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2020.11.13 | Research

Grant of DKK 2.8 mill. for new project on plant-based diets

Assistant Professor Martin Krøyer Rasmussen from the Department of Food Science receives DKK 2.8 mill. from the Independent Research Fund Denmark for a project that will investigate micro-RNAs in plant-based diets. It is an area that is not very well understood, but which can have a very big impact on our health.

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2020.11.12 | Research

How does COVID-19 affect our appetite?

In a new EIT Food project, researchers from the Department of Food Science, Aarhus University, investigate how people affected by COVID-19 experience changes in appetite, sense of taste and smell - and pleasure related to food intake in general.

2020.11.11 | Research news

Pregnant women can help improve the breast milk substitute of the future

In the project MaInHealth, researchers from the Department of Food Science at Aarhus University investigate how breast milk is composed and how the mother’s lifestyle affects it. In the long term, this may become important for future designs of breast milk substitute. The researchers are looking for pregnant women who will participate in the…

2020.11.11 | Conference

The food of the future in focus at the first international iFOOD conference

Aarhus University Centre for Innovative Food Research, iFOOD, will organise its first international research conference on 1 and 2 February 2021. Here, the latest food research in everything from production of raw material, food processing and packaging to sensory science, consumer behaviour and health will be presented. The conference takes place…

Events

Wed 02 Dec
09:30-15:00 | Online
Gratis digitalt seminar: Forum for Proteinberigelse (in Danish)
Seminar og møde med virksomheder.
Thu 03 Dec
13:00-20:00 | Online
Online conference: RETHINK EATING 2020 - DIGITAL AND IMMERSIVE EXPERIENCES
You are invited to join us in coming up with daring and creative solutions, and we want to hear your questions around pressing issues. In these increasingly serious times, we welcome the weird, wacky, and wonderful. Maybe even a sprinkling of magic.
Mon 01 Feb
09:00-16:56 |
Future Food Science in focus at the first international iFOOD conference
Aarhus University's Center for Innovative Food Research, iFOOD, will hold its first international conference on 2 and 3 February 2021. Here, the latest food research will be presented in everything from raw material production, food processing and packaging to sensory, consumer behavior and health. The conference is held online and participation is free.