The names of the two new faculties have now been agreed

The two new faculties will be called the Faculty of Technical Sciences and the Faculty of Natural Sciences following the split of Science and Technology on January 1, 2020.

2019.08.06 | Christian Haaber Rasch

Science and Technology is split into two new faculties on January 1, 2020: Faculty of Technical Sciences and Faculty of Natural Sciences. Photo: Lars Kruse/AU Photo

Science and Technology is split into two new faculties on January 1, 2020: Faculty of Technical Sciences and Faculty of Natural Sciences. Photo: Lars Kruse/AU Photo

The list below shows which of the two faculties departments and centres will come under. 

Faculty of Technical Sciences:

Department of Agroecology
Department of Bioscience (RKS)
Department of Animal Science
Department of Environmental Science
Department of Food Science
Department of Engineering
Aarhus University School of Engineering (ASE)
DCA - Danish Centre for Food and Agriculture 
DCE - Danish Centre for Environment and Energy 

Faculty of Natural Sciences:
Department of Bioscience (AAR)
Department of Computer Science 
Department of Physics and Astronomy
Department of Geoscience
Department of Chemistry
Department of Mathematics
Interdisciplinary Nanoscience Centre (iNANO)
Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics

*) Placing of the Center for Quantitative Genetics and Genomics, and the Section for Crop Genetics and Biotechnology have yet to be confirmed.

As part of the division of Science and Technology, a dean must be appointed to each of the two new faculties. The positions have just been advertised with the deadline for applications on 23 September. The appointment of the two new deans is expected to be in place for 1 January, when the division takes effect, and the two new faculties arise.

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