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Campus opens for PhD Fellows and researchers whose physical presence is required

CBS’ 200 or so PhD Fellows, along with researchers who need to be physical present at CBS, now have access to campus. According to the Dean of Research at CBS, the PhD Fellows have had “severe challenges” during the lockdown, which is why they are all now allowed back. CBS’ PhD Association, PAC, calls it “a nice gesture to help us get back on track”.  

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Associate Professor: Covid-19 pushes people back behind the wheel with tailbacks and traffic jams as a consequence

Cars have become the preferred means of transportation in the wake of the coronavirus, according to Ismir Mulalic, Associate Professor at the Department of Economics at CBS. This trend may very well affect car owners at CBS as well.

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3D printer from CBS helps produce more than 500 visors for health-care personnel

A 3D printer from CBS’ BITLAB, together with more than 500 3D printers in Denmark, has helped produce 63,644 visors for Danish health-care personnel. At the peak of the corona crisis, the health-care sector “was in desperate need,” says Michael Ford Folkmann, a student and IT Advisor at CBS, who picked up the 3D printer at CBS and printed the visors from home while writing his master’s thesis.

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CBS opens its doors to school students

Local schools are being allowed to use the empty classrooms and auditoriums at CBS to teach the oldest students. “It’s just great to be back together with my classmates,” says Cilla Beng Costa from Ny Hollænderskolen.  

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Research in corona times: “We are finding cures for companies”

More than 2.5 months into the lockdown, CBS’ researchers are feeling the effects of Covid-19 – and in different ways, heads of department report. Fewer and more effective meetings are leaving time for finishing papers, and the situation is sparking new questions and projects related to coronavirus. But young researchers in particular are struggling under the heavy pressure to finish on time.

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Why changing yourself can be hard…

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Bishop Henrik Stubkjær needed leadership training and has just submitted his master’s thesis at CBS

As a bishop, Henrik Stubkjær has clerical responsibility for 200 pastors, approximately 1,300 parochial church council members, and 230 churches in the Diocese of Viborg. Before accepting the office of bishop, he sought theoretical knowledge to expand his leadership toolbox, and found what he was looking for on the school bench at CBS.

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Why the words we use to describe the coronavirus matter

Is the coronavirus just a 'common cold'? Or are we 'at war' with an 'invisible enemy'? Our choice of metaphors has consequences in pandemic times.

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Jespers Torvekøkken takes over from Spisestuerne

On September 1, Jespers Torvekøkken will start running the canteen services at CBS. CBS warmly recommends the former staff of Spisestuerne and hopes that many of them will be re-employed. CBS Students is curious to see whether the new canteen service provider can match Spisestuerne’s high standards.

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Four years after CBS: A childhood business plan makes dreams come true for plus-size women

In his teenage years, Mikkel Weiss and his classmate planned to create their own startup. Along the way the mission led him to CBS, where he became a top-grade student. And now, four years after CBS, he is running a well-oiled startup, that specializes in stylish plus-size womenswear.

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Hong Kong protests forced exchange program to reschedule – then came COVID-19…

The students of the international GLOBE program, which takes students to the States, CBS and Hong Kong, have been hit twice in succession. First, the Hong Kong protests let to rescheduling of the program, and then coronavirus regulations sent everyone home. Five students share their thoughts and experiences and hope to unite in Hong Kong in September. But will the protests return when coronavirus dies out?

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#Danmarkdejligst: How to have the best Danish staycation this summer

We have been forced to wave goodbye to summer parties, music festivals and possibly international travel as well. Instead, your holiday might take place in Denmark. In this guide, our student writer Caroline Sølver shares five ways to have an amazing staycation, exploring the very best of Denmark... according to her.

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Students help pull companies out of the Covid-19 swamp

Disruption or a global pandemic can easily spell death for start-ups and organizations. But not necessarily. A group of CBS students with backgrounds in arts, finance and engineering have founded the non-profit consultancy NOVEAR, which helps businesses to stay afloat by rethinking business models and devising new ideas to tailor their companies to suit the present business climate.

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How I managed to save DKK 50,000 during my first 2 years in Denmark

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CBS WIRE turns 3: Read, watch and listen to 30 great personal stories

CBS WIRE turns three on May 16, and to celebrate, the editorial team has browsed through its treasure trove of stories and cherry-picked 30 articles, films and podcasts that reflect the wide range of funny, clever, cool, innovative, caring, skilled, curious and peculiar people interviewed by CBS WIRE over the past three years. ENJOY!

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CBS-related EU-project is building a ‘predictor’ to foresee health-related effects of Covid-19

Algorithms, big data and artificial intelligence are all words that can conjure up frightening images in the mind. Nevertheless, these are all tools that the major European project NeEDS, coordinated by CBS Professor Dolores Romero Morales, is using to predict and eventually combat something even more frightening: the consequences of the new coronavirus.

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The country is having a lockdown and I’m having a meltdown: Another 20 days!

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CBS researcher: Green transitions demand that CBS conducts more SDG-related research

A total of 19% of the 7,680 research articles published by CBS since 1985 relate to SDG themes, a new report reveals. CBS researcher and author of the report Kristjan Jespersen argues that if the Danish government highlights the SDGs in its policies, it is only logical for CBS to follow suit. Moreover, too little of CBS’ SDG-related research reaches the classrooms, the report concludes.

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Coronavirus to affect teaching and exams in the autumn semester

At least 50% of all teaching must be carried out online and exams must be designed so they can be converted and taken online. CBS’ Dean of Education has just launched a set of principles for teaching and exams in the autumn, and a program director explains that the principles will facilitate planning for the coming semester.  

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