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2015.10.07 |

AIAS Fellow Toke T. Høye: High-arctic butterflies shrink with rising temperatures

New research published by Toke T. Høye in collaboration with Joseph J. Bowden, Arctis Research Centre, shows that butterflies in Greenland have become smaller in response to increasing temperatures due to climate change.

2015.09.28 |

AIAS welcomes 12 new international researchers

On 1 October 2015 five of the twelve new fellows will join the international and scientifically diverse community of AIAS – reaching a total number of 34 AIAS fellows from all over the world.

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.


Mon 30 Nov
14:15-16:00 | The AIAS Auditorium, Building 1632, Høegh-Guldbergs Gade 6B, 8000 Aarhus C
AIAS Fellows' Seminar: Paul Denton, AIAS Fellow
Search for a Cure. Characterizing and Targeting Persistent HIV Reservoirs in Patients
Tue 01 Dec
09:00-18:00 | The AIAS Auditorium, Building 1632, Høegh-Guldbergs Gade 6B, 8000 Aarhus C
AIAS Symposium: 1st Symposium Meeting on Genes, Reproduction and Development
Organiser: Fellow Karin Lykke-Hartmann
Wed 02 Dec
09:30-16:30 | The AIAS Auditorium, Building 1632, Høegh-Guldbergs Gade 6B, 8000 Aarhus C
Hosted event: conference
Konference om natur- og vildtvenlige tiltag
Thu 03 Dec
08:45-17:50 | AIAS, Building 1632, room 203, Høegh-Guldbergs Gade 6B, 8000 Aarhus C
AIAS Event: PhD Masterclass. Executions: Conversations on code, power & death
Organized by Fellow Christian Ulrik Andersen
Fri 04 Dec
09:00-12:30 | The AIAS Auditorium, Building 1632, Høegh-Guldbergs Gade 6B, 8000 Aarhus C
AIAS Event: Open Lectures. Executions: conversations on code, power & death
Organized by Fellow Christian Ulrik Andersen


10 to 12 AIAS-COFUND fellowships available for talented researchers from around the world.

Read more and apply online before 5 February 2016. 

Fellows' activities

Machteld Verzijden is corresponding author of the article 'Male Drosophila melanogaster learn to prefer an arbitrary trait associated with female mating status' in the special issue on 'Learning and Sexual Selection in: Current Zoology 61 (6): 1036–1042, 2015. Read an abstract here.

Oscar Jose Martín Garcia has been invited to review articles for the International Journal of Iberian Studies, November 2015.

Machteld Verzijden gave the seminar entitled ‘The valence of experience: learning and the directionality of preferences’, 17 November 2015, the Department of Zoology, Cambridge University, UK. 

Djuke Veldhuis held and organised the workshop 'How to communicate your research to policy makers' for PhDs and postdocs from across science and engineering disciplines at the Science Policy Exchange Centre, 16 November 2015, Cambridge University, UK.

Morten Kyndrup is author of the book chapter 'Udsigelse, medialitet, modernisme', in: Skønhedens hotel: Hotel Pro Forma. Et laboratorium for scenekunst. Christoffersen, E. E. & Winkelhorn, K. (eds.). Aarhus: Aarhus Universitetsforlag, pp. 65-80.

Sonia Coriani is first author of the article 'Communication: X-ray absorption spectra and core-ionization potentials within a core-valence separated coupled cluster framework' in: The Journal of Chemical Physics  143, 181103, 2015. Read an abstract here.

Rikke Schmidt Kjærgaard published the article 'Scientific Data and Aesthetic Complexity' in the exhibition catalogue for the exhibition REVISIT: Thorbjørn Lausten at Overgaden Exhibition hall, Copenhagen, Denmark, 14 November 2015. Read the article at the exhibition website.

Sonia Coriani attended the Annual Meeting of the 'Women in Physics' section of the Danish Physical Society, Department of Physics and Astronomy, 13 November 2015, Aarhus University, Denmark.

Dorothee Birke co-presented the paper 'Failures at Home, Failures at Life? Home Stories in the Contemporary TV Series Shameless' at the conference The Failed Individual, 12-14 November 2015, University of Mannheim, Germany.

Toke T. Høye gave the talk 'Resilience and population dynamics of insects in the Arctic' at the MatchPoints Seminar: Security and Governance in the globalised Arctic, 12 November 2015, Aarhus University, Denmark.

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