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According to a new survey, many Danes find it difficult to navigate in the healthcare jungle.

2014.04.11 | Research

As many as one in five do not understand messages about health

After the first survey of the problems faced by Danes when navigating in messages about health, researchers from Aarhus University say that the healthcare system must be more user-friendly.

The Department of Public Health has involved colleagues from the Department of Business Communication at School of Business and Social Sciences in the master's program in public health. And it inspires both the director of studies and students. Photo: Jesper Rais/AU Communication.

2014.04.24 | Education

Successful teaching partnership between Public Health Science and the Department of Business Communication

Both the director of studies and the students on the Master’s Degree Programme in Public Health Science are excited about the course on health communication, which is offered by lecturers from the research group on knowledge communication at the School of Business and Social Sciences.

The members of the FSU at Health have now spent two years working in the committee. They provide a status update and evaluate a turbulent period characterised by great changes at the university. Photo: Lars Kruse/AU Communication.

2014.04.24 | Administrative

FSU: status after two years’ work

Health’s current Faculty Liaison Committee (FSU) has existed for two years. Two years with lots of changes and challenges. Now is the time for an evaluation of the committee’s work, format of the meetings and communication efforts. Three employee representatives talk about their experiences.

2014.04.10 | Academic staff

Inaugural lecture: Eskild Petersen

Global Infectious Diseases. How Tropical Medicin, Travel Medicine and Infectious Diseases merged.

Morten Schallburg Nielsen of Aarhus University has just received six million kroner from the Lundbeck Foundation.

2014.04.24 | Grants and awards

Aarhus researcher receives substantial grant

Morten Schallburg Nielsen from Aarhus University has just received DKK six million from the Lundbeck Foundation to conduct research into how molecules are transported from the blood and into the brain. The hope is that the research will in the long-term benefit patients with, among other things, Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s disease.

2015.05.07 | Collaboration

Creating something new in the exciting time of crisis

Frederik Fischer (M.A. '10) saw the financial crisis as an excellent opportunity to start something new. Therefore, he started the social media company Tame with his partner Torsten Mu?ller. Now, they are setting up an office in Silicon Valley.

The Quality Commission is off the mark, say AU’s rector and dean of education. Photo: The Quality Commission’s report

2014.04.10 | Aarhus University

The quality commission is off the mark

The debate on the quality of education is important. But the Quality Commission is off the mark, according to Rector Brian Bech Nielsen and Dean of Education Mette Thunø.

”The budget cutbacks at Health now have finished and, unfortunately, we have to say goodbye to a number of employees,” says Dean Allan Flyvbjerg.

2014.04.01 | All groups

The cost reduction plans have now been rolled out

The process of preparing and effectuating the local cost reduction plans at the departments is now complete. At Health, 30 employees have received information on planned redundancy, while 38 have come to an agreement on voluntary resignation. Four employees have also negotiated a senior staff scheme.

The new temporary parking spaces at AU will be ready for use no later than 1 August, 2014.

2014.04.01 | Technical / administrative staff

Temporary parking spaces in the eastern part of the University Park

A range of construction projects at AU will lead to existing parking spaces being temporarily closed. The parking spaces will be replaced while the construction work is under way.

Professor Mogens Johansen

2014.04.10 | People news

Researcher receives distinguished research grant

Mogens Johannsen from Aarhus University has received Ingeborg and Leo Dannins Scholarship for Scientific Research for 2014. In addition to the recognition, the award includes DKK 350,000 towards the implementation of new research initiatives in the area of biological ageing.

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