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2017.07.19 | People

Podcast: Profiling with Kasper Lippert-Rasmussen

Kasper Lippert-Rasmussen has been interviewed by the BBC journalist Dave Edmonds for the podcast Philosophy 24/7. The topic is profiling.

2017.06.15 | Awards

ISPP Erik Erikson Award for Michael Bang Petersen

Michael Bang Petersen is recognised as one of the prominent young researchers within political psychology when he receives the International Society of Political Psychology’s Erik Erikson Award in June 2017.

2017.06.08 | Awards

Postdoctoral Award for Florian van Leeuwen

Florian van Leeuwen won the Postdoctoral Award at the Human Behavior and Evolution Society conference that took place last week.

2017.06.06 | People

Lotte Bøgh Andersen takes up two international positions

Lotte Bøgh Andersen will become a board member at the international Public Management Research Association and co-editor of International Public Management Journal. This will also benefit the Danish public.

2017.06.01 | People

Viola Burau receives grant from the Danish Health Foundation

Viola Burau has received DKK 300,000 for her research project. The project aims to strengthen the coordination of treatment across hospitals, general practice and the municipal sector for both elderly peoples and chronically ill patients.

2017.05.09 | Research news

The Vicious Circle of Inequality

Large study across 27 countries and 30 US states demonstrates the association between unequal and unstable societies and their populations’ motives for social dominance. Ethnic persecution of immigrants, sexism, racism and corruption are some of the many negative consequences.

2017.05.08 | New Books

Social Theory: A Textbook

Carsten Bagge Laustsen, Lars Thorup Larsen, Mathias Wullum Nielsen, Tine Ravn and Mads P. Sørensen's new text book on social theory is published with Routledge.

2017.05.04 | Research news

The immune system may explain skepticism towards immigrants

There is a strong correlation between our fear of infection and our skepticism towards immigrants. New cross-national research from Aarhus BSS at Aarhus University explains why political discussions of immigration are so heated and why integration often fails.

2017.03.23 | Research news

When people prepare for conflict, dominant leaders take the stage

New research from Lasse Laustsen and Michael Bang Petersen shows that support for dominant politicians comes from those who favour solving the country’s problems using aggression.

2017.03.15 | Society and politics

Conservative voters prefer strong leaders

Voters’ ideological standpoints do more than determine party preferences. Ideology is also crucial in determining which qualities voters look for in political candidates. If you are conservative, you prefer a strong leader. If you are liberal, you are instead looking for candidate warmth.

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