Closing weeks in the Department Secretariat
The Secretariat will be closed from 10 July until 8 August (weeks 28-31) due to summer holiday. For urgent matters during this period, please send an email to Please notice that the mailbox will not be opened in week 30.

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The dean wishes you all a lovely, well-deserved and sunny summer holiday! Photo: Melissa B. K. Yildirim

2021.07.06 | Staff

The dean's summer greeting 2021

The last semester was characterised by coronavirus restrictions but also by the beginning of a slow and safe return to something resembling normal life. The last six months were also characterised by a difficult cost-saving process, all the while Technical Sciences was establishing itself as a new faculty. The summer holiday is just around the…

After the summer holiday, AU's learning platform will no longer be called Blackboard, but Brightspace. And now teaching staff can start building this autumn's courses. Photo: Lars Kruse.

2021.06.22 | Staff

Now you can build your autumn courses in Brightspace

Now you can access autumn courses in Brightspace, the platform that will replace Blackboard after the summer holiday.

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2021.06.10 | Staff

Status regarding cutbacks at Technical Sciences

On Monday 17 May, consultation letters regarding planned dismissal were issued to 30 employees, corresponding to almost 27 full-time positions. A total of approx. 80 employees have been affected by the cutbacks to varying degrees.

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2021.06.10 | Staff

Brightspace: Take part in workshops and get support

AU's new learning platform, Brightspace, is now open and accessible to all teaching staff and course administrators. Centre for Educational Development (CED) are ready to help you getting set up in the new system for the upcoming start of term. There will be workshops specifically tailored for teaching staff at Tech as well as online support.

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2021.06.10 | Staff

How to handle spam emails in your inbox

AU is currently under attack by a wave of spam emails with unpleasant and inappropriate content. You are encouraged to report the spam emails in Outlook.

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2021.05.26 | Staff

The first teachers have tested Brightspace: “It was a pretty easy transition”

Aarhus University is switching from Blackboard to Brightspace. A number of teachers from the Faculty of Technical Sciences have tested the new learning management system in a pilot project. In the following, two teachers present their experiences, and provide tips on how to get started on Brightspace.


Wed 28 Jul
14:00-17:00 | Online
Numerical soil mechanics – a study in agricultural machine-soil interaction
PhD defence, Wednesday 28 July 2021. Frederik Forchhammer Foldager.