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2020.03.31 | Event

Match Making Day hosted by Selskab for Medicinsk Studenterforskning (SMS)

Match Making Day is the biggest networking event on faculty of Health at Aarhus University, and is a new initiative by Selskab for Medicinsk Studenterforskning and Health AU aiming to promote the transdisciplinary work between students and researchers along with external companies. The purpose is to gain insight into different study opportunities.

Katherine Gill gave a talk on “The science behind bias” at a pop-up event hosted by TEDx Aarhus, located at the Kvindemuseet in August 2019. Using her neuroscience background, Katherine spoke about how the brain innately makes associations for predicting future scenarios, and that this is the basic mechanism behind unconscious bias. Credit: Astrid Collin

2020.03.31 | Research

DANWISE strives for gender equality, equal rights and opportunities in Denmark

The Danish Society for Women in Science (DANWISE) is a non-profit organization to address gender inequality in Denmark, representing women from academia and industry within the Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Medicine (STEMM) and Humanity fields. Katherine Gill, External Communications Officer of DANWISE and a postdoctoral…

2020.03.30 | Event

POSTPONED! Aarhus summer school in music neuroscience

Join the first Aarhus Summer School in Music Neuroscience, June 15-18, 2020.

While the university is deserted, virtual teaching runs at full speed.

2020.03.30 | Education

Dear lecturer, you are not alone

Are you (also) in doubt about how to deal with your distance teaching? Then read the specific advice from two colleagues on what you should be aware of before, during and after teaching your students online.

2020.04.01 | Administrative

New agreement on holiday/time off in lieu also affects some employees at AU

The parties to the collective agreements in the public sector have entered into a new agreement on special rules concerning holiday during the shutdown of public sector workplaces. This also affects some employees at Aarhus University.

2020.03.27 | Public/Media

Online Biomedicine Seminar with Joanna Kalucka

The Seminar is entitled "Metabolic and transcriptomic heterogeneity of endothelial cells".

Mads Fuglsang Kjølby. Photo: Tonny Foghmar, AUH

2020.03.26 | Grants and awards

5 mio DKK from the Lundbeck Foundation to test potential treatment of Covid-19 patients

Mads Fuglsang Kjølby, affiliated Anders Nykjær's lab at DANDRITE/PROMEMO, and Ole Schmeltz Søgaard, will test the effect of Camostat Mesylate on SARS-CoV-2 infections in Covid-19 patients.

2020.03.26 | People news

Welcome to Luc Nijssen who is new intern in Takeuchi team

Luc Nijssen has joined the Takeuchi team at the start of March. He will work with Drs Toshiro Sakamoto and Chihiro Nakamoto in setting up the modified version of schema task in rats. Schemas, which are conceptual structures of memory, consist of past experiences and facts stored in our long-term memories.The formation of long-term memories in…

Associate Professor Ole Schmeltz Søgaard from the Department of Clinical Medicine hopes that the Japanese medication camostat mesylate can block the virus that causes COVID-19. Photo: Tonny Foghmar, AUH.
Associate Professor Mads Fuglsang Kjølby from the Department of Biomedicine is, together with Ole Schmeltz Søgaard, the first in the world to test the Japanese medication on the corona virus in people. Photo: Tonny Foghmar, AUH.

2020.03.27 | Grants and awards

Does a Japanese medication for heartburn work on corona patients?

Researchers from Aarhus University and Aarhus University Hospital have received DKK 5 million from the Lundbeck Foundation to test whether a Japanese medication against heartburn can be used to treat the new corona virus (COVID-19).

Cardiologist Hans Erik Bøtker will be responsible for the health science research at AU from August 2020.
Photo: Hans Christian Jacobsen

2020.03.27 | People news

Cardiologist Hans Erik Bøtker will be the new vice-dean of health research at Aarhus University

Professor Hans Erik Bøtker will take up the position of Vice-dean for Research at the Faculty of Health at Aarhus University in August. He brings 37 years of experience as a medical doctor and researcher in the field of cardiology together with a solid international network.

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