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Welcome to AIAS

Depth of Research, Crossing Boundaries

A new approach to interdisciplinary solutions

Welcome to AIAS

Depth of Research, Crossing Boundaries

A new approach to interdisciplinary solutions

Curiosity-driven and independent research for excellent scholars from all disciplines is the hallmark of the Aarhus Institute of Advanced Studies (AIAS). AIAS focuses exclusively on research excellence and training of research talent.

The mission of AIAS is to advance the highest quality research at Aarhus University and to strengthen international research collaboration by attracting talented, highly qualified researchers worldwide and from all academic disciplines.   




Fri 10 Dec
10:00-11:30 | AIAS Conference room 301, building 1630
AIAS event: Funding Seminar
AIAS Seminar on funding with AU’s Research Support Office (FSE) for AIAS Fellows and Associates
Mon 13 Dec
09:00-12:00 | AIAS, building 1632-203
AIAS Event: Writing Collective
Bring your writing or reading to the AIAS room 1632-203 and enjoy the good karma of your fellow colleagues working silently alone/ together.
Mon 13 Dec
14:15-15:30 | The AIAS Auditorium
AIAS Seminar: Christian Damsgaard, AIAS Fellow
Balancing oxygen supply and light transmittance in the retina
Thu 16 Dec
17:00-18:00 | Online
European NetIAS Lectures Series: Talk by Lino Camprubi
Knowing the Earth in the Digital Era
Photo: Lisa M. Wu. Credit: Aarhus University Photo

2021.11.25 |

New project seeks to improve cognitive impairment in brain cancer survivors

AIAS Fellow Lisa M. Wu has developed a new programme to help improve cognitive problems in brain cancer survivors. The project is funded by the Danish Cancer Society and aims to improve real-life functioning, work ability and quality of life for brain cancer survivors.

2021.11.08 |

Lundbeck Foundation Ascending Investigator grant to Sâmia Joca

Former AIAS Fellow Sâmia Joca (Department of Biomedicine at Aarhus University) is awarded an Ascending Investigators grant of DKK 5 million by the Lundbeck Foundation to investigate whether the compound cannabidiol can have a positive effect on depression.

Image: Cover of the Tænkepause/ Reflections book on 'Vand'/ Water by Søren Rud Keiding.

2021.11.02 |

The unique properties of water

AIAS Director Søren Rud Keiding contributes to the book series Tænkepauser, Reflections, with a new book on water. As a chemical physicist, Keiding dives into the wondrous properties of water and takes us on a freezing or vaporizing experience.