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Professor John McGrath from the University of Queensland

2016.05.20 | News type, Aarhus BSS, Research news

International collaboration to consolidate Denmark’s leading position

A DKK 30 million Niels Bohr Professorship enables the National Centre for Register-based Research to extend its collaboration with one of the world’s leading researchers in schizophrenia.

2016.04.28 | Research news

The Road to Productivity: Hire a Foreigner!

At Danish companies the presence of foreign staff is often associated with higher productivity and profitability, growing internationalisation and exports, as well as improved innovative capabilities. That’s according to Philipp Schröder, a professor of economics at Aarhus BSS, Aarhus University’s business school.

2016.04.28 | Research news

Changing the world, one fridge at a time: Food waste, and what to do about it

To help change the world, have a look inside your fridge – this is one of the messages contained in an article published in the most recent issue of the authoritative academic journal Science. Food waste has attained monumental proportions in both the developed and developing worlds, and the sum of individual consumer´s actions can have major…

2016.04.14 | Research news

Self-understanding helps criminal substance abusers

Researchers from Aarhus BSS have developed the treatment programme Impulsive Lifestyle Counselling, which helps substance abusers who also suffer from impulsive and criminal behaviour.

2016.04.08 | Research news

Trust may explain the good state of Danish economy and the country’s successful welfare society

Trust plays an important role in Denmark’s welfare society. This society is founded on our very belief that our fellow citizens do not cheat their way out of working or paying taxes, and that the authorities administer our taxes successfully.

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…

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.

2016.02.19 | Research news

Personality influences degree programme choices and grades

Our personality matters in relation to what degree programme we choose and how well we perform. Researchers from Aarhus BSS explore in what way.

Danish companies are giving lower priority to innovation. Photo: AU Foto

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.

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