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2021.01.15 | 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.

2020.12.18 | Education news


Foodpod Denmark has just released the podcast "Episode 9: Nerdy about nutrition". In this episode of Foodpod, we meet three people with a passion for separating facts from fiction and developing new knowledge that can lead to better food products in the future. They all have three things in common - an interest in healthy and…

2020.12.14 | Publication

FOOD professor Derek V. Byrne editor on new book

Derek V. Byrne, professor at Department of Food Science, is editor of a Book just published from the Special Issue "Consumer Preference and Acceptance of Food Products" in the Journal Foods.  Read more on MDPI.

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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.


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.
Thu 25 Feb
09:00-12:00 | Online
Ozgenur Coskun's part A exam
Ozgenur Coskun's part A exam entitled “FILTRATE – Understanding critical processing parameters to design novel improved Functional mILk protein concenTRATEs" will be held online 25 February 2021 at 09.00. Participate on Zoom: Send an email to sn@food.au.dk
Thu 25 Feb
13:30-16:00 | Online
Thea Lykkegaard Møller's part A exam
Thea Lykkegaard Møllers part A exam entitled "Dephosphorylation of the casein micelle” will be held online 25 February 2021 at 13.30. Participate on Zoom: Send an email to sn@food.au.dk