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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.

2020.06.16 |

From AIAS Fellow to full Professor in Genetics

AIAS Fellow Doug Speed has been appointed a full professor at the Centre for Quantitative Genetics and Genomics at Aarhus University, after finalizing his 3-year fellowship at AIAS.

2020.06.04 |

European NetIAS Lecture Series on ‘Borders’

The Network of European Institutes for Advanced Study (NetIAS) initiates new lecture series on the topic of ‘Borders’. As an active member of NetIAS, AIAS contributes to the lecture series.

2020.05.22 |

Music in the time of corona – research seeks to uncover the global musical pandemic of 2020

AIAS Fellow Niels Chr. Hansen has initiated a worldwide research project and global network that will map our musical behavior during the corona crisis. Preliminary data show that it has become more popular to listen to music from one’s youth during the corona quarantine.

2020.05.18 |

AIAS Fellow Rasmus O. Bak receives grant from the Independent Research Fund Denmark

Rasmus O. Bak has been awarded a grant of DKK 2.9 mill from the Independent Research Fund Denmark to generate a new class of cancer immunotherapy using CRISPR/Cas gene technologies. Three AIAS Former Fellows have also been awarded a grant from the Independent Research Fund.

2020.05.15 |

The UN’s International Day of Light

On 16 May 2020, the UN’s organisation for Science, Culture and Education celebrates the International Day of Light. AIAS Fellow Dr. Lisa Wu studies the influences of light in her research.

2020.05.13 |

The World Pandemic Research Network launched

The first global, real-time directory of research and research resources on the societal and human impacts of the COVID19 pandemic is launched with support from the global and European networks for Institutes of Advanced Study.

2020.04.30 |

Obituary for Professor, AIAS Fellow Christian Bendixen

With Professor Christian Bendixen's untimely death, the Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics & AIAS have lost an excellent researcher and a good colleague. Christian Bendixen died suddenly from a blood clot at the age of 57. We are all deeply affected.

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Events

Thu 16 Jul
16:00-17:00 | Online via Zoom
European NetIAS Lecture Series
"Crossing the Borders of Chemistry and Biology for targeting the Corona Virus Proteases" by Thomas Bottcher, Research Fellow at the Zukunftskolleg, Konstanz, Germany
Mon 07 Sep
14:15-15:30 | The AIAS Auditorium
AIAS Seminar: Ruben Pauwels
A.I. in Radiology - Concepts and Applications
Mon 14 Sep
14:15-15:30 | The AIAS Auditorium
AIAS Seminar: Vinnie Nørskov
Topic: Research on unprovenanced antiquities (Title TBC)
Mon 21 Sep
14:15-15:30 | The AIAS Auditorium
AIAS Seminar: Peter R. Andersen
Genome ecology - DNA as a habitat for selfish genes
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 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
Archaeology

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Conferences

Thu 13 Aug
08:00-16:00 | Aarhus Institute of Advanced Studies, Buildings 1630-1632
Hosted event: MBG Young Investigator Symposium