2012

News from the Senior Management Team contains information about current activities and discussions for all members of staff at the University of Aarhus. It is published every week – apart from holidays and public holidays. On this page, you can see the newsletters distributed in 2012.

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No. 46 (21.12.12)

Aarhus designated as national cancer centre • New innovation strategy has implications for AU • 2013 budget approved • Two new University Board members • Draft of Strategy 2013-2020 enters new phase • Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year • Calendar


No. 45 (17.12.12)

View the Rector's Christmas speech and budget on-line • 56 'acute' jobs for Aarhus University • Calendar


No. 44 (10.12.12)

Universities make requirements on new Accreditation Act • WPA: Higher response rate than in 2009 • Official opening of iSEQ • AUH named Denmark's best university hospital • Management seminar theme page • Niels Halberg new director of DCA • Peter Munk Christiansen new Independent Research Council chairman • Important recognition for AU professor • 24 scientific facts about Christmas • Calendar


No. 43 (04.12.12)

Departmental heads organise management seminar • New student representatives on University Board • Psychological WPA now closed • Joint MUS concept to be introduced at Aarhus University • AU to become base for new research on the well-being of children and young people?? • Christmas event in new surroundings on 19 December • Calendar


No. 42 (26.11.12)

Professor Morten Kyndrup becomes director of AIAS • Elections at Aarhus University • The Danish Minister for Science, Innovation and Higher Education Morten Østergaard participated in a dialogue meeting with Aarhus's educational institutions • Bridge-building project creates pattern-breakers • 50 European research councils send position statement to EU budget negotiations • Calendar


No. 41 (19.11.12)

Strategy submitted for consultation • Finance Act provides scope for maneuvre • Attention on EU budget negotiations • AU behind large media architecture event • Far more PhD students receiving external funding • Good idea resulted in textbook prize • Calendar


No. 40 (09.11.12)

Agreement on research and innovation • Consultation on new Accreditation Act at AU • New international joint degree • Aarhus Institute of Advanced Studies seeks elite researchers • Hospital construction starts • 750 attend Aarhus Symposium • Calendar


No. 39 (01.11.12)

China visit opens doors for researchers and students • Aarhus University contributes to social mobility • In brief from the University Board meeting • New Center of Excellence at AU • PIT will make IT users participants • ?Bomb threat at Campus Fuglesangs Allé • Erhoff Prize again won by AU researcher • Calendar


No. 38 (29.10.12)

New newspaper at Aarhus University • Participate in the psychological WPA • Vice Dean Henrik Bindslev new Director of Fusion for Energy • New ERC grant for Membranes centre leader • AU expands IT research with new centre • Calendar


No. 37 (15.10.12)

Aarhus University needs new external board member • Rector job ad on the drawing board • Asian ranking sees AU advance 14 places • Productive September meetings on education • New food network at Aarhus University • Closer ties to China • Partnerships for green growth • New art committee • EU millions for research into university development • Calendar


No. 36 (08.10.12)

Ten AU researchers receive Sapere Aude grants • Chinese honour for AU professor • Aarhus University moves up THE rankings • Special visual identity for BSS in the interests of accreditation • New AU building wins architectural prize • New European visions for doctoral training • Calendar


No. 35 (28.09.12)

Three Arctic days launch new research activities • New interdisciplinary centre strengthens register-based research • Debate on digital exams at Aarhus University • Calendar


No. 34 (24.09.12)

AU opens new Arctic research centre • Successful birthday • University Board discusses new strategy • New rector to be appointed • Digital exams sent out to tender • Summer University gearing up for growth • Qualified external input • Calendar


No. 33 (17.09.12)

Talents celebrated at annual celebration • New exhibition celebrates royal 50th anniversary • Rector receives Order of the Dannebrog, Commander Star • More ERC Grants for AU researchers • Increased research collaboration with South Korea • AU still in top 100 in new QS ranking • Special lecture by US ambassador • Calendar


No. 32 (11.09.12)

Helle Thorning-Schmidt visits Aarhus University • AU opens two new research laboratories • Queen Margrethe to attend annual celebration • Danish School of Media and Journalism and Aarhus University to extend partnership • Continuing the strategic path into 2017 • Building Stronger Universities in Aarhus • Calendar


No. 31 (07.09.12)

Finance Bill maintains 2012 level • Rigsrevisionen criticises universities • ERC Starting Grant for researching social inheritance • New strategic grant for research into membrane proteins • AU inaugurated new teaching facilities at Fuglesangs Allé  • Annual celebration for as many people as possible • Extensive help in seeking research funding • CULT pays a visit • Calendar


No. 30 (30.08.12)

Four honorary doctors to be named at annual celebration • Study programmes in focus at Universities Denmark • New Danish academy for diabetes research • Improved administrative service on-line • New Director General of DCE • New Deputy Director of Communication • Calendar


No. 29 (21.08.12)

Aarhus University annual celebration 2012 • Interdisciplinary education discussed at September meetings • AU retains its top 100 position in the Shanghai ranking • Interdisciplinary centre opens its doors • Strategic funding bolsters PhD area • Calendar


No. 28 (14.08.12)

7,259 applicants offered admission to Aarhus University • ERC awards new grants • Free courses at Danish University Extension • Calendar


No. 27 (17.07.12)

24,000 applications to AU • Lauritz B. Holm-Nielsen new president of Euroscience


No. 26 (12.07.12)

AU in new international partnership on Arctic research • Debate on education and innovation • Autumn pay negotiations start in September • Have a good summer!  


No. 25 (04.07.12)

Strategic funding for national centres • Aarhus University at Euroscience Open Forum • AU Summer University ready for kick-off • Participate in consultation on new AU media • Construction of new research vessel launched • Calendar


No. 24 (27.06.12)

New development contract signed • Conference brings research and industry closer • Rio+20: Universities important for green economies • Aarhus University’s contribution to innovation strategy • AU researcher Væxtfaktor runner-up • FEAS – 25 years of developing Aarhus University as a city university • Calendar


No. 23 (20.06.12)

Summer assembly with academic debate on interdisciplinary cooperation • Research growing since 2007 • Michael Christiansen reappointed to the Board • Aarhus University begins negotiations on two new Niels Bohr professorships • Djurhuus steps down as head of department to take on new global role • Aarhus University reps blog from Rio+20 • Aarhus University Library opens its doors • AU researcher in Væxtfaktor final • Calendar


No. 22 (12.06.12)

Aarhus University focuses on the challenges faced by governmental research • New facilities for health research • European conference to focus on industry of the future • 420 Europeans addressed global challenges • Summer meeting this week • Danish Minister for Development Cooperation at SANORD conference • Calendar


No. 21 (06.06.12)

Five new promising interdisciplinary research centres • Supervisory report: AU developing well • Summer staff meeting on 14 June • Symposium to strengthen international research networks • Considerable interest in new Master’s degree programmes in China • Four new research apartments at the Ole Rømer Observatory • Calendar


No. 20 (31.05.12)

Recognised scholars receive science award at Holst-Knudsen ceremony • New director at the Aarhus University School of Engineering • Growth partnership with focus on innovation and education • Untraditional conference at AU to create sustainable solutions • Calendar


No. 19 (30.05.12)

Comments to the Ombudsman’s decision • New editorial team to strengthen strategy work • MatchPoints – a popular conference • Calendar


No. 18 (16.05.12)

Response to unfair mention of AU employees in JP Aarhus • Rector in debate with student • And the Holst-Knudsens Videnskabspris goes to … • Vision for Aarhus University Library to be realised • New administrative user panel taking shape • Intensified collaboration with Peking University • Arts professor gets business research award • Annual ‘Boat’ Race offered sunshine and victory for the Department of Economics and Business • Danish Minister for European Affairs discussed EU expansion with AU researchers • Calendar


No. 17 (08.05.12)

Psychological WPA consultation by main academic areas soon • Concerted efforts to strengthen foreign languages • Minister visits Student Incubator for inspiration • Collective memories – shaped by war, conflicts and transitions • Minister for European Affairs Nicolai Wammen debated Europe's future • Royal visit and young researchers at Aarhus University • Calendar


No. 16 (02.05.12)

Annual accounts adopted by the Board • News about pay negotiations and holiday • More applicants for Master’s degree programmes • High turnout for Festival of Research  • 'Gerda' in the air – again • Law students took third place in major competition • Calendar


No. 15 (24.04.12)

Less bureaucracy and more research • Celebration of human intelligence and genius thinking • Even closer collaboration with leading Chinese university • Tenders invited for new e-learning platform • AU PhD student boasting biggest brain • Calendar


No. 14 (18.04.12)

Countdown to Excellence conference commences • Environmental debate cancelled • New measures to help administrative problems • Two user groups to develop UNIvers • Learn about Europe during the Festival of Research • Calendar


No. 13 (10.04.12)

Aarhus University's expenses related to external consultants 2007-2011 • Administrative support for external research funding must be strengthened • AU behind new energy-efficient student residence hall at Port of Aarhus • New EUA elections • AU to host international award ceremony • Calendar


No. 12 (28.03.12)

Growing interest in natural and engineering sciences • Major European research conference approaching • Large grant to investigate the causes of mental disorders • Calendar


No. 11 (22.03.12)News from the Senior Management Team no. 11/2012

Number of quota 2 applicants at Aarhus University up 12% • AU Forums ready to advise the senior management team • New email and calendar system before the summer • Administration encourages feedback • Villy Søvndal debating security policy at Aarhus University • New director of the university's Technology Transfer Office • Calendar

 


No. 10 (15.03.12)

Workplace assessments – two phases in 2012 • Four new chairs for the academic councils elected
• Development process for managers kicked off • Student organisations invited to dialogue meeting • Internationalisation and languages in focus at supervisory meeting • Dennis Ritter and Jørgen Leth to participate in the Annual "Boat Race" • Calendar

 


No. 9 (08.03.12)

Freedom of speech and problems with administrative systems • Management to meet student wishes for more involvement • Towards a new development contract • Time-out for the A&B building project • Strengthened Danish-German collaboration • Danish Minister for Foreign Affairs Villy Søvndal presents new security policy concept at Aarhus University • Young people address their future • 2,000 to participate at the DHL Relay Race again this year – or more? • Do ideas from the 1700s still hold water? • Calendar


No. 8 (01.03.12)

 

Aarhus University launches new debate site • Two international top professors join AU • Aarhus University collaborates with Horsens • Choice of 300 different lectures at Festival of Research • Calendar


No. 7 (22.02.12)

 

Each employee has unlimited freedom • Calendar


No. 6 (16.02.12)

 

Three AU PhD students offered international career opportunity with EliteForsk prize • iNANO – ten years in the fast lane • Opening of cancer vaccine development centre • Calendar


No. 5 (08.02.12)

Horizon 2020 and AU a perfect match • New agreement with regional hospitals • World Cultural Council to present prestigious awards at AU • New reference book from Health to bridge gap between researchers and laypeople • Calendar


No. 4 (01.02.12)

Wrongful accusations in FORSKERforum • Proposal for development contract now in consultation phase • Four ERC Advanced Grants for Aarhus University • Physics professor wins Villum Kann Rasmussen Annual Award • New Main Liaison Committee organisation in the pipeline • Researchers focusing on the 1700s • Towards a fully digitised society • Calendar


No. 3 (26.01.12)

 

Four new interdisciplinary staff forums • Aarhus University withdraws from Global Dialogue Prize • Besenbacher receives highest Chinese honour • Worldwide competition focuses on leaders of the future • Closer education and research collaboration with Greenland • SANORD Symposium at Aarhus University • Art, brains and networking in the Lakeside Lecture Theatres • Research Communication Prize still open for nominations • Calendar


No. 2 (16.01.12)

 

Shortcut to administrative support • Now four Queen Margrethe II Travel Grants • Day of Research to focus on Europe's challenges • Retirement reception for Ove Poulsen • Calendar


No. 1 (09.01.12)

 

Development contract in consultation at AU • EU at AU • Towards a sustainability policy for AU • Problems with parking at AU • Calendar


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