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Professor Preben Bo Mortensen

2020.02.24 | Awards, Research news

Preben Bo Mortensen receives the 2020 Novo Nordisk Prize

Preben Bo Mortensen receives the 2020 Novo Nordisk Prize for his research into mental illnesses and how to improve treatment and prevent suicide in those affected. The prize comes with DKK 3 million. He receives the award together with Merete Nordentoft from the University of Copenhagen.

2020.02.06 | Grants

Research Infrastructure Grant from the Carlsberg Foundation

Professor Torben M. Andersen has received a Research Infrastructure Grant of 670,000 DKK from the Carlsberg Foundation. Torben M. Andersen applied for the grant on behalf of ECONAU for the project “Frontiers in Register-Based Research in Economics”. The grant will cover expenses associated with the purchase of a new ECONAU server to be hosted at…

2020.01.07 | Research news

Air pollution in childhood linked to schizophrenia

Children who grow up in areas with heavy air pollution have a higher risk of developing schizophrenia. This is the conclusion of a new study from the Danish psychiatry project, iPSYCH, at The National Centre for Register-based Research. Senior Researcher Henriette Thisted Horsdal is behind the study.

2020.01.03 | Students

Students’ exams interrupted by minor fire

On Thursday 2 January, several exams at Aarhus BSS were interrupted by a fire in a transformer.

2019.12.18 | People

Nabanita Datta Gupta new member of the Danish Economic Councils

Professor of Economics Nabanita Datta Gupta from Aarhus BSS at Aarhus University appointed economic advisor in the Danish Economic Councils.

2019.11.21 | Research news

Researchers unable to reject increased suicide risk associated with use of anti-epileptic drugs

Three of the most common forms of anti-epileptic drugs in Denmark is associated with increase in patients' risk of suicide. However, the risk is low and should be seen in conjunction with the many beneficial effects of the medicines. This is the conclusion of a new study carried out by among others Postdoc Julie Werenberg Dreier from NCRR.

2019.10.30 | Research news

The Danes have new neighbours

New analysis from TrygFonden's Centre for Child Research at Aarhus BSS shows that over the past 31 years, non-Western immigrants and descendants increasingly live side-by-side with the rest of the population. However, residential segregation between the richest and the poorest Danes is increasing today.

2019.10.30 | Research news

Mentally ill die many years earlier than others

New research from Aarhus BSS confirms that people with mental disorders have an increased risk of premature mortality. When compared to the general population, average life expectancy is respectively 10 and 7 years shorter for men and women with mental disorders.

2019.10.30 | Research news

Significantly fewer pregnant women take antidepressants

Since 2011, the number of women receiving antidepressants during pregnancy has fallen by 33 per cent. This is shown by a comprehensive register-based study from Aarhus University. Postdoc Julie Werenberg Dreier from the National Centre for Register-based Research is behind the study.

Postpartum mental disorders are the most common forms of psychiatric complications following childbirth. Photo: Lars Kruse, AU

2019.10.23 | Grants

DKK 5 million for research into mental disorders following childbirth

Trine Munk-Olsen from the National Centre for Register-based Research has received a grant of DKK 4,972,337 million from the Lundbeck Foundation. The grant will go towards developing a risk calculator that can predict which new mothers have a particularly high risk of developing postnatal depression, and thus where action must be taken to…

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