News 2009

DIKU ranks among Top-100 Computer Science Universitites

17 December 2009

The Danish electronic newsletter Comon recently published a Top-100 ranking list of Computer Science research institutions worldwide issued by the University of Shanghai, China.
Comon concludes that "The list of computer science research institutions is sad reading from a Danish point of view, because on the list "
Academic Ranking of World Universities in Computer " you have to go to a 52nd place to find anything sounding Danish, i.e. The University of Copenhagen.  ...

Jakob Krarup awarded the EURO Distinguished Service Medal

15 July 2009

The EURO Distinguished Service Medal honours extra-ordinary efforts and is awarded for recognition of distinguished service to the Association of European OR Societies (EURO) and to the profession of OR.
Jakob Krarup, professor emeritus at DIKU and operational researcher, became the first winner of the EURO-2009 medal which was awarded at the opening ceremony of EURO-2009 on July 6th 2009 in Bonn - an arrangement involving 2223 participants and 45 parallel sessions.
Prize winner Jakob Krarup together with chairman of the Executive commmittee,  Professor Paolo Toth and wife, Luisa.
Prize winner Jakob Krarup together with chairman of the Executive commmittee, ...

Jacob Gorm Hansen awarded the Roger Needham Award 2009

7 April 2009

The prize was donated by Microsoft Research for an exceptional, innovative contribution to knowledge in the systems area.

Inauguration of Experience lab 5 December

4 December 2008

Friday, 5 December the doors to the new and innovative Experience lab will turn open. In Experience lab People's use of the media will be in focus,
Researchers may both observe and make concrete attempts to test people's perception of movies and television and perform scientific experiments with their use of the Internet, computer games and software.

Read the press releases (in Danish) from:
University of Copenhagen
Faculty of Humanities