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2019.11.08 |

Fellow’s publication ‘Book of the Month’ at Cambridge University Press

A book on the global history of 1989 co-authored by AIAS Fellow Bogdan C. Iacob is ‘Book of the Month’ at Cambridge University Press in November.

2019.11.07 |

AIAS Fellow Joanna Kalucka new Lundbeck Foundation Fellow

As a very promising young researcher in the field of molecular biology, AIAS Fellow Joanna Kalucka has received a prestigious grant of DKK 10 million by the Lundbeck Foundation to advance our understanding of endothelial cell dysfunction in obesity.

2019.10.31 |

Joint fellows’ publication on prejudice against ethnic outgroups

Two AIAS Former Fellows Isabel Kusche and Jessica L. Barker join different academic disciplines to critically analyse the conceptual framework of using evolutionary psychology as explanation for prejudice against ethnic outgroups. Their findings, published in ‘Frontiers in Psychology’ this week, highlights a need for including the sociocultural…

2019.10.24 |

Widespread drying of European peatlands in recent centuries

A new study by AIAS Fellow Jennifer Galloway and research collaborators, led by Dr Graeme Swindles, University of Leeds, examined 31 peatlands across Britain, Ireland, Scandinavia and continental Europe to assess changes in peatland surface wetness during the last 2,000 years.

2019.10.02 |

Welcome to 14 new AIAS fellows

Today on 2 October 2019, AIAS gives a warm welcome to 14 new fellows who will begin their fellowship at AIAS and collaboration with Aarhus University faculty members. The researchers are at AIAS on research fellowships that will last from one up to three years.

2019.10.01 |

Novel method uses drones to weigh whales

AIAS fellow Fredrik Christiansen and collaborators have devised a way to accurately estimate the weight of free-living whales by using only aerial images taken by drones. The method is presented in the British Ecological Journal Methods in Ecology and Evolution.

2019.09.30 |

First Permanent Honorary Fellow appointed

AIAS founding father Morten Kyndrup has been appointed the first ‘Permanent Honorary Fellow’ by the AIAS Board of Directors from 1 October 2019, when he steps down as director after 8 years at AIAS.

2019.09.24 |

AIAS fellows’ collaboration leads to concrete blueprint for a superconducting circuit

A scientific study conducted by current Fellow Nikolaj T. Zinner and Former Fellow David Petrosyan and collaborators in ‘Nature Scientific Reports’ has provided a concrete blueprint for a superconducting circuit that includes a three-level 'artificial atom'. The study outlines how a set of basic calculations can be done considerably faster than if…

2019.09.20 |

Rethinking how cholesterol is integrated into cells

Cholesterol is best known in connection with cardiovascular disease, but cholesterol is also vital for many fundamental processes in the body. AIAS Former Fellow Bjørn Panyella Pedersen and collaborators have now presented a completely new, ground-breaking model for the integration and incorporation of cholesterol into cells, with great impact on…

2019.09.19 |

AIAS founding father Morten Kyndrup bids farewell

Appreciated by its research fellows, attracting several huge EU grants and renowned on the international research arena. This is the AIAS legacy that Professor Morten Kyndrup leaves behind, when he steps down on 1 October, after almost eight years as executive director of AIAS.

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Events

Wed 13 Nov
13:00-15:00 | AIAS Building, 1630-1632, 201
Hosted talk: Systems analysis of Insulin and Exercise Actions in Muscle and Fat
Professor David James, School of Life & Environmental Sciences and Sydney Medical School, University of Sydney, Australia
Mon 18 Nov
14:15-15:15 | The AIAS Auditorium, Building 1632, Room 201
AIAS Fellows' Seminar: Renée van der Sluis
Toward curing HIV: Evaluating stem-cell derived plasmacytoid dendritic cells to treat HIV infection
Thu 21 Nov
09:00-18:00 | The AIAS Auditorium, Building 1632, Room 201
Hosted event: MapField Workshop, GEUS
Wed 27 Nov
13:00-15:30 | The AIAS Auditorium, Building 1632, Room 201
Hosted Seminar: Research funding - Equal opportunities?
Mon 02 Dec
14:15-15:15 | The AIAS Auditorium, Building 1632, Room 201
AIAS Fellows' Seminar: Fredrik Christiansen
Population consequences of disturbance: Can individual changes in animal behaviour affect populations?
Mon 09 Dec
14:15-15:15 | The AIAS Auditorium, Building 1632, Room 201
AIAS Fellows' Seminar: Lucia Angelino
Collective Intentionality and the challenge of Collective Improvisation: A novel approach to the issue of collective intentionality on the edge between phenomenology and aesthetics
Mon 03 Feb
14:15-15:15 | The AIAS Auditorium, Building 1632, Room 201
AIAS Fellows' Seminar: Thomas Tauris
Magical Laboratories in Space: Extreme Physics with Compact Objects
Wed 05 Feb
10:30-16:00 | The AIAS Auditorium, Building 1632, Room 201
Joint Research Presentations: Extended Fellows' Seminar
Short 6-minute research presentations by all AIAS Fellows.
Mon 17 Feb
14:15-15:15 | The AIAS Auditorium, Building 1632, Room 201
AIAS Fellows' Seminar: Lisa Wu
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Mon 02 Mar
14:15-15:15 | The AIAS Auditorium, Building 1632, Room 201
AIAS Fellows' Seminar: Hale Güney
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Conferences

Thu 23 Jan
08:30-13:57 | Aarhus Institute of Advanced Studies, Building 1630-1632
Hosted conference: ROPH'20: Research on Online Political Hostility
Tue 31 Mar
09:00-14:00 | AIAS Auditorium
Hosted Symposium
For the time being – temporality, ethics, aging: Conversations between anthropology, art and philosophy
Mon 11 May
09:00-16:00 | The AIAS Auditorium, Building 1632, Room 201
AIAS Conference
Nordic Neutron Stars