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 2019. 

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34 (31.12.2019)

The Inge Lehmann programme is in line with AU's focus on gender balance • AU publishes its first climate accounts • Come and welcome the new dean of the Faculty of Technical Sciences • Nabanita Datta Gupta to be new member of the Danish Economic Council • New permanent secretary at the Ministry of Higher Education and Science Review of the year at AU • Calendar  

33 (18.12.2019)

Budget, university strategy, and new climate strategy all approved • Agreement on the Circle U university alliance formally in place • AU part of a new National Centre for the Development of Mathematics Teaching • Three ERC Consolidator Grants for AU researchers • Three professor grants from the Lundbeck Foundation •  Chemistry researcher receives huge donation from the Novo Nordisk Foundation • Calendar  

32 (09.12.2019)

AU’s rector: The Finance Act is a vote of confidence • Join us when AU publishes its first climate accounts • DKK 103 million to pave the way for future food research • Calendar  

31 (03.12.2019)

Eskild Holm Nielsen to become Dean of Faculty of Technical Sciences • Comment from the rector on coverage of the beef case in the newspaper Information • University director: We need openness, patience and cooperation • Huge sums from the Carlsberg Foundation for AU researchers • Calendar  

30 (28.11.2019)

Four new faces on the Aarhus University Board • In contact with all AU students in Hong Kong • More EU funding for research and mobility in 2020 • 11 New Sapere Aude research directors at AU • AIAS fellowship applications now being accepted • AU Challenge paves the way for more collaboration between students and the business community • Calendar  

29 (19.11.2019)

Rector: We need to learn from our mistakes • Rector and pro-rector: Extend the taximeter increase • Aarhus University to switch from Blackboard to Brightspace • AUFF publishes budget for grants in 2020 • Register your publications in Pure – the deadline is approaching • The election is over – the first results are ready • Aarhus University has appointed a new data protection officer • Aarhus Investor Summit brought together researchers and investors • Calendar  

28 (11.11.2019)

Several encouraging points in the agreement on research reserve funds • Lone Ryg Olsen is the new head of enterprise and innovation at AU • After the investigation of DCA reports, we’re cleaning up and looking ahead • Vote in the university elections • Senior managers from upper secondary schools and Aarhus University discuss gender and education • AU announces call for tenders for cleaning services in 52 buildings • Arnold Boon on phishing: Don’t be ashamed if you take the bait... • Flagship grant for excavation at Caesar's Forum in Rome • Creativity was the theme of Aarhus Symposium • Commemoration of the victims of the 1944 bombing • Calendar  

27 (29.10.2019)

Three new basic research centres at AU • Berit Eika to continue as pro-rector for three more years •  Strategy consultation has been concluded • Students honoured for entrepreneurship and elite sport performances • Meet the researcher, the communicator and the person who won a gold medal in chemistry • ERC Synergy Grant for Arctic project • Four AU researchers have received large donations from the Lundbeck Foundation • The theme of MatchPoints 2020 is... • The special agreement with the Danish University Extension for AU staff and alumni has expired • Calendar   

26 (14.10.2019)

Dean position to be re-advertised • University elections 2019: Stand for election • Jens Christian Skou remembered with research prize and Skou professors • Social researcher honoured for this year's original idea • Become a mentor and empower talent at AU • Join the information meeting on the new national roadmap for research infrastructure • Calendar    

25 (07.10.2019)

Finance Bill shows promise – but important negotiations are waiting ahead • AU supports new recommendations: Getting more international graduates into jobs • Academic Councils support more sustainability at AU • Calendar

24 (01.10.2019)

Professor Karl Anker Jørgensen receives H.C. Ørsted Gold Medal in chemistry • AU’s rector welcomes the government's proposal to abolish the reallocation contribution • AU enters collaboration with Randers Municipality • University director: SDD dialogue is an important cornerstone • Royal Danish Library online system to close temporarily for inter-library lending • Calendar

23 (20.09.2019)

AU management meets with European alliance partners • AIAS says goodbye to Morten Kyndrup and welcomes Søren Keiding • The University City is taking shape • Obituary: Stig Møller, former university director dies at 80 • Calendar

22 (18.09.2019)

ANNIVERSARY THEME: Congratulations on 91 years • Rector: You give the university life and vitality • Senior manager at Microsoft is the distinguished alumna 2019 • Anniversary awards for professor at Health and senior consultant at ST • Honorary doctors and travel grant recipients • Denmark’s biggest Friday bar and sports day

21 (12.09.2019)

Expanded guidelines for freedom of research at Aarhus University • Report to the Minister on the ‘beef report’ • The Ministry of Environment and Food cancels competitive tendering • The Kitchen: New name for future AU incubator • To all new students: Let academic and social life go hand in hand • Nordic universities stand united in Brussels • Get more out of your SDD dialogue • Ten projects to conduct research into a climate-friendly future for agriculture • DKK 16 million for daring experiments at Aarhus University • AIAS welcomes 20 new fellows • Calendar

20 (05.09.2019)

Follow-up on criticism of report on the climate impact of beef and veal • The consultation process for Aarhus University’s 2025 strategy is now open • Two coveted EU grants for AU researchers • Apply for EDU IT funding Honorary doctorates and exceptionally talented students • AU debates digital literacy and skills acquisition in a tech era • Arts’ dean strikes a blow for the Danish admissions system • 1,910 AU staff participated in the 2019 DHL relay race • Changes in parking availability around the University Park In the period 6-15 September 2019 • The Aarhus University Research Foundation celebrates 75 years • Calendar

19 (02.09.2019)

AU’s rector: We need to get to the bottom of the case of the DCA report • Calendar

18 (20.08.2019)

Sign up for the annual celebration no later than today, 20 August • Discount on Troels Kløvedal exhibition for all AU staff • New acting head of press and communication • Calendar

17 (14.08.2019)

Status of admissions of new students • Anders Correll, head of press and communication at Aarhus University, dies suddenly • Positions of deans of the two new faculties now being advertised • Apply for grants from the Aarhus University Research Foundation (AUFF) Nova 2019 • Apply for funding for competence development from the Agency for Competence Development in the State Sector • Calendar

16 (09.07.2019)

9,678 dreaming of a degree programme at Aarhus University • Rector and pro-rector: Myths are blocking the way for many student’s choice of degree programme • The new Minister for Food, Mogens Jensen, visits Foulum • EU project to pave the way for European university alliance • Summer greetings from the Dean of Arts • Calendar

15 (02.07.2019)

Summer greetings from the rector and the pro-rector • New director to enhance AU activities with the business community • Active efforts from AU to influence EU framework programme • Common PhD principles introduced at AU • Successful language initiative • AU Summer University continues to grow •  Slight drop and status quo in new rankings • Aarhus University Press now in prestigious company • Free registration for the Danish University Extension opens on 1 July • The Research Foundation celebrates 75 years with celebrations for everyone in the new University City • New AU Key Statistics now available

14 (18.06.2019)

Debate at Folkemødet on Bornholm: How much do flexible degree programmes cost? • Strategy, the ST split and sustainability on the agenda at Board seminar • The new academic year has already begun for AU student advisers • New head of National Centre for School Research • 125 years of uninterrupted fertilisation trials at Askov Research Station • DKK 203 million for more productive crops • DKK 10 million for research into Parkinson's disease • Calendar

13 (03.06.2019)

Names of the members of the Committee for Diversity and Gender Equality • Good input from staff and students on splitting ST • MatchPoints: More than 600 participants learned more about management and leadership • Professor Ann Wenzel receives Rigmor and Carl Holst-Knudsen Award for Scientific Research • University director's blog: Examples of implementation of the digitisation strategy in practice • New checklist helps employees improve data security • Calendar

12 (20.05.2019)

The eight university rectors: Please make a decision on the taximeter increase soon • Massive cuts at AUH will also hit research • New executive director at AIAS in October • Leadership up for debate at MatchPoints Seminar • The Independent Research Fund Denmark awards almost a quarter of a billion DKK to AU researchers • Eleven AU researchers receive generous grants from the Novo Nordisk Foundation • Innovation award for biomedicine researchers • For Women in Science award for biomedical researcher • Congratulations to Umbilicus on winning the Golden Bedpan • Calendar

11 (07.05.2019)

Senior management team agrees unanimously on appointment of Committee for Diversity and Gender Equality at AU • New research network contributes to UN Sustainable Development Goals • Plans for entrepreneurial initiative presented and discussed at business network • Roadmap for new common timetabling system is ready • Communication success celebrates tenth anniversary University director blogs on the WPA • Calendar

10 (30.04.2019)

Financial statements 2018: Solid finances secure scope for academic development for Aarhus University • Rector submits ST split proposal for consultation • AU professor receives NNF Distinguished Investigator Grant • Festival of Research: focus on fascinating research • Deadline approaching for 2019 DHL Relay Race registration • Calendar

09 (11.04.2019)

The WPA reports are available – local follow-up will begin • Message: Make the taximeter increase permanent • Boards of studies debate new volunteering programme • AU Digital Innovation Festival in full swing • Festival of Research at Aarhus University • Villum Foundation donates DKK 185 million to research at Aarhus University • Professor heads new think tank • Calendar

08 (04.04.2019)

Seminar kick-starts greater focus on sustainability • Senior Management Team puts cleaning assignments in selected buildings out to tender • Norddjurs Municipality and AU embark upon closer collaboration • AU researcher receives second ERC Advanced Grant • Calendar

07 (21.03.2019)

14,306 second-round applications received by Aarhus University • Rector: university’s gender balance must be improved • New research laboratory to open at AU • Holstebro practice meets AU expertise in new agreement • Calendar

06 (14.03.2019)

Focus on gender balance on International Women’s Day • Seven new principles: a good starting point for debate on research communication • New Research Ethics Committee at AU • ST staff notified of relocation • New admission requirements for all of ST now applicable • Many young people chase their dream studies at AU • National Centre for Particle Radiotherapy inaugurated at AUH • Two AU researchers receive Elite Research Prize – and three talented researchers receive travel grants • Thomas G. Jensen re-appointed as head of Department of Biomedicine • Aarhus University Research Foundation launches new funding initiative • Calendar

05 (27.02.2019)

Workplace assessment (WPA) 2019: Questionnaire sent out to all employees • Master plan for the physical development of Aarhus University • A more sustainable Aarhus University • The process for the reorganisation of ST • Four new board members and a new deputy chair • 2018 education report approved by the board • Rector Bech Nielsen is looking forward to meeting with employees • Calendar

04 (12.02.2019)

New acting Dean of ST and staff meeting on 19 February • Stronger partnership with King’s College London • New initiative provides support base for talent at Aarhus University • How can we improve the gender balance among researchers at Aarhus University? • Increase awareness of your research – join the Festival of Research • Meet AU researchers at the Festival of the Century on 1-10 March • Calendar

03 (07.02.2019)

Rector: AU should have five faculties instead of four • New funds for UN SDG partnerships • Seminar: How do we create a more sustainable AU? • Good, important debate on freedom of research • Teaching staff: Search media for Educational IT projects • New AU centre to conduct research into better blockchain technology • Five AU researchers receive Semper Ardens grant from Carlsberg Foundation • DKK 31 million from the Novo Nordisk Foundation for advanced research technology • AU now officially a “space university” • University director’s blog: exciting projects in the pipeline in studies administration • Information security a collective responsibility • Calendar

02 (30.01.2019)

Management considers inviting tenders for cleaning at a number of AU buildings •  Cooperation agreement concluded with municipality of Horsens • Programme for junior researchers to continue with clearer career pathways • Two AU researchers selected as Villum Young Investors • Calendar

01 (22.01.2019)

AU to host debate on freedom of research • Aarhus University concludes two more municipal agreements • Three new Master of Science in Engineering degree programmes at Aarhus University • Registration now open for 2019 MatchPoints Seminar • AU part of new EU Life Science network • Three AU researchers receive grants from Novo Nordisk Foundation 60 million for biomedical research • Dementia researcher receives DKK 10 million • 150th birthday of the founder of the university • Calendar