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2019.09.27 | Staff

Ada Lovelace Day and ALICE Network Launch event

On October 8th, ALICE will host an afternoon event celebrating both Ada Lovelace, women in STEM, and not least the launch of ALICE.

Karl Anker Jørgensen was born in 1955, and since 1993 he has been a professor of chemistry at Aarhus University. In addition to a brilliant research career, he was previously an athlete, and in the 1970s he won several Danish championships, including in the decathlon. Karl Anker Jørgensen has published 440 articles in international journals, and his articles have been quoted approx. 37,000 times. Photo: Lars Kruse

2019.09.27 | Public / media, Staff

Professor Karl Anker Jørgensen receives H.C. Ørsted Gold Medal in Chemistry

For the first time in 30 years, a gold H.C. Ørsted Medal has been awarded. The recipient is Karl Anker Jørgensen, chemistry professor from Aarhus University. He has been awarded the medal for his internationally ground-breaking research in the field of catalytic chemistry and his exceptional ability to communicate scientific results to a broader…

Søren Rud Keiding resigns from his position as a vice-dean for research as of 1 October. Photo: Anders Trærup/AU

2019.09.19 | Staff

Søren Keiding stops as vice-dean

Vice-dean for research at Science and Technology, Søren Keiding, is taking over the position of Director of AIAS, as of 1 October.

Photo: Ida Jensen, AU Photo

2019.09.19 | Staff

“We must always ensure research integrity and keep an arm’s length”

The case concerning the report on climate impact of beef and veal is being fully investigated. The case has resulted in a number of additional initiatives, supplementing the overall guidelines already in place at AU and the faculty to ensure integrity in research and responsible conduct of research.

Photo: Søren Kjeldgaard

2019.09.13 | Staff

Launch of analysis process for the administrative centre after the faculty split

The overall model for how administrative centre ST is to be organised after the faculty division has now been determined. The two faculties will have a common administrative centre, and this will also be able to deal with the special needs of the individual faculties. An analysis process to identify these special needs for administrative support…

The Aarhus Institute of Advanced Studies (AIAS) has selected 20 new fellows. (Photo: Melissa Bach Yildirim, AU Communication)

2019.09.16 | Staff

Three new AIAS Fellows from Science and Technology

The Aarhus Institute of Advanced Studies (AIAS) has announced the names of 20 researchers who have been awarded fellowships. They were selected from Denmark and abroad, including three researchers from Science and Technology.

Jens Holbech receives the Research Communication Prize as a recognition of excellence and innovation in the communication of knowledge from the university to the public. Photo: Lars Kruse, AU

2019.09.13 | Public / media, Staff

Jens Holbech receives the Research Communication Prize 2019

The Aarhus University Anniversary Foundation Research Communication Prize 2019 goes to senior consultant Jens Dybkjær Holbech, Faculty of Science and Technology

AU has expanded its guidelines for the conduct of research to including pressure on freedom of research. Photo: AU

2019.09.10 | Staff

Aarhus University expands existing guidelines for freedom of research

Since the New Year, Aarhus University has been working on new initiatives that will make advice and guidance more widely and easily available to the university’s researchers. These initiatives are part of the follow-up on the research freedom survey carried out for the university in 2018.

Photo: Colourbox

2019.09.10 | Staff

SDDs with more value

In the autumn, all employees and managers will meet for staff development dialogues (SDD) at AU. The SDD is your opportunity to discuss your tasks, results, well-being and competency development with your manager.

2019.09.16 | Public / media, Staff

Ten projects to conduct research into a climate-friendly future for agriculture

Mogens Jensen, Minister for Food, is launching ten projects totalling DKK 90 million. Among other things, the projects aim to find solutions to reducing greenhouse gases from agriculture. Researchers from Aarhus University are involved in all ten projects.

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