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News

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.

2018.10.12 |

Muscular men prefer an unequal society

For men, physical strength and political attitudes are linked. This is not the case for women. New research by AIAS Fellow Michael Bang Petersen and Lasse Laustsen from Dept. of Political Science shows that ancestral human instincts affect men’s political reflections.

2018.10.05 |

AIAS Fellow Rasmus O. Bak and collaborators receive large grant from Innovation Fund Denmark

With a grant of DKK 25 million gene editing therapies will in the future be brought from the laboratory to the patient to cure patients born with inherited and deadly immune defects.

2018.10.01 |

AIAS welcomes 9 new fellows

Today on 1 October 2018, AIAS gives a warm welcome to nine new fellows who will begin their fellowship at AIAS and collaboration with Aarhus University faculty members. The researchers are here on fellowships that will last from one up to three years.

2018.09.28 |

Positive international evaluation of the Aarhus Institute for Advanced Studies (AIAS)

An independent international evaluation of AIAS concludes that AIAS after only five years has shown significant results and at the same time has become an established player on the international research arena.

2018.09.27 |

Interview with AIAS Fellow Tomasz K. Wojdacz in BioPeople

Tomasz K. Wojdacz and colleagues have developed a technology to detect DNA methylation changes in biological material. Tomasz and the MethylDetect spin-out company of Aarhus University is profiled in 'Biopeople', Denmark's Life Science Cluster.

2018.09.13 |

AIAS Fellow Federica Bertolotti receives nano award

Nanoscientist Federica Bertolotti awarded the ‘NEST Prize’ for her research in nanoscience and nanotechnology by the Scuola Normale Superiore and Laboratorio NEST.

2018.09.12 |

AIAS Former Fellow Armin W. Geertz decorated with the Danish Royal Order of Chivalry

As a Professor of Religion Armin W. Geertz is decorated with the Order of Dannebrog of the first grade for his substantial contribution to the research field of Religion.

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Conferences

Tue 27 Nov
08:30-13:00 | The AIAS Auditorium, Building 1632, Høegh-Guldbergs Gade 6B, 8000 Aarhus C
Worlding the Brain 2018
Tools of Collective Prediction: Music, Art, Literature, Religion

Events

Mon 19 Nov
14:15-16:15 | The AIAS Auditorium, Building 1632, Høegh-Guldbergs Gade 6B, 8000 Aarhus C
AIAS Fellows' Seminar: Christina Kkona, AIAS Fellow
The Unexpected. A necessary embrace of Contingent futures
Tue 20 Nov
07:30-10:00 | The AIAS Auditorium, Building 1632, Høegh-Guldbergs Gade 6B, 8000 Aarhus C
Hosted event: Business and Globalization
Tue 20 Nov
09:00-12:00 | AIAS Conference Room 1632-203, Høegh-Guldbergs Gade 6B, 8000 Aarhus C
AIAS Event: Shup Up and Write Sessions
Thu 22 Nov
19:00-21:30 | The AIAS Auditorium, Building 1632, Høegh-Guldbergs Gade 6B, 8000 Aarhus C
Hosted event: Lundbeckfond lectures
Fri 23 Nov
14:00-15:00 | The AIAS Auditorium, Building 1632, Høegh-Guldbergs Gade 6B, 8000 Aarhus C
Hosted event: Informationsmøde med Lundbeckfonden
Mon 26 Nov
14:15-16:15 | The AIAS Auditorium, Building 1632, Høegh-Guldbergs Gade 6B, 8000 Aarhus C
AIAS Fellows' Seminar: Tobias Wang, AIAS Fellow
Evolution of the Heart
Tue 27 Nov
08:30-13:00 | The AIAS Auditorium, Building 1632, Høegh-Guldbergs Gade 6B, 8000 Aarhus C
Worlding the Brain 2018
Tools of Collective Prediction: Music, Art, Literature, Religion
Thu 29 Nov
09:00-15:30 | AIAS Conference Room, Building 1632, Høegh-Guldbergs Gade 6B, 8000 Aarhus C
Hosted event: How to get published
Mon 03 Dec
14:15-16:15 | The AIAS Auditorium, Building 1632, Høegh-Guldbergs Gade 6B, 8000 Aarhus C
AIAS Fellows' Seminar: Asad Jan, AIAS Fellow
Protein aggregation in neurodegenerative diseases: Mechanisms of neuronal toxicity and opportunities for novel therapies
Mon 10 Dec
13:00-15:00 | The AIAS Auditorium, Building 1632, Høegh-Guldbergs Gade 6B, 8000 Aarhus C
AIAS Guest Lecture: The Middle East Refugee Crisis: A World-War-I Legacy