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At the end of September, Professor Hanne Nørreklit will be appointed Knight of the Order of Dannebrog in recognition of an impressive career with many research stays abroad during the years. Photo: Julia Rolsted Stacey, Aarhus BSS Communication.

2016.09.08 | Awards

Hanne Nørreklit becomes Knight of the Order of Dannebrog

On 23 September 2016, Professor Hanne Nørreklit from Aarhus BSS at Aarhus University will be appointed Knight of the Order of Dannebrog by HM Queen Margrethe II.

2016.08.19 | Awards

Presentation of this year’s awards at Aarhus BSS

Each year, Aarhus BSS presents a number of awards at the school’s summer party. Get an overview of the award winners here.

Anders Ryom Villadsen: A creative cosmopolitan, who has now been awarded the Aarhus BSS Research Award 2016.

2016.08.19 | Aarhus BSS

The Aarhus BSS Research Award 2016

The 2016 Aarhus BSS Research Award goes to Anders Ryom Villadsen in recognition of his outstanding contribution to research. He has published several scientific papers in highly ranked journals, attracted external funding and developed an impressive network of international research relations. Each year, the Aarhus BSS Research Award is presented…

2016.08.12 | People

The Department of Law appoints Advocate General Henrik Øe

Previously he has battled giants such as Google and Apple to protect consumers. Now the former consumer ombudsman and current Advocate General at the Court of Justice of the EU, Henrik Øe, has been appointed honorary professor at the Department of Law.

This year, more people than ever have applied to Aarhus BSS. Photo: AU Photo

2016.07.08 | Education news

A record high for first priority applications to Aarhus BSS

This year, more people than ever have applied to Aarhus BSS. The degree programmes in Psychology, Political Science and Economics and Business Administration have seen the highest increase in the number of first priority applications.

2016.06.27 | Society and politics

Specific messages to teach consumers to eat a varied diet

Variety is important, but do we actually know what it means? Not quite, according to a new study from Aarhus BSS at Aarhus University. The study sends an important message to the Danish Health and Medicines Authority and other authorities and organisations that consumers find it difficult to judge what constitutes a varied diet.

Rune Vejlin
Torben M. Andersen
Jens Blom-Hansen
Geoffrey Paul Hunt

2016.06.23 | People

16,7 million from DFF to Aarhus BSS researchers

Rune Vejlin and Torben M. Andersen from Economics and Business Economics, Jens Blom-Hansen from Political Science and Geoffrey Paul Hunt from Psychology and Behavioural Sciences have received DKK 16,7 million in grants from the Danish Council for Independent Research - Social Sciences.

Foto: Jesper Rais AU foto.

2016.06.10 | Knowledge exchange

Increasing number of board of directors in Danish SMEs

The board work in Danish SMEs is doing well. This is one of the conclusions that can be drawn from a large conference for the Danish business sector held at Aarhus BSS. And this is good news, as companies with a professional board of directors perform better than companies without.

Professor Simeon Djankov, Professor at the London School of Economics and Political Science. Photo: Julia Rolsted Stacey, Aarhus BSS Communication.

2016.05.27 | Conference

Global economic thought-leaders united at Aarhus BSS

What does it take for Europe to regain its economic power? This was the key question discussed at the event “Europe’s Growth Challenges” on May 26 in the S building. Here, Professor Simeon Djankov, Professor at the London School of Economics and Political Science, gave a public lecture on Europe’s current economic challenges. After the lecture, he…

“People across countries are very positive towards the healthcare sector, but are not necessarily that inclined to give money to the unemployed. Why do people generally prefer helping the ill and not the unemployed?” This is the question posed by two professors in political science, Carsten Jensen (photo) and Michael Bang Petersen, from Aarhus BSS, Aarhus University. Photo: Jesper Rais, Aarhus University

2016.05.26 | Research news

Why everyone wants to help the sick - but not the unemployed

New research from Aarhus BSS, Aarhus University explains why healthcare costs are running out of control, while costs to unemployment protection are kept in line. The answer is found deep in our psychology, where powerful intuitions lead us to view illness as the result of bad luck and worthy of help.

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