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Dementia patients have a tendency to go wandering off. A new research project at Aarhus University aims to ensure the ethical use of surveillance technology to make it possible to find signs of life in dementia patients who have gone wandering off somewhere. (Model photo: Colourbox.com)
Lektor og leder af Center for Overvågningsforskning Anders Albrechtslund står i spidsen for projektet men i tæt samarbejde med pårørende til demente og plejepersonale.
Associate Professor Anders Albrechtslund, the Director of the Center for Surveillance Studies, is the leader of the project – which will be working closely alongside both care staff and the families of dementia patients.

2020.01.09 | Grant, Health and disease, Afd. for Digital Design og Informationsvidenskab, Arts

An ethical framework for the use of surveillance technology to ensure that dementia patients can retain their dignity and lead a safe life

Researchers from Aarhus University, in partnership with VIVE, Aarhus Municipality and Business Academy Aarhus, have received a grant from VELUX FONDEN for a project they call LIVSTEGN (which means “sign of life” in Danish). The project involves close collaboration between researchers, dementia patients, their families and their care staff.

2019.05.20 | Afd. for Digital Design og Informationsvidenskab

WRO 2019 Awards

Artist-Researcher Winnie Soon receives WRO 2019 Biennale Award Winnie is now exhibiting two artworks at Four Domes Pavilion in WRO Media Art Biennale, one of the leading forums for new media art in Poland and Central Europe. Her work “Unerasable Images” receives the WRO 2019 Award.

2018.11.29 | Grant

ERC funding for studying classical influences on Irish culture

Isabelle Torrance has received a Consolidator Grant from the European Research Council for studying the role of classical influences in shaping Irish culture. The project will be affiliated with The Centre for Irish Studies in Aarhus.


Fri 19 Feb
13:15-14:45 | Aarhus University, Nobelparken, Building 1481, room 366
(Informed) trust in science: The public understanding of controversies within and about science
Lecture with professor Rainer Bromme from University of Münster
Wed 19 Feb
14:30-14:30 | Helsingforsgade 14, 8200 Aarhus N, Building 5347, room 030
DLRC presents Shafaq Irshad!
This week's topic is "Virtual Reality Gamification of Natural Hazards".
Thu 20 Feb
13:00-15:00 | Aarhus
Marlene Aufgebauer: A mixed methods design within the framework of writing process research
Marlene Aufgebauer from the Department of German as a Foreign and Second Language Professor at the University of Vienna will discuss her PhD project on "Cognitive and metacognitive activities during writing processes of German as a foreign language learner."
Sat 22 Feb
10:00-16:00 | DOKK1, Hack Kampmanns Pl. 2, 8000 Aarhus
Processing Community Day @ Aarhus
Openness in Software Culture
Tue 25 Feb
00:00-00:00 | Preben Hornung-stuen, Studenternes Hus, 8000 Aarhus C
Responsible AI - seminar with Virginia Dignum, Umeå University
25-26 February 2020. Talk followed by roundtable seminar by Virginia Dignum, Professor at the Department of Computer Science at Umeå University, Sweden, and Scientific Director of WASP-HS, a multidisciplinary research program exploring the relation between artificial intelligence systems, humans, and society.