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AAU researchers developing energy-efficient software
IT use is one of today's major sources of power consumption. Researchers are working on ways to measure power consumption and develop an energy label for more sustainable software and software installations.
Scientist from AAU receives prize for bringing down the cost of solar power
Components for converting solar power into electricity breaks down from time to time. Ariya Sangwongwanich from Aalborg University can tell when and that is a huge advantage when moving towards a more sustainable future
Aalborg University maintains position in world's elite
Europe's best engineering university is located in Aalborg. For the third consecutive year, Aalborg University remains number one in Europe and number four in the world in engineering, according to the Best Global Universities rankings
Exoskeletons in industry may mean better staff retention
The use of exoskeletons in industry is significantly increasing, potentially reducing the number of work-related injuries and ensuring that fewer workers become physically worn out. A win for the individual, the employer and for society. The topic is on the agenda of the Working Environment Summit 2019 tomorrow where AAU professor and expert on exoskeletons John Rasmussen takes the stage
UNESCO and Aalborg University continue partnership on sustainability and problem-based learning
UNESCO and Aalborg University have extended their agreement allowing AAU researchers and students to continue working with problem-based learning and sustainability at the UNESCO centre. The agreement was followed by a fruitful strategy meeting in Paris.
AAU professor awarded Global Energy Prize 2019
Professor Frede Blaabjerg of Aalborg University has just received the prestigious world science award ‘Global Energy Prize’ at a ceremony in Moscow in acknowledgement of his outstanding contribution to the transition to green energy.
Two first AAU mega projects are officially launched
The opening of the Aalborg Sustainability Festival set the scene for the closing of an agreement between Aalborg Municipality and Aalborg University (AAU). University students are now ready to work on mega projects that allow them to contribute to sustainable development in the municipality and its business community
IT tools provide underprivileged in South Africa better education
IT students from Aalborg University are in South Africa to provide schools with digital tools. Tools that help children learn as well as helping schools and teachers improve teaching
FIRST STUDY OF ITS KIND: TWO OUT OF THREE DANES SUFFER FROM CHRONIC DISEASE
The world's first mapping of an entire country's chronic diseases shows that approximately two out of three Danes over the age of 16 have one or more chronic conditions. This is nearly twice the previous estimates from Danish authorities.
NEW GLASS FROM AALBORG UNIVERSITY HEALS ITSELF
A major breakthrough in glass research at Aalborg University, Denmark may create completely new ways to use glass. With the development of ‘self-healing’ glass, cracks in smartphone screens, scratches on eyeglasses and chips in car windshields may soon be a thing of the past.