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2016.02.29 | Grants and awards

Scholarship presented by H.R.H. Crown Princess Mary

PhD student at Department of Clinical Epidemiology Sigrún Jóhannisdóttir Schmidt has received an EliteForsk travel scholarship of DKK 200,000. The travel scholarship, awarded to talented PhD students, was presented by H.R.H. Crown Princess Mary at this year’s EliteForsk Conference in Copenhagen. In total, 5 EliteResearch awards, 20…

2016.02.29 | Policy and strategy

The University Director responds to student questions

At the end of January, university Director Arnold Boon encouraged staff and students to send him any questions they would like him to respond to. Many students have seized that opportunity. Here are his answers.

[Translate to English:] Arnold Boon svarer på spørgsmål fra medarbejdere og studerende. Foto: Lars Kruse, AU.

2016.02.26 | Policy and strategy

The university director answers employee and student questions

Finances, work environment and the administration’s role in the organisation were some of the topics of the questions employees and students sent to University Director Arnold Boon. Read his answers here.

The suggestions for AU web improvements are based on focus group interviews and workshops with AU staff and students. Photo: Colourbox

2016.02.29 | Administrative

Five initiatives to improve AU's web solutions

A new start page for students, improved search functionality and more digital tools for file and knowledge sharing. These are some of the initiatives which are going to improve the user experience at AU websites.

Aarhus University and Aarhus University Hospital will receive DKK 17.5 million towards a new highly sensitive method for examining patients.

2016.03.08 | Grants and awards

New scanning technology on the way to Aarhus

Aarhus University and Aarhus University Hospital will receive DKK 17.5 million towards a new highly sensitive method for examining patients.

2016.02.25 | Administrative

Psychological WPA questionnaire in week 9 (29 February to 4 March)

On 29 February, all members of AU staff will receive an email with a link to the psychological WPA 2016 questionnaire survey. The questionnaire will contain several AU-specific questions and 5-8 faculty-specific/administration-specific questions.

2016.03.01 | Education

Students’ evaluations improve degree programme quality

What is the best way for us to use teaching evaluations when working to ensure a high level of degree programme quality? A joint AU system will help us get more out of the evaluations.

2016.03.01 | Administrative

Apple recalls wall plug adapters for certain Apple products

Apple has determined that the two-prong Apple AC wall plug adapters can, in very rare cases, create a risk of electrical shock if touched. The wall plug adapters in question were shipped from 2003 to 2015 with Mac and certain iOS devices (iPad and iPhone).

2016.02.24 | Academic staff

Inaugural lecture: Susan Rydahl-Hansen

From alleviation of symptoms to strengthening patients' competence in coping with their suffering in interaction with families and cross-sector professionals - A journey towards nursing as a scientific discipline

The students need to complete their studies faster. Otherwise it will cost money.

2016.02.26 | Education

Apply now: DKK 1.4 million for developing degree programmes

The Committee on Education at AU has just allocated a pool for the development of the university’s degree programmes. Employees can apply for funding for projects that aim to reduce the time to degree.

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