News, Events and Conferences

News

2019.01.10 |

Book publication on Euripides by AIAS Fellow and Classicist Isabelle Torrance

In her new book ‘Euripides’, Torrance engages with the thematic, cultural and scholarly issues that surround Euripides’ plays to demonstrate why Euripides remains a figure of perennial relevance.

2018.12.06 |

Better estimation of SNP heritability from summary statistics

AIAS Fellow Doug Speed, together with David Balding, University of Melbourne, have created SumHer, a new software for analyzing results from genetic association studies. The results are published this week in ‘Nature Genetics’.

2018.12.04 |

Two Horizon 2020 grants to AIAS Former Fellow Anja Bechmann

What will the internet of the future look like in an increasingly digital everyday life? What impact does fake news have on democracy? Two Horizon 2020 projects will be addressing some of the digital societal challenges facing Europe.

2018.12.03 |

Cannabidiol induces a rapid and long-lasting antidepressant effect in rodent model of depression

Interview with AIAS Fellow Samia Joca in ‘PsyPost’ about her research in the drug cannabidiol (CBD) that may have the potential as a faster-acting antidepressant than conventional medications.

2018.11.29 |

ERC Consolidator Grant to AIAS Fellow Isabelle Torrance

With an ERC Consolidator grant of €1,9 million, AIAS-COFUND fellow Isabelle Torrance will be studying classical influences on Irish culture.

2018.11.28 |

Book publication on ruler visibility and popular belonging by AIAS Fellow Darin N. Stephanov

In the new book ‘Ruler Visibility and Popular Belonging in the Ottoman Empire, 1808-1908’, Stephanov argues that periodic ceremonial intrusion into the everyday lives of people across the Ottoman Empire had multiple, far-reaching and largely unexplored consequences.

2018.11.27 |

Physicist new Deputy Director and Fellow at AIAS

Associate Professor and Physicist Nikolaj Thomas Zinner has been appointed new Deputy Director at AIAS and will commence his position on 1 January 2019.

2018.11.16 |

A bigger nose, a bigger bang: size matters for echolocating toothed whales

Whales, dolphins, and porpoises have all evolved to use similar narrow beams of high intensity sound to echolocate prey. Far from being inefficient, this highly focused sense may have helped them succeed as top predators in the world's oceans. This is the finding in a new study in Current Biology co-published by AIAS Fellows Frants H. Jensen and…

2018.10.24 |

AIAS Future Fellow Micah Allen new Lundbeck Foundation Fellow

As a very promising young researcher in the field of cognitive neuroscience, AIAS Fellow Micah Allen has received a DKK 10 million grant from the Lundbeck Foundation to investigate gut feelings and how the neural mechanisms of brain and body interact.

2018.10.12 |

Climate reseach drawing on big data and machine learning awarded research idea of the year prize

AIAS Former Fellow Toke T. Høye receives prize for the original research idea of the year by the Independent Research Fund Denmark for his project that combines climate research with big data and machine learning.

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Conferences

Tue 17 Sep
14:00-15:30 | The AIAS Auditorium, Building 1632, Høegh-Guldbergs Gade 6B, 8000 Aarhus C
AIAS Conference
Nordic Remote Sensing Conference 2019 (NoRSC ’19)

Events

Mon 04 Feb
14:15-16:00 | The AIAS Auditorium, Building 1632, Høegh-Guldbergs Gade 6B, 8000 Aarhus C
AIAS Fellows' Seminar: Andrew Faulkner
Transforming the Canon. Early Christian Poetry and the Graeco-Roman Literary Tradition
Wed 06 Feb
10:30-16:00 | The AIAS Auditorium, Building 1632, Høegh-Guldbergs Gade 6B, 8000 Aarhus C
Joint Research Presentations: Extended Fellows' Seminar
Short 6-minute research presentations by all AIAS Fellows.
Mon 18 Feb
14:15-16:00 | The AIAS Auditorium, Building 1632, Høegh-Guldbergs Gade 6B, 8000 Aarhus C
AIAS Fellows' Seminar: Dennis Konnerup
Plants under water: Surviving submergence and salinity
Fri 22 Feb
08:30-17:30 | AIAS, Room 2013, Building 1632, Høegh-Guldbergs Gade 6B, 8000 Aarhus C
AIAS Workshop: Exploitation as domination
Book-in-progress workshop
Mon 04 Mar
14:15-16:00 | The AIAS Auditorium, Building 1632, Høegh-Guldbergs Gade 6B, 8000 Aarhus C
AIAS Fellows' Seminar: Borbala Kovacs
The Making of Formal Insecurity. Similarities of welfare state transformation in Eastern Europe
Mon 25 Mar
14:15-16:00 | The AIAS Auditorium, Building 1632, Høegh-Guldbergs Gade 6B, 8000 Aarhus C
AIAS Fellows' Seminar: Sâmia Joca
Cannabinoids and depression. Towards a new age of antidepressant research with cannabidiol
Mon 08 Apr
14:15-16:00 | The AIAS Auditorium, Building 1632, Høegh-Guldbergs Gade 6B, 8000 Aarhus C
AIAS Fellows' Seminar: Adeline Masquelier
“Jinnealogies”. Spirit Possession, Ecological Memory, and the Burden of the Past in Niger.
Mon 29 Apr
14:15-16:00 | The AIAS Auditorium, Building 1632, Høegh-Guldbergs Gade 6B, 8000 Aarhus C
AIAS Fellows' Seminar: Nicholas Vrousalis
Exploitation: what it is and why it's morally wrong
Mon 13 May
14:15-16:00 | The AIAS Auditorium, Building 1632, Høegh-Guldbergs Gade 6B, 8000 Aarhus C
AIAS Fellows' Seminar: Franco De Angelis
Migration and the Making of the Roman Empire: Separating Fact from Fiction
Mon 27 May
14:15-16:00 | The AIAS Auditorium, Building 1632, Høegh-Guldbergs Gade 6B, 8000 Aarhus C
AIAS Fellows' Seminar: Tomonori Takeuchi
Memory modulation by light

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