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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.

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

2020.01.09 | Grant

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.

WRO 2019 Awards

2019.05.20 | Afd. for Digital Design og Informationsvidenskab

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.

ERC funding for studying classical influences on Irish culture

2018.11.29 | Grant

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.

Researcher at the School of Communication and Culture receives prestigious Horizon 2020 grants

2018.11.27 | Grant

What will the internet of the future look like in an increasingly digital everyday life? What impact does fake news have on democracy? Research Director Anja Bechmann has received two Horizon 2020 grants which can contribute to addressing some of the digital societal challenges facing Europe.

From the left: Teacher and former EU interpreter Kirsten Feldthaus, Professor Helle Vrønning Dam, teacher and former EU interpreter Torben Bagge Hansen, Sif Antonia Munck Pedersen, Mikkel Jeppesen, Jannick Roger Markussen, Mette Reinhardt Jakobsen, Rasmus Troels Steenberg. At the front: Anne Ditte Junge and the dog Ibelle. On Skype: Elizabeth Nicola May from Luxembourg.
 Teacher and former EU interpreter Kirsten Feldthaus welcomes the new students on the professional Master's degree programme in conference interpreting at Aarhus University
“You are a small select group, and you are also pioneers of national a strategy”. Those were the words of Professor Helle Vrønning Dam in her welcome speech addressed to the new students on the professional Master’s degree programme in conference interpreting at Aarhus University.

New interpreters to secure the international future of Danish

2018.10.24 | Ceremony / opening

The first group of students have just started on the new professional Master’s degree programme in conference interpreting at Aarhus University. They are to secure the future of the Danish language in the EU and in other international contexts.

Events

Thu 23 Apr
10:00-17:00 | Aarhus University
MatchPoints Seminar 2020: Denmark and Germany in Europe
MatchPoints 2020 will treat the Danish-German relationship in its European context. The seminar seeks to integrate our understanding of the developments, the conflicts and the cooperation that characterises the Danish-German relationship within such a broader context. The seminar also emphasises the vital importance for both countries of collaborat…
Thu 07 May
14:15-17:00 | Kasernen, Aarhus University, Langelandsgade 139, Aarhus C, Building 1584, Room 124
Iwona Janicka: The Archive and the Laboratory: Rancière, Latour and the Speechless
Aesthetic Seminar
Fri 19 Jun
09:30-18:00 | Aarhus University - Museum of Ancient Art and Archaeology. Aarhus University - 1586-114 (Kasernen)
Classical Archaeology/Art History Seminar
CROSS-DISCIPLINARY HISTORIES OF SCULPTURE: FRAGMENTS, NARRATIVES, METHODS
Thu 25 Jun
15:00-17:00 | Langelandsgade 139, 8000 Aarhus C, venue tbc
Save the date: Launch event for the “Paradigms of Dramaturgy” group in CT!
Mon 27 Jul
00:00-23:59 |
Medievalism in the North
The research group Medievalism in Danish Romantic Literature organizes the conference at Moesgaard Museum, click the link to go to the event's Call for papers Forskningsgruppen Middelalderisme i dansk romantisk litteratur afholder konference på Moesgaard Museum, klik titlen for at komme til eventets Call for papers
Tue 18 Aug
09:00-17:00 | Aarhus University
The Nordic Romanist Conference August 2020 (ROM20)

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