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2011.04.01 | Research

Homogenous teams hinder new ideas

Small and medium-sized companies need to become better at exploiting external knowledge in order to strengthen their competitive position. A new PhD dissertation from Business and Social Sciences at Aarhus University concludes that companies should avoid like-minded employees.

2011.03.30 | Research

DKK 1.7 million for advanced anemometer

Associate Professor Per Nørnberg, Department of Geoscience, Aarhus University, has been granted DKK 1.7 million (approximately EUR 228,000) by the VILLUM FOUNDATION for the purchase and construction of a combined two-dimensional Laser Doppler Anemometer (LDA) and Phase Doppler Anemometer (PDA) system.

2011.03.28 | Research

Artificial antibodies for improved diagnostics and therapy

Scientists from Aarhus University are the first in the world to develop a method that makes it possible to create artificial antibodies against a single cell in a heterogeneous mixture.

2011.03.18 | Research

Super tweezers grab hold of a single atom

Jacob Sherson, Department of Physics and Astronomy, and his colleagues at the Max Planck Institute in Munich have produced incredibly precise tweezers that can grab hold of a single atom – a major breakthrough in the development of potent quantum computers.

2011.03.16 | Research

The Japanese earthquake registered in Aarhus

The shaking from the violent events near Japan on Friday 11 March 2011 was also felt in Aarhus. In the basement of the Department of Earth Sciences, a seismometer measured the Earth’s movements with great accuracy.

2011.03.15 | Research

New IALEI-study: Reengage with multicultural education

Multiculturalism has receded to the background of societies' priorities. A group of leading international researchers now conclude that education systems around the world need to put multicultural diversity at the forefront of their concerns.

2011.04.01 | Research

Bacteria in pig feed can protect the environment

Specially developed bacteria added to pig feed can help reduce nitrogen emissions from agriculture.

2011.03.09 | Awards

Suresh Rattan awarded the Lord Cohen Medal in Gerontology

The British Society for Research on Ageing (BSRA) has announced the award of The Lord Cohen Medal for contribution to the science of gerontology to Dr. Suresh Rattan at the Department of Molecular Biology, Aarhus University.

2011.03.04 | Students

Students get tools for the innovative process – from idea to product

Thirty-five students from various disciplines in natural sciences are currently being taught innovation at the Department of Molecular Biology, Aarhus University.

2011.03.04 | Research

New world-leading Danish platform for genome research

A ground-breaking collaboration cutting across four Danish universities and the business sector is now setting up a research and technology platform with the capacity and ambition to analyse the genome of the Danish population.

2011.03.03 | Research

Scientists to study the storage of CO2 at a distance from land

The high content of carbon dioxide (CO2) in the atmosphere is of concern to both scientists and the general public. The storage of CO2 is under fierce debate as a temporary solution to the not so straightforward road to greener times.

2011.03.02 | Talent development

Would you like to learn how to recognise stress among your PhD students and what to do about it?

Seminar on how to handle stress. How to spot stress among your students and what to do about it. You will get tools for handling stress, which you can benefit from yourself. Presentations, discussions and exercises in small groups.

2011.03.02 | Talent development



2011.03.01 | Research

Ultra-short laser pulses write holograms in record-high resolution

New research has created high-resolution, computer-generated reflection holograms with three-dimensional effects written directly on the surface of a silicon crystal.