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Niels Mejlgaard

2017.01.12 | People

Fifth H2020 grant for CFA

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.

Professor Gert Tinggaard Svendsen was given the order in recognition of his scientific contribution. Photo: Marie Bacher Svendsen 
Gert received the order in the post back in September, and it was fastened to his chest when he turned up for the audience with the Queen on 12 December.

2017.01.06 | People

An audience with the Queen - behind the scenes

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

6 million for CFA professor

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

2.7 million for research in political rumours

Michael Bang Petersen has been granted DKK 2.7 million to examine the psychology behind political rumours and misinformation on social media.

"The results from READ are very promising, especially when the effect is measured in relation to the cost of the efforts. For children with an ethnic background other than Danish, the parents’ effort and commitment have a more positive effect than extra lessons or having an extra teacher in the classroom,” says Simon Calmer Andersen.

2016.10.11 | Research news

Parents’ participation crucial for children’s reading skills

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.

2016.10.11 | New Books

A Companion to Applied Philosophy

Kasper Lippert-Rasmussen has co-edited the book published by Wiley Blackwell.

2016.10.03 | New Books

The Politics of Inequality

Carsten Jensen and Kees van Kersbergen's new book The Politics of Inequality is out now on Palgrave Macmillan.

Kristina Bakkær Simonsen on stage at Researcher Fight.
Kristina Bakkær Simonsen was awarded DKK 10,000.

2016.09.26 | Awards

Kristina wins Researcher Fight

This weekend, PhD student in political science Kristina Bakkær Simonsen won the award for best research communicator at this year’s Reseacher Fight at Aarhus University.

The World Trade Center on September 11, 2001, shortly after the collapse of the second tower. Photo: Wally Gobetz (Wikimedia Commons)

2016.09.09 | Research news

9/11 caused mental illness far beyond US borders

Acts of terrorism have a much wider psychological impact than typically assumed, reaching across borders and spreading fear among populations thousands of miles removed from the actual targets.

2016.08.31 | Awards

Young researcher at Political Science Department awarded for best paper

Ulrich Thy Jensen, who just received his ph.d. degree from the Department of Political Science at Aarhus BSS, has received the prize “best paper award” at the recently concluded annual conference organized by the European Group for Public Administration.

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