Søren Hvidkjær, the Dean of Research, calls the ongoing debate on the freedom of research both “important” and “unfortunate”. He stresses that, contrary to claims made by Henrik Dahl and Morten Messerschmidt, he has not seen examples of excessive activism at CBS.
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Two gender and diversity researchers from CBS reply to accusations from politicians Henrik Dahl and Morten Messerschmidt, who state that they have no trust in gender and migration studies and claim that the research is politics and activism in disguise. “We are happy and open to having discussions based on evidence, not on liking and disliking,” says Florence Villesèche, one of the researchers.
A large new research project investigates plant-based foods to strengthen Denmark’s position in the green transition world-wide
Along with Aarhus University, the University of Copenhagen and no less than 15 players from the food industry, CBS has launched a widescale research project that aims at putting Denmark on the world map in a plant-based transition adventure. The project, funded to the tune of DKK 8.4 million by Innovation Fund Denmark, will run for three years.
CBS establishes promotion track for associate professors: “A clear career path allows for risk taking and the pursuit of big questions”
Associate professors can now follow a promotion track towards a full professorship. According to the Dean of Research, the newly established promotion track will create transparency and higher-quality research. A senior shop steward asks for a broader discussion of other career paths for associate professors not planning to become professors.
Increasing threat levels for cybercrime and espionage against universities have resulted in a pamphlet on preventing “foreign interference” published by the Danish Security and Intelligence Service (PET) and the ministry. CBS’ CIO explains the innate dilemma between how universities operate and cyber security, and that we all need to be a little more skeptical and watchful.
CBS professor wins prestigious award: The first thing I did was to buy a bottle of chilled champagne
Professor Eva Boxenbaum is one of five Danish researchers to receive the coveted Elite Research Award. With the award comes DKK 1 million for research, and Eva Boxenbaum already knows how to spend the money.
As consumers, do we have the power to force businesses to change their behavior, improve working conditions, and become sustainable? Yes, claim two CBS researchers, who share their views on the matter in the wake of the Nemlig.com case and give three pieces of advice.
The Danish government is open to including the climate and biodiversity crises in the object clause of The University Act. One and a half years ago, Associate Professor at CBS, Emil Husted, co-authored an open letter on the matter, which was signed by 558 researchers and teachers. He is following the re-ignited discussion with excitement and concern.
Irene tops ‘100 Women in Shipping’ list: “I would be prouder to be the number one person in the shipping industry”
Every year, the media allaboutshipping.co.uk honors 100 women in shipping. This year, Program Director of the Blue MBA at CBS, Irene Rosberg tops the list. But she would rather that merit comes before gender. Is the shipping industry moving ahead or still anchored in traditions and old-fashioned opinions?
CBS’ Data Protection Officer calls an EU Court of Justice decision “one of the wildest in his field” and it has a major impact on researchers
It started as a quarrel between an Austrian activist and Facebook, now the decision in the so-called Schrems II case in the EU Court of Justice has consequences for researchers who cannot as easily share personal data with colleagues outside the EU. The question is: Can you strive for open access and adhere to strict data protection rules at the same time?
Digitalization projects in the public sector often result in invisible work, claims CBS researcher Ursula Plesner. A new research project puts this invisible work under the magnifying glass and aims to express what it is and how it makes organizations flow.
If we don’t want the tech giants to create a dystopian digital reality, we must take control of them, say CBS researchers. What is their dream scenario?
International Women’s Day: Understanding and acting on sexism should be a basic leadership competence like making a budget
CBS researchers present a new handbook on how to fight sexism in academia to celebrate International Women’s Day at CBS. The handbook is based on the more than 700 stories about sexism experienced across Danish universities, and the authors hope the book can serve as an empowerment tool, as well as giving people the knowledge needed to see and act on sexism.
Tech giants, artificial intelligence and algorithms are changing the game for media outlets. DTU, KU and CBS, together with Ekstra Bladet newspaper, have joined forces to explore the use of language technologies and algorithms, as well as their ethical pitfalls – including echo chambers and rabbit holes.
Climate change calls for transformation, but the field contains a lot of “hot air” and “greenwashing”, say three CBS researchers who can help businesses keep their noses to the grindstone. One researcher even wants to transform how research is being conducted. “Researching like in the 70s will not solve any problems,” he says.
Nordic Case House is a new strategic CBS initiative, and one of its main aims is to ensure case-based teaching is a deeply rooted element of CBS. And teachers are not the only ones who can provide the cases, as students can write them too, explains CBS’ Associate Dean for Life-Long Learning.
We are at risk of having inadequate job skills, dysfunctional pension systems and suffering from energy poverty if transformation is overdue, three economists claim. CBS’ new strategy calls for transformation, and in a new article series CBS WIRE ask researchers what it looks like.
Missing arm’s length impartiality between researchers and external parties has resulted in several cases of questionable research – including cases from CBS. With yet more research being funded by corporations and NGOs, new principles and recommendations have been compiled. But what happens if they are breached?