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There is currently no legal basis for declaring weapons systems with autonomous attack capabilities illegal under international law, research shows.

2017.01.17 | Research news

Researcher: War robots are not illegal

New legal research concludes that weapons systems with autonomous attack capabilities capable of selecting and engaging a target without human interference are not illegal in and of themselves. However, a political decision should be made regarding their use, says the researcher.

2017.01.11 | Research news

An annual relationship check-up improves your relationship

Should we all attend annual relationship check-ups just like we pay annual visits to the dentist? It seems like we should. The longer you have been in a relationship, the less satisfied you are - and at some point, almost half of all marriages will end in divorce. New research shows that a relationship check-up may improve the quality of your…

A number of factors can be adjusted in order to make the Keyhole label even more visible to consumers.

2016.12.21 | Research news

Research: How to make the Keyhole nutrition label more effective

Researchers have explored how the Keyhole nutrition label can win the struggle for the consumers’ attention. The recommendations are clear.

2016.12.09 | Research news

Men and women handle bullying very differently

Men and women are almost at an equal risk of being bullied in the workplace, but whereas bullying often causes women to go on prolonged sick leave or use antidepressants, men often choose to leave the labour market altogether for a period of time. This is the result of new research from Aarhus BSS and the University of Copenhagen.

2016.12.09 | Research news

Bullying makes men leave the labour market

Men and women are almost at an equal risk of being bullied in the workplace, but whereas bullying often causes women to go on prolonged sick leave or use antidepressants, men often choose to leave the labour market altogether for a period of time. This is the result of new research from Aarhus BSS and the University of Copenhagen.

2016.11.11 | Research news

Colours make consumers purchase climate-friendly products

Only eight out of 100 Danes can tell if a product is climate-friendly. However, new research from Aarhus BSS now shows that a simple red-yellow-green traffic light label can effectively help the consumers choose products with the smallest carbon footprint.

Researchers have used coffee to test consumers' willingness to buy climate-friendly products.

2016.11.03 | Research news

New research: Colours make consumers purchase climate-friendly products

Only eight out of 100 Danes can tell if a product is climate-friendly. However, new research from Aarhus BSS now shows that a simple red-yellow-green traffic light label can effectively help the consumers choose products with the smallest carbon footprint.

2016.10.12 | Research news

Parents’ participation crucial for children’s reading skills

Large gains in learning can be made by involving the parents in their children’s reading. This is the conclusion of the research project READ, which has been conducted in collaboration between Aarhus BSS, the city of Aarhus and VIA University College.

"The results from READ are very promising, especially when the effect is measured in relation to the cost of the efforts. For children with an ethnic background other than Danish, the parents’ effort and commitment have a more positive effect than extra lessons or having an extra teacher in the classroom,” says Simon Calmer Andersen.

2016.10.12 | Research news

Parents’ participation crucial for children’s reading skills

Large gains in learning can be made by involving the parents in their children’s reading. This is the conclusion of the research project READ, which has been conducted in collaboration between Aarhus BSS, the city of Aarhus and VIA University College.

2016.10.03 | Research news

New research: Danish organic products unknown to German consumers

Germany is the most important export market for Danish organic products, but now a new study shows that German consumers are largely unfamiliar with Danish organic products. This has consequences for the Danish export strategy for the German market, explains Professor John Thøgersen from Aarhus BSS at Aarhus University.

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