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2020.09.21 |

AIAS Former Fellow number 100

With the magic number of former fellow number 100, AIAS has now accumulated a strong and diverse community of Former Fellows from across the globe and across academic disciplines. Former Fellow number 100 is historian and Assistant Professor Bogdan C. Iacob from the Romanian Academy in Bucharest, Romania.

2020.09.15 |

AIAS Fellow Niels Chr. Hansen member of the Danish Young Academy

Niels Chr. Hansen has been appointed a member of the Danish Young Academy, a network for talented young researchers under the Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters.

2020.09.03 |

ERC grant will investigate the influence of cannabinoids on our minds and bodies

Little is known about how the active ingredients in cannabis influence the interaction between brain and body. With an ERC grant of DKK 11 million, AIAS Fellow Micah G. Allen will address foundational questions about how cannabinoids influence our minds and bodies to improve future therapeutic use of the compounds.

2020.09.03 |

New book on The Arab Lefts by AIAS Fellow Laure Guiguis

The collective volume ‘The Arab Lefts: Histories and Legacies, 1950s-1970s’, edited by Laure Guirguis, explores the entangled histories of Left-wing trends and surveys radical Left traditions in the Arab world.

2020.08.24 |

Acidic fish eyes see better

A recent study in eLife shows a new mechanism in the fish eye that boosts the retina´s oxygen supply more than 10-fold and enhances the eye's ability to process visual input. This mechanism for improved vision may have contributed to the extraordinary adaptive radiation of the fishes, which today represent half of all vertebrates in the world.

2020.08.18 |

20 new AIAS fellows selected

A cohort of 20 new AIAS fellows from around the world has now been selected in a thorough international and triple peer-review process in the Spring and Summer of 2020.

2020.08.13 |

A urine test that measures the effect of the new cystic fibrosis drugs

A urine sample may turn out to be enough to find out how well new drugs for patients with cystic fibrosis work. AIAS Fellow Jens Leipziger and researchers from Aarhus University have developed this urine test. The results have just been published in the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology and are an international collaboration project…

2020.07.08 |

Improvement of wastewater treatment in Latin America and the Caribbean

A comprehensive study by a team of wastewater scientists from Aarhus University including AIAS fellow Dennis Konnerup shows that constructed wetlands could be a suitable solution to improve wastewater issues in the region.

2020.07.03 |

Development of a diamond gate for optimization of quantum computing

In a collaboration between Aarhus University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in the USA, AIAS Fellow Nikolaj T. Zinner and collaborators have developed a new design, a ’diamond gate’, that could optimize the quantum computer. The results have been published in the journal 'npj Quantum Information'. The new diamond gate takes us one…

2020.06.25 |

Fellow's op-ed about Romania's lockdown during the COVID-19 pandemic on Cultures of History Forum

AIAS Fellow and historian Bogdan C. Iacob has published an op-ed about Romania's lockdown on the website "Cultures of History Forum" created by the institute of advanced study, the Imre Kertész Kolleg Jena.

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Events

Mon 28 Sep
14:15-15:30 | The AIAS Auditorium
AIAS Seminar: Michael Bang Petersen and Lene Aarøe
Disgust: How the Behavioral Immune System Shapes Politics
Mon 05 Oct
14:15-15:30 | The AIAS Auditorium
AIAS Seminar: Christos Tsirogiannis
Antiquities Trafficking Networks: Traditional Approaches and a New Research Method
Mon 19 Oct
14:15-15:30 | The AIAS Auditorium
AIAS Seminar: Christian Kanstrup Holm
TBA
Mon 26 Oct
14:15-15:30 | The AIAS Auditorium
AIAS Seminar: Dario Maestripieri
On the interplay between science and literature
Mon 02 Nov
14:15-15:30 | The AIAS Auditorium
AIAS Seminar: Lone Simonsen
On the history of pandemics with a focus on COVID-19
Mon 09 Nov
14:15-15:30 | The AIAS Auditorium
AIAS Seminar: Kees van Kersbergen
High-Speed Society, Slow-Motion Democracy
Mon 16 Nov
14:15-15:30 | The AIAS Auditorium
AIAS Seminar: Mette Løvschal
An archaeology of heathlands and disturbance ecologies
Mon 23 Nov
14:15-15:30 | The AIAS Auditorium
AIAS Seminar: Kei Hiruta
TBA
Mon 30 Nov
14:15-15:30 | The AIAS Auditorium
AIAS Seminar: Kirsten Marie Ørnsbjerg Jensen
The Material World - An atomic view of new materials for future energy technologies
Mon 07 Dec
14:15-15:30 | The AIAS Auditorium
AIAS Seminar: Iwona Janicka
World-Building: Towards a Constructive Notion of Philosophy

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