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2018.12.03 |

Cannabidiol induces a rapid and long-lasting antidepressant effect in rodent model of depression

Interview with AIAS Fellow Samia Joca in ‘PsyPost’ about her research in the drug cannabidiol (CBD) that may have the potential as a faster-acting antidepressant than conventional medications.

Photo: Isabelle Torrance at AIAS. By: Lars Kruse, AU Photo.

2018.11.29 |

ERC Consolidator Grant to AIAS Fellow Isabelle Torrance

With an ERC Consolidator grant of €1,9 million, AIAS-COFUND fellow Isabelle Torrance will be studying classical influences on Irish culture.

Photo: Book cover, Edinburgh University Press.

2018.11.28 |

Book publication on ruler visibility and popular belonging by AIAS Fellow Darin N. Stephanov

In the new book ‘Ruler Visibility and Popular Belonging in the Ottoman Empire, 1808-1908’, Stephanov argues that periodic ceremonial intrusion into the everyday lives of people across the Ottoman Empire had multiple, far-reaching and largely unexplored consequences.

Photo: Nikolaj Thomas Zinner. By: Anders Trærup.

2018.11.27 |

Physicist new Deputy Director and Fellow at AIAS

Associate Professor and Physicist Nikolaj Thomas Zinner has been appointed new Deputy Director at AIAS and will commence his position on 1 January 2019.

2018.11.16 |

A bigger nose, a bigger bang: size matters for echolocating toothed whales

Whales, dolphins, and porpoises have all evolved to use similar narrow beams of high intensity sound to echolocate prey. Far from being inefficient, this highly focused sense may have helped them succeed as top predators in the world's oceans. This is the finding in a new study in Current Biology co-published by AIAS Fellows Frants H. Jensen and…

Photo: Micah Allen. By the Lundbeck Foundation.

2018.10.24 |

AIAS Future Fellow Micah Allen new Lundbeck Foundation Fellow

As a very promising young researcher in the field of cognitive neuroscience, AIAS Fellow Micah Allen has received a DKK 10 million grant from the Lundbeck Foundation to investigate gut feelings and how the neural mechanisms of brain and body interact.

2018.10.12 |

Climate reseach drawing on big data and machine learning awarded research idea of the year prize

AIAS Former Fellow Toke T. Høye receives prize for the original research idea of the year by the Independent Research Fund Denmark for his project that combines climate research with big data and machine learning.

2018.10.12 |

Muscular men prefer an unequal society

For men, physical strength and political attitudes are linked. This is not the case for women. New research by AIAS Fellow Michael Bang Petersen and Lasse Laustsen from Dept. of Political Science shows that ancestral human instincts affect men’s political reflections.

Photo: Professor Trine Mogensen, who is research group leader and from left to right Professor Jacob Giehm Mikkelsen, Professor Peter Hokland, Clinical Prof. Bjarne K. Møller and Associate Prof. Rasmus Bak. By: Tobias Riis Mikkelsen.

2018.10.05 |

AIAS Fellow Rasmus O. Bak and collaborators receive large grant from Innovation Fund Denmark

With a grant of DKK 25 million gene editing therapies will in the future be brought from the laboratory to the patient to cure patients born with inherited and deadly immune defects.

2018.10.01 |

AIAS welcomes 9 new fellows

Today on 1 October 2018, AIAS gives a warm welcome to nine new fellows who will begin their fellowship at AIAS and collaboration with Aarhus University faculty members. The researchers are here on fellowships that will last from one up to three years.

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