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2020.01.31 | Administrative

Newsletter 103 January 2020

We are off to a great start in 2020. I hope you enjoyed your Christmas holiday. We make an effort to ensure that the newsletter only contains the most relevant information. Which is why it is great that the majority of you read the newsletter.

2020.01.31 | Research

Space-time is dragged around

Astrophysicist and AIAS fellow Thomas Tauris contributes to our understanding of how dead stars impact gravitational forces. Hereby we are one step closer to understanding the forces of nature. The results have been published in the scientific journal 'Science'.

2020.01.31 | Meeting

CANCELLED - Biopeople “Brew Your Own”

Topic: Whether you are newly educated or seasoned within the Biotech, Medtech or the Pharma Industry you may ask yourself “Should I start my own business?”

2020.01.30 | Events

A flood of awards at the PhD Day

In keeping with tradition, the faculty’s PhD students gathered for an academic summit to present their research, exchange ideas and meet fellow PhD students from many different fields. The winner of the Fogh-Nielsen award was found, the supervisor of the year was announced, and this year two newly established awards were also presented. See the…

2020.02.04 | Research

More pieces of the autism puzzle uncovered

A major international study from the Autism Sequencing Consortium with participation of researchers from the Danish iPSYCH psychiatry project, has recently mapped 102 new autism genes. The new findings provide a new understanding of the biology behind autism, which could in the future be utilised to provide an earlier and more precise diagnosis…

When students and employees start relocating to the University City, there will be no yellow jackets or safety helmets in sight. By that time, the construction site will have been transformed into AU’s new campus, where students and employees will be spending much of their time.

2020.02.04 | Events

Student life ambassadors explore the University City

Dressed in yellow vests, with safety helmets securely in place and armed with fully charged mobile phones, AU’s student life ambassadors were ready to embark on a so-called Instawalk in the University City on a cold afternoon in January. The destination of the walk was the old Municipal Hospital, which is in the process of being transformed into…

2020.02.04 | Research

More pieces of the autism puzzle uncovered

A major international study from the Autism Sequencing Consortium with participation of researchers from the Danish iPSYCH psychiatry project, has recently mapped 102 new autism genes. The new findings provide a new understanding of the biology behind autism, which could in the future be utilised to provide an earlier and more precise diagnosis…

2020.01.30 | Administrative

New series of articles from the engine room at the administration: Reducing the IT debt

In a new series of articles, University Director Arnold Boon wants to focus on successes in operational tasks carried out in different corners of the administration. One common denominator shared by all these tasks is that they help ensure that university staff are better able to perform their jobs. Another is that they often take place deep down…

2020.01.28 | Research

Your gums reveal your diet

Sweet soft drinks and lots of sugar increase the risk of both dental cavities and inflammation of the gums – known as periodontal diseases – and if this is the case, then healthy eating habits should be prioritised even more. This is the conclusion of a research result from Aarhus University.

2020.01.30 | Administrative

Coronavirus: AU is following the advice of the Danish public health authorities

There is concern that the new coronavirus that recently broke out in China might spread to Denmark. AU encourages all employees to monitor updates from the relevant authorities.

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