News Archive

2016.08.29 |

AIAS in charge of global network – UBIAS

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.

2016.08.18 |

Welcome to nine new AIAS fellows

On 1 October 2016, the first 9 fellows of a cohort of 13 selected researchers will commence their fellowship at AIAS.

2016.08.11 |

New book publication by AIAS Fellow Dorothee Birke

In 'Writing the Reader', Birke investigates the practice of novel reading with the help of a multi-dimensional model by using a selection of English novels as her test cases.

2016.07.29 |

New project website by AIAS Fellow Btihaj Ajana

‘Metric Life’ website, a new online platform dedicated to the critical study of the rising phenomenon of the Quantified Self and self-tracking culture.

2016.06.29 |

AIAS Fellow Amy M. Iler publishes significant results in Science

The results of the Science publication show that sex-specific responses to climate change in plants alter population species characteristic and performance. The pace at which the species characteristic responds to climate change is unprecedentedly fast, suggesting that species range shifts are lagging substantially behind climate change.

The layers of the food chain are pulling themselves apart because climate change is in full swing turning the natural order upside down and bringing it out of balance. This is the thought-provoking conclusion of one of the largest and most extensive studies to date on this subject. (Illustration: Colourbox)

2016.06.29 |

Nature publication by AIAS Former Fellow Toke T. Høye

Høye and his co-authors have published an ambitious study that has used more than 10,000 datasets to examine how the phenological characteristics—such as the timing of reproduction—of various taxa alter in response to climate change, and suggests that differing levels of climate sensitivity could lead to the desynchronization of seasonal events…

2016.06.29 |

Method developed by AIAS Fellow Tomasz K. Wojdacz potentially applicable in cancer detection and personalisation of treatment

This week a method potentially applicable in detection and personalisation of cancer treatment developed during his PhD studies by Tomasz K. Wojdacz in collaboration with Associate Professor Lise Lotte Hansen was independently evaluated for clinical use and the results of that study have been published in the prestigious Nature Biotechnology.

2016.05.26 |

AIAS Fellow Btihaj Ajana on legal identity

Read Ajana’s commentary after her participation in the ID2020 Summit at the United Nations Headquarters in New York, 20 May 2016.

2016.05.23 |

First AIAS Associate appointed

AIAS bids its welcome to Keisuke Yonehara from DANDRITE, Aarhus University who is now officially affiliated with AIAS.

2016.04.21 |

Call for applications to the EURIAS Fellowship Programme now open

For the 2017-2018 academic year The European Institutes for Advanced Study (EURIAS) Fellowship Programme offers 48 fellowships. As a EURIAS member, AIAS has two available. Application deadline is 8 June 2016.

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