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The AMBA accreditation is awarded to MBA programmes of the highest international standard.

2017.11.13 | Aarhus BSS

Aarhus BSS awarded 5-year AMBA accreditation

For the first time, Aarhus BSS has received the full 5-year AMBA accreditation for the school’s MBA programme. The accreditation reflects the high international standard of the programme and is an important seal of approval, says Dean Thomas Pallesen.

The likelihood that gender and sex based differences are taken into account in medical research increases if the lead or final author is a women, but it also increases with the general share of women on the research team. The strongest correlation can be observed in cases where a woman has a leading role on the research team. Photo: Lars Kruse, AU

2017.11.06 | Research news

Women on the research team ensure more nuanced medical research

Research team from Aarhus BSS and Stanford University demonstrates a relationship between gender diversity in the author group and the attention devoted to gender and sex analysis in medical research. This can be a matter of life and death and have a major financial impact.

While Sweden and the UK allow people to obtain citizenship early in the process as an incentive to promote integration and contribute to the host country, Denmark considers citizenship to be a reward for those who have worked hard to meet the difficult demands.

2017.11.02 | Research news

Should Denmark be a closed club?

The requirements for Danish citizenship are so steep that even some Danes fail to meet them. The findings from a new study at Aarhus BSS question whether it is fair to demand more of others than of yourself.

Photo: Bjarne Lütchke/Scanpix

2017.11.03 | Society and politics

Lowering the minimum age of criminal responsibility has no deterrent effects

The reform which lowered the minimum age of criminal responsibility from 15 to 14 years of age during 2010-2012 did not reduce the share of 14-year olds charged with violation of the penal code. These are the findings of a new study from TrygFonden's Centre for Child Research conducted by researchers from Aarhus BSS and VIVE.

2017.10.13 | Research news

Peter stands greater chance of landing job interview than Ali

And public employers are just as likely to reject Ali as employers in the private sector, despite Ali having the same qualifications as Peter. This is the result of new a new study from Aarhus BSS.

We must act now if we want to limit climate change, says researchers in a new study published in the journal Science. Photo: Colourbox

2017.09.22 | Research news

We must act now if we want to limit climate change

If the world is to reach its goal of limiting global warming to 2 degrees C, a new study calls for drastic and immediate changes in all areas, and the changes must happen simultaneously, according to researchers at the universities of Aarhus, Sussex, Manchester and Oxford. They are behind a new study published in the journal Science in which they…

2017.09.21 | Research news

Organic consumers mean business

Groundbreaking research from Aarhus BSS shows that organic consumers are standing fast and are buying more and more organic products following an increasingly predictable pattern. Coop Denmark sees great potential in the research results.

The study shows that the increase not only covers autism, but also other psychiatric disorders such as depression, anxiety and ADHD. Photo: Lise Balsby

2017.09.07 | Research news, Health and disease

Using antidepressants during pregnancy may affect your child’s mental health

A study from Aarhus BSS of almost one million Danish children shows that the use of antidepressants during pregnancy increases the risk of your child being diagnosed with a psychiatric disorder later in life. However, heritability also plays a part, according to the researchers.

Martin Bisgaard has just received the prestigious award at this year’s American Political Science Association conference in San Francisco. Photo: Lars Kruse (from AUFF's award ceremony 5/24-17)

2017.09.05 | Awards

Martin Bisgaard awarded for outstanding dissertation

Martin Bisgaard wins this year’s best PhD dissertation award from the American Political Science Association's section on political psychology. This is the first time the award is won by a person from a university outside the US.

New  study shows, that some young people take drugs to meet demands for success. Photo: Colourbox

2017.09.07 | Research news

Some young people take drugs to meet demands for success

Some students feel it is so difficult to live up to society’s demands for success that they use prescription drugs to optimise their study performance.

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