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Research activities of 2021

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Joanna Kalucka gave the keynote talk 'Endothelial cell transcriptome' at the 21 Meeting of the Australia & New Zealand Microcirculation Society, online, 5-7 October 2021.


Stefan Bargheer gave the talk 'Surveillance and Substitution: The Ethics of Scientific Collecting and the (Un-)making of an Academic Discipline' at the Sociology Department, Uppsala University, 4 October 2021.


Stefan Bargheer is author of the article 'Knowing America' in: Journal of Cultural Economy, 2 October 2021. Read the article here


Sandra Eckert gave the talk 'Economic Recovery and Solidarity' at the Annual Conference: The Future of the EU and German European Politics organized by the Institute for European Politics. 30 September - 1 October 2021.


Renee van der Sluis gave the talk 'Plasmacytoid dendritic cells sense SARS-CoV-2 through TLR2-IL-6 and TRL7-IFNa pathways that protect epithelial cells from infection' at the 2nd Infection and Inflammation Science Day, Biomedicine, Aarhus University, 29 September 2021.


Niels Chr. Hansen gave an interview to Videnskab.dk for the article 'Hjerneforskere er tossede med at bruge musik til at undersøge hjernen' on: videnskab.dk, 29 September 2021. Read the news article here (in Danish only)


Mark Johnson is co-author of the article 'Toothed whale auditory brainstem responses measured with a non-invasive, on-animal tag' in: Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 28 September 2021. Read an abstract here.


Ruben Pauwels is co-author of ‘International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Safety Report No. 108: RADIATION PROTECTION IN DENTAL RADIOLOGY’. September 2021. Read a preprint of the report here


Tijen Tunali is author of the article 'The Right to Urban Public Space and Aesthetic Dissensus for Democratic Citizenship' in: Journal of Urban Cultural Studies, September 2021. Read an abstract here.


Niels Chr. Hansen participated in the 'Brainstorm' podcast series on Videnskab.dk about the brain as a prediction machine 'Er hjernen blot en 'forudsigelses-maskine'? on: videnskab.dk, 24 September 2021. Listen to the podcast here (in Danish only).


Bjørn Panyella Pedersen is co-author of the article 'Molecular mechanism of sugar transport in plants unveiled by structures of glucose/H+ symporter STP10' in: Nature Plants, 23 September 2021. Read an abstract here.


Joanna Kalucka is co-author of the article 'Protocols for endothelial cell isolation from mouse tissues: kidney, spleen, and testis' in: Star Protocols, 17 September 2021. Read an abstract here


Lisa M. Wu gave the talk 'Light Exposure and Associations with Sleep, Fatigue, and Other Symptoms' at the EPoS Symposium, organized by The Unit for Psychooncology and Health Psychology, Aarhus University, 16 September 2021.


Katarzyna Jażdżewska gave the talk 'Letter and dialogue in the pseudepigraphic Hippocrates' Letter 17' at the conference Genres in Ancient Literature, organized by the CIX Congress of Polish Philological Association, Poznan, 16 September 2021.


Christos Tsirogiannis is author of the article 'The antiquities market we deserve: 'Royal-Athena Galleries' (1942-2020)' in: Acta ad archaeologiam et artium historiam pertinentia, 13 September 2021. Read an abstract here.


Laure Guirguis co-organized the workshop 'Global, transnational, translocal, cross-regional, or entangled histories of the Arab left: Methods, tasks, challenges' at Dipartimento di Studi Umanistici di Roma Tre, Italy, 10 September 2021.


Sandra Eckert is author of the article 'The European Green Deal and the EU's Regulatory Power in Times of Crisis' in: Journal of Common Market Studies, 6 September 2021. Read an abstract here.


Niels Chr. Hansen participated in the programme 'Puls' on Danish national radio DR P2 on corona and music 'Corona fik os til at værdsætte musik endnu højere', on: dr.dk/lyd/p2/p2-puls, 3 September 2021. Hear the episode here (in Danish only).


Katarzyna Jażdżewska co-organized the conference Plutarch and his Contemporaries. Sharing the Roman Empire. 12th Congress of International Plutarch Society, Aarhus Institute of Advanced Studies / Cardinal Stefan Wyszynski University in Warsaw, 2-5 September 2021.


Jennifer Galloway is co-author of the article 'Exploring the role of High Arctic Large Igneous Province volcanism on Early Cretaceous Arctic forests' in: Cretaceous Research, 2 September 2021. Read an abstract here.


Rasmus O. Bak is co-author of the article 'Ascorbic acid supports ex vivo generation of plasmacytoid dendritic cells from circulating hematopoietic stem cells' in: eLife, 2 September 2021. Read an abstract here.


Peter Fazekas is co-author of the article 'Consciousness and inference to the best explanation: Compiling empirical evidence supporting the access-phenomenal distinction and the overflow hypothesis' in: Consciousness and Cognition, September 2021. Read an abstract here.


Iza Romanowska is co-author of the article 'Reconstructing the social, economic and demographic trends of Palmyra's elite from funerary data' in: Journal of Archaeological Science, September 2021. Read the article here


Niels Chr. Hansen gave an interview to the Danish newspaper Kristeligt Dagblad on a new study on the brain and music for the article 'Nyt studie: Hjernen forudser fremtiden, når man lytter til musik' on: kristeligt-dagblad.dk, 6 September 2021. Find the article here.


Renee M. van der Sluis and Rasmus O. Bak are co-authors of the article 'Ascorbic acid supports ex vivo generation of plasmacytoid dendritic cells from circulating hematopoietic stem cells' in: eLife, 2 September 2021. Read an abstract here.


Joanna Kalucka gave the talk 'Endothelial cell heterogeneity and perturbations associated with obesity' at the Scandinavian Physiological Society SPS Annual meeting 2021, 2-5 September 2021, Stockholm, Sweden. 


Niels Chr. Hansen is co-author of the article 'Musicianship and melodic predictability enhance neural gain in auditory cortex during pitch deviance detection' in: Human Brain Mapping, 30 August 2021. Read the article here.


Morten S. Overgaard is co-author of the article 'Investigating the validity of the Perceptual Awareness Scale – The effect of task-related difficulty on subjective rating' in: Consciousness and Cognition, 29 August 2021. Read the article here.


Helen Van Noorden gave the talk 'Displaced Ovidian Sibyls’, in an international Zoom seminar series, ‘Bad Intertextuality in Premodern Literary Cultures’, hosted by New York University, 26 August 2021.


Joanna Kalucka is co-author of the article 'Endothelial Cell Metabolism: a Potential Target to Improve Tumor Immunity' in: Current Opinion in Systems Biology, 21 August 2021. Read the article here.  


Niels Chr. Hansen is co-author of the article 'Predictive Uncertainty Underlies Auditory Boundary Perception' in: Psychological Science, 19 August 2021. Read an abstract here.


Rasmus O. Bak is co-author of the article 'Targeted regulation of transcription in primary cells using CRISPRa and CRISPRi' in: Genome Research, 18 August 2021. Read the article here.


Morten S. Overgaard is co-author of the article 'Comparing theories of consciousness: Why it matters and how to do it' in: Neuroscience of Consciousness, 18 August 2021. Read the article here. 


Micah Allen is co-author of the article 'What Might Interoceptive Inference Reveal about Consciousness?' in: Review of Philosophy and Psychology, 14 August 2021. Read the article here.


Borbála Kovács is author of the article 'Flat-rate personal income tax in Lithuania, Romania and Hungary: A revolutionary policy idea without revolutionary outcomes' in: Journal of European Social Policy, 13 August 2021. Read an abstract here.


Iza Romanowska is co-author of the book Agent-Based Modeling for Archaeology: Simulating the Complexity of Societies. Santa Fe Institute Press, 9 August 2021.


Niels Christian Hansen is co-author of the article 'Musicianship and melodic predictability enhance neural gain in auditory cortex during pitch deviance detection' in: Human Brain Mapping, 7 August 2021. Read an abstract here.


Morten S. Overgaard is co-author of the article 'Awareness and confidence in perceptual decision-making' in: Brain Multiphysics, July 2021. Read the article here.


Sylvie Tesson is co-author of the article 'First tracking of declining Caspian terns Hydroprogne caspia breeding in the Baltic Sea reveals high migratory dispersion and disjunct annual ranges as obstacles to effective conservation' in: International Journal of Avian Biology, 27 July 2021. Read the article here


Niels Christian Hansen is co-author of the article 'Viral tunes: changes in musical behaviours and interest in coronamusic predict socio-emotional coping during COVID-19 lockdown' in: Humanities and Social Sciences Communications, 26 July 2021. Read the article here


Morten S. Overgaard is co-author of the article 'Finding the neural correlates of consciousness will not solve all our problems' in: Philosophy and the Mind Sciences, 19 July 2021. Read the article here.


Morten S. Overgaard is co-author of the article 'Perceptual Representations and the Vividness of Stimulus-Triggered and Stimulus-Independent Experiences' in: Perspectives on Psychological Science, 16 July 2021. Read the article here.


Ruben Pauwels is co-author of the article ‘Impact of the blooming artefact on dental implant dimensions in 13 cone-beam computed tomography devices’ in: International Journal of Implant Dentistry, 14 July 2021. Read the article here


Christian Damsgaard is co-author of the article 'Evolution of hemoglobin function in tropical air‐breathing catfishes' in: Journal of Experimental Zoology Part A: Ecological and Integrative Physiology, 12 July 2021. Read an abstract here


Ruben Pauwels is author of the article 'Preparing for the impact of artificial intelligence: how will radiology training and practice evolve?’ in: Odontol Sanmarquina, 1 July 2021. Read the article here.  


Amy Iler and Alfonso Blázquez-Castro are authors of the article 'Can flowers affect land surface albedo and soil microclimates?' in International Journal of Biometeorology, June 2021. Read the article here.  


Stefan Bargheer is author of the article 'Paper Tools and the Sociological Imagination: How the 2x2 Table Shaped the Work of Mills, Lazarsfeld and Parsons' in: The American Sociologist, 30 June 2021. Read the article here


Tijen Tunali gave the presentation ‘Utopias and Dystopias of Neoliberal Urbanism: Gentrification and Urban Aesthetics’ at the The Conference of the Council For European Studies, 25 June 2021. 


Fredrik Christiansen is co-author of the article 'Acute and chronic behavioral effects of kelp gull micropredation on southern right whale mother-calf pairs off Península Valdés, Argentina' in: MEPS, 23 June 2021. Read an abstract here.


Kei Hiruta gave the presentation: ‘Hannah Arendt’s Theory of Freedom: What It is and Why It Matters’ at Modern Liberty Specialist Group online meeting, Political Studies Association of the United Kingdom, 23 June 2021.


Mie Andersen gave the talk 'Structure-activity relationships of catalytic materials with machine learning' at the Annual meeting of the Danish Physical Society, Denmark, 21 June 2021.


Jeffrey Kerby is co-author of the article 'Contrasting dynamical responses of sympatric caribou and muskoxen to winter weather and earlier spring green-up in the Arctic' in Food Webs 27, June 2021. Read the article here.


Martin Kristian Thomsen is co-author of the article 'Targeting AP-1 transcription factors by CRISPR in the prostate' in Oncotarget, June, 2021. Read the article here.


Niels Christian Hansen is co-author of the article 'A Crowd-Sourced Database of Coronamusic: Documenting Online Making and Sharing of Music During the COVID-19 Pandemic' in Frontiers in Psychology, 18 June 2021. Read the article here.


Martin Kristian Thomsen is co-author of the article 'The CRISPR/Cas9 Minipig—A Transgenic Minipig to Produce Specific Mutations in Designated Tissues' in Cancers, 16 June, 2021. Read the article here.


Rasmus O. Bak is co-author of the article 'Development of β-globin gene correction in human hematopoietic stem cells as a potential durable treatment for sickle cell disease' in Science Translational Medicine, 16 June, 2021. Read the article here


Joanna Kalucka is co-author of the article 'Tumor vessel co-option probed by single-cell analysis' in: Cell Reports, June 15, 2021. Read an abstract here


Christos Tsirogiannis gave an interview for the Dutch newspaper NRC for the article 'Leids museum geeft vaas terug aan Italië', 9 June 2021. Read the article here (in Dutch only).


Kei Hiruta participated in a book panel on Jews, Liberalism and Antisemitism (Palgrave Macmillan, 2020), at The Oxford Center for Research in the Humanities (TORCH), University of Oxford, 9 June 2021. Listen to the recording here


Sandra Eckert is co-author of the conference paper 'The EU Regulatory State in a Turbulent Age. Implications of Crises Responses for the Core of Integration' in the European Consortium of Political Science (ECPR), June 2021.


Mie Andersen gave the talk 'Active site representation in computational catalyst screening' at the online June SUNCAT session on “Data-driven Catalyst Discovery”, SUNCAT Center for Interface Science and Catalysis, Stanford University, USA, 9 June 2021. 


Helen Van Noorden presented the paper ‘'Homer and Virgil opened my books’: the Sibylline Oracles and the non-Jewish canon’ in the international conference Intertext and Allusion in Jewish-Greek Literature, hosted by the Divinity Faculty, University of Cambridge, June 2021.  


Christian Damsgaard is co-author of the article 'Deep vascular imaging in the eye with flow-enhanced ultrasound' in: Journal of Visualized Experiments, 7 June 2021. Read the article here


Mie Andersen is co-author of the article 'Adsorption Enthalpies for Catalysis Modeling through Machine-Learned Descriptors' in: Chemical Research, 3 June 2021. Read the article here.


Lau Møller Andersen is co-author of the article 'The cerebellar clock: Predicting and timing somatosensory touch' in: NeuroImage, 2 June 2021. Read an abstract here.


Tijen Tunali is author of the book Art and Gentrification in the Changing Neoliberal Landscape. Routledge, 31 May 2021.   


Fredrik Christiansen is co-author of the report 'Oman Research Update: Preliminary survey results and update on deep water acoustic deployments' in The Scientific Committee of the International Whaling Commission, May 2021. Read the report here.


Helen Van Noorden is author of the chapter ‘Hesiodic rhapsody: the Sibylline Oracles’, in Reception in the Greco-Roman World: Literary Studies in Theory and Practice. Cambridge University Press, 31 May 2021.


Sylvie Tesson co-organised a cross-disciplinary event with the artistic group Between Music entitled 'Between Music Kunstnerisk Algelaboratorium' for the science and art festival 'Krydsfelt' at Naturkraft, Ringkøbing, Denmark, 28 May 2021.


Lau Møller Andersen gave the invited talk 'Cerebellar MEG - investigating the timing capabilities of the cerebellum' at Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel, Germany, 28 May 2021.


Lisa Maria Wu gave two talks entitled 'Systematic light exposure and cognition in autologous stem cell transplant survivors' and 'East and west hospital room orientation and symptom burden in stem cell transplant patients: An investigation of two transplant units' at The International Psycho Oncology Society Congress, 26-29 May 2021, Kyoto, Japan (online).    


Sebastijan Ričko is co-author of the article 'Organocatalytic Asymmetric Multicomponent Cascade Reaction for the Synthesis of Contiguously Substituted Tetrahydronaphthols' in: Journal of Amercan Chemical Society, 25 May 2021. Read an abstract here.


Christos Tsirogiannis is co-organizer with artist Maeve Brennan of the exhibition 'The Goods', a travelling exhibition displayed in The UK, Italy and The US, May 2021 to February 2025. 


Lisa Maria Wu was appointed Topic Editor of a special journal issue of Frontiers in Neuroscience entitled 'Sleep and Circadian rhythms in cancer patients and relationship with quality of life', May 2021. Know more here.


Lau Møller Andersen gave the talk 'The cerebellar clock - predicting and timing somatosensory touch' at the Karolinska Institute at the Swedish National Facility for Magnetoencephalography, Sweden, 21 May 2021.


Morten S. Overgaard is author of the article 'Insect consciousness' in: Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience, 21 May 2021. Read the article here.


Helen Van Noorden gave the invited seminar, ‘A Rollercoaster Ride into the Future? Re-evaluating the Sibylline Oracles’, jointly hosted by the Department of English and Film and the Centre for Classical Reception at Exeter University,13 May 2021.


Iza Romanowska is co-author of the paper 'Sensitivity analysis in archaeological simulation: An application to the MERCURY model' in: Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports, 12 May 2021. Read an abstract here.


Christian Damsgaard is corresponding author of the article 'Carbon dioxide and bicarbonate accumulation in caiman erythrocytes during diving' in: Journal of Experimental Biology, 12 May 2021. Read an abstract here.


Jeffrey Kerby is co-author of the article 'The tundra phenology database: More than two decades of tundra phenology responses to climate change' in Arctic Science, 11 May 2021. Read an abstract here


Joanna Kalucka received a grant of DKK 2,7 million for the project entitled 'Targeting tumor endothelial cell metabolism to enhance STING pathway for anti-tumor immunity' from the Danish Cancer Society (Kræftens Bekæmpelse) for 2022-2024. Awarded: May 2021.


Laure Guirguis is author of the article 'May ‘68 and the Arab New Left: Transnational Entanglements at a Time of Disruption' in Critical Historical Studies 8, May 2021.


Ruben Pauwels gave the presentation 'Artificial Intelligence: Potential Impact in Dentistry' at the 34th Dental Congress of Bauru, 12-15 May 2021.


Laure Guirguis is author of the article 'The Arab New Left and May ’68: Transnational Entanglements at a Time of Disruption' in: Critical Historical Studies, 8 May 2021. Read an abstract here.


Fredrik Christiansen was awarded a grant of USD 385,823 for the project 'Developing a Bioenergetic Model for right whales to assess Population Consequences of Exposure to Multiple Stressors' by the ONR Marine Mammals & Biological Oceanography Program. Awarded: May 2021.


Herman Mark Schwartz is author of the article 'Global secular stagnation and the rise of intellectual property monopoly' in: Review of International Political Economy, 6 May 2021. Read an abstract here.


Mie Andersen gave the talk 'Active sites in solid and liquid surface catalysis' at the online seminar, Online conference, 14th European Conference on Surface Crystallography and Dynamics, 5 May 2021. 


Joanna Kalucka was awarded a grant of DKK 140,000 for the project 'Activation of tumor vascular STING signaling to enhance immunotheraphy' by the foundation Riisfort Fonden. Awarded on: 3 May 2021.


David Stokes is co-author of the article 'An Intracellular Pathway Controlled by the N-terminus of the Pump Subunit Inhibits the Bacterial KdpFABC Ion Pump in High K + Conditions' in Natural Library of Medicine, 2 May 2021. Read an abstract here.


Ruben Pauwels gave the presentation 'Scatter-to-primary ratio in dental cone-beam computed tomography: effect of field of view and beam energy' and the e-poster 'Attitude of Brazilian dentists and dental students regarding artificial intelligence in oral radiology: a multi-center survey' at the 23rd International Congress of DentoMaxilloFacial Radiology, Gwanju, South Korea/ Hybrid, 28 April-1 May 2021.


Christian Damsgaard gave the talk 'Active Blood Acidification Greatly Enhances Oxygen Supply to the Teleost Retina' at the 2021 Experimental Biology conference, online, 28 April 2021.


Christian Damsgaard gave an interview to Dr. Doolittle for the article 'Experimental Biology 2021: Q&A with Dr. Christian Damsgaard', online at lifelinesblog.com, 28 April 2021. Read the interview here.


Helen Van Noorden contributed to a speed lecture (webinar) in the Aarhus University Festival of Research, 28 April 2021.  


Iza Romanowska gave the talk ‘Archaeology to the rescue! What can we learn from the past ‘, at The Festival of Research, Aarhus University, 28 April 2021.


Ruben Pauwels is co-author of the article ‘A motion correction approach for oral and maxillofacial cone-beam CT imaging’ in: Physics in Medicine & Biology, 21 April 2021. Read an abstract here.


Sandra Eckert gave the invited talk 'The External Dimension of the EU Green Deal' an webinar with Policymakers The EU Green Deal and Circular Economy: the Way Ahead in EU Israel Relations, The Open University of Israel, 20 April 2021. 


Jeffrey Kerby was co-chair of the scientific meeting 'Coupled modelling in the polar regions & Facilitating remote sensing applications across the terrestrial Arctic' at the European Geophysical Union, General Assembly, 19-30 April 2021. 


Niels Chr. Hansen gave an interview to “Påstand mod påstand” on Danish Radio P3 about having tunes stuck in your head and how to get rid of them, 14 April 2021. Listen here from 41:57


Laure Guirguis contributed to the podcast on her research of the history of the Arab Left entitled 'Histoire des gauches arabes (1950-1980) - Laure Guirguis' on spotify.com, 12 April 2021. Listen to the podcast on the history of the Arab Left (In French) here.


Ruben Pauwels is first author of the article ‘Scatter-to-primary ratio in dentomaxillofacial cone-beam CT: effect of field of view and beam energy’ in: Dentomaxillofacial Radiology, 10 April 2021. Read the article here.  


Ruben Pauwels is co-author of the article ‘Cone-Beam Computed Tomography in Endodontics—State of the Art’ in: Current Oral Health Reports, 1 April 2021. Read an abstract here.


Christian Damsgaard is first-author of the article 'Carbon dioxide and bicarbonate accumulation in caiman erythrocytes during diving' in: Journal of Experimental Biology, 26 March 2021. Read an abstract here.


Hale Güney gave the talk 'Some remarks on the Roman monetary economy in Bithynia in the light of new evidence from R. B Witschonke Collection' at conference on Coinage of the Roman Provinces before Provincial Coinage co-organised by the American Numismatic Society and the Graduate Center, CUNY, 23-25 March 2021.


Mie Andersen gave the talk 'Machine-learned adsorption energies for catalysis modeling' at the online seminar, Department of Energy Conversion and Storage: Atomic Scale Materials Modelling, Technical University of Denmark, 23 March 2021.


Lucia Angelino is author of the article 'The Role of the Third in the Genesis of a We-perspective' in: International Journal of Philosophical Studies, 23 March 2021. Read an abstract here.  


Jeffrey Kerby gave the talk '‘Gas, guns, and grass: The changing ecology of the Russian Arctic’ at the College of Wooster, Ohio, March 2021.


Mark Johnson is co-author of the article 'Drivers and constraints on offshore foraging in harbour seals' in: Nature Scientific Reports, 22 March 2021. Read an abstract here.


Jeffrey Kerby gave the presentation 'Drones reveal sub-landscape insights about the ‘Greening of the Arctic’' at the Arctic Science Summit Week 2021 (ASSW), 19-26 March 2021.


Rasmus O. Bak is co-author of the article 'Gene replacement of α-globin with β-globin restores hemoglobin balance in β-thalassemia-derived hematopoietic stem and progenitor cells' in: Nature Medicine, 18 March 2021. Read an abstract here.


Doug Speed is co-author of the article 'Bipolar disorder and cannabis use: A bidirectional two‐sample Mendelian randomization study' in: Addiction Biology, 17 March 2021. Read an abstract here.


Iza Romanowska gave the talk ‘Exploring cultural and economic transmission with agent-based modelling‘, at the Cultural Evolution Online Seminar, University of Keele, 12 March 2021.


Sandra Eckert is author of the conference paper ' Hybrid governance of markets in normal times and times of crisis: Banking and electricity compared' in the Jean Monnet-Network Revitalising the Study of EU Single Market Integration in a Turbulent Age (VISTA), authors' workshop, 11 March 2021.


Luseadra McKearcher gave the talk 'Pregnancy nutrition and health experiences in the Canadian Rust-Belt city of Hamilton, Ontario' at McMaster University, Canada, 5 March 2021.     


Sandra Eckert is author of the article ' Varieties of framing the circular economy and the bioeconomy: unpacking business interests in European policymaking' in: Journal of Environmental Policy & Planning, 4 March 2021. Read an abstract here.


Luseadra McKearcher gave the talk 'Pregnancy nutrition and health experiences in the Canadian Rust-Belt city of Hamilton, Ontario' at Durham University, UK, 3 March 2021.     


Mark Johnson is co-author of the article 'Hunting bats adjust their echolocation to receive weak prey echoes for clutter reduction' in: Science Advances, 3 March 2021. Read the article here.      


Mie Andersen gave the talk 'Microkinetic and thermodynamic modeling in heterogeneous catalysis with machine learning input' at an online seminar, Center for Interstellar Catalysis, Aarhus University, Denmark, 2 March 2021.


Morten S. Overgaard is author of the article 'Assumption and metaphysics in empirical consciousness science' in: Psychology of Consciousness: Theory, Research, and Practice, 1 March 2021. Read an abstract here.


Christos Tsirogiannis gave the presentation '‘Selected Cases on the Truth’s Erasure: Looters, the Antiquities Market and the State Authorities' at the conference Violated National Heritage: Theft, Trafficking and Restitution’, Victoria and Albert Museum, London, March 2021.


Martin Kristian Thomsen is co-author of the article 'Comparative Analysis of Stk11/Lkb1 Versus Pten Deficiency in Lung Adenocarcinoma Induced by CRISPR/Cas9' in: Cancers, 28 February 2021. Read an abstract here.


Sylvie V. M. Tesson is co-author of the talk 'Population connectivity, dispersal, and swimming behavior in Daphnia' in: Ecology and Evolution, 28 February 2021. Read an abstract here.


Ruben Pauwels is co-author of the article ‘Evaluation of ten cone-beam computed tomography devices for endodontic assessment of fine anatomical structures’ in: Journal of Endodontics, 27 February 2021. Read an abstract here.


Niels Chr. Hansen’s research on the role of music during the COVID-19 pandemic was covered by Forbes Magazine, 27 February 2021. Read more here.


Niels Chr. Hansen received an IMC seed funding grant of DKK 29,921 from the Interacting Minds Centre for the project on 'Coping through crisis with coronamusic: positive affective bias in online musicking during lockdown', February 2021.


Renée M. van der Sluis is co-author of the editorial 'Exploring Novel Approaches to Eliminate HIV Reservoirs to Achieve a Cure for HIV' in: Frontiers in Cellular Infection Microbiology, 25 February 2021. Read the article here.


Iza Romanowska gave the lecture ‘Archaeological Data Science and Modelling with Python” ‘, at the Digital Practice in Archaeology Course, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, 23 February 2021.


Kei Hiruta was awarded a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions Individual Fellowship by the EU for the project 'Failing Politically: Masao Maruyama and Comparative Political Theory', February 2021.


Christos Tsirogiannis gave the talk 'Looting in Modern Greece: Ethics and the 5th Column’, at the Tourist Guides Association of Thessaloniki Northern Greece, February 2021.


Niels Christian Hansen is co-author of the article ‘Audiovisual structural connectivity in musicians and non-musicians: a cortical thickness and diffusion tensor imaging study' in: Scientific Reports vol 11, 22 February 2021. Read the article here.


Niels Christian Hansen is first author of the article ‘Articulatory motor planning and timbral idiosyncrasies as underlying mechanisms of instrument-specific absolute pitch in expert musicians' in: PLOS ONE, vol. 16, no. 2, 19 February 2021. Read the article here.


Jeffrey Kerby gave the general public lecture on the intersection of science and photography at the 'National Geographic Explorer Series: Jeff Kerby' at the Northern Ireland Science Festival, online, 16 February 2021. Watch the talk here.


Iza Romanowska is co-author of the article 'A Study of the Centuries-Long Reliance on Local Ceramics in Jerash Through Full Quantification and Simulation' in Journal of Archaeological Method and Theory, 15 February 2021. Read the article here. 


Sandra Eckert organised and chaired the panel 'Women and the Political Arena. A long-term comparison' at the Johanna Quandt Young Academy at Goethe in cooperation with the Cornelia Goethe Center, online, 12 Februar 2021.


Luseadra McKearcher gave the invited talk 'Racialization as non-white is negatively associated with multiple indicators of health and health experiences in a sample of 350 pregnant people from Hamilton'  at the Canadian National Perinatal Nutrition Meeting (CNPRM), Canada, 10 February 2021.


Jeffrey Kerby is co-author of the article 'Herbivory and warming interact in opposing patterns of co-variation between arctic shrub species at large and local scales' in: PNAS, 9 February 2021. Read an abstract here.


Joanna Kalucka is co-author of the review article 'Angiogenesis in Adipose Tissue: The Interplay Between Adipose and Endothelial Cells' in: Frontiers in Physiology, 9 February 2021. Read an abstract here.


Lucia Angelino was awarded a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions Individual Fellowship by the EU for the project entitled 'The We in Times of Physical Distancing. From face-to-face interactions to enduring we-identities' (acronym: Enduring We), 8 February 2021.


Ruben Pauwels is co-author of the article ‘Artefacts at different distances from titanium and zirconia implants in cone-beam computed tomography: effect of tube current and metal artefact reduction’ in: Clinical Oral Investigations, 5 February 2021. Read the article here.


Laure Guirguis gave the talk 'The Copts in Egyptian Political Life after Mubarak’s Demise' at The Popular University of the Institute for Research and Studies on the Middle East and the Mediterranean (IREMMO), Paris, 4 February 2021.


Laure Guirguis gave a book presentation of her 2020 book The Arab Lefts: histories and legacies 1950s–1970s at "Livres et Mam" at the IREMAM, France, 2 February 2021.


Morten S. Overgaard is co-author of the article 'Is learning the cognitive basis of consciousness? The Moral Implications of SOMA' in: Trends in Cognitive Sciences, January 2021. Read the article here.


Stefan Bargheer is author of the article 'The ASA Committee on Presidential Biographies: A First Report' in: Timelines: Newsletter of the ASA History of Sociology, January 2021. Read the article here. 


Sandra Eckert is author of the conference paper 'The EU Regulatory State in a Turbulent Age: Implications of Crises Responses for the Core of Integration', Jean Monnet Lecture at the Gutenberg University Mainz, online event, 27 January 2021.


Iza Romanowska is co-author of the article 'Tableware trade in the Roman East: Exploring cultural and economic transmission with agent-based modelling and approximate Bayesian computation' in: Plos One: Reports, 26 January 2021. Read the article here.


Iza Romanowska is first-author of the article 'Trends in ceramic assemblages from the Northwest Quarter of Gerasa/Jerash, Jordan' in: Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports, 26 January 2021. Read an abstract here.


Anna B. Neuheimer is co-author of the article 'Environmental, evolutionary, and ecological drivers of slow growth in deep-sea demersal teleosts ' in: Marine Ecology Progress Series, 26 January 2021. Read the article here.


Iza Romanowska gave a talk on 'The artificial past: adventures in agent-based modelling and archaeolinguistics' at the online conference 'Computational and Digital Archaeology Laboratory Series' a part of the CDAL seminar series hosted by Cambridge University. 25 January 2021. Read more here.


Micah G. Allen gave the invited talk 'Towards better interoceptive biomarkers in computational psychiatry' at the MindBrainBody Lecture Series, Dept. of Neurology, Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences, Leipzig, 25 January 2021.


Ruben Pauwels is first author of the article ‘Artificial Intelligence for detection of periapical lesions on intraoral radiographs: comparison between convolutional neural networks and human observers’ in: Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology, Oral Radiology, 22 January 2021. Read the article here.


Christos Tsirogiannis gave an interview about his identification of an illicit antiquity at the Allard Pierson Museum in Amsterdam to the Dutch newspaper NRC for the article 'Verdachte achtergrond: dubieuze objecten in museum Allard Pierson', 22 January 2021. Read the article here (in Dutch).


Christos Tsirogiannis gave an interview about his identification of an illicit antiquity at the Allard Pierson Museum in Amsterdam to the Dutch newspaper NRC for the article 'Illegale vaas in collectie van Allard Pierson museum', 22 January 2021. Read the article here (in Dutch).


Mie Andersen received a grant of DKK 8 million from the  Villum Young Investigator grant for the project ‘Machine learning-guided design of materials for low-temperature catalysis’, 22 January 2021.


Micah G. Allen is co-author of the article 'Raincloud plots: a multi-platform tool for robust data visualization' in: Wellcome Open Research, 4:63, 21 January 2021. Read the article here.


Fredrik Christiansen is co-author of the article 'Poor body condition associated with an unusual mortality event in gray whales' in: Marine Ecology Progress Series, 21 January 2021. Read the article here.


Fredrik Christiansen is co-author of the article 'Behavioural impact assessment of unmanned aerial vehicles on Weddell seals (Leptonychotes weddellii)' in: Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, vol 536, January 2021. Read the article here.


Fredrik Christiansen is co-author of the article ' Acute and chronic behavioral effects of kelp gull micropredation on southern right whales' in: Marine Ecology Progress Series, January 2021. Read an abstract here.


Micah G. Allen is co-author of the article 'Emotional metacognition: stimulus valence modulates cardiac arousal and metamemory' in: Journal of Cognition and Emotion, vol 1 no. 17, January 2021. Read the article here.


Iza Romanowska gave the keynote ‘Agent-based modelling as a paradigm shift in archaeological research‘, at the ReSoc Conference, University of Bochum, 15 January, 2021. 


Lau Møller Andersen gave the talk 'The cerebellar clock-predicting and timing somatosensory touch' at the Division of Psychology, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden, 13 January 2021.


Ruben Pauwels is first author of the article ‘Attitude of Brazilian dentists and dental students regarding the future role of artificial intelligence in oral radiology: a multicenter survey’ in: Dentomaxillofacial Radiology, 12 January 2021. Read the article here.


Iza Romanowska gave the conference presentation ‘An Archaeological Perspective on the Environmental Kuznets Curves ‘, at the Annual Meeting of the Archaeological Institute of America (AIA), Chicago, 7 January 2021.


Lisa Maria Wu contributed with her research on circadian rhythms  to the science radio podcast on DR1 Supertanker on 'Find rytmen i livet' (“Find the rhythm in life'), 5 January 2021. Online at DR P1 here.

Cheryl Mattingly, Dale T. Mortensen Fellow. Photo: L. Balsby.