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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…

Image: Microfossil of the testate amoebae, the small shelled amoebae organisms that were used to reconstruct the hydrology of the peatlands. Credit: http://www.penard.de

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.

Photo: Southern right whale mother-calf pair in clear water. By: Fredrik Christiansen.

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.