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Professor Kaj Grønbæk has been appointed new head of department at Department of Computer Science. Photo: AU Pure

2018.08.31 | Staff, Public / media

New head of the Department at Computer Science

Professor Kaj Grønbæk has been appointed new head of department at Department of Computer Science from September 1, 2018.

The ST SUMMER HANGOUT was once again held at the Navitas Building at the Port of Aarhus. (Photo: dypång management)
There was fierce competition in many different disciplines. (Photo: dypång management)
True to tradition, the dean presented six ST Awards. This year’s winners were (from the left): Senior researcher Lise Nistrup Jørgensen (ST Industrial Collaboration Award), specialist manager at ST Finance Peder Damgaard (ST TAP Award), Professor Thomas Vosegaard (ST Education Award), Senior research Aksel Bo Madsen (who received the ST Public Sector Consultancy Award on behalf of a large group of people at the Department of Bioscience, , Professor Troels Skrydstrup (ST Science Award), Lene Niemann Nejsum (who received the ST Talent Award on behalf of her former PhD student Helene Halkjær Jensen), and Dean Niels Chr. Nielsen. (Photo: dypång management).
The summer hangout ended with music by the trio SP JUST FROST. (Photo: dypång management).

2018.08.31 | Staff

Collegial competition and harbour ‘hygge’

ST SUMMER HANGOUT was a great success again this year. More than 1,400 employees and PhD students took part in the faculty's summer party at Navitas on Friday 24 August.

2018.08.31 | Staff

RejsUd launched at AU

AU’s new travel expense settlement system RejsUd has been launched, and you will find guides and a FAQ on the RejsUd website. Note that new passwords for former AURUS users must contain at least eight characters, including special characters.

Members of the Advisory Board with the Dean's Office at ST. From left: Jes Madsen, Søren Rud Keiding, Rikke Palmgren, Lars Aagaard, Kurt Nielsen, David T. Barnard, Niels Christin Nielsen, Lars Goldschmidt, Jakob Thulesen Dahl, Bram de Vos, Gerry Gilmore and Finn Borchsenius. Photo: Aarhus University

2018.08.28 | Staff

Visit from the Advisory Board: internationalisation, retention and external relations

Over the past year, ST has been working on internationalisation and external cooperation, and this was exactly the focus of the ST Advisory Board meeting on 16-17 August 2018.

2018.08.24 | Staff

ST Awards 2018

Science and Technology has once more this year awarded six prizes to staff at the faculty. The six ST Awards were presented in connection with the ST SUMMER HANGOUT on Friday 24 August 2018.

Limited IT during the weekend of 8 - 9 September. Photo: Colourbox

2018.08.24 | Staff

Limited IT during the weekend of 8 - 9 September

AU's IT systems and IT services will be subject to interruptions during the weekend of 8 and 9 September 2018.

[Translate to English:] Aarhus Universitet. Foto: Lars Kruse, AU Foto

2018.08.23 | Staff

The competency fund has been replaced by a new ‘national competency fund’

From now on, employees at Aarhus University should apply for funding for individual competency development from the new national competency fund (Den statslige kompetencefond), which has replaced the former competency fund and the fund for government workplaces.

A record number of new students were welcomed to Science and Technology on Wednesday, 22 August. Photo: Ida Marie Jensen, AU FOTO.
Dean Niels Christian Nielsen held his welcome speech for several groups of students. This is in the main hall. Photo: Ida Marie Jensen, AU FOTO.
As always, the TÅGEKAMMERET social and lecture association also took part in the welcome celebrations. Photo: Ida Marie Jensen, AU FOTO.
More than 300 'older' students made a huge contribution as tutors to help the new students to a successful start in their life at the university. The dean extended a special thank-you to them. Photo: Lars Kruse, AU Foto.

2018.08.28 | Staff, Public / media

Record number of new students

On Wednesday, 22 August 2018, Science and Technology welcomed 1,832 new BSc and BEng students.

Photo: Colourbox

2018.08.28 | Public / media, Staff

Three projects focussing on clean water

What impact does the discharge of nutrients have on the pH balance in the sea and on eutrophication? Can more aquatic plants reduce nitrogen and phosphorus in watercourses and provide better water quality? These are just two of the questions Aarhus University will now help to answer with grants from the Velux Foundation totalling DKK 3.9 million.

Professor Claudio Orlandi has been awarded an ERC Starting Grant worth €1.5M. Photo: Peter F. Gammelby, Aarhus University

2018.08.10 | Public / media, Grant, Staff

ERC Starting Grant for research in next level cryptographic protocols

The European Research Council (ERC) has awarded Associate Professor Claudio Orlandi from the Department of Computer Science at Aarhus University a starting grant worth €1.5M for research into private and efficient secure multiparty computation (MPC).

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