to both our health and the circular economy. But are we willing to eat food enriched with cod protein? Researchers from the MAPP Centre at Aarhus University are looking into the matter in a new EIT Food study.

2020.12.16 | Awards

AU students secure victory at international entrepreneurship competition

A multidisciplinary team of student entrepreneurs from Aarhus University has just won an international competition focused on novel, sustainable food systems, organized by the European Knowledge Innovation Community EIT Food. They have created a sound business model for a new company, “The first aid kitchen”, and developed their first prototype, a…

2020.12.15 | Research news

Large study unveils eating habits during the corona crisis

Under the leadership of the MAPP Centre at Aarhus University, researchers have studied Europeans' eating habits during the corona crisis across 10 countries. The results show, among other things, a tendency towards more deliberate and larger purchases as well as a strengthened interest in cooking - and there are indications that some of the new…

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