News, Events and Conferences

News

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.

2018.09.06 |

16 new AIAS fellows selected

A group of 16 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 2018.

2018.09.05 |

Thinking Heads Reflect on ‘Thinking Machines'

How will ‘thinking machines’ impact our future lives? This is just one of the numerous questions discussed last week at an interdisciplinary AIAS conference, which focused on the challenges, applications and perspectives of neural networks, Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning.

2018.09.03 |

The NeAT significance of Arthropods

AIAS Former Fellow Toke T. Høye guest-editor of ‘Polar Biology’ Special Issue on the Ecology of Tundra Arthropods.

Conferences

Thu 20 Sep
08:30-17:00 | The AIAS Auditorium, Building 1632, Høegh-Guldbergs Gade 6B, 8000 Aarhus C
AIAS Symposium: Cutting Edge Technologies for Neurobiology

Events

Wed 05 Sep
09:00-16:00 | The AIAS Auditorium, Building 1632, Høegh-Guldbergs Gade 6B, 8000 Aarhus C
Joint event: Junior Researcher Development Programme and AIAS
Course on Media training
Mon 10 Sep
14:14-16:15 | The AIAS Auditorium, Building 1632, Høegh-Guldbergs Gade 6B, 8000 Aarhus C
AIAS Fellows' Seminar: Joshua Nash, AIAS Fellow
Language, linguistics, aesthetics: Pitcairn Island, AIAS, Self
Wed 12 Sep
14:15-15:30 | Aarhus University, building 1414/ 012.
AIAS Former Fellow at AU: Special Guest Lecture by Cheryl Mattingly
Cosmopolitan Humanism: Alterity, Difference and the Singular Plural Community
Wed 12 Sep
15:00-17:00 | AIAS, Building 1632, room 203, Høegh-Guldbergs Gade 6B, 8000 Aarhus C
Joint Event: AIAS and Junior Researcher Developement Programme - Afternoon talk
Science communication and networking through social media
Mon 17 Sep
14:15-15:30 | The AIAS Auditorium, Building 1632, Høegh-Guldbergs Gade 6B, 8000 Aarhus C
AIAS Guest Lecture: John Tooby, Prof. at University of California Santa Barbara, US
Orwell meets Darwin: Collective stupidity and the evolutionary politics of information
Thu 20 Sep
10:30-15:00 | Building 1481, room 366
AIAS & AU Joint Event:
Equivalence(s): Seminar on translation
Mon 24 Sep
14:15-16:15 | The AIAS Auditorium, Building 1632, Høegh-Guldbergs Gade 6B, 8000 Aarhus C
AIAS Fellows' Seminar: Peter Teglberg, AIAS Fellow
Echolocation: Finding food with sound
Wed 26 Sep
10:00-11:00 | The AIAS Auditorium, Building 1632, Høegh-Guldbergs Gade 6B, 8000 Aarhus C
AIAS Guest Lecture: Dr. Christophe Guinet, Centre d'Etudes Biologiques de Chizé
When deep diving seals help us to observe rapidly changing of polar oceans