The European Research Council (ERC) has awarded a grant of between EUR 2 and 2.5 million to Professor Susanne Bødker, Department of Computer Science, to strengthen her ground-breaking research in user interfaces for complex human use of computers.
Newborn humpback whales ‘whisper’ to their mothers to avoid being overheard by killer whales, researchers have discovered. The recordings – the first obtained from tags directly attached to the whales – are published today in Functional Ecology .
Associate Professor Jacob Sherson from Aarhus University is this year’s recipient of the Research Communication Award. The award will be presented by H.R.H. Crown Princess Mary at the opening of the Danish Science Festival at the Experimentarium on 24 April.
A board game developed by a lecturer at Aarhus University has won prizes for its scientific approach to teaching future entrepreneurs about themselves – and navigating safely in a world of uncertainty. Read more (in Danish only) here.
A new basic research centre – CellPAT – will identify how cells ‘talk’ to each other, and thereby make it possible to prevent or correct the type of communication errors that lead to illness.
Six years after the sensational discovery of cable bacteria, the Danish National Research Foundation is now awarding a grant of up to DKK 56 million to the Centre for Electromicrobiology at Aarhus University.
Professor Bo Brummerstedt Iversen, Department of Chemistry and iNANO, Aarhus University, received Queen Margrethe II’s Science Award on 19 April 2017. The award is presented to an outstanding researcher by the Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters.
Does it make sense to cultivate and use seaweed in Denmark, and can the seaweed contribute to a better marine environment? These questions will be in focus in a large new project involving researchers, companies, authorities and interest groups. The VILLUM FOUNDATION and the VELUX FOUNDATION are supporting the project with a grant of DKK 10…
An international research team led by Professor Jacob George of Storr Liver Centre in Sydney, Australia - with the participation of researchers from Aarhus University Hospital and Aarhus University - has mapped the human genetic properties affecting the degree of liver injury in patients with hepatitis C virus infection.
New research results give an improved basic scientific understanding of how the innate immune system works, which – among other things – opens up for new possibilities for the treatment of various diseases.
A new concept – dark diversity – is making its entry in biology. The concept helps researchers to spot the species that have ‘disappeared’, and new results from Denmark are promising for future opportunities to gain an overall picture of nature’s well-being. Read the entire story (in Danish only) in the latest edition of RØMER.
Knowledge from universities will be developed to a greater extent for products and solutions in Danish companies. The Department of Biomedicine and iNANO are spearheading a new pilot project that will boost the commercialisation of research.
Anders Møller (41) has been appointed professor at the Department of Computer Science as of 1 April. His appointment will be celebrated on 5 May 2017 with an inaugural lecture followed by a reception at the department.
Over thousands of years, barley and wheat have been bred to such an extent that the yield has been greatly improved, but the crops have also lost a number of properties that are important to survive in the wild. A new Danish research project will restore the original properties of crops to make them more robust.
Almost 100 companies are currently visiting engineering students at Aarhus University, providing a unique opportunity to get close to the already highly sought-after engineering candidates. Read more (in Danish only) here.