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Professor Emeritus Henning Lund in his office

2021.09.17 | Staff, Department of Chemistry, Public / media

Commemorative words: Professor Emeritus Henning Lund

Commemorative words by Head of Department Birgit Schiøtt.

2021.09.20 | Department of Chemistry, Staff, Public / media

Daring research ideas: Villum Experiment 2021

Grants to Kurt Gothelf and Torben R. Jensen

2021.09.10 | Department of Chemistry, Staff, Public / media

Publication by Professor Frans Mulder et al in Biophysical Journal - a better model for the interpretation of protein hydrogen exchange data

The contribution of electrostatics to hydrogen exchange in the unfolded protein state

2021.08.19 | Department of Chemistry, Staff, Public / media

Prof. Emer. Hans Jørgen Jakobsen et al publish breaking NMR research on MoS2

Article published in the ACS Journal of Physical Chemistry C

Christian Jørgensen

2021.07.20 | Public / media, Grant, Health and disease, Department of Chemistry

Christian Jørgensen receives Marie Skłodowska-Curie Fellowship

The Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowship seeks to help the best and most promising researchers by helping them set up their research in new countries among other things. This is the case with Christian Jørgensen, who will move from the US to Denmark and start a position as postdoc at the Department of Chemistry, Aarhus University in…

Jørgen Skibsted

2021.06.23 | Department of Chemistry, Public / media, Staff

Jørgen Skibsted receives the Stephen Brunauer Award

Associate Professor Jørgen Skibsted and former PhD student Nishant Garg will receive the Stephen Brunauer Award 2020 today.

Dorthe Bomholdt Ravnsbæk. Photo: Jacob Fredegaard Hansen, SDU

2021.06.22 | Department of Chemistry, Public / media, Staff

New professor coming in November: Dorthe Bomholdt Ravnsbæk

From 1 November, Dorthe Bomholdt Ravnsbæk will start a new position as professor and continue her research in rechargeable batteries at the Department of Chemistry.

2021.06.16 | Department of Chemistry, Public / media, Staff

Jacob Overgaard receives grant of 14 million DKK

Associate Professor Jacob Overgaard has received a big grant from the Novo Nordisk Foundation of approx. 14 million DKK (approx. $2,3 million) for his research in metal complexes and their magnetic properties.

2021.06.03 | Department of Chemistry, Staff, Public / media

Congratulations to Torben R. Jensen

Torben R. Jensen will be appointed as Professor at Dept. of Chemistry on 01 July 2021.

2021.06.03 | Department of Chemistry, Staff, Public / media

Congratulations to Mogens Christensen

Mogens Christensen will be appointed as Professor at Dept. of Chemistry on 01 August 2021.

2021.05.31 | Department of Chemistry, Staff, Public / media

The endless possibilities of impossible salt

Professor Anja-Verena Mudring, who will join the Department of Chemistry this summer, is one of the world's leading researchers in materials development for energy conversion.

2021.05.28 | Department of Chemistry, Staff, Public / media

Skrydstrup group: Newly found way to recycle polyurethane

In collaboration with industry, researchers from the Skrydstrup group have found a way to deconstruct PU from commercially available products in order for the material to be reused.

2021.05.20 | Department of Chemistry, Staff, Public / media

Spin-out tech-company from Aarhus University acquired for triple-digit million amount

An investment fund has acquired and invested over DKK 100 million in the tech-company, RadiSurf, a spin-out from Department of Chemistry and iNANO.

2021.05.26 | Department of Chemistry, Staff, Public / media

Unexpected new weapon against resistant bacteria

Thomas B. Poulsen's research group has found a way to transform a naturally occurring substance class that is toxic for both bacteria and mammals so that it is only toxic for bacteria, including antibiotic-resistant bacteria.

2021.05.18 | Department of Chemistry, Public / media, Staff

Creating fully recyclable wind turbine blades

CETEC project - A new partnership between the Skrydstrup Group, Vestas, Olin, and the Danish Technological Institute.

2021.05.12 | Department of Chemistry, Staff, Public / media

New method for producing synthetic DNA

PhD Alexander Sandahl from Kurt Gothelf's group has, in collaboration with a researcher in Troels Skrydstrup's group, developed a new patented way to quickly and efficiently manufacture the unstable building blocks immediately before they are to be used and thus streamline DNA production.

2021.04.23 | Department of Chemistry, Staff, Public / media

Custom-made graphene straight from the pot

As a Master's student at Department of Chemistry, Andreas Brunsgaard Laursen and his supervisors Kim Daasbjerg and Steen Uttrup Pedersen, together with a number of companies, developed a special method to produce and customise graphene.

2021.04.22 | Department of Chemistry, Staff, Public / media

ACS Spring Meeting 2021

"Sssnake" talk by Mette H. Rasmussen about the surface chemistry of snake slithering.

2021.04.20 | Department of Chemistry, Staff, Public / media

Birgit Schiøtt to continue as head of department at Department of Chemistry

Professor Birgit Schiøtt has been reappointed as Head of the Department on a three-year contract, starting when her current five-year contract expires at the end of this year.

2021.04.19 | Department of Chemistry, Staff, Public / media

The Lundbeck Foundation grants DKK 9.7 million to early career researchers at the Faculty of Natural Sciences

At Department of Chemistry, Christian Jorgensen (starting in Birgit Schiøtt's Biomodelling group next year) receives DKK 2.39 million for his project Computational modelling of the human brain lipidome.

2021.04.13 | Department of Chemistry, Staff, Public / media

Project of Sustainable Access to Atmospheric Research Facilities

Merete Bilde is Aarhus University's principal project investigator of ATMO-ACCESS.

2021.04.14 | Department of Chemistry, Staff, Public / media

DKK 40 million grant for future nano-technology

This summer, Anja-Verena Mudring will be taking up her position as professor at Dept. of Chemistry with her VILLUM grant.

2021.03.26 | Department of Chemistry, Staff, Public / media

Congratulations to new AIAS Associates from Department of Chemistry

Alonso Rosas-Hernández and Shuai Wei are among the 23 newly appointed AIAS fellows from AU.

2021.03.26 | Department of Chemistry, Staff, Public / media

Book about optics and lasers published by James Pickering

Ultrafast Lasers and Optics for Experimentalists, IOP ebooks

2021.03.24 | Department of Chemistry, Staff, Public / media

Congratulations to Alexander Zelikin

Alexander Zelikin will be appointed as Professor at Dept. of Chemistry on 1 April 2021.

2021.03.24 | Department of Chemistry, Staff, Public / media

Congratulations to Thomas Poulsen

Thomas Poulsen will be appointed as Professor at Dept. of Chemistry on 1 April 2021.

2021.03.12 | Department of Chemistry, Public / media, Staff

A great recognition of Thomas Poulsen's research

Earlier this year, Associate Professor Thomas Poulsen was invited to write an article in a special issue of Accounts of Chemical Research.

2021.03.05 | Department of Chemistry, Staff, Public / media

New Nordic X-ray facility

The SINCRYS research group headed by Bo Brummerstedt Iversen will be able to study defects and disorder in crystals in a completely new way using the DanMAX Beamline in Lund.

2021.03.12 | Department of Chemistry, Staff, Public / media

Researchers at Dept. of Chemistry receive NNF grants

For the first time ever, the Novo Nordisk Foundation has granted project funding earmarked specifically for basic research within the natural and technical sciences. Six researchers at the Faculty of Natural Sciences have received grants, including Birgit Schiøtt, Frank Jensen, and Henrik Helligsø Jensen.

2021.02.26 | Department of Chemistry, Staff, Public / media

Climate-friendly cement

Jørgen Skibsted is participating in the Innovation Fund Denmark 'Grand Solutions' project CALLISTE.

2021.02.05 | Department of Chemistry, Staff, Public / media

Fundings from the Research Infrastructure Pool

Bo Brummerstedt Iversen is head of the SINCRYS project (Single Crystal X-ray Diffraction Side-station at DanMAX). The project receives DKK 25 million for research equipment and facilities.

2021.01.18 | Department of Chemistry, Staff, Public / media

New interdisciplinary consortium at AU will study membrane-less organelles

Frans Mulder is heading a new consortium, BOUNDLESS, funded by the Interdisciplinary Synergy Programme of the Novo Nordisk Foundation.

2021.01.06 | Department of Chemistry, Staff, Public / media

Henrik Birkedal interviewed in Politiken (in Danish)

The Birkedal group's involvement in developing mussel-inspired leather adhesives (MUDP project funded by the Ministry of Environment of Denmark)

2020.12.10 | Department of Chemistry, Staff, Public / media

Novo Nordisk grant to Victoria Birkedal

Aarhus single molecule fluorescence infrastructure (ASiMoF)

2020.12.07 | Department of Chemistry, Staff, Public / media

Carlsberg Foundation grants

Bo Brummerstedt Iversen, Thomas B. Poulsen, and Thomas Vosegaard receive grants in the programme of Research Infrastructure.

2020.11.20 | Department of Chemistry, Public / media, Staff

Researchers from iNANO and the Department of Chemistry establish research networks across continents

Researchers from Aarhus University look forward to building bridges with Japanese and Israeli researchers within molecular science, biomolecular design, and artificial biology. With grants from the Ministry of Education and Research, activities can be established that can kick-start the budding research collaboration across continents.

2020.11.04 | Department of Chemistry, Public / media

Independent Research Fund Denmark (DFF) - Green transition

Four researchers from Department of Chemistry receive DFF grants - List of recipients (in Danish)

2020.10.22 | Department of Chemistry, Staff, Public / media

Inorganics journal

Article selected as issue cover

2020.10.01 | Department of Chemistry, Staff, Public / media

Henrik Birkedal appointed as professor

On 1st October 2020, Henrik Birkedal has been appointed as Professor at Dept. of Chemistry.

2020.09.18 | Department of Chemistry, Staff, Public / media

Development by the Skrydstrup Group

Safer, simpler and efficient lab-scale method for generating important compounds

2020.09.18 | Department of Chemistry, Staff, Public / media

Grant from the Novo Nordisk Foundation

Merete Bilde and Tobias Weidner are among the participants in the DRAMA project.

2020.09.17 | Department of Chemistry, Public / media, Staff

Grants for wild ideas

VILLUM Experiment grants awarded to Alexander Zelikin and Kim Daasbjerg

2020.09.15 | Department of Chemistry, Staff, Public / media

Might coronavirus spread via aerosols?

Marianne Glasius and other researchers have been interviewed by TV2 regarding aerosols and coronavirus (in Danish).

2020.09.10 | Department of Chemistry, Staff, Public / media

Collaboration between Physics and Chemistry: 2020 HOT PCCP Article

A new article published in Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics by Henrik B. Pedersen, Jonas Elm, and Merete Bilde has been selected as a 2020 HOT PCCP Article.

2020.09.09 | Department of Chemistry, Staff, Public / media

ODiNPred

Bioinformatics tool developed by Frans Mulder and coworkers for prediction of protein order and disorder.

2020.08.25 | Department of Chemistry, Staff, Public / media

Remotely Triggered Liquefaction of Hydrogel Materials

Article published in ACS NANO by the Zelikin Lab in collaboration with Henrik Birkedal

2020.08.20 | Department of Chemistry, Staff, Public / media

Congratulations!

Jakob B. Grinderslev receives the DanScatt PhD Award 2020

2020.08.20 | Department of Chemistry, Staff, Public / media

Publication from Poulsen Lab on the cover of Natural Products Reports

Title: Dehydration reactions in polyfunctional natural products

2020.08.04 | Department of Chemistry, Public / media, Staff

New employment as of 1st August 2020

Tenure Track Assistant Professor Shuai Wei

2020.07.28 | Department of Chemistry, Public / media, Staff

Publication in Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics - Inside cover

New chemical compounds may pave the way for developing new battery types

2020.06.25 | Department of Chemistry, Staff, Public / media

DKK 13.5 million Novo Nordisk NERD grant to Alexander Zelikin

For the first time, the Novo Nordisk Foundation has awarded grants within the research programme NERD, which is targeted at ambitious and wild research ideas in the fields of scientific and technical research.

2020.06.15 | Department of Chemistry, Staff, Public / media

3D X-ray reveals secrets from inside bones

Henrik Birkedal has, as part of an international research team, used new X-ray techniques to describe how the architecture of healthy human bones is built up.

2020.06.04 | Department of Chemistry, Staff, Public / media

DanMax takes first light

Mads Ry Vogel Jørgensen, Project Manager Diffraction, had a great day on 2 June 2020, when the Danish beamline DanMAX saw first light. Representatives from DTU, Aarhus University and the University of Copenhagen followed the process online.

2020.05.29 | Department of Chemistry, Staff, Public / media

Victoria Birkedal in collaboration on fighting COVID-19

The Innovation Fund Denmark has granted DKK 3.8 million to Daniel Otzen and collaborators, Jørgen Kjems and Victoria Birkedal, for developing a screening system to identify drugs that are able to combat COVID-19.

2020.05.27 | Department of Chemistry, Public / media, Staff

New publication from Surflab

Structure and Dynamics of Interfacial Peptides and Proteins from Vibrational Sum-Frequency Generation Spectroscopy

2020.05.19 | Department of Chemistry, Staff, Public / media

Awards from DFF for new, original ideas

Among 59 AU researchers, 4 researchers from Department of Chemistry have been awarded a share of the DKK 696 million granted from the Independent Research Fund Denmark.

2020.04.24 | Department of Chemistry, Staff, Public / media

Zelikin lab publishes in Angewandte Chemie

Molecular, Macromolecular, and Supramolecular Glucuronide Prodrugs: Lead Identified for Anticancer Prodrug Monotherapy

2020.03.16 | Department of Chemistry, Staff, Public / media

Fight-nCov project against corona virus

Alexander Zelikin key partner in Fight-nCov project for developing antiviral treatment against corona virus.

2020.03.10 | Department of Chemistry, Staff, Public / media

Controlling the conversion of CO2 with new catalysts

Converting CO2 into more useful products offers an interesting strategy to mitigate climate issues while producing value added chemicals. Researchers from the Carbon Dioxide Activation Center (CADIAC) have discovered how the ligand scaffold around a manganese catalyst can be modified to control the selectivity of the products generated via…

2020.02.28 | Department of Chemistry, Staff, Public / media

New Carbon Isotope Labeling Technique by Skrydstrup group

Carbon isotope labeling of new drug candidates is an important process for allowing preclinical and clinical investigations on a specific compound’s distribution, metabolism, and toxicity. Professor Troels Skrydstrup and his research team have found a new method for this with broad applicability.

2020.02.07 | Department of Chemistry, Public / media, Staff

Caught soap-handed: Understanding how soap molecules help proteins get in and out of shape

A new study published in Chemical Science by Jan Skov Pedersen, Daniel E. Otzen, PhD Jannik Pedersen, and PhD Jeppe Lyngsø, gives a detailed picture of both unfolding and refolding of a protein by soap molecules on the millisecond timescale.

2020.02.07 | Department of Chemistry, Staff, Public / media

From minus to plus – new magnet technology enhances green power

Mogens Christensen is researching a new and cleaner magnet technology; this research also opens up for new opportunities to exploit and store electricity.

2020.01.29 | Department of Chemistry, Staff, Public / media

Professor Karl Anker Jørgensen receives the Maria Skłodowska-Curie Medal

Karl Anker Jørgensen will be joining an impressive group of ground-breaking chemists from all over the world, including several Nobel Prize winners, when he receives the Maria Skłodowska-Curie Medal.

2019.12.17 | Department of Chemistry, Staff, Public / media

Safe reactions with dangerous gases

Professor Troels Skrydstrup has been interviewed by Chemistry Views (Wiley) about his successful work in organic synthesis, organometallic chemistry, and especially running safe reactions with dangerous but very useful gases, like carbon monoxide and hydrogen cyanide.

2019.12.17 | Department of Chemistry, Staff, Public / media

Research Paper in Nature Chemistry from the Overgaard group

Title: Observation of the asphericity of 4f-electron density and its relation to the magnetic anisotropy axis in single-molecule magnets

2019.12.13 | Department of Chemistry, Staff, Public / media

Henrik Birkedal receives infrastructure grant

The Novo Nordisk Foundation has just granted a total of DKK 75 million (EUR 10 million) to projects that can strengthen the infrastructure in Danish research. At Aarhus University, Associate Professor Henrik Birkedal has received a total of DKK 16.3 million (EUR 2.2 million) for his Aarhus X-ray Imaging Alliance – AXIA project.

2019.12.10 | Department of Chemistry, Staff, Public / media

Associate Professor Thomas Poulsen receives ERC's Consolidator Grant

The European Research Council (ERC) is awarding a total of EUR 600 million to 301 top researchers throughout Europe. One of them is Associate Professor Thomas Poulsen from the Department of Chemistry, who has received an ERC Consolidator Grant of DKK 15 million (EUR 2 million) for his Recypion project.

2019.12.06 | Department of Chemistry, Staff, Public / media

Molecular catalysts with great prospects for use in converting CO2

Assist. Prof. Xinming Hu and Prof. Kim Daasbjerg from Carbon Dioxide Activation Center (CADIAC) at Aarhus University describe the state-of-the-art of the electrochemical CO2 reduction promoted by molecular catalysts and discuss an important recent discovery published in Nature. Read the Nature News & Views article by Hu and Daasbjerg here.

2019.11.21 | Department of Chemistry, Staff, Public / media

Sapere Aude research leader grant to Jonas Elm

Congratulations to Jonas Elm, who has been awarded 6.2 mio DKK for his research project entitled 'Formation and Growth of Atmospheric Molecular Clusters'. Jonas is one of 11 AU researchers to receive Sapere Aude research leader grants from the Independent Research Fund Denmark.

2019.10.28 | Department of Chemistry, Staff, Public / media

Gold medal in Chemistry – interview and presentation

See photos from the presentation of the H.C. Ørsted Gold medal and read the AU interview with Karl Anker Jørgensen

2019.09.25 | Department of Chemistry, Public / media, Staff

Karl Anker Jørgensen receives the H.C. Ørsted Gold Medal

In collaboration with the Royal Danish Academy of Sciences, the Society for the Dissemination of Natural Science (SNU) has decided to award a Gold Medal in chemistry and a travel grant in connection with the bicentennial anniversary of H. C. Ørsted's discovery of electromagnetism (1820).

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