With a total number of 143 applications of this first call, a complex review and selection process in the months ahead is to end in the first cohort of up to 25 AIAS-COFUND Marie Curie Fellows, commencing 1 October 2014 and some 1 February 2015.
The largest grant ever given to Aarhus University from the European funding programme, FP7, will enrich 70 talented researchers with a fellowship at the Aarhus Institute of Advanced Studies over the next 5 years.
A workshop for PhDs and postdocs to be held on 10 June 2014 in relation to the conference ’Moral engines: Exploring the moral drives in human life’ on 4-6 June invites scholars to send papers addressing the issues of the interdisciplinary conference of anthropology and philosophy.
After an extensive process of selection and external peer review, six new fellows have been granted a fellowship, and will be joining the Aarhus Institute of Advanced Studies on 1 February in the spring semester of 2014.
AIAS Fellow Rikke Schmidt Kjærgaard has establihed a new Journal Club in collaboration with Ebbe Sloth Andersen from iNano.
At a festive ceremony at Grundfos in Bjerringbro, Mr Microsensor – Professor and AIAS Fellow Niels Peter Revsbech, Aarhus Institute of Advanced Studies and Department of Bioscience – was honoured with the prestigious Grundfos Prize 2013, amounting to DKK 1 million.
Researchers from a wide range of fields were given ample opportunity to discuss earthworms, parasites and evolution when the AIAS held its first Fellows’ Seminar. The aim of the seminars is to bridge the gaps dividing research disciplines.
Director Morten Kyndrup predicts that the story of AU’s new research institute, AIAS, will be a story of heroes and villains, good guys and bad guys, battles, victories and defeats.
The research institute AIAS is AU’s attempt to answer the question of how to achieve excellence in research is achieved in a globalised world, says Rector Lauritz B. Holm-Nielsen.
For the next three years, the American political scientist, Joe Soss, will be affiliated with the research community Aarhus Institute of Advanced Studies (AIAS). He will be working with discriminatory treatment of ethnic Danish children and children from a minority background.