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2019
20 MAR

DTU strengthens its work within urban water

The need for climate change adaptation in the area of water is increasing, especially in the cities.

Climate adaption Waste water and water discharge Water supply
Copepod. Photo: Erik Selander
14 FEB

Climate change is impacting the ocean’s ability to fix carbon dioxide

Climate change is influencing the distribution of zooplankton in the sea, thereby affecting the contribution made by plankton to removing carbon dioxide from the atmosphere...

Climate change CO2 separation and CO2 storage Marine research Ecosystems
Photo: Colourbox
04 FEB

Fast track to cleaner diesel exhaust

Company to supply catalytic converters for reducing car pollution. Research collaboration is part of the equation.

Catalysis Air pollution
Photo: The Velux Foundations
28 JAN

Four DTU researchers chosen as Villum Young Investigators

Four young DTU researchers will each receive DKK 10 million for their research. This takes place at the annual appointment of Villum Young Investigators, at which VILLUM...

Aquaculture Hardware and components Telecommunication Building design Building construction Health and diseases Ecosystems
2018
Photo: Biogasclean
21 DEC

Biogas technology to produce future green raw materials

DTU will be contributing to the development of a more profitable way of producing biogas, opening up for the production of biofuels for trucks and planes.

Bioenergy Energy production Energy systems CO2 separation and CO2 storage Environment and pollution
Fish eggs, zooplankton and a blue plastic fibre. Photo: Bastian Huwer, DTU Aqua
13 DEC

New collaboration addresses marine plastic pollution

DTU is co-operating with four other research institutions to investigate the impact of plastic in the ocean and the need for new legislation

Ecosystems Environmental chemistry Fish and shellfish
11 DEC

Key Danish role in major European innovation alliance

DTU is one of the main architects behind a new large European network aimed at developing the cities and transport solutions of tomorrow.

Mobility Transport economy Transport safety Transport models Energy systems Data analysis IT systems Telecommunication Systems analysis Air pollution Climate adaption
10 DEC

New tool ensures sustainable water supply for refugee camps

The Danish Refugee Council and DTU have created a new tool that can be useful when making decisions on sustainable water supply in refugee camps.

Water supply
Photo: Joachim Rode
04 DEC

Ice splinters marked the inauguration of new laboratories

On Wednesday, 28 November, HRH Crown Prince Frederik spearheaded the inauguration of two new laboratories.

Earth sciences Materials Environment and pollution Geology Polar research Construction materials Indoor climate
Photo: Mikal Schlosser
28 NOV

Crushed mining waste can replace cement

Mining waste can replace up to ten per cent of the cement used in concrete without compromising the strength of the materials.

Construction materials Building construction Climate change Environment and pollution Waste management
Photo: Colourbox
27 NOV

Further from climate goals than we thought

The distance has increased between climate commitments and the reduction of greenhouse gases needed if we are to meet the goals in the Paris Agreement.

CO2 separation and CO2 storage
07 NOV

Quality of recycled plastic too poor

Efforts on multiple fronts are required if we are to increase the quality in the future so more of our plastic waste can be reused, which can contribute to a circular plastic...

Waste management
12 OCT

Young entrepreneurs to solve climate challenges

Start-ups and young entrepreneurs from around the world will be gathering at DTU for the Next Generation P4G meeting on the UN’s Global Goals for Sustainable Development...

Environment and pollution
The researchers—here PhD Kirstine Toxværd—reproduced the life cycle and living conditions of the copepods in an ice cold laboratory. Photo Line Reeh.
12 OCT

Oil spills could harm the Arctic more than expected

Plankton—the foundation of the food chains in the Arctic Ocean—are affected by concentrations of oil pollution much lower than previously assumed.

Marine research Polar research Ecosystems
Different types of marine litter collected during herring larvae surveys in the North Sea. Photo Bastian Huwer.
08 OCT

Marine litter in the North Sea to be mapped

How much marine litter is floating around in the water column of the North Sea? How is it distributed, and what type is it? This will now be mapped in a new research project...

Fisheries and fish stocks Environment and pollution
Photo: FLSmidth
27 SEP

Danish scientists accelerate climate-friendly industrial production

DTU, in collaboration with FLSmidth and ROCKWOOL, will develop sustainable process technologies that will increase the use of renewable fuels and raw materials and reduce...

Environment and pollution
Strand i Nordsjælland. Foto Helle Sørensen
19 SEP

The sea around Denmark hit by marine heat waves

Up to eight degrees warmer waters than normal. This was how much the hot weather affected the sea during the summer, according to calculations from DTU Aqua.

Marine research Climate adaption Climate change Ecosystems
Photo: Colourbox
07 AUG

UN and DTU collaborate on sustainable future

Through UNEP DTU Partnership, the United Nations is working with DTU for cleaner energy and climate-adapted sustainable development in developing countries.

Energy Climate adaption CO2 separation and CO2 storage
Photo: Marie Kampmann Eriksen
27 JUN

Deposits on beverage packaging best for the environment

A new analysis from DTU shows that the deposit and return system is the most eco-friendly way of disposing of packaging from beverages not covered by the current deposit...

Waste management Environment and pollution
24 MAY

Antimicrobial resistance can be transferred between bacteria

Researchers have shown that bacteria can exchange genes across strains. Hopefully, that knowledge can be used to reduce the spread of antimicrobial resistance.

Bacteria and microorganisms Environment and pollution