Carlsberg Foundation is one of the world’s oldest commercial foundations. Here,
ambitious brewing enterprise blossoms side by side with research and support
for the finest science, art and culture. The Foundation’s Chairman is not just
head of the Carlsberg Foundation, but also Chairman of the Supervisory board of
Carlsberg A/S. It has been this way since 1876, when Brewer J.C. Jacobsen
established the Carlsberg Foundation.
Foundation supports visionary and innovative basic scientific research. Research
that makes us smarter, addresses global challenges, produces growth and welfare,
and is universally beneficial. That is how it has been ever since 1876, when the
Foundation was established by J.C. Jacobsen.
19/01/2017 | Other Research Projects
Morten Bo Madsen | The possibility of life on Mars has always attracted scientific interest. It is now clear that vast amounts of water in the form of ice are present on Mars today. The crucial unresolved question is of course whether seemingly favorable conditions actually did result in the rise of life?
Today, the Danish-led Research Consortium ALPHA at CERN in Geneva publishes an article in ‘Nature’ in which they report the first laser-spectroscopic measurement on antihydrogen - also called the "evil twin" to Niels Bohr's hydrogen atom.
Together with Politiken and University of Copenhagen, The Carlsberg Foundation presents Oxford University professor and The Guardian columnist Timothy Garton Ash for a Danish audience. The lecture takes place on 21 February in the Assembly Hall at the University of Copenhagen.
Praksis Architects wins the prestigious Danish architecture prize ‘Big Arne’ for the Carlsberg Foundation’s Researcher Apartments located in Carlsberg District.
Greek and Danish archaeologists connect the Inner and Outer Harbours at Lechaion, the main harbour town of ancient Corinth – delineating for the first time one of Antiquity’s most important trade centres
Vincent F. Hendricks, Professor of Philosophy and Director of the Center for Information and Bubble Studies at the University of Copenhagen, is this year's recipient of P1's grand communication award, the Rosenkjær Prize. The Rosenkjær Prize is awarded to a person "who has a proven ability to make a difficult subject accessible to a wider audience in an understandable and vivid form."
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