2013

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 2013 (see newsletters from 2012)

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Special edition on redundancy packages

Special edition on voluntary redundancy packages


No. 43 (20.12.13)

The rector’s Christmas greeting • Budget adopted by the Board • Ten members have been appointed to the analysis panel New director of iNANO • Majority in favour of raising the ECTS ceiling • New political agreement on exchange students • 10 AU talents receive Sapere Aude grants • New members on the board of the Aarhus University Research Foundation • AU Summer University 2014 - open for applications • Free courses at the Danish University Extension for AU staff • Overview and inspiration from Universities Denmark • Calendar


No. 42 (16.12.13)

A great loss to the university • The position of Pro-Rector has been advertised • Interim management of AU Finance and Planning in place • Attend the Danish University Extension free of charge in 2014 • Study progress reform deferred for current students • AU contributes to 16 new innovation networks • AU to collaborate with with Aarhus European Capital of Culture 2017 • Calendar


No. 41 (09.12.13)

Plans to postpone study progress reform for current students • Big week for Aarhus University Hospital • New student representatives elected • Research ministers approve Horizon 2020 • New website coordinates teacher training and education research • Deputy Director for AU Finance and Planning leaves AU • Apply for seed money for rethinkIMPACTS 2017 • Calendar


No. 40 (28.11.13)

Aarhus University to introduce cost-reduction measures


No. 39 (25.11.13)

Academic councils closely involved in follow-up • Academic councils must be involved more and earlier • New consortium wins educational teaching contract • New forum to optimise Danish educational research • Finance Committee approves Health building • Candidates for research awards sought • Calendar


No. 38 (18.11.13)

Higher education minister attends debate meeting on quality • Progress reform: short time to implementation • MSc in Engineering programme at AU Herning continuing in a different form • Visit by Utrecht University • Calendar


Special edition: Follow-up on development process (15.11.13)

Special edition of the newsletter: Follow-up on the academic development process


No. 37 (12.11.13)

New program to help make responsible conduct of research more concrete • Higher education minister attends dialogue meeting at Health • Bibliometric progress for Danish universities • Calendar


No. 36 (11.11.13)

32 bright ideas supported by research foundation • Seminar with the academic councils • Focus on Horizon 2020 • Political agreement results in DKK 859m for strategic research • New committee to review education quality • Even closer relations with outside world • Polling station at Campus Aarhus • Calendar


No. 35 (29.10.13)

Join Empower Talent! • New internet festival in Aarhus in May 2014 • Barriers to attracting new talent • Calendar


No. 34 (15.10.13)

WPA follow-up a good step closer • New accreditation visit to BSS • AU agricultural research ranked no. 16 worldwide • Calendar


No. 33 (09.10.13)

Broad majority for new Innovation Foundation • Anders Fogh Rasmussen back at Aarhus University • New head of AU Summer University • Annual visit by the Danish National Audit Office • AU ranked 138th in Times Higher Education tables • Calendar


No. 32 (01.10.13)

Navitas construction resumed • Three basic research centres extended • Grundfos Prize for AIAS professor from Bioscience • ERC Advanced Grant goes to genetics researcher • New head of the Department of Forensic Medicine • Closer collaboration with University of York • Students working for ministry • Feature articles in national newspapers by Allan Flyvbjerg and Søren E. Frandsen • Calendar


No. 31 (25.09.13)

Policy for AU email addresses being revised • Newspaper debate on researchers' other paid employment • BSS denied EQUIS re-accreditation • Star researcher honoured by Carlsberg Foundation • Growing intake on Master's degree programmes • Aarhus University popular with ERASMUS students • Profile brochure 13/14 published online • Wreaths laid at founders' graves • Calendar


No. 30 (17.09.13)

Festivities at Aarhus University • Discussion paper on joint guidelines for the responsible conduct of research in consultation • New initiative to improve Danes' language skills • Ministry moves to Aarhus • AU in top 100 in new QS ranking • Calendar


No. 29 (10.09.13)

Debate on research-based public sector consultancy • HM the Queen visits Alken Enge • New initiative from AIAS: seminars with the institute’s fellows • Students flocked to study fair • Calendar


No. 28 (02.09.13)

Strategy work now launched • New Finance Bill • A popular event • Good legs at Aarhus University • Inaugural reception for dean Niels Chr. Nielsen • Inaugural reception for the rector, Brian Bech Nielsen • New vice-chair at Universities Denmark • Calendar


No. 27 (26.08.13)

New ST vice-dean • New meetings between departments and senior management team • AU involved in Aarhus as European Capital of Culture 2017 • Study fair celebrates 25th anniversary • Up in Chinese rankings • Calendar


No. 26 (15.08.13)

New member of the senior management team • Invitations to the Annual Celebration sent out • University places still available • Calendar


No. 25 (07.08.13)

Lauritz B. Holm-Nielsen says farewell as rector • Brian Bech Nielsen new rector of Aarhus University • Large intake of Bachelor’s degree students • Attend Danish University Extension free of charge • Reminder: Annual celebration • Calendar


No. 24 (05.07.13)

Number of applicants expected to be on a par with last year • New Greenlandic centres strengthen Arctic research • Have a nice summer! • Calendar


No. 23 (01.07.13)

AU thanked Lauritz B. Holm-Nielsen • Niels Chr. Nielsen new dean at Science and Technology • Greenland research station inaugurated with the crack of a whip • New funds for establishing interdisciplinary networks • Funding to prepare for Horizon 2020 applications • Open for applications for new basic research centre • Universities Denmark publishes new statistics • Calendar


No. 22 (25.06.13)

The Crown Prince inaugurates new research stations in Northeast Greenland • AU introduces mentor/mentee scheme for academic staff • Tribute to Mads Møller, architect • AU lives up to its 'acute' job commitment • Government presents internationalisation plan • Scottish doctoral partnership enters new phase • New SDD (Staff Development Dialogue) concept at AU • Aarhus University celebrates its 85th anniversary • Aarhus University at NorthSide • Calendar


No. 21 (18.06.13)

New research hub opened at Aarhus University • Universities' equity scrutinised in new report • Top universities to submit declaration to G8 • Calendar


No. 20 (11.06.13)

Education on the agenda • Everyone invited to attend AIAS opening • Recognition for innovative elite researchers • Aarhus University contributes to innovation initiatives • Considerable interest in IDEAS grants • Calendar


No. 19 (03.06.13)

New ecclesiastical knowledge centre in Aarhus • Farewell reception for Lauritz B. Holm-Nielsen • Tribute to top researchers and talents • Centre moves to Aalborg University • A Nobel Laureate remembers • Broad basis for new internationalisation strategy • Successful MatchPoints • Elite Researcher candidates sought • Calendar


No. 18 (27.05.13)

New University Act may entail more bureaucracy • Eight applicants for position of dean • New management team at Department of Bioscience • Aarhus University in new food sector partnership • International profiles to advise AIAS • Aarhus University's top prize to be awarded on Tuesday • Minister participates at export conference • 10th anniversary of Shanghai partnership • Calendar


No. 17 (21.05.13)

Honours and talent prizes at Aarhus University • New Accreditation Act passed by Danish parliament • First group of AIAS fellows named • 2,371 summer university applicants • Interdisciplinary pilot courses for AU Summer University • Partnership with Municipality of Silkeborg on digital learning • Calendar


No. 16 (14.05.13)

Facts about the school psychologist programme • Art collection in print • No bill for AU after IT identity theft • QS World University Rankings by Subject published • Calendar


No. 15 (06.05.13)

Annual report and 2012 accounts approved • Considerable interest in Master's degree programmes • World's biggest book award in the field of international studies • Calendar


No. 14 (29.04.13)

Strong advisory panels for national centres • Launch of new university newspaper • Extended registration deadline for MatchPoints 2013 • Leiden Ranking 2013 published • The 23rd annual ‘boat’ race • Calendar


No. 13 (22.04.13)

AU receives good marks in supervisory report • Health prepares action plan to ensure research integrity • New partnership to strengthen children's and young people's learning • Festival of Research: Focus on smart energy • Portal provides overview of research funds • Calendar


No. 12 (15.04.13)

Position of dean at Science and Technology advertised • Millions on the way for new study environment projects • Large number of quota 2 applications at Science and Technology • Minister to visit MADALGO • Calendar


No. 11 (09.04.13)

Europe's biggest conference seeks exciting research • Places still available for symposium on responsible research • Danish success with European research funding • Calendar


No. 10 (22.03.13)

Strategy 2013-2020 now published in English • AIAS seeks new fellows • 12,344 quota 2 applicants • MatchPoints opens doors to international experts • Many U-days visitors • Calendar


No. 9 (19.03.13)

AUFF rewards bright ideas • AU Herning gets departmental status on 1 April • Pilot project offers more possibilities for talented students • Registration for DHL Relay Race now open • Calendar


No. 8 (11.03.13)

Brian Bech Nielsen appointed new rector • Strategy 2013-2020 adopted by the University Board • New European centre for advanced brain research opens in Aarhus • Søren K. Moestrup wins Novo Nordisk Prize • Calendar


No. 7 (04.03.13)

Letter threat against Taasingegade buildings was a false alarm • Extensive follow-up on WPA launched • Expert committee to investigate Greenland’s natural resources • Aarhus University’s new research vessel now named • AU participates in scholarship programme for developing countries • ERC awaiting negotiations on Horizon 2020 • Calendar


No. 6 (25.02.13)

Committed employees despite demanding reorganisation • Stakladen debate kicks off SU proposal • Larger intake, but fewer students completing their studies within the prescribed study period • Calendar 


No. 5 (11.02.13)

Minister for Science, Innovation and Higher Education to participate in debate at AU • AU strongly represented at EliteForsk • Psychological WPA results in the pipeline • All-day meeting with academic councils • Interview with rector on P1 • Calendar


No. 4 (04.02.13)

More transparent career paths for academic staff • Major backing for arctic research • Elite researchers honoured at Glyptotek • Calendar


No. 3 (28.01.13)

AUFF repeats AU IDEAS in 2013 • Ambassador says au revoir to AU • ERC Advanced Grant to AU physicist • Research input sought for major scientific conference • New car park barriers to solve parking problems • New AU media: Editorial committee in place • University strategy management seminar • Calendar


No. 2 (21.01.13)

New framework for nanoscience • AU researcher receives prestigious award in China • Extra recognition for young talents • Maersk Oil financing professorship at Department of Geoscience • Calendar


No. 1 (14.01.13)

Strong field of applicants for job of rector • Meetings on optimum follow-up on WPA • Eminent political scientist to Aarhus University • ERC grant goes to chemistry professor • Free courses at Danish University Extension in Aarhus • Calendar

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