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Photo: Joanna Kalucka. By: Ida Marie Jensen.

2020.02.20 |

Researchers start to understand blood vessels one cell at the time

A database on endothelial cells may enhance our understanding of the function of the close to 100,000 km of specialized blood vessels in the mammalian body. That is the perspective of a research project with contribution from AIAS Fellow Joanna Kalucka, just published in the scientific journal Cell.

Book cover: Indiana University Press.

2020.02.19 |

Fellow’s contribution to Alternative Globalization published by Indiana University Press

AIAS Fellow and historian Bogdan C. Iacob has contributed to the new book 'Alternative Globalization: Eastern Europe and the Postcolonial World', which explores socialist states’ interactions with newly independent peoples emerging from the collapse of Western empires.

2020.02.03 |

AIAS welcomes six new fellows

Today, 3 February 2020, it is commencement day at AIAS. Six 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.

Image: Illustration of the Parkes radio telescope measuring the radio signals emitted from the pulsar PSR J1141-6545, while orbiting a rotating white dwarf causing frame dragging. Credit: Mark Myers/ARC Centre of Excellence for Gravitational Wave Discovery (OzGrav).

2020.01.31 |

Space-time is dragged around

Astrophysicist and AIAS fellow Thomas Tauris contributes to our understanding of how dead stars impact gravitational forces. Hereby we are one step closer to understanding the forces of nature. The results have been published in the scientific journal 'Science'.

Photo: Rasmus O. Bak in the lab. By: Lars Kruse, AU Photo.

2020.01.27 |

Researchers will ’educate’ patients’ own immune system to track and kill cancer cells

AIAS Fellow Rasmus O. Bak is part of new national collaboration together with colleagues from Aarhus University Hospital. The project is funded by the Danish Ministry of Health and is a nation-wide effort to develop future cancer treatment.

2020.01.23 |

Special journal issue on Imaginative Geographies of Home

New concepts of home are explored in the special journal issue ‘Imaginative Geographies of Home: Ambivalent Mobility in Twenty-First Century Literature and Culture’ edited by AIAS Former Fellow Dorothee Birke (University of Innsbruck) and collaborator Stella Butter (University of Koblenz-Landau), a result of their 2017 AIAS symposium.

2020.01.22 |

Third call for AIAS-COFUND II fellowships successfully closed

With 299 applications from researchers from all over the world, the third call for AIAS-COFUND Marie Skłodowska-Curie fellowships under the EU’s Horizon 2020 has closed. Now an extensive triple peer-review and selection process will follow.

2020.01.21 |

Codex talk on geology and climate by AIAS Fellow Jennifer Galloway

What happens when teratonnes of carbon are emitted to the atmosphere? Watch Jennifer Galloway give her bid on this in short Codex talk video.

2019.12.05 |

Rereading the genome: Can artificial intelligence help us predict the genetic causes of diseases?

AIAS Fellow Doug Speed and Former-Fellow Søren Dinesen Østergaard will seek to answer this question, funded by a grant of DKK 2,000,000 from the Lundbeck Foundation.

Photo: Peter Refsing Andersen. Credit: Ida Marie Jensen, AU Photo.

2019.11.18 |

Sapere Aude Starting Grant to AIAS Fellow Peter Refsing Andersen

With an attractive Sapere Aude grant from The Independent Research Fund Denmark (DFF), Peter Refsing Andersen will be mapping the internal conflicts of genomes to reveal how genes fight each other for space in the genome, and ultimately enhancing our biological and medical insight and treatment.

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