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  • Grants for bold research ideas


    On June 13, 2017, the VILLUM FOUNDATION announced the names of the researchers who got funding for their projects through the instrument the VILLUM Experiment. Among the 38 researchers who got funding for their experiments are three scientists from the Natural History Museum of Denmark. »

  • Critical gaps in our knowledge of where infectious diseases occur


    Today Scientists have called for action. The scientific journal Nature ecology & evolution have published a joint statement from scientists at Center for Macroecology, Evolution and Climate, University of Copenhagen and North Carolina State University. The scientists call attention to a serious lack of data on the worldwide distribution of disease-causing organisms. Without this knowledge, predicting where and when the next disease outbreak will emerge is hardly possible. Macroecologists hold the expertise to create the needed data network and close the knowledge gaps. »

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