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Sadegh Nabavi. (Photo: private)
Mark Denham. (Photo: private)
Anne von Philipsborn. (Photo: DANDRITE)
Duda Kvitsiani. (Photo: DANDRITE)
Keisuke Yonehara. (Photo: DANDRITE)

2015.05.29 | Staff, Public / media

Top team of group leaders now complete at DANDRITE

DANDRITE’s aim of appointing five top researchers as group leaders has just become a reality with the appointment of Dr Sadegh Nabavi, whose research includes how memory is formed, how it can be erased, and how it can subsequently be restored.

Professor Jens Kehlet Nørskov

2015.05.27 | Public / media, Staff

Rigmor and Carl Holst-Knudsen Award for Scientific Research 2015 goes to Stanford professor

The Rigmor and Carl Holst-Knudsen Award for Scientific Research 2015 is valued at DKK 100,000 and has been received by Professor Jens Kehlet Nørskov, who was educated at the Department of Physics and Astronomy, Aarhus University, but now works at Stanford University.

2015.05.26 | Public / media, Staff

Aarhus University engineers in high demand

In ten years, Denmark will be short of 10,000 engineers, according to a recently published projection of supply and demand trends. The corporate battle for talented staff is greater than ever, and this can be felt in the engineering degree programmes. Read more (in Danish only) here.

Poul Henning Kirkegaard

2015.05.19 | Staff

Carpenter Prize 2015 awarded to Professor Poul Henning Kirkegaard

Professor Poul Henning Kirkegaard, Department of Engineering, has been awarded the Danish Carpenter Prize (Tømrerpris) for his work with wood as a building material.

2015.05.18 | Public / media, Staff

Aarhus University moves activities from Roskilde to Emdrup

Campus Emdrup is expanding with a new building that will house research and education activities in Biology and Environmental Science from 2021.

Martin Krøyer Rasmussen (Photo: Aarhus University)

2015.05.18 | Staff

Lundbeck grant for research into interactions between food and pharmaceuticals

The Lundbeck Foundation has awarded a grant of DKK 1.4 million to Postdoctoral Fellow Martin Krøyer Rasmussen, Department of Food Science, for research into the development of an in vitro model. The model will be used to study interactions between food and the degradation of pharmaceuticals.

Stine Pedersen won this year’s European university competition in indoor environment technology. She built a small machine that registers indoor environment conditions for the first time, as well as providing feedback from people in the room. Her initial empirical study indicates that the way we experience indoor comfort is much more subjective than researchers previously thought. (Photo: Lars Kruse)

2015.05.13 | Public / media, Staff

MSc Eng student achieves victory for Denmark at the European indoor environment championship

A graduate engineering student from Aarhus University won the REHVA Student Competition 2015 in Latvia. Students from all over Europe competed for the prize for the best invention in the field of indoor environment technology.

2015.05.13 | Staff

Praise to graduate school in new evaluation report

The Graduate School of Science and Technology (GSST) has just been visited by an international assessment panel consisting of recognised researchers from the University of Copenhagen (Denmark), Wageningen University (the Netherlands) and the University of California, Irvine (USA). The report has just been published and the panel states that the…

Karen Luise Knudsen (Photo: private)

2015.05.11 | Staff

Associate Professor Emeritus Karen Luise Knudsen awarded honorary doctorate

Associate Professor Emeritus Karen Luise Knudsen, Department of Geoscience, Aarhus University, has been appointed honorary doctor at Lund University, Sweden. One of the reasons for the appointment is her collaboration with Lund University on research into the development of the Baltic Sea during the last 130,000 years.

2015.05.11 | Staff

AIAS conference focuses on aging

Do you carry out research into aging? On 11–12 June 2015, the Aarhus Institute of Advanced Studies (AIAS) is holding an international conference – The Hands of Time: Multiple Perspectives on Aging. The conference will address one of today’s major global challenges – aging.

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