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2015.08.28 |

AIAS Fellow Rima Obeid publishes significant results on the role of folic acid in prevention of infant mortality

Insufficient dietary folate intake among European women leads to thousands of birth defects every year and high costs of billions of Danish kroner. Enrichment of selected foods with folic acid can prevent child mortality and save huge costs. These are the results of a recent study published by Rima Obeid.

Photo: Michael Jackson (Harvard) engaging a full AIAS auditorium. AU Comm.

2015.08.26 |

The human condition in excellent company

At the AIAS Conference 'The Human Condition' high-level anthropologists and philosophers from all over the world met to embark on a journey to reinvent philosophical anthropology.

2015.06.16 |

AIAS Fellow Martin Holmstrup receives prestigious grant

Martin Holmstrup was awarded a 'DFF research project 2' by The Danish Council for Independent Research, Technology and Production.

Events

Wed 02 Sep
19:00-21:00 | The AIAS Auditorium, Building 1632, Høegh-Guldbergs Gade 6B, 8000 Aarhus C
Hosted event: Lundbeckfond Lectures
Gåden bag astma, eksem og allergi
Mon 07 Sep
14:15-16:00 | The AIAS Auditorium, Building 1632, Høegh-Guldbergs Gade 6B, 8000 Aarhus C
AIAS Fellows' Seminar: Christian Ulrik Andersen, AIAS Fellow
What is interface criticism? On aesthetics, criticism and the post-digital
Tue 08 Sep
14:00-13:30 | Aarhus Institute of Advanced Studies (AIAS), Aarhus University, Buildings 1630-1632, Høegh-Guldbergs Gade 6B, 8000 Aarhus C, Denmark
Hosted event: DANDRITE Annual Network Meeting 2015
6. Annual Network Meeting of the Nordic EMBL Partnership for Molecular Medicine
Wed 09 Sep
14:00-15:00 | The AIAS Auditorium, Building 1632, Høegh-Guldbergs Gade 6B, 8000 Aarhus C
AIAS event: Guest Lecture by Dr. Jacob Estes, National Cancer Institute, Frederick, Maryland, USA
HIV Persistence: Unraveling the Hidden Virus from Beautiful Images
Mon 14 Sep
14:15-16:00 | The AIAS Auditorium, Building 1632, Høegh-Guldbergs Gade 6B, 8000 Aarhus C
AIAS Fellows' Seminar: Xuhui Dong, AIAS Fellow
Back to the future: Paleolimnology and its application in understanding long-term environmental changes

Fellows' activities

Oscar J. Martin Garcia has received a grant of EUR60.500 from the Spanish National Department of Economy and Competitiveness as a co-partner of the project 'International Relations and the Modernization of the Spanish Educational and Scientific System, 1953-1986'. Duration: 24 months. PI: Lorenzo Delgado (National Council for Scientific Research, Madrid).


Karin Lykke-Hartmann gave the invited talk on 'D801Y mouse model' at the '4th Symposium on ATP1A3 in Disease', 27-29 August 2015, Washington DC, USA.


Djuke Veldhuis participated in the Anthropology Mega Seminar 2015 on 'Genres: Modes of Ethnography in the 21st Century, 24-26 August 2015, Sandbjerg, Denmark.


Jürgen Elvert is author of the paper 'Leopold von Ranke: Der Historiograph des preußischen Staates als Geschichtsschreiber Europas?' in: Historische Mitteilungen (HMRG) 27/2015, p. 139-145.


Xuhui Dong is co-author of the paper ‘A century scale human-induced hydrological and ecological changes of wetlands of two large river basins in Australia (Murray) and China (Yangtze)’ in: Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci. Discuss., 12, 8247-8287, 2015. Read the abstract here.


Oscar J. Martin Garcia is co-author of the article 'The Engaging Power of English-Language Promotion in Franco's Spain' in: Contemporary European History, Vol 24:3, August 2015.


Amy Iler gave the presentation 'Evidence of phenotypic plasticity and spurious relationships in responses of flowering phenology to climate change' at the Ecological Society of America's Annual meeting (100th Anniversary), 14 August 2015, Baltimore, Maryland, USA. 


Lotte Philipsen participated in the annual International Symposium on Electronic Arts, ISEA, and presented the paper 'Aesthetic Experience by Proxy: Science Description and Science Fiction in New Art Practices', 13-19 August 2015, Vancouver, Canada. Read the paper here.


Machteld N. Verzijden presented a poster at the 15th Meeting of the European Society for Evolutionary Biology, 9 - 14 August, Lausanne, Switzerland.

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