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Researchers from a wide range of fields were given ample opportunity to discuss earthworms, parasites and evolution when the AIAS held its first Fellows’ Seminar. The aim of the seminars is to bridge the gaps dividing research disciplines.
Director Morten Kyndrup predicts that the story of AU’s new research institute, AIAS, will be a story of heroes and villains, good guys and bad guys, battles, victories and defeats.
The research institute AIAS is AU’s attempt to answer the question of how to achieve excellence in research is achieved in a globalised world, says Rector Lauritz B. Holm-Nielsen.
For the next three years, the American political scientist, Joe Soss, will be affiliated with the research community Aarhus Institute of Advanced Studies (AIAS). He will be working with discriminatory treatment of ethnic Danish children and children from a minority background.
Read the testimonials from AIAS fellows Joe Soss, Cheryl Mattingly and Marie Braad Lund.
Starting Thursday 13 June, the University Park in Aarhus will offer excellent researchers from all over the world a new space for intellectual freedom and exploration. On this date, Aarhus University will open the doors of the Aarhus Institute of Advanced Studies (AIAS), where outstanding Danish and international researchers will be able to devote themselves to their research in an attractive environment. AIAS is the first institute of its kind in Denmark: a bold initiative that will place Aarhus University on the world map of research.
11 new fellows will be joining AIAS during the summer of 2013.
Aarhus Institute of Advanced Studies seeks elite researchers
As of 1 January 2012, the Interim Board of AIAS consists of:
Morten Kyndrup (Chairman and Interim Director of AIAS)
Jørgen Frøkiær (Faculty of…
The largest grant given so far to Aarhus University from the European funding programme Horizon 2020 will enrich 77 talented researchers with a fellowship at the Aarhus Institute of Advanced Studies over the next 5 years.
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