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Photo: Yonghui Zeng and Magnus Kjærgaard. AU Photo.

2019.09.12 |

Two Villum Experiment grants to AIAS Fellows

Current AIAS Fellow Yonghui Zeng and former Fellow Magnus Kjærgaard have each received a DKK 2 million grant by the Villum Experiment programme that reward scientists who question conventional thinking.

Photo: The last AIAS Fellows cohort from February 2019. By Melissa Bach Yildirim.

2019.09.05 |

20 new AIAS fellows selected

A group of 20 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 2019.

2019.08.30 |

AIAS Fellow Micah G. Allen receives British award

Cognitive neuroscientist Micah G. Allen awarded Early Career Prize by The British Association for Cognitive Neuroscience.

2019.06.18 |

Most scientists prefer small and mid-sized research grants

In a Nature Human Behaviour ‘Comment’ this week, AIAS Fellow and Deputy Director Nikolaj T. Zinner and collaborators encourage funding bodies and policy makers to critically address the question of funding size and how funding is granted to best advance science. The encouragement is based on a Danish survey.

Image credit: Jennifer Galloway.

2019.05.29 |

Using the past to unravel the future for Arctic wetlands

A new study with contributions from AIAS Fellow Jennifer Galloway has used partially fossilised plants and single-celled organisms to investigate the effects of climate change on the Canadian High Arctic wetlands and help predict their future.

Photo: Morten Kyndrup. By: Maria Randima Sørensen, AU Photo.

2019.05.14 |

AIAS Director stepping down this fall

After almost eight years at AIAS, Executive Director Morten Kyndrup has decided to step down in five months, on 1 October 2019. Kyndrup will return to his research at the Department of Aesthetics and Culture at Aarhus University.

2019.04.01 |

AIAS host of the 2019 NetIAS and EURIAS Annual meetings

This week, AIAS is welcoming the European Network for Institutes for Advanced Study (NetIAS) and the Annual Directors' Business Meeting and EURIAS Fellows Meeting. IAS directors and representatives and fellows from 25 European Institutes will participate.

2019.03.26 |

Call for abstracts to Nordic Remote Sensing Conference at AIAS

The international conference ‘Nordic Remote Sensing Conference’, NoRSC’19 to be held at AIAS on 17-19 September 2019 is now open for submission of abstracts. The call closes on 15 April 2019.

Photo: Nikolaj T. Zinner. By: Anders Trærup.

2019.03.14 |

AIAS Deputy Director and Fellow Nikolaj T. Zinner selected an Outstanding Referee by APS

Zinner is recognized as an Outstanding Referee by the American Physical Society’s ‘Outstanding Referee program’ – a programme that is highly selective as only 143 out of about 71,000 active referees were appointed this year.

Photo: Peter Teglberg Madsen. By: Melissa B. Yildirim.

2019.02.28 |

AIAS JCS Fellow Peter Teglberg Madsen awarded the Elite Research Prize 2019

As a sensory physiologist Peter T. Madsen has developed an advanced biologging technology that is tagged with suction cups on whales. A technology that has contributed to a unique knowledge on how echolocating whales navigate and capture their prey, and how they are affected by human noise from e.g. vessels.

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