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2018.03.20 | Event

AIAS conference on "The Thinking Machine: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Neural Networks"

The conference will focus on the background, theory and applications of neural networks in a cross-disciplinary manner. International researchers from the natural and social sciences as well as the humanities are invited to present and discuss their work, addressing the broad range of ways in which ‘thinking machines’ are expected to have an…

Backed by AU funding, Health is now beginning a major reorganisation of its teaching. A large part of the faculty's teaching staff will come to implement educational IT in their courses in the period 2018-2023. Photo: Lars Kruse.

2018.03.22 | Education

Vice-dean on digital teaching: Now it’s happening!

In December 2017, AU decided – with Pro-rector Berit Eika heading the project – to invest DKK 60 million in educational IT (EDU IT). At Health, this now means dedicated funds to the digitisation of teaching.

2018.03.20 | Administrative

Teacher training course with international focus

AU’s compulsory teacher training course for assistant professors is now offered in a new format. From now on, there will be joint courses for Danish and international assistant professors in the autumn, and EDU IT will be a much more integrated part of the course.

"The study can contribute to considering whether we should include a target for mental health in future health checks," says Christine Geyti.

2018.03.22 | Research

Health check can spot psychologically vulnerable persons

If mental health was made part of a health check, then it would be possible to detect vulnerable people who have not received assistance from doctors or psychologists for their psychological problems. This is shown by a new study from Aarhus University.

Vice-dean Ole Steen Nielsen is responsible for the faculty's new principals for
appointments. He will attend - together with the dean - both consultation meetings. Photo: Lars Kruse/AU Photo.

2018.03.22 | Administrative

Come to the consultation meetings about Health's new principals for appointments

Do you want to know more about how the university's norms for the appointment of academic staff are implemented at Health? Then you should participate in one of the faculty’s consultation meetings, where the dean and others will answer questions and discuss the consultation material.

2018.03.22 | Research

Debate: The debate about the genome centre is a complete misunderstanding

Doomsday scenarios are flourishing around the idea of establishing a National Genome Center. But they miss the point completely –the goal is in fact to increase security and the opportunities of improving the treatment of patients.

2018.03.20 | PhD defense

PhD defence: Kristian Høy

TLIF versus PLF in Degenerative Lumbar Spinal Disorders - Short- and Long-term PROMS, Pain, and Health Economics - Results from an RCT.

2018.03.20 | PhD defense

PhD defence: Elias Sundelin

Evaluation of Metformin Biodistribution using 11C-Metformin PET/CT

"Most of us will only take on a cumbersome and time-consuming task when our backs are against the wall. That’s where we are now! So it’s a question of making good, long-lasting decisions," says Kristjar Skajaa.
Even though the goal of inclusive and activating theoretical teaching is already in place, the road to this goal is open. As Christian Ravn Olesen emphasises, the teaching staff are the experts here.

2018.03.22 | Education

Goodbye to crowded lectures at Master's degree level

All weekly Master’s lectures on the medical degree programme must be rethought so that they can re-emerge in February 2019 as modern forms of instruction. All clinical professors will therefore be invited to inspiration meetings in April that will be followed by help from CESU with the practical aspects.

50 new adjunct professors to strengthen the international profile at Health. Photo: AU Foto

2018.03.19 | Research

VIDEO: Adjunct professors will strengthen Health’s international profile

Health will strengthen its international position by affiliating a greater number of recognised researchers from foreign top universities with the faculty. The goal is fifty adjunct professors over the next two years.

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