2015.02.03 | Staff

Rockets and astronaut training at the Steno Museum

During the winter holidays, children – and anyone else with dreams of becoming an astronaut – can go ‘On tour in space’ at the Steno Museum. Saturday 7 February–Sunday 15 February at 10.00–16.00.

2015.02.04 | Staff

Status of the administrative process at Science and Technology

Following the clarification round last autumn, and after compiling the large amount of input in a comprehensive problem catalogue, the working group has now started to look at the overall prioritisation of the administrative services.

Niels Chr. Nielsen. (Photo: Lars Kruse, AU Communication)

2015.01.30 | Public / media, Staff

New partnership will create growth in East Jutland

Science and Technology, Aarhus University, and the Aarhus City Council have just signed a contract that will strengthen the interaction between the business sector, the council and the university. Innovative projects in the area of the environment will create growth and more jobs in East Jutland.

The University park covered in snow. Foto: Lars Kruse / AU-foto

2015.02.03 | Staff

Inspection of the departmental structure at Science and Technology

A conclusion has now been prepared regarding the faculty’s organisation and professional identity, as well as coherence between the departments.

Dean Niels Chr. Nielsen. Photo: Lars Kruse, AU Communication

2015.01.29 | Staff

We continue working towards an even better ST

Dean Niels Chr. Nielsen takes stock of the work at ST regarding the follow-up on the problem analysis.

Keisuke Yonehara has been awarded one of the prestigious ERC Starting Grants. (Photo: Sandra Ziegler Handschin, Friedrich Miescher Institute for Biomedical Research, Basel, Switzerland)
Image at left with black background: In the eye of a transgenic mouse, a single motion-sensitive visual cell in the retina (green) has highlighted the neighbouring visual cells it is in contact with (purple). This was achieved by infecting it with a specially modified virus that can only cross from one neuron to another that it is in contact with (Yonehara et al., <em>Nature</em>, 2011). (Both images: Keisuke Yonehara)
Image at right with blue background: The calcium level is an expression of the activity of bipolar cells and motion-sensitive visual cells. The calcium is measured by expressing an intracellular calcium sensor (GCaMP3) in them. The activity in a nerve terminal (purple circle) is indicated as the purple curve, and in a ganglion cell dendrite (green circle) as the green circle (Yonehara et al., <em>Neuron</em>, 2013). (Both images: Keisuke Yonehara)

2015.01.20 | Staff, Public / media

ERC Starting Grant for research into the brain’s visual processing system

Keisuke Yonehara is leader of the Yonehara Group at DANDRITE (the Danish Research Institute of Translational Neuroscience), Aarhus University. He has just been awarded an ERC Starting Grant of EUR 1.5 million for research into the visual nerve connections that make it possible to see shape and movement.

2015.01.22 | Staff

Climate change adaptation on the agenda

The second European Climate Change Adaptation Conference (ECCA) will be held in Copenhagen on 12–14 May 2015. The call for abstracts closes on 1 February.

2015.01.12 | Staff

IT systems closed for maintenance on Saturday 31 January

Aarhus University’s IT systems are regularly updated and maintained. About once every quarter, the accumulation of maintenance tasks means that the IT systems are temporarily out of service. This ‘service window’ will be carried out on Saturday 31 January, which means that the university’s IT systems will be unavailable.

2015.01.19 | Staff

It’s time for you to start using Blackboard

From the beginning of 2015, students and staff at AR, HE and ST will start using the new AU-wide course and e-learning system Blackboard. The current systems will still be available for a period of time while a specific system phase-out and data storage plan is prepared and implemented.

2015.01.15 | Staff

Apply to the Aarhus University Research Foundation for publication support

You can now apply to the Aarhus University Research Foundation for publication support. The calls have just been published and the application deadline is 20 February 2015 at 12.00 noon.

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