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Professor Signe Normand receives the Elite Research Prize for 2021

2021.05.06Professor of biology Signe Normand from Aarhus University is one of the five recipients of the Elite Research Prize for 2021. There are also Elite Research travel grants for two PhD students from the Department of Computer Science and Department of Bioscience. The awards will be presented at an event at the Ministry of Higher Education and Science on 10 August.

Jens-Christian Svenning most cited according to Reuters' Hot list

2021.04.29Denmark's most influential climate scientist is found at the Department of Biology. "Reuters' Hot List" is listing the most cited climate scientists in the world, and professor Jens-Christian Svenning takes first place in Denmark and is ranked 101 in the world.

More green areas earmarked for biodiversity at AU

2021.04.06Aarhus University wants to increase biodiversity in several of the university's green areas. The areas will increase species variation, and can be used in connection with teaching and as a meeting point for social activities.

Wed 19 May
14:00-16:00 | Online
Rewilding and herbivory in a South American savanna
PhD defence: Julia Carolina Mata, Ecoinformatics and Biodiversity
Mon 31 May
14:15-15:59 | The AIAS Auditorium, if possible. Virtually, if not.
How to get fat: Measuring the foraging behaviour of whales and seals
AIAS Seminar: Mark Johnson, AIAS Fellow
Fri 04 Jun
14:00-15:00 | Online
A critique of the spectral species concept: are satellites diamonds in the sky?