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Photo: AIAS Fellows and admin on Commencement day 1 October 2015. By: Maria Randima.

2016.01.28 |

AIAS welcomes seven new fellows

On 1 February 2016, the last seven of a cohort of 12 international AIAS-COFUND fellows will commence their fellowship.

2016.01.22 |

New book publication by AIAS Fellow Jan Alber

The unnatural and the impossible in British and American literature are taken through the narratological lens in Alber’s latest publication.

2016.01.22 |

New AIAS Fellow Magnus Kjærgaard receives prestigious grant

Magnus is awarded a large grant by Villum Fonden's Young Investigator Programme, supporting young, talented researchers. The grant will allow Magnus to investigate how the physical association of biomolecules affects signalling pathways.


Mon 08 Feb
14:15-16:00 | The AIAS Auditorium, Buliding 1632, Høegh-Guldbergs Gade 6B, 8000 Aarhus C
AIAS Fellows' Seminar: Dorothee Birke, AIAS Fellow
Politicizing Space: The Issue of Homelessness in Contemporay British Drama
Tue 09 Feb
14:00-17:00 | The AIAS Auditorium, Building 1632, Høegh-Guldbergs Gade 6B, 8000 Aarhus C
Hosted event: Dandrite encounters
Insights on opportunities for research & translational collaborations with Dandrite.
Mon 15 Feb
09:00-16:00 | The AIAS Auditorium, Buliding 1632, Høegh-Guldbergs Gade 6B, 8000 Aarhus C
Hosted event: Paris – Copenhagen – Paris: Countering Radicalization and terrorism one year after the Copenhagen Shootings
Mon 15 Feb
13:30-15:00 | AIAS, Building 1632: 203, Høegh-Guldbergs Gade 6B, 8000 Aarhus C
AIAS Guest Seminar: Dr. Robert P. Doyle, SUNY, Upstate Medical University Syracuse, New York, USA
Vitamin B12 and Drug Development
Mon 22 Feb
14:15-16:00 | The AIAS Auditorium, Buliding 1632, Høegh-Guldbergs Gade 6B, 8000 Aarhus C
AIAS Fellows' Seminar: Martin Holmstrup, AIAS Fellow
Ecophysiology of soil invertebrates: Evolutionary and plastic responses to environmental challenge


Jens Christian Skou fellowships of various lengths available for Aarhus University employees.

Read more and apply online before 10 February 2016. 

Fellows' activities

Anja Kamp is co-author of the research article 'Anaerobic nitrogen turnover by sinking diatom aggregates at varying ambient oxygen levels’ in: Frontiers in Microbiology 7:98. Read the article here.

Toke T. Høye is co-author of the article 'High spatial variation in terrestrial arthropod species diversity and composition near the Greenland ice cap' in: Polar Biology, 28 January 2016. Read an abstract here.

Jan Alber attended the workshop ‘Worlds in Process’ and gave the paper ‘Narrating the Impossible’, 28-30 January 2016, TU Darmstadt, Germany.

Paul W. Denton gave the talk ’Animal Models of HIV Persistence’ at the 3rd Partnering for Cure in Virology Meeting, 22 January 2016, Stockholm, Sweden.

Consuelo Manetta was an invited delegate at the conference 'Danish Archaeology in a Globalised and Politicised World', 27 January 2016, Carlsberg Academy, Copenhagen, Denmark.

Rikke Schmidt Kjærgaard gave the invited talk 'Visualising molecular and medical data' at the National Danish Research Center PERSIMUNE, 20 January 2016, Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen, Denmark.

Amy Iler has accepted a permanent research scientist position at the Chicago Botanic Garden, USA, and will commence 1 November 2016 after termination of her AIAS Fellowship.

Jan Alber is author of the book Unnatural Narrative: Impossible Worlds in Fiction and Drama. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2016. Read more about the book here.

Rima Obeid is co-author of the article ‘Choline-phospholipids inter-conversion is altered in elderly patients with prostate cancer’ in: Journal of Biochimie, 14 January 2016. Read an abstract here.

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