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2019
19 FEB

Cocktail of common antibiotics can fight resistant E. coli

Scientists from The Novo Nordisk Foundation Center for Biosustainability (DTU) have discovered that a combination of two common antibiotics is able to eliminate multi-drug...

Health and diseases Bacteria and microorganisms
2018
2017
13 NOV

Researchers hunt for tomorrow’s antimicrobial agents in the Christiania topsoil

The world desperately needs new types of antimicrobial agents to combat resistant bacteria. Researchers are therefore searching high and low for new antimicrobial agents...

Bacteria and microorganisms Biological systems Health and diseases
13 JUN

Ten researchers receive grants for 'wild' experiments

VILLUM FONDEN is giving ten researchers up to DKK 2 million (EUR 268,000) each in funding to explore novel ideas. The money is earmarked for innovative and ‘wild’ ideas...

Biotechnology and biochemistry Energy Physics Information technology Medicine and medico technology
26 JAN

Millions for research into antibiotic resistance and better drugs

In a press release issued today, the Novo Nordisk Foundation reveals that it is grating a total of DKK 300 million (EUR 40 million) to five ambitious research projects...

Cells Synthetic biology Genes and genomes Medical equipment and systems Health and diseases
2014
18 JUN

Playware Keynote at World Conference on Gerontechnology

Professor Henrik Hautop Lund will give the keynote talk “Playful Rehabilitation with Playware for Older Adults” at the 9 th World Conference on Gerontechnology (ISG 2014...

Robot technology and automation Medical equipment and systems Health and diseases
14 JUN

InnovationsFonden grants DKK14 mio for new project

InnovationsFonden was established as of 1 April 2014 by bringing together research, technology development and innovation grants from the Danish Council of Strategic Research...

Electrotechnology Energy Environment and pollution Medicine and medico technology Wind energy Construction and mechanics IT systems Innovation and product development
14 JUN

Nordic Power Converters at the Cleantech Bazar at DTU on 22 May 2014

Nordic Power Converters is a soon-to-be spin-off company from DTU Elektro, specializing in cheap, small and efficient power converters.

Electrotechnology Energy Medicine and medico technology Wind energy
13 JUN

Ville Pulkki visits Hearing Systems

During the next month Professor Ville Pulkki from Aalto University, Finland, is visiting the Hearing Systems group. During his stay Ville Pulkki will give talks about spatial...

Sound Medical equipment and systems
13 JUN

More ESBL bacteria at farms with high consumption of antibiotics

There is a connection between previous consumption of cephalosporin antibiotics and the amount of ESBL bacteria in pigs. At the same time, there is an increased occurrence...

Bacteria and microorganisms Food, fish and agriculture Food safety Production animals Health and diseases
07 MAY

EU network meeting in Leipzig

The Hearing Systems Group was represented by several members at the kick-off meeting of the Erasmus Mundus Student Exchange Network in Auditory Cognitive Neuroscience...

Medical equipment and systems
07 MAY

Breastfeeding promotes the growth of beneficial bacteria in the gut

The nutritional factor that has the greatest impact on the development of a child's gut flora is whether the child is breastfed, according to a new study by the National...

Food safety Nutrition and dietary habits Bacteria and microorganisms Health and diseases
02 MAY

PhD defence on bacteria in the human gut

The National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark, invites you to Ellen Gerd Christensen’s PhD defence which examines whether changes in the composition of gut...

Nutrition and dietary habits Food quality Health and diseases Bacteria and microorganisms
07 APR

Study of five bisphenol A analogues

Bisphenol A, used in plastic packaging and paper, is suspected of having health-damaging effects in humans. The National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark...

Food quality Food production Food safety Health and diseases
21 MAR

Invitation to a seminar on the new ICH M7 guideline

The National Food Institute (Technical University of Denmark), Saxocon and Leadscope, Inc., co-organise a seminar on the new ICH M7 guideline on assessment and control...

Biotechnology and biochemistry Health and diseases
13 MAR

Honorary award presented to Professor Torsten Dau

On Friday March 7 Professor Torsten Dau from Hearing Systems was celebrated at an award ceremony at DTU. Manufacturer Ulrik Brinch and his wife Marie Brinch’s honorary...

Electrotechnology Hearing aids Medical equipment and systems
26 FEB

ICanHear Winter School in Switzerland

On a Sunday night early in February, a winding road brought the ICanHear Winter School participants up to snow-covered Wildhaus in the Swiss Alps. Our hearing group was...

Medical equipment and systems
12 FEB

PhD degree granted to Søren Jørgensen

On Thursday January 16 Søren Jørgensen successfully defended his PhD project: “Modeling speech intelligibility based on the signal-to-noise envelope power ratio”

Hearing aids Medical equipment and systems
10 FEB

INSPIRE Copenhagen Winter School

On January 29, our Hearing Systems group organized a Winter School on the topic of “Concepts and computational models of robust bottom-up encoding”, in connection with...

Medical equipment and systems Hearing aids Sound
07 FEB

Talented PhD student honored at Elite Research Awards

Congratulations to Federica Bianchi  in between HRH Crownprincess Mary and the new Minister of Education and Research Sofie Carsten Nielsen (R).

Medical equipment and systems
30 JAN

An alternative to phthalates is on its way

The harmful phthalates, which have been used as softeners in e.g. plastic toys and food packaging, will possibly be replaced by a plastic softener produced from sunflower...

Food safety Food technology Health and diseases
20 JAN

Least pesticide residues in Danish fruits and vegetables

Danish fruits and vegetables contain fewer pesticide residues than similar foreign foods. Furthermore, more than one residue was more frequently found in samples of foreign...

Food safety Health and diseases
17 JAN

Seminar on Molecular mechanisms of sleep-wake regulation in healthy humans

On 5 February 2014, Sebastian C. Holst who graduated as Engineer in Medicine and Technology in 2008 will be giving a seminar on Molecular mechanisms of sleep-wake regulation...

Medicine and medico technology
16 JAN

Effect of disinfectants on bacteria developing resistance

Biocides, e.g. disinfectants, are used to fight disease-causing bacteria in hospitals and in the food industry, as well as to fight pests and fungi. A PhD project at the...

Food safety Health and diseases
13 JAN

Guest visit from UC Berkeley

In December, the Hearing Systems Group had Frederic Theunissen (Head of the Auditory Science Lab at UC Berkeley, USA) as a guest for one week.

Medical equipment and systems
03 JAN

Pesticide residues in our diet Q3 2013

None of the pesticide residues detected in fruit, vegetables and corn constitute a health risk, show the results of the Danish pesticide control in Q3 2013 from the Danish...

Food safety Health and diseases
2013
20 DEC

Chemical mixtures - Challenges for research and risk assessment

On 10 and 11 December 2013 an international conference was held in Paris on the research and risk assessment challenges posed by chemical mixtures. The goal of these two...

Food safety Health and diseases
18 DEC

Faster diagnosis and treatment possible

Danish researchers from National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark, DTU Systems Biology and Hvidovre Hospital have demonstrated how—within the space of a...

Food safety Bacteria and microorganisms Food, fish and agriculture Genes and genomes Health and diseases
17 DEC

Playware Project Wins 1st Prize at Tanzanian ICT Summit

The Center for Playware project on modular playware tiles for rehabilitation in sub-Saharan Africa has won the 1 st  Prize at the Tanzanian ICT Summit in Dar Es-Salaam...

Medical equipment and systems Medicine and medico technology
11 DEC

Video of Playware at Science and Cocktails in Christiania

Professor Henrik Hautop Lund from the Center for Playware gave an entertaining talk at Byens Lys in Christiania as part of the Science and Cocktails concept.  The topic...

Medicine and medico technology Medical equipment and systems
09 DEC

Support to analyse chemical compounds’ harmful effects in humans

The new biotech company Saxocon offers companies direct access to the high-quality knowledge of researchers at the National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark...

Food quality Food safety Food technology Biotechnology and biochemistry Health and diseases Food, fish and agriculture Computer calculations
09 DEC

Hearing Systems represents DTU in Euro Tech video

In unique cooperation with industry, Hearing Systems is featured in a film produced for Euro Tech, the European Universities Alliance, facilitating cooperation between...

Hearing aids Medical equipment and systems
03 DEC

Exposure to chemical mixtures - challenges for research and risk assessment

Together, the National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark, ANSES, French Institute for Risk Assessment, and BfR, Germany's Federal Institute of Risk Assessment...

Food safety Health and diseases
22 NOV

New diagnostic research unit

On the 1 st of October the newly formed Interacoustics Research Unit (IRU) has started up at DTU Elektro in building 352 next to the Hearing Systems and Acoustic technology...

Hearing aids
22 NOV

David J. Christensen, Assistant Professor at the Center for Playware receives...

DTU - Center for Playware’s work on of the interactive Fable modular robotic system for playful science and engineering education of children and young adults has received...

Medical equipment and systems Medicine and medico technology
04 NOV

The Center for Playware on DR.DK - Welfare Technology through Play and the Gentofte...

Professor Henrik Hautop Lund from DTU's Center for Playware and the Director of "Children and Prevention" at Gentofte Municipality, Torben H.D. Petersen, talk about the...

Medical equipment and systems Medicine and medico technology
30 OCT

PhD degree granted to Rémi Decorsière

On Monday, October 14, Rémi Decorsière successfully defended his PhD thesis titled 'Spectogram inversion and potential applications for hearing research´.

Hearing aids
27 OCT

Conference on endocrine disrupters

National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark invites as co-organizer to a international conference on challenges and risk assessment of simultaneous influence...

Food safety Health and diseases Food, fish and agriculture
25 OCT

Pesticide residues in our diet Q2 2013

None of the pesticide residues detected in fruit, vegetables and corn constitute a health risk, show the results of the Danish pesticide control in Q2 2013 from the Danish...

Food safety Food, fish and agriculture Health and diseases
23 OCT

Extensive use of fluorinated substances with potentially harmful effects

More and more scientific studies indicate that perfluorinated substances are carcinogenic or otherwise hazardous to health. In the Nordic countries, new per- and polyfluorinated...

Food safety Health and diseases Food, fish and agriculture
15 OCT

Tanzanian President Plays With Playware

Presidential interest in the Center for Playware's interactive tiles and the Centre's collaboration with the University of Iringa regarding welfare technology

Medical equipment and systems
09 OCT

10 years with CAHR - A real fairy tale

” CAHR is a story or maybe more correctly a fairy tale so wonderful that not even Hans Christian Andersen could have made it,” Head of Elektro Department Kristian Stubkjær...

Hearing aids Sound Electrotechnology Medical equipment and systems Health and diseases Information technology
01 OCT

Playware's MagicCubes on stage with Peter Gabriel on his European "Back to Front...

Playware's high tech MusicCubes are featured on stage as part of the show with Peter Gabriel on his "Back to Front" 2013 European tour

Medicine and medico technology Medical equipment and systems
01 OCT

Playware interview in DR P1 Kulturnyt

Professor Henrik Hautop Lund gives an interview in DR P1 Kulturnyt. 

Medicine and medico technology
18 SEP

More and more Danes infected with MRSA bacteria

The increase in the number of Danes infected with MRSA bacteria continued in 2012, and the total number of those infected has almost doubled since 2009. The vast majority...

Food safety Bacteria and microorganisms Food, fish and agriculture Health and diseases
13 SEP

Playware i DTU Avisen

Playware and rehabilitation technology in DTU Avisen Playware og velfærdsteknologi i DTU Avisen

Medicine and medico technology Medical equipment and systems
13 SEP

ISAAR 2013 Listening with the brain

On August 26 to 28 two hundred professional researchers, scientists, and phD students from all over the world travelled to Nyborg, Denmark in order to participate in the...

Hearing aids
06 SEP

Guest lecture for the Frederiksberg Hard of Hearing Association

On the evening of September 5th, about 20 people from the Fredriksberg Hard of Hearing Association listened with great interest to a presentation by by PhD student Simon...

Hearing aids
04 SEP

Ville Pulkki visits CAHR

At the moment professor Ville Pulkki from Aalto University,Finland, is visiting CAHR

Sound Hearing aids
23 AUG

Evening event at Høreforeningen Frederiksberg

Ph.D student Simon Krogholt Christiansen will give a talk to the association for the hard of hearing Frederiksberg, den lokale høreforening Frederiksberg, on the human...

Hearing aids
19 AUG

Fast Company on Playware

Fast Company on Playware - These Musical Cubes Remix the Way We Play With One Another

Medical equipment and systems
17 JUL

PhD defence on endocrine disruptors

The National Food Institute invites you to attend Karen Riiber Mandrup’s PhD defence on endocrine disruptors and their impact on breast tissue and sexual organs. The defence...

Health and diseases
16 JUL

Invitation for an international workshop on fluorinated substances

The National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark, in its capacity as co-organiser, invites you to the international workshop on fluorinated compounds in materials...

Food safety Health and diseases Food, fish and agriculture
05 JUL

Pesticide residues in our diet Q1 2013

None of the pesticide residues detected in fruit, vegetables and corn constitute a health risk, show the results of the Danish pesticide control in Q1 2013 from the Danish...

Food safety Food, fish and agriculture Health and diseases
01 JUL

Center for Playware at Roskilde Festival 2013

Volbeat, Efterklang, etc. play with Center for Playware at Roskilde Festival 2013

Medical equipment and systems Robot technology and automation
24 JUN

The Center for Playware at the People's Public Meeting on Bornholm

The Center for Playware at the People's Public meeting in Bornholm Center for Playware på Folkemødet på Bornholm

Medical equipment and systems
07 JUN

Hearing Technology options

The scene was set for an interesting debate among professionals in all parts of the hearing area when the ATV Group Electrical- and IT (Danish Academy of Technical Sciences...

Hearing aids Medical equipment and systems
04 JUN

Elderly improve functional abilities significantly through play with Playware...

Elderly improve functional abilities significantly through play with Playware technology Ældre forbedrer funktionsevner signifikant gennem leg med playware-teknologi...

Medical equipment and systems
03 APR

PhD defense on endocrine disruptors

The National Food Institute invites to Pernille Rosenskjold Jacobsen’s PhD defense on environmentally relevant substances with endocrine disrupting effects. The defense...

Health and diseases
20 FEB

PhD defence on food enrichment

The National Food Institute invites to Henna Lu Fung Sieng’s PhD defence on the applicability of marine phospholipids intended for food enrichment. The defence takes place...

Nutrition and dietary habits Food safety Health-promoting compounds Food, fish and agriculture Food technology Health and diseases
30 JAN

Pesticide residues in our diet Q3 2012

None of the pesticide residues detected in fruit, vegetables and corn constitute a health risk, show the results of the Danish pesticide control in Q3 2012 from the Danish...

Food safety Food, fish and agriculture Health and diseases
25 JAN

New audiological research centre

A new research centre ‘Oticon Centre of Excellence for Hearing and Speech Sciences’ has been founded under the leadership of Professor Torsten Dau in parallel with CAHR...

Electronics Medical equipment and systems
14 JAN

European assessments of a GMO study

Several European institutions have evaluated the much spoken-about French study of the effect on rats’ consumption of genetically modified corn and the herbicide Roundup...

Food safety Health and diseases Food, fish and agriculture

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