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SLIM PICKINGS AT THREE AU CANTEENS OVER THE SUMMER: CURRENT OPERATOR IS STOPPING

The selection and service at the canteens in the Nobel Park and at the School of Dentistry and the Social Sciences canteen at Aarhus BSS will be limited from the end of May through the end of August. This is because the current operator Jespers Torvekøkken is stopping on 31 May. The Studenterlauget canteen from Aarhus BSS will take over until a new operator takes over.

FROM DEPUTY JUDGE TO PHD STUDENT: "I STILL WANT TO PURSUE MY CAREER, BUT IT CAN WAIT A LITTLE BIT”

Simon Kærslund Terp’s positions as deputy judge in Aalborg and senior consultant on the SKAT inquiry commission meant he was well on his way to becoming a High Court judge. But then his two children were born, and with that came a desire to spend time with them while they were young. The solution? A PhD project.

NEW DEAN AT NAT IS A CHEMISTRY PROFESSOR WITH A GOOD EYE FOR THE BALL

There seem to be several parallels between research and playing handball when you talk to the future Dean of the Faculty of Natural Sciences, chemistry professor Birgit Schiøtt. A competitive mentality, a team spirit and an ability to help each other play better are good qualities in both occupations. And she knows what she's talking about as an internationally recognised researcher and a former elite handball player.

AU turns DKK 292 million deficit into DKK 262 million surplus

Following a deficit of DKK 292 million in 2022, Aarhus University has recovered its financial health and came out of 2023 with a surplus of DKK 262 million. According to the university director, this puts AU in a good position to face the Master’s reform and enrolment caps over the next few years.

23-YEAR-OLD PHD STUDENT AND CITIZEN OF THE WORLD: MY FRIENDS CALL ME MISS WORLDWIDE

PhD student Emaan Ghias has many times packed her bags and moved to a new country to pursue her academic ambitions. She was born in Pakistan, grew up in the United Arab Emirates, completed her Bachelor's degree in Hungary and her Master's degree in the Netherlands. But after finding both love and the right research area, Denmark could very well be her final destination.

SURVEY: SEXISM TOWARDS PHD STUDENTS IS WIDESPREAD AT AARHUS UNIVERSITY

Thirty-seven per cent of female PhD students have been exposed to gender-related offensive behaviour at Danish universities, according to a new report. At Aarhus University, the figure is 35 per cent. This is completely unacceptable, says AU’s management. The PhD Association at AU expects the management to put measures in place.

MORE THAN 500 RESEAECHERS RESIGN FROM JOURNAL IN PROTEST AGAINST PUBLISHERS

At the beginning of March, 345 researchers – including editors, reviewers, contributors and readers – ended their collaboration with the journal Gender, Work and Organization. Since then, more than 200 have followed suit. This mass resignation is a protest against the Wiley publishing house, which, according to the protesters, has limited their academic freedom in an attempt to mainstream the journal.

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