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Isabelle Torrance first recipient of the Victor Albeck Award 2021

2021.05.25 | Arts

Professor Isabelle Torrance from Aarhus University is awarded the Victor Albeck Award for her excellent contribution to developing the field of ‘Classical Reception Studies’.

Students’ work selected to exhibit at Ars Electronica 2020

2020.09.10 | Afd. for Digital Design og Informationsvidenskab

Commenting on the power and control of technology the artwork uses the framework of the game 4-Card Monte to explore how we as users are led to believe that we are in control only to find out the game is rigged… The work has been selected for showcase at Ars Electronica Festival.

Mistrust of scientific expertise is spread via the internet and particularly via social media We can now see this with COVID19, where other forms of ‘advice’ are being propagated alongside science-based advice, which leads to the spread of misinformation. A new research group at Aarhus University will investigate how mistrust in scientific expertise arises and spreads online.

New research group to investigate mistrust of scientific expertise online

2020.04.14 | Research

Mistrust of scientific expertise can have far-reaching consequences for public health. We have recently seen an anti-vaccine movement that has resulted in a measles outbreak and girls who refused to have the HPV vaccine. Now we are confronted with COVID19, where scientific expertise once again needs to stand its ground. A new research network will…

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.

Events

Mon 14 Jun
09:00-15:00 |
Evaluering af kulturinitiativers sundhedsfremmende potentialer
14.-15. juni + 24. juni 2021
Mon 21 Jun
10:00-11:30 | Zoom
Koku G. Nonoa, University of Luxembourgh. Intersectional Imagination: Issues of Representation and Diversity in European Theatre
The CT Research Group “Paradigms of Dramaturgy” and the European Association for the Study of Theatre and Performance (EASTAP) invite you to the PhD Researcher - Lecture Workshop Koku G. Nonoa, University of Luxembourg.
Wed 23 Jun
10:00-13:00 | Webinar online
Critical Data Studies: Fermenting Data
Webinar online
Wed 28 Jul
10:00-17:00 | Aarhus Universsity
Medievalism and the North
The aim of this interdisciplinary conference is to explore constructions of the medieval North across genres and media from the Nordic renaissance in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries to the present.
Wed 11 Aug
09:00-17:00 | Aarhus, Denmark
NACS-XIII 2021: ‘From far and wide’: Cultures, memories and identities in Canada
Thu 12 Aug
13:00-16:30 | Aarhus University, room tbc
Impact – What it is and how to think about it in your research? A workshop with David Budtz Pedersen
CT’s summer seminar focuses on the societal impact of research: What is it, and how can we think about, describe and document the impact of our research?

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