Arts Newsletter 18 August

News from and about Arts

> Starting the autumn in good shape
Dean Thunø's column

> New PhD scholars at Arts
20 new PhD scholars are welcomed as the first to enter the Graduate School of Arts – Read the full story in Danish


> Arne Kjær named director of new centre at Arts 
Arne Kjær has been appointed director of the Centre for Teaching Development and Digital Media. The centre will unify existing smaller centres and research programmes with a focus on the practice and theory of education at university and secondary school level.


Chief Counsel for the Dean's Office at Arts
The new Chief Counsel at Arts is Lone Plougmann Iversen. It will be her job to advise the Dean on all Faculty matters and to head the Dean's Office. Read the full story in Danish


> The Third Space – technology in the humanities
Today, it is more important than ever for university scholars of the humanities to understand technology – both in relation to their everyday life as teachers and researchers and in relation to the competence requirements that their students will meet when graduated.
The Third Space is a competence project that will be running at Arts during the autumn of 2011, including four workshops and a conference (in Danish) for researchers and students at Arts. The conference is open to all interested parties – read more about The Third Space in Danish ("Det tredje rum")

> News about research funding 
The Ministry of Social Affairs offers DKK 7.3 million funding for research on the civil society – click here to see the announcement in Danish