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May 26th, 2011

Aarhus streamlines in search of higher rank: Danish university implements reforms in bid to join European top table. Hannah Fearn reports

Abstract:
However, Professor Holm-Nielsen and some researchers within the institution welcome the possibilities for greater collaboration offered by the new structure.

In 2002, Flemming Besenbacher, a professor of physics at Aarhus, established its Interdisciplinary Nanoscience Center (iNANO). Nine years later, it boasts 170 PhD students and 70 postdoctoral researchers.

iNANO is now being used as a template for future interdisciplinary research at the institution.

"In the beginning it was difficult. But in the end we agreed that one plus one plus one was more than three," Professor Besenbacher explained.

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