Other Research Project | 07/07/2017
More than five millennia ago, a dual set of inventions would transform society radically and mark the first transition from prehistory into the historical era; the development of the hieroglyphic script alongside the use of ink and papyrus in Egypt and the development of the cuneiform script and writing tablets of clay in Mesopotamia.
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?
Other Research Project | 03/01/17
There are about one thousand species of woody plants that occur naturally on the Horn of Africa, including trees and large shrubs, and they have many functions in the highly varied ecosystem on the Horn, including soil conservation and the prevention of flooding during tropical rainstorms.
Other Research Project | 14/09/2016
Kristian Hvidtfelt Nielsen | In this project a team of historians of science has for the first time produced a coherent historical narrative about science in Denmark from the 10th to the 20th century. The aim of the project was to produce new historical knowledge about scientific research carried out by Danish scientists or international scientists working at Danish institutions.
Other Research Project | 03/06/2016
Poul Pedersen | Danish scholars have worked on a number of different projects in the ancient city of Halikarnassos, present-day Bodrum in Turkey since 1966. The work has been carried out with the permission of the Turkish General Directorate of Monuments and Museums and in close collaboration with Bodrum Museum of Underwater Archaeology.
Anders Schomacker | The aim of this project was to conduct geological fieldwork on northeast Svalbard in order to collect lake sediment cores that might reveal the glacial and environmental history over the last c. 10,000 years of this part of the Arctic.
Other Research Project | 02/05/2016
Rubina Raja | The award-winning Danish archaeologist, Rubina Raja, is head of the research project the Palmyra Portrait Project, where more than 2,500 funerary sculptures from the Roman period are being investigated.
Bjørn Lovén | Land and Underwater Archaeological Excavations of Ancient Athens’ Naval Bases in the Piraeus.
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