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We observed the same kind of effect in Denmark following 9/11, but the effect of the Breivik attacks in Norway was four times as strong compared to that of 9/11, and the fact that Danes are closer to Norwegians in a geographical as well as cultural sense is probably important in that regard, Søren Dinesen Østergaard says. Photo from Oslo on 22 July 2011 (Colourbox).

2017.07.17 | Research

The Breivik terrorist attacks in Norway led to mental illness in Denmark

The number of Danes diagnosed with trauma- and stressor-related disorders (including post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)) increased substantially following the terrorist attacks carried out by Anders Breivik in Norway in 2011.

Both the total number of applicants and the number of first-priority applications have increased since 2016, with medicine and dentistry as the two degree programmes driving the increase. Photo: Lars Kruse

2017.07.24 | Education

Application figures: Health is once again a hit

The health science degree programmes at Aarhus University are once again popular this year. Both the total number of applicants and the number of first-priority applications to Health’s degree programmes have increased, with medicine and dentistry as the two degree programmes attracting many applicants. This is shown by this year’s figures from…

2017.07.14 | Research

Fermented Red Clover Extract stops menopausal hot flushes and symptoms

It cannot be said that red clover alone reduces menopause symptoms, but a recently published Danish study finds that fermented-red clover extract effectively prevents hot flushes, hormonal swings and bone loss. Bucking the trend of usual research tradition the study has delivered a strong seal of approval to an innovative Danish Red Clover…

2017.07.06 | Event

Inaugural lecture: Berit Andersen

Screening - from chlamydia to cancer

For every krone received by researchers via government contracts, Aarhus University currently generates approximately DKK 1.50. Aarhus University thereby provides society with research and consultancy in the fields of the environment and food amounting to more than DKK 1 billion every single year. Photo: Anders Trærup

2017.08.16 | Collaboration

Is it wise to subject public sector consultancy services to competitive bidding?

Minister for the Environment and Food of Denmark, Esben Lunde Larsen, has decided that all the ministry’s contracts with universities offering research-based public sector consultancy must be subjected to competitive bidding. Is this a wise move or is he selling off the family silver?

The poster of Daniel Ramskov at the WCPT, 2-4th of July

2017.07.04 | Events

Daniel Ramskov attends the WCPT congress in Cape Town, South Africa

Daniel presented future thoughts and perspectives on the role of the user innovation management in prevention of Running Related Injuries

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