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2. June 2017

Niels Bohr Professor Jaan Valsiner receives prestigious European research award

Niels Bohr Professor Jaan Valsiner from Centre for Cultural Psychology at Aalborg University receives the European research prize the Hans Kilian award of 80.000 euro. Valsiner receives the award for his life-long contribution to research in complex and culturally mediated psychological processes. Photo: Sven Lorenz See more via Aalborg Universitet (in Danish)

30. May 2017

Center leader Peter Vuust receives Dansk Lydpris 2017

On Thursday May 18th 2017, professor and center leader of Center for Music in the Brain, Peter Vuust, received Dansk Lydpris 2017 at the yearly conference Danish Sound day, this year held in Struer. The prize was presented by Struer’s mayor, Mads Jakobsen. Read more via Music in the Brain (in Danish) The prize is awarded […]

23. May 2017

Center leader Peter Vuust (Center for Music in the Brain) publishes new book

What happens in the brain when we listen to or play music? How are we influenced by music – both physically, emotionally and linguistically? These, and several other questions, are answered in a new book, published by Peter Vuust, professor and center leader for Center for Music in the Brain. We’ve always had music. The […]

27. April 2017

Professor and Chair Liselotte Højgaard in committee behind new report about medicin of the future

For the past two years, Professor and Chair Liselotte Højgaard has been part of a committee commissioned by the President of France, François Hollande, to write a report about health research and innovation. The committe’s report is out now. 5 propositions pour la médecine du futur “The French report is on par with the Danish report from the […]

25. April 2017

CP3-Origins organizes the “Quantum Rascals” – an outreach initiative targeting children and young people

The DNRF funded CP³-Origins (Center for Cosmology and Particle Physics Phenomenology) at University of Southern Denmark organizes the “Quantum Rascals”, an outreach initiative which introduces children, young people and the broad public to physics, and not least the mysteries of the universe. Center leader Francesco Sannino has designed and initiated the project in collaboration with Professor WSR Claudio […]

20. April 2017

Center leader Bo Brummerstedt Iversen receives HM Queen Margrethe II’s videnskabspris 2017

Wednesday April 19, 2017 HM the Queen presented the prize to center leader and professor Bo Brummerstedt Iversen from Center for Materials Crystallography (CMC) in the Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters. See more via the Royal Academy The Royal Academy established the prize in 2015 on the occation of its patroness HM the Queen’s 75th birthday. […]

20. April 2017

Center leader Lars Arge conferred a honorary doctorate at TU Eindhoven

Today, Lars Arge from Center for Massive Data Algorithmics (MADALGO) is conferred a honorary doctorate at TU Eindhoven. Every year Technical University Eindhoven (TU/e) confer one honorary doctorate. This year the degree will be conferred on Lars Arge who is a Professor of Computer Science at Aarhus University and Director of the Danish National Research […]

19. April 2017

The Danish National Research Foundation’s ten new Centers of Excellence

The foundation has decided to initiate contract negotiations to establish the new Centers of Excellence with: Ulrik Lund Andersen, Technical University of Denmark, for the Center for Macroscopic Quantum States (BigQ). The foundation is prepared to grant up to DKK 63 million. Tel.: +45 2985 6067 / e-mail: Read more via the Technical University […]

18. April 2017

1 billion DKK from the Danish National Research Foundation to ten new Centers of Excellence

The DNRF is investing 600 million DKK now, and allocating another 400 million DKK for ten new Centers of Excellence that will set an international standard for innovative research. See who has been invited for contract negotiations Read the DNRF press announcement

18. April 2017

Centers of Excellence – Performers of high-quality research

“It is encouraging for Danish research that we are now able to launch these ten new centers. They will advance research forefronts each in their own way, and the new center leaders are all characterized by a surplus of quality, creativity and originality. They are enthusiastic about their research making an impact for all of society. […]