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2019.09.12 |

Two Villum Experiment grants to AIAS Fellows

Current AIAS Fellow Yonghui Zeng and former Fellow Magnus Kjærgaard have each received a DKK 2 million grant by the Villum Experiment programme that reward scientists who question conventional thinking.

2019.09.05 |

20 new AIAS fellows selected

A group of 20 new AIAS fellows from around the world has now been selected after a long international, triple peer review process in the spring and summer of 2019.

2019.08.30 |

AIAS Fellow Micah G. Allen receives British award

Cognitive neuroscientist Micah G. Allen awarded Early Career Prize by The British Association for Cognitive Neuroscience.

2019.06.18 |

Most scientists prefer small and mid-sized research grants

In a Nature Human Behaviour ‘Comment’ this week, AIAS Fellow and Deputy Director Nikolaj T. Zinner and collaborators encourage funding bodies and policy makers to critically address the question of funding size and how funding is granted to best advance science. The encouragement is based on a Danish survey.

2019.05.29 |

Using the past to unravel the future for Arctic wetlands

A new study with contributions from AIAS Fellow Jennifer Galloway has used partially fossilised plants and single-celled organisms to investigate the effects of climate change on the Canadian High Arctic wetlands and help predict their future.

2019.05.14 |

AIAS Director stepping down this fall

After almost eight years at AIAS, Executive Director Morten Kyndrup has decided to step down in five months, on 1 October 2019. Kyndrup will return to his research at the Department of Aesthetics and Culture at Aarhus University.

2019.04.01 |

AIAS host of the 2019 NetIAS and EURIAS Annual meetings

This week, AIAS is welcoming the European Network for Institutes for Advanced Study (NetIAS) and the Annual Directors' Business Meeting and EURIAS Fellows Meeting. IAS directors and representatives and fellows from 25 European Institutes will participate.

2019.03.26 |

Call for abstracts to Nordic Remote Sensing Conference at AIAS

The international conference ‘Nordic Remote Sensing Conference’, NoRSC’19 to be held at AIAS on 17-19 September 2019 is now open for submission of abstracts. The call closes on 15 April 2019.

2019.03.14 |

AIAS Deputy Director and Fellow Nikolaj T. Zinner selected an Outstanding Referee by APS

Zinner is recognized as an Outstanding Referee by the American Physical Society’s ‘Outstanding Referee program’ – a programme that is highly selective as only 143 out of about 71,000 active referees were appointed this year.

2019.02.28 |

AIAS JCS Fellow Peter Teglberg Madsen awarded the Elite Research Prize 2019

As a sensory physiologist Peter T. Madsen has developed an advanced biologging technology that is tagged with suction cups on whales. A technology that has contributed to a unique knowledge on how echolocating whales navigate and capture their prey, and how they are affected by human noise from e.g. vessels.

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Events

Fri 20 Sep
15:00-17:00 | Aarhus Institute of Advanced Studies, Building 1630-1632, the Hall
AIAS Event: Farewell Reception for AIAS Director Morten Kyndrup
Mon 23 Sep
14:15-16:00 | The AIAS Auditorium, Building 1632, Room 201
AIAS Fellows' Seminar: Jessie Fillerup
Special Effects: Music in Nineteenth-Century Magic Shows
Tue 01 Oct
16:00-18:00 | Aarhus Institute of Advanced Studies, Building 1630-1632
Hosted event: ERC Project Launch
Classical Influences and Irish Culture (CLIC)
Mon 07 Oct
14:15-16:00 | The AIAS Auditorium, Building 1632, Room 201
AIAS Fellows' Seminar: Jennifer Galloway
Climate change during the dynamic cretaceous world: Impacts on the extinct polar biome
Wed 09 Oct
10:30-16:00 | The AIAS Auditorium, Building 1632, Room 201
Joint Research Presentations: Extended Fellows' Seminar
Short 6-minute research presentations by all AIAS Fellows.
Mon 21 Oct
14:15-16:00 | The AIAS Auditorium, Building 1632, Room 201
AIAS Fellows' Seminar: Peter Dalsgaard
Idea archives: Documenting and analyzing creative workflows
Mon 28 Oct
09:30-15:30 | AIAS Building 1630-1632, Høegh-Guldbergs Gade 6B, 8000 Aarhus C, Denmark
AIAS Course: Statistical Genetics Workshop
Methods for analysing complex trait genome-wide association study (GWAS) data
Mon 04 Nov
14:15-16:00 | The AIAS Auditorium, Building 1632, Room 201
AIAS Fellows' Seminar: Micah Allen
Metacognitive Self-Inference: Understanding the Influence of Arousal on Self-Monitoring
Mon 18 Nov
14:15-16:00 | The AIAS Auditorium, Building 1632, Room 201
AIAS Fellows' Seminar: Renée van der Sluis
Toward curing HIV: Evaluating stem-cell derived plasmacytoid dendritic cells to treat HIV infection
Mon 02 Dec
14:15-16:00 | The AIAS Auditorium, Building 1632, Room 201
AIAS Fellows' Seminar: Fredrik Christiansen
Population consequences of disturbance: Can individual changes in animal behaviour affect populations?

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Conferences

Tue 17 Sep
14:00-15:30 | The AIAS Auditorium, Building 1632, Room 201
AIAS Conference
Nordic Remote Sensing Conference 2019 (NoRSC ’19)
Thu 24 Oct
09:00-16:00 | The AIAS Auditorium, Building 1632, Room 201
AIAS Joint Conference
Multimodality: Illusion, Performance, Experience
Mon 11 May
09:00-16:00 | The AIAS Auditorium, Building 1632, Room 201
AIAS Conference
Nordic Neutron Stars