FRB Talks

FRB Talks

Frederiksberg Science City presents FRB Talks, a series of lectures and events in Frederiksberg, where you can hear about the latest, most exciting research and experience music talents.

The purpose of FRB Talks is to disseminate the knowledge and research available in Frederiksberg’s many top-notch environments in education and research.

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FRB Talks take place in Frederiksberg and usually last 2 hours

No previous knowledge required

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Previous FRB Talks

Antibiotic resistance

Antibiotic resistance is one of the biggest global threats to human health – but how can we avoid using antibiotics? For this FRB Talks, researchers Dorte Frees, Anders Miki Bojesen and Jens Peter Nielsen focused on the topic of antibiotic resistance, and how we can avoid using antibiotics when breeding poultry and pigs.

Fake news

What role did fake news really play on Facebook and Twitter during the US presidential election in 2016? CBS Professor Ravi Vatrapu’s lecture focused on this issue and presented his ground-breaking research on fake news in social media.

The invention of the piano

Why was the piano invented? PhD Søren Schauser tells the story of the Italian instrument maker Bartolomeo Cristofori’s invention of the piano in the early 18th century.

Dietary advice in 2018

New research shows that dietary advice in 2018 is an indiviual matter. But how do you find the specific dietary advice that works for you? On this lecture senior physician and researcher Arne Vernon Astrup told how to find your type and what specific dietary advice that works.

Animal diseases

How do you know the cause of an animal death? How do you make an animal vaccine, and how can you be sure that it works?

This FRB Talks lecture is held by Professor Andes Miki Bøjesen from University of Copenhagen, and Zoo veterinarian Mads Bertelsen, and focuses on their unique research collaboration which connects University of Copenhagen and the Zoological Garden.

Artificial intelligence

What is the difference between “life” and “death”? Which animal is the most intelligent in ZOO? And is artificial intelligence a form of life?

Meet Mads Frost Bertelsen (Adjunct Professor at KU-SUND and Veterinarian in ZOO) Nadja Møbjerg (Associate Professor of KU Science, Researcher in Beekeeping) and Ole Fogh Kirkeby (Professor Emeritus of CBS, who has written some of the first Danish books on artificial intelligence).

The value of culture

Art and culture are of great value to society. But which values ​do we mean when talking about the values ​​of culture? And can we measure them?

CBS professor Trine Bille discusses different research methods and results based on the latest international research in cultural economics.

The gut

How does the gut affect our health? Can we manipulate our gut?

Meet Professor Dennis S. Nielsen, Department of Food Science, University of Copenhagen, and find out how the gut influences our daily well-being and the development of certain diseases.

A classical music piece

How does a classical music piece transform itself when it is played? And what really happens in the interaction between composer and musician?

Meet the accordionist and professor Geir Draugsvoll, who explains what happens in the creative space between composer and musician, and how a new classical piece changes and expresses itself in a different way, when it is performed.

Our love for dogs

What does our love for dogs mean for their welfare? How does the organized breeding affect the dog’s health?

Hear philosopher and professor of bioethics, Peter Sandøe, discuss two issues about dog welfare: breeding of dogs with a high incidence of diseases and obesity.

Preservation of the panda

How do we breed the giant panda in captivity? And what happens when Chinese and Western music comes together in the world’s first panda suite?

Learn more about this when director Hou Rong from the research center at the pandabase in China visits FRB Talks.

Stress and shame

What lies behind stress reactions? And how can we prevent work stress?

Learn more about this when Ph.D. Pernille Steen Pedersen explains how the feeling of shame has emerged as a central phenomenon in the context of stress.