AIAS has received 161 applications from researchers from all over the world in the last and fourth call for AIAS-COFUND fellowships. Applicants will receive answers in June 2017 after an extensive triple peer-review and selection process.
On 1 February 2017, the last 4 fellows of a cohort of 13 researchers selected in June 2016 will commence their fellowship at AIAS.
Maya Jepsen has joined AIAS as deputy director from 1 January 2017.
The international symposium ’Mobilizing Home(s): New Approaches to the Study of Home in Contemporary Literature and Culture’ to be held 14-15 September 2017 is now open for submission of papers. The call closes on 15 January 2017.
The book, whose working title is "The Quantified Self: Empirical and philosophical Studies of self-tracking culture", offers a critical exploration into the growing trend of self-monitoring and fitness-tracking through digital technologies.
Petrosyan and co-authors have proposed the world’s first quantum spin transistor. The discovery is an important leap forward towards building quantum computers and networks by finding technological solutions to some of the central challenges.
AIAS will give its official welcome to three new AIAS Associates who will be affiliated with AIAS for the next two years on 3 October 2016.
The research results published in ‘Nature Communications’ by Denton and co-authors has shown that a new treatment can affect a broad range of HIV virus variants.
AIAS Director Morten Kyndrup has been elected as steering committee chairman and thereby coordinator for the global UBIAS, a network for University-Based Institutes for Advanced Study, for the next two years. AIAS is, thus, taking on the function of coordinating Institute.
On 1 October 2016, the first 9 fellows of a cohort of 13 selected researchers will commence their fellowship at AIAS.