2017.03.23 | Research news
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
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.
2017.03.13 | Society and politics
New research from the Department of Political Science at Aarhus BSS shows that Danish city counsellors are highly influenced by their own attitudes towards a topic when they interpret factual information on the topic.
2017.03.02 | New Books
With his new book, Emeritus Professor Mehdi Mozaffari provides an important new framework for understanding the full impact of Islamism in the Middle East and beyond.
2017.01.24 | New Books
Failed or weak states, miscarried democratizations, and economic underdevelopment characterize a large part of the world we live in. In his new book, Jørgen Møller includes the deep historical processes that produced the modern state, modern democracy and the modern market economy in the first place.
2017.01.12 | People
The Danish Centre for Studies in Research and Research Policy (CFA) has received DKK 4.65 million from the European Commission’s H2020 Framework Programme for Research and Innovation.
2017.01.06 | People
On Monday 12 December, dressed up to the nines, Professor Gert Tinggaard was received in audience by the Queen to thank her for the great honour of being appointed Knight of the Order of Dannebrog.
2016.12.09 | People
Jesper Wiborg Schneider has received a DKK 5.98 million grant from The Danish Agency for Science, Technology and Innovation for his project about research integrity.
2016.12.08 | People
Michael Bang Petersen has been granted DKK 2.7 million to examine the psychology behind political rumours and misinformation on social media.
2016.10.11 | Research news
Large gains in learning can be made by involving the parents in their children’s reading. This is the conclusion of the research project READ, which has been conducted in collaboration between Aarhus BSS, the city of Aarhus and VIA University College.