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New experiment sends couples in for annual relationship check-ups. Photo: Colourbox

2013.11.19 | Students, Staff, Public/media

New experiment sends couples in for annual relationship check-ups

An annual check-up reviewing the state of your relationship - is that a good idea? It seems like it. A new study aims to show whether an annual check-up can strengthen married life and prevent divorce.

Researchers from Aarhus University will be investigating the concepts of life chapters in collaboration with researchers from other universities. Photo: Colourbox.

2013.11.12 | Research news, Staff, Public/media

DKK 4 MILLION FOR RESEARCH ON LIFE STORIES

New research project aims to uncover how we humans create our life stories. The scientists behind the project have recently received DKK 4 million from the Velux Foundation.

2013.11.12 | Research news

Half a million kroner for research on the accessibility of alcohol and tobacco

The researchers behind the project “Down on the Boardwalk” have been granted DKK 0.5 million from AU IDEAS for further research on whether there is a correlation between the accessibility of alcohol and tobacco in Denmark and the spread of these substances in the country.

Cancer patients using complementary and alternative medicine are more depressed. Foto: Colourbox

2013.10.11 | Private and public companies

Cancer patients using complementary and alternative medicine are more depressed

Many cancer patients use complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) with the aim of increasing their quality of life. The results of a new study among women treated for breast cancer cannot confirm this. The results indicate that women who used CAM – in particular various herbal medicines and vitamin supplements – experienced more depressive…

The Center on Autobiographical Memory Research, CON AMORE, has just had their grant period extended by the Danish National Research Foundation.

2013.10.01 | Research news

42 million for Center on Autobiographical Memory Research

Backed by a DKK 42 million grant from the Danish National Research Foundation, the Center on Autobiographical Memory Research, CON AMORE, will be able to carry out research for five more years.

Vocational colleges can avoid high drop-out rates by introducing specific initiatives. Photo: Colourbox

2013.09.03 | Research news, Education news, Education policy

How to reduce drop-out rates on vocational education and training programmes

Four out of ten vocational students drop out. Vocational colleges can avoid high drop-out rates by introducing specific initiatives.

2013.07.19 | Research news, Aarhus BSS, Education, learning and philosophy

Chimpanzee memory similar to human memory

New research from Aarhus University, Center on Autobiographical Memory Research, School of Business and Social Sciences challenges traditional beliefs that apes cannot remember events that have taken place more than 72 hours earlier.

The Danish foundation TrygFonden has recently granted DKK 2.5 million to the Anxiety Disorder Clinic for Children and Adolescents for the development of an internet-based treatment programme for children and adolescents suffering from anxiety. Photo: Colourbox

2013.07.12 | Research news

DKK 2.5 million for online anxiety treatment

The Danish foundation TrygFonden has recently granted DKK 2.5 million to the Anxiety Disorder Clinic for Children and Adolescents for the development of an internet-based treatment programme for children and adolescents suffering from anxiety. Professor and Head of the Anxiety Disorder Clinic Mikael Thastum hopes that the project will result in…

At the conference, leading researchers from around the globe will be combining the many different proposed answers to what and how we remember. Photo: Colourbox.

2013.06.12 | Events

Are we able to remember things that never happened?

Researchers from all over the world will be discussing the interrelationship between memory and our perceptions of the future at a conference hosted by Aarhus University from 20–21 June 2013 at Radisson Blu Scandinavia Hotel, Aarhus.

The focus in the new form of treatment is on helping young people to identify things in their lives which they find problematic, as well as the things they want help in dealing with first. Photo: Colourbox

2013.04.24 | Research news, Knowledge exchange

New form of treatment for marginalised young people

A working relationship involving Professor Jan Tønnesvang, Authorised Psychologist, Aarhus University, Marianne Schøler from UngLiv.dk, and Ungdomscentret (the Youth Centre) under the Social Administration Department of the City of Aarhus has resulted in the development of a new form of treatment intended for marginalised 14–18 -year-olds. The aim…

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