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2011.04.29 | People

International recognition for Suresh Rattan

The Executive Council of the European region of the International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics (IAGG-ER) has unanimously elected Dr Suresh Rattan at the Department of Molecular Biology, Aarhus University, as the next President of its Biological Section.

2011.05.02 | Events

Controversial EU diplomat to speak at MatchPoints Seminar

The British EU diplomat Robert Cooper will be visiting this year’s MatchPoints Seminar at Aarhus University.

2011.04.14 | News from the management

New President of the EUA

Maria Helena Nazaré of Portugal was elected President of the European University Association (EUA) earlier today. The election took place in connection with the organisation’s conference in Aarhus.

2011.04.13 | Research

Better treatment of anxiety in children and adolescents

Children and adolescents suffering from anxiety disorders have very few options for getting help. Aarhus University has just received DKK 4.5m from the Tryg Foundation, and the grant is earmarked for helping more children overcome their anxiety disorder.

2011.04.12 | Research

Astronomers dissect the interior of the stars

Using the latest measurements from the Kepler Satellite, astronomers at Aarhus University can reveal precisely which energy processes take place in the core of giant stars.

2011.04.14 | Research

Scientists convert deadly gas to harmless powder

Using a ground-breaking method that is both new and inexpensive, Aarhus researchers have encapsulated the poisonous gas carbon monoxide (CO) in a powder, making it easy to work with.

2011.04.11 | People

Flemming Besenbacher future chiarman of the Carlsberg Foundation

At a Board meeting held on the 31 March 2011, Professor Flemming Besenbacher, Director of iNANO, Aarhus University, was elected Chairman of the Carlsberg Foundation effective as of 1 January 2012.

2011.04.11 | Research

Danish iNANO center serves as model for school in China

Major research initiative in Harbin is based on Aarhus University’s iNANO Center. At the inauguration in Harbin, the Director of iNANO, Flemming Besenbacher, was appointed Honorary Doctor at the Harbin Institute of Technology.

2011.04.07 | Events

Brew and crew: Thirsty competitors hit the pond for Kapsejladsen

AU’s biggest annual sporting event – don’t call it a party – has evolved over the years. But some things, like the drinking, have stayed the same.

2011.04.07 | Research

Pests are munching our cultural heritage

Valuable northern European museum pieces risk being eaten by insects. Global warming worsens the problem.

2011.04.07 | Research

Artemisia saves lives

Sweet wormwood is a plant which saves human lives. Danish scientists are presently investigating if it can do just as much good in poultry.

2011.04.06 | Events

Japanese charity event was a huge success

Japanese characters and plenty of Origami birds decorated the conference rooms in the Dale T. Mortensen Building when the Japanese exchange students and the International Centre invited everyone to attend a charity bar for Japan on Friday April 1.

2011.04.06 | Research

Carbon monoxide as a harmless powder

A team of researchers at Aarhus University can now use a powder when working with the dangerous but highly useful gas, carbon monoxide. It shows high potential for future research in the synthesis of organic molecules and a patent has been filed.

2011.04.06 | Research

Financial Reporting: Fact or Fiction?

Financial accountants and auditors are under increasing pressure from senior managers and shareholders to assess future possibilities instead of merely presenting historical facts.