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2021.02.23 |

Assessing the impact of artificial intelligence (AI) in oral radiology

In the last few years, artificial intelligence (AI) has become a much-debated topic in radiology. A recent scientific study by AIAS Fellow Ruben Pauwels and co-author assess dentists and dental students’ attitude regarding the impact of artificial intelligence (AI) in oral radiology. The authors suggest that it is pivotal to incorporate AI topics…

2021.02.01 |

Racism and anti-racism research seminars launched

AIAS is hosting a series of research seminars on racism and anti-racism in the spring semester 2021 in collaboration with the Research Unit for the History of Political and Economic Ideas at Aarhus University.

2021.01.28 |

Welcome to three new fellows

On 1 February 2021, it’s commencement day at AIAS. Three new research fellows will begin their AIAS fellowship and collaboration with Aarhus University faculty members. The researchers are at AIAS on fellowships that will last from half a year up to three years.

2021.01.22 |

Villum Young Investigator grant to new AIAS Fellow Mie Andersen

Nanoscientist Mie Andersen has been awarded a Villum Young Investigator grant of DKK 8 mill to study design principles for materials that can convert CO2 into fuels or chemicals to help us tackling climate change and our dependence on fossil fuels.

2021.01.21 |

A large number of gray whales are starving and dying in the eastern North Pacific

It is now the third year that gray whales have been found in very poor condition or dead in large numbers along the west coast of Mexico, USA and Canada, and scientist have raised their concerns. An international study published this week in the journal Marine Ecology Progress Series, led by Aarhus University researcher Dr Fredrik Christiansen,…

2021.01.18 |

Record number of applications for AIAS-COFUND II fellowships

With an increase of more than 25%, the fourth call for AIAS-COFUND Marie Skłodowska-Curie fellowships under the EU’s Horizon 2020 has closed successfully. An international triple peer-review and selection process of the 379 applications will follow until June 2021.

2020.12.18 |

Special issue on Street Art’s Politics and Discontents

AIAS Fellow Tijen Tunali is editor of the Journal of Urban Cultural Studies Special Issue on ‘Street Art’s Politics and Discontents’.

2020.12.16 |

AIAS Fellow Christian Damsgaard receives Lundbeck Foundation Experiment grant

AIAS Fellow Christian Damsgaard has received a DKK 1.998.986 Lundbeck Foundation Experiment grant for his project 'Oxygen delivery to neural tissue without blood vessels'. In his research project he will study how birds and some mammals can provide enough oxygen for the retina in the eye without the small blood vessels that are vital for oxygen…

2020.12.16 |

Søren Rud Keiding is the new director of AIAS

A unanimous board has elected the previous acting director, Professor Søren Rud Keiding, as the new director of Aarhus Institute of Advanced Studies. His great motivation is to get others to succeed.

2020.12.10 |

CRISPR expert is the last fellow in the AIAS-COFUND I Fellowship programme

The AIAS-COFUND I fellowship programme funded by the EU’s FP7, Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions, COFUND scheme and Aarhus University Research Foundation has been running successfully since 2014. When AIAS Fellow and geneticist Rasmus O. Bak finishes his fellowship this week, this first AIAS programme comes to an end.

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Events

Wed 03 Mar
14:00-15:30 | 1630.301 or online, depending on the COVID restrictions
AIAS Research Seminar: Racism and Anti-racism Discussion Group
Wed 03 Mar
15:00-17:00 | Online
AIAS at the Classical Antiquity and its Heritage Seminar Series: Hale Güney
Provincial Boundaries in North-West Galatia in the Light of New Epigraphic Evidence
Mon 08 Mar
14:15-15:30 | The AIAS Auditorium, if possible. Virtually, if not.
AIAS Seminar: Thomas Leppard, AIAS Fellow
Human social complexity: good explanations, bad explanations
Mon 15 Mar
14:15-15:30 | Online
AIAS Seminar: Karen Gram Skjoldager, AIAS Fellow
When International Organizations Improvise: Institutional Responses to European Security Crises, 1920-2000
Mon 22 Mar
14:15-15:30 | The AIAS Auditorium, if possible. Virtually, if not.
AIAS Seminar: David Stokes, AIAS Fellow
Transport of ions across biological membranes: Active transport of potassium and zinc in bacteria
Wed 24 Mar
14:00-15:30 | 1630.301 or online, depending on the COVID restrictions
AIAS Research Seminar: Racism and Anti-racism Discussion Group
Mon 12 Apr
14:15-15:30 | The AIAS Auditorium, if possible. Virtually, if not.
AIAS Seminar: Laure Guirguis, AIAS Fellow
The Arab New Left: Transnational Entanglements at a Time of Disruption
Wed 14 Apr
14:00-15:30 | 1630.301 or online, depending on the COVID restrictions
AIAS Research Seminar: Racism and Anti-racism Discussion Group
Mon 19 Apr
14:15-15:30 | Virtual via Zoom
AIAS Seminar: speaker Michelle Hartman, McGill University, Canada
Do Arab Women Lose in Translation? : The Politics of Fiction Travelling from Arabic to English
Mon 26 Apr
14:15-15:30 | The AIAS Auditorium, if possible. Virtually, if not.
AIAS Seminar: Morten Overgaard, AIAS Fellow
Consciousness and cognitive access

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Conferences

Wed 13 Oct
08:00-16:00 | AIAS Auditorium
Hosted Symposium
For the time being – temporality, ethics, aging: Conversations between anthropology, art and philosophy