Other Research Project | 23/04/2018
The great Danish linguists presented here have reflected intensely on the change and diversification of language, and their works have had consequences for the principles of Danish orthography, for what we mean by Danish, and for how we (also internationally) understand the relationship between different languages and different stages of a language.
Other Research Project | 06/04/2018
This article outlines a new research project concerning the American system of presidential libraries and their role in the creation of presidential legacies. It also discusses, in more general terms, some of the ways in which memories and commemorations of past presidents are being constructed, institutionalised – and sometimes weaponised.
Other Research Project | 06/03/2018
Anders Johannes Hansen | This research project aims to characterise the gut microbiome of the dog and closely related wild-living species, the grey wolf and the red fox to investigate if the composition of the microbiome could be linked to domestication.
Other research project | 05/02/2018
Lars Buchhave | One of the greatest questions in the history of mankind is whether life exists elsewhere in the Universe. Astonishingly, a clear path towards resolving this question has recently emerged. Recent advances field of exoplanets have revealed an astounding prevalence of Earth-like planets, allowing us to discover and characterise temperate Earth-like exoplanets around the closest and thus brightest stars.
Other Research Project| 29/01/2018
Jan J. Enghild | As the human population continues to grow, an increase of the global food production while simultaneously shrinking the agriculture’s environmental footprint is desirable. The goal of Jan J. Enghild's Propotato-project is to convert the current side-stream of potato starch production into a high-value protein product useful for human nutrition. The Carlsberg Foundation has supported the project with essential research infrastructure.
Other research project | 19/01/2018
Søren Handberg | The Kalydon Archaeological Project aims to investigate the history of the ancient Greek city of Kalydon in Aitolia in western Greece through archaeological fieldwork. Danish archaeological work in the city began back in the 1920s, and since 2011 the Carlsberg Foundation has supported the continuation of the joint Danish-Greek explorations of the city.
Other research project | 17/01/2018
Christian Janfelt | The Carlsberg Foundation Research Infrastructure Grant has contributed to establishing mass spectrometry imaging (MSI) as a research field in Denmark. The MSI instrumentation has been – and continues to be – used in research projects within pharmacology, drug delivery and plant biology. MSI contributes with highly detailed information about the spatial distribution of compounds, which cannot be obtained by conventional techniques such as liquid chromatography-mass spectrometry (LC-MS).
Andet forskningsprojekt | 13/12/2017
Birger Lindberg Møller | To carry out the project, key expertise within bioinformatics was established at the Carlsberg Research Laboratory by new recruitments. Gene sequencing and bioinformatics enable monitoring of the genetic changes introduced in the barley genome as a result of random mutations that may have resulted in the recruitment of new functions or loss of functions. The project has contributed to such an improved barley genome sequence as recently published in Nature.
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