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2016.03.31 | Research news

The survival of the fittest: Aarhus BSS looks at Danish entrepreneurs

About 30,000 new enterprises are established in Denmark annually, but after just three to five years, more than half have disappeared, and of those remaining, the vast majority fails to grow significantly beyond their original moderate size. Why is this? A new research report from Aarhus BSS, Aarhus University, focuses on some of the factors…

Professor emeritus Jørgen Dalberg-Larsen, the Department of Law.

2016.03.30 | Staff

OBITUARY: EMERITUS PROFESSOR JØRGEN DALBERG-LARSEN

Emeritus professor at the Department of Law Jørgen Dalberg-Larsen died peacefully on 20 March 2016 after a short illness. He was 75 years old.

2016.03.14 | Public/media

Regulate lobbying: The producers win at the expense of consumers

Consumers and tax payers lose out when EU lobbyists fight the cause of producers. Researcher from Aarhus BSS recommends that lobbying should be regulated to improve the conditions of the common interests.

2016.03.07 | Research news

New mothers with postpartum psychiatric disorders face increased risk of suicide: study

New mothers who suffer from depression and other psychiatric disorders face a heightened risk of taking their own lives during the first year after they give birth, a new study shows. The study, which runs counter to conventional wisdom of motherhood as a state of unmitigated bliss, is based on one of the most exhaustive analyses ever conducted on…

Our memories are the focal point of most social contexts, so when our memory fails, it can become difficult to keep a conversation going. Photo: Colourbox

2016.02.25 | Research news

The EliteForsk travel grant: PhD student searching for a short-cut to the memory of dementia patients

Memories in dementia patients may be spurred by concrete objects from the person’s past. PhD student Marie Kirk receives the EliteForsk travel grant to continue her research into the memory of people with dementia.

2016.02.17 | Research news

New research: Danish companies are giving lower priority to innovation

A new study of the strategic work in Danish companies shows an overall focus on productivity and customers, while innovation is very low on the companies’ agenda.

Lasse Lindekilde speaks at seminar

2016.02.16 | Research news

Lone Terrorists Not That Lonely: Aarhus BSS Researcher

If lone terrorists were really alone and radicalised in complete isolation from surrounding society, they would be impossible to intercept. But scientific evidence shows that they are in fact less detached from their surroundings than is commonly believed, which makes it possible for the authorities to detect them in time, according to a…

Philipp Schröder

2016.02.12 | Research news

To Secure Future of Manufacturing, Act Now: Aarhus BSS Report

The future begins now, according to a report on the Danish manufacturing sector prepared by Aarhus BSS and consultancy McKinsey. If Danish manufacturers want to do well in ten years’ time, they must act immediately.

2016.02.04 | Aarhus BSS

Can we trust satisfaction measurements?

Satisfaction measurements may provide a misleading image of the quality of public institutions. Research from Aarhus BSS shows that caution is necessary when decisions influencing the life of citizens are made on the basis of evaluation results.

2016.01.29 | Research news

Mapping the Danes’ kitchen skills

Our knowledge of food and our kitchen skills are highly dependent on our level of income and on whether we have children living at home. This is the result of a study conducted by the MAPP Centre at Aarhus BSS, Aarhus University.

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