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2016.11.11 | Research news

Colours make consumers purchase climate-friendly products

Only eight out of 100 Danes can tell if a product is climate-friendly. However, new research from Aarhus BSS now shows that a simple red-yellow-green traffic light label can effectively help the consumers choose products with the smallest carbon footprint.

Researchers have used coffee to test consumers' willingness to buy climate-friendly products.

2016.11.03 | Research news

New research: Colours make consumers purchase climate-friendly products

Only eight out of 100 Danes can tell if a product is climate-friendly. However, new research from Aarhus BSS now shows that a simple red-yellow-green traffic light label can effectively help the consumers choose products with the smallest carbon footprint.

2016.10.12 | Research news

Parents’ participation crucial for children’s reading skills

Large gains in learning can be made by involving the parents in their children’s reading. This is the conclusion of the research project READ, which has been conducted in collaboration between Aarhus BSS, the city of Aarhus and VIA University College.

"The results from READ are very promising, especially when the effect is measured in relation to the cost of the efforts. For children with an ethnic background other than Danish, the parents’ effort and commitment have a more positive effect than extra lessons or having an extra teacher in the classroom,” says Simon Calmer Andersen.

2016.10.12 | Research news

Parents’ participation crucial for children’s reading skills

Large gains in learning can be made by involving the parents in their children’s reading. This is the conclusion of the research project READ, which has been conducted in collaboration between Aarhus BSS, the city of Aarhus and VIA University College.

2016.10.03 | Research news

New research: Danish organic products unknown to German consumers

Germany is the most important export market for Danish organic products, but now a new study shows that German consumers are largely unfamiliar with Danish organic products. This has consequences for the Danish export strategy for the German market, explains Professor John Thøgersen from Aarhus BSS at Aarhus University.

There aren’t many German consumers who prefer Danish organic products - even in northern Germany. The researchers have examined the ‘country-of-origin’ effect and have looked at what this means in relation to imported organic carrots, pork and dairy products in Germany. Photo: Colourbox.

2016.10.03 | Research news

New research: Danish organic products unknown to German consumers

Germany is the most important export market for Danish organic products, but now a new study shows that German consumers are largely unfamiliar with Danish organic products. This has consequences for the Danish export strategy for the German market, explains Professor John Thøgersen from Aarhus BSS at Aarhus University.

2016.09.09 | Research news

9/11 caused mental illness far beyond US borders

Acts of terrorism have a much wider psychological impact than typically assumed, reaching across borders and spreading fear among populations thousands of miles removed from the actual targets.

The World Trade Center on September 11, 2001, shortly after the collapse of the second tower. Photo: Wally Gobetz (Wikimedia Commons)

2016.09.09 | Research news

9/11 caused mental illness far beyond US borders

Acts of terrorism have a much wider psychological impact than typically assumed, reaching across borders and spreading fear among populations thousands of miles removed from the actual targets.

2016.09.08 | Research news

Small Country, Big Success Story: Retailers Combating Food Waste in Denmark

It’s a big success in a small country: Danish retailers have become major players in endeavors to curb food waste, providing an example of how sustainability can be achieved with relatively modest means, research from Aarhus BSS at Aarhus University shows.

2016.09.08 | Research news

Small Country, Big Success Story: Retailers Combating Food Waste in Denmark

It’s a big success in a small country: Danish retailers have become major players in endeavors to curb food waste, providing an example of how sustainability can be achieved with relatively modest means, research from Aarhus BSS at Aarhus University shows.

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