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09 APR

Purifying hospital wastewater in an eco-friendly way

New technology enables removal of multi-resistant bacteria from hospital wastewater before it reaches the treatment plant and can pose a risk to humans and the environment...

10 FEB

Biofilters to reduce climate impact from dairy cows and pigs

Biofilters that break down methane can be an important step towards cost-effective reduction of the climate footprint of Danish dairy cows and pig production.

19 JAN

New technology to find and purify water in Afghanistan

A new project will use satellite data to identify water resources in Afghanistan and develop new technologies for purifying drinking water.

2020
Massimo Rolle
14 DEC

Groundwater used for heating and cooling while being purified

A new project aims to develop a model for using groundwater to heat and cool buildings while the water is at the same time cleansed of pollutants that pose a risk to...

02 OCT

Colding Award 2020

Every year DTU Environment celebrates the Colding Award with prizes for Course of the Year, Best MSc Thesis and Best Bachelor Project. The Colding...

The 5 students behind  AQShare, from left to right: Kavikrishnan Balakrishnan, Anton Werenberg, Martin Gylstorff, Ossi Kallunki, Tor Nørgaard
01 OCT

Grundfos secures rights to DTU student project

A group of students have come up with an idea for supplying villages in Africa with clean drinking water. Grundfos has secured the rights to the project and employed...

21 SEP

DTU’s best lecturers

“DTU has a large number of truly amazing teachers that we students can be proud of,” said the chairman of DTU’s student association PF at the election...

Foto: Joachim Rode
18 SEP

WASTEWATER EXAMINED: Experimental idea may prevent resistance from spreading

Analysis from four countries shows that bacteria can become ‘infected’ with antibiotic resistance in wastewater treatment plants. However, it may be possible...

Environment and pollution Biotechnology and biochemistry
Foto Bax Lindhardt
15 SEP

Villum Experiment for 21 wild ideas

Villum Fonden has distributed DKK 100 million to 51 researchers, of whom 21 are from DTU, who will have the opportunity to test their ’bold and strange’ research...

Foto: Bax Lindhardt
09 SEP

DTU ranked number two in research world ranking

In the new World University Research Rankings 2020 which focuses on three core areas of university research, DTU ranks second in the world and number one in Europe.

Sentinel-3 over new reservoirs
18 AUG

Sentinel-3 over new reservoirs

Performance of Sentinel-3 inland altimetry over new reservoirs

Mapping and surveying Climate change
Godthåbsfjorden. Foto: Torkel Gissel Nielsen.
11 AUG

First quantification of microplastics off the coast of Nuuk

A new study shows that concentrations of microscopic plastic particles in the sea along the west coast of Greenland are roughly the same as in the Atlantic Ocean

Food, fish and agriculture Environment and pollution
Microbes pave way for green flight
21 JUL

Microbes pave way for green flight

Instead of burning biowaste, we should let microorganisms turn waste into CO2-neutral fuel, chemicals, and proteins.

CO2 separation and CO2 storage Air pollution
The new solution for measuring wastewater developed by the students.
30 JUN

Students develop new method to measure wastewater

A group of DTU students has developed a simple solution to measure how much rainwater flows into sewers from roads and roofs. Now they are getting ready to start a business...

Plastic waste in nature. Photo: Colourbox
17 JUN

Big research project to put a stop to plastic waste

The project is looking into new technological ways of reproducing new high quality plastics from non-recyclable plastic waste.

Environmental chemistry Innovation and product development Waste management
Photo of Lemvig Biogas, copyright Lemvig Biogas
05 MAY

New technology ready for testing at biogas plants

A new biological method using bacteria to increase the proportion of methane in biogas is now ready to be tested at Lemvig Biogas.

Foto Mikal Schlosser
29 JAN

Risks and available actions in a future with more water

Since 2008, Professor Karsten Arnbjerg-Nielsen has been working with extreme rains and flooding in Denmark. He has now compiled his research into a doctoral dissertation...

2019
05 DEC

PhD from DTU Environment wins Young Researchers Award

Dean Philip J. Binning hosted the celebration of 156 new PhD graduates from DTU on Friday, 22 November. During the afternoon, he awarded prizes for the PhD Dissertation...

First look at Sentinel-3 over China's Rivers
15 NOV

First look at Sentinel-3 over China's Rivers

EOForChina researchers have evaluated the potential of Sentinel-3 radar altimetry for monitoring China's rivers in a new study recently published in Remote Sensing of Environment...

Mapping and surveying Climate change

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