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Alum of the year 2016 is Thomas Hedegaard Rasmussen. Photo: AU Foto

2016.08.23 | People

Alum of the year 2016

Alum of the year 2016 is Thomas Hedegaard Rasmussen, who completed his Master’s degree in 2002 and his PhD in 2007 at the Department of Psychology and Behavioral Sciences. Today he is Vice-president of HR Data and Analytics at Royal Dutch Shell in the Hague.

According to Professor James Wertsch, the reason for Putin and Russia’s actions and self-perception is found in the actual history of the country. Photo: Colourbox

2016.06.21 | Events

Understanding Russia

Russia’s own narrative is part of the reason for the big differences between Russia’s self-perception and the common perception of Russia in countries such as Denmark.

Aarhus BSS is establishing the Centre for Quality of Life together with Aarhus Municipality. Photo: Aarhus Municipality

2016.05.04 | Research news

New centre in Aarhus Municipality established in collaboration with Aarhus BSS

Aarhus BSS is establishing the Centre for Quality of Life together with Aarhus Municipality and is looking for psychologists who want to contribute to developing the centre.

Almost DKK 13 million for alcohol research. Photo: Colourbox

2016.05.13 | Research news

Almost DKK 13 million for alcohol research

A multinational four-year study financed by the NIAAA is the first study that evaluates the scope and effects of damages suffered by friends and relatives of someone who drinks.

In the Impulsive Lifestyle Counselling programme, crime and impulsive behaviour are seen as a way of life rather than a diagnosis. Foto: Colourbox

2016.04.14 | Research news

Self-understanding helps criminal substance abusers

Researchers from Aarhus BSS have developed the treatment programme Impulsive Lifestyle Counselling, which helps substance abusers who also suffer from impulsive and criminal behaviour.


Fri 09 Dec
14:15-16:15 | Auditorium 011, building 1324, Bartholins Allé 10, Aarhus C
PhD Defence: Simon Ozer
Toward a Psychology of Cultural Globalization – A Mixed Methods Study of Globalization-based Acculturation, Identity Development, and Adaptation in Ladakhi Contexts