2014.04.10 | Research news
By giving school children up to four additional hours of Danish lessons every week for 16 weeks, we improve their reading skills to an extent that amounts to six months of schooling in addition to what other pupils achieve in that period of time.
2014.03.21 | Knowledge exchange
Malene Kallestrup-Lamb from CREATES at Aarhus University's School of Business and Social Sciences is currently developing a mathematical model, which can predict future mortality with greater accuracy compared to other existing methods. This could potentially be of great value to both the private and public sector in Denmark.
2014.03.07 | Awards
A five-year business plan for the Copenhagen Zoo. This was essentially the task at the CBS Case Competition, Beat the Elite 2014. The winning entry was proposed by four students from School of Business and Social Sciences (BSS) at Aarhus University.
2014.02.26 | Research news
Even though Denmark is one of the European countries that have been able to prepare for the increased ageing population, the Danish economy remains vulnerable, and we will have a hard time handling yet another financial crisis in the coming decades.
2014.02.25 | Research news
Two BSS researchers and TrygFonden’s Centre for Child Research awarded DKK 20 million to evaluate children and youth programmes.
2014.02.19 | Research news
People suffering from schizophrenia are at greater risk of developing autoimmune diseases such as psoriasis and multiple sclerosis. This is the conclusion of new research from Aarhus University. It appears that infections play a determining role.
2014.02.04 | Education news
Department of Political Science and Government and Department of Economics and Business have joined forces and established a new Bachelor’s degree programme at School of Business and Social Sciences. The Public Policy programme will be open for enrolment this spring. The students will receive training in planning and organising extensive public…
2014.01.29 | Knowledge exchange
The foundation TrygFronden and TrygFonden’s Centre for Child Research has established a journalistic fellowship, aimed at fostering a more knowledge-intensive debate about socially marginalised children and youth in particular.
2014.01.10 | People
Dale T. Mortensen, Professor, Nobel Prize winner and a dear friend of Aarhus University, passed away on 9 January. Read the obituary here, written by Bent Jesper Christensen and Henning Bunzel.
2013.12.20 | Awards
Mette Trier Damgaard and Sune Lauth Gadegaard have received travel grants of 150.000 DKK each. They will go abroad to, respectively, the University of California at Berkeley and Lancaster University, The Management School.