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This image shows one of the chambers the researchers use to transform CO2 into pharmaceuticals in one single process. Hazardous carbon monoxide is produced in the chambers and then turned into pharmaceuticals without being touched by human hands. (Photo: Anders Trærup, Aarhus University)

2014.07.01 | Department of Engineering

CO2 – From waste material to pharmaceutical in one single process

In one single process, Aarhus researchers are producing medicine out of carbon dioxide (CO2) – the major climate culprit. The process simultaneously spares workers in the pharmaceutical industry from contact with hazardous carbon monoxide.

A total of three engineering projects have received support from the Danish Council for Independent Research (DFF) this time. Postdoctoral Fellow Jacopo Catalono is seen here in the laboratory. He belongs to the research group developing new technology for energy conversion. (Photo: Lise Balsby)

2014.06.20 | Staff

DFF supports three new engineering projects

In connection with its annual investment in Danish research, the Danish Council for Independent Research (DFF) has awarded more than DKK 15 million in June to engineering research at Aarhus University.

Several electrodes on the head are currently required to achieve sufficiently good data quality when registering electrical activity patterns in the brain. Researchers at the Department of Engineering, Aarhus University, are now producing a small ear computer that can pave the way towards new EEG applications. (Photo: Lise Balsby)

2014.06.20 | Department of Engineering

Scientists predict the EEG of the future

In just a few years, researchers expect to be ready with the first version of a miniature apparatus for measuring electrical activity in the brain via the ear. Read more (in Danish only) here.

Events

Mon 11 Aug
08:00-17:00 | Hammel Neurorehabiliation and Research Centre
Engineering PhD Challenge 2014
The topic for the 2014 PhD Challenge is rehabilitation technology. The event is organised by the Department of Engineering, Aarhus University in collaboration with Hammel Neurorehabiliation and Research Centre, Aarhus Kommune, Aarhus University Hospital and AU Health.
Wed 20 Aug
13:00-00:00 | Aarhus University, Building 1441, Aarhus, Denmark
Conference: ROBO-PHILOSOPHY 2014 — Sociable Robots and the Future of Social Relations
R2D2 and 3CPO are no longer far in the future - soon it may be common for us to interact with socially intelligent robots in contexts of public service, elderly care, health care, or education. What are the conceptual, ethical, and political implications of this development? Are we witnessing a turning point in human cultural history? Social robotics puts traditional philosophical questions about human nature into a new key.

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