Aarhus University was established in 1928 and has grown to become a leading public research university with international reach covering both the natural and technical sciences and the humanities. With more than half of its 40,000 students enrolled at Master’s or PhD level, Aarhus University is a graduate university. Today, more than 12 per cent of our students are international, with more than 120 nationalities represented. The Department of Agroecology carries out research into the interaction between plants, animals, humans and the environment within agroecosystems for the production of food, feed, energy and biobased products. It contributes to sustainable production and growth via excellent research, advice and teaching.
AU has an active role in a number of WP through Dr. Hutchings’ activity as co-chair of the Agriculture and Nature Panel of the Task Force on Emissions, Inventories and Projections. AU is also the leader of one of the Tasks of WP3 dealing with functional models’ parameterization.