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2015.08.20 |

Central Denmark awarded title of European Region of Gastronomy 2017

Central Denmark Region have been appointed as European Region of Gastronomy in 2017, based on a joint application made by Aarhus University and partners.

The project aims at improving protein digestibility in fish. Photo: Colourbox

2015.08.17 |

Improved fish feed will benefit fish, the environment and the economy

Scientists and the industry have joined forces to improve feed for commercial fish farming in order to improve protein digestibility. This can reduce the impact on the aquatic environment, improve fish growth and save the industry DKK 50 million a year.

[Translate to English:] Forskere skal finde ud af, hvordan afgrøder reagerer over for klimarelateret stress og luftens indhold af CO2. Arkivfoto.

2015.07.17 |

Preparing cropping systems for climate changes

Climate models can be improved with more knowledge on how crops respond to climate-related stress and the atmospheric concentration of CO2.


Wed 02 Sep
12:00-17:00 | Arhus
European Food Venture Forum
The Forum will showcase the best European high tech companies in the food technology sector. EFVF will be a unique platform promoting a dynamic and professional image of innovative entrepreneurship and venture capital in European food sector.
Fri 04 Sep
13:00-17:00 | Tangkrogen i Aarhus
Food Festival 2015
Once again Department of Food Science will join Food Festival at Tangkrogen in Aarhus
Fri 11 Sep
13:00-18:00 | Aarhus
PhD defence: Milk-mail - Understanding cell-talk from mom to infant
Kristine Blans from the Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics will defende her PhD on Friday 11 September in building 1252, room 204, Eduard Biermann Auditorium, the Lakeside Lecture Theatres, Aarhus.
Fri 18 Sep
11:00-13:00 | Conference Center AU-Aarhus
Master thesis defence: Novel texturing enzyme for fresh fermented milk products
Signe Munk Rydtoft will have her Master thesis defence Friday 18 Sepember at 11:00 a.m. in the Conference Center at AU-Aarhus

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List of staff at Department of Food Science

FOOD involved in national initiative

  • FOOD involved in NIC - National Ingredients Center
  • FOOD involved in Danish FoodNetwork that works to generate growth and development in food SME's. FOOD's Head of Department Michelle Williams is a member of FoodNetworks board.
  • FOOD is part of a large national joint application entitled "Rethink good food". The application has also led to Aarhus and Central Denmark been appointed as European Region of Gastronomy in 2017
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Department of Food Science
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P.O. Box 50
DK-8830 Tjele

Department of Food Science
AU Aarslev

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P.O. Box 102
DK-5792 Årslev

E-mail: food@au.dk 
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