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AAU students help develop LEGO® DUPLO® robot
Visitors to the LEGO® World event on 14-17 February in Copenhagen can play with Robot Robert - A fun playmate designed and developed in collaboration between LEGO Group, Denmark, and students and researchers at AAU.
Innovation Factory: New Technology and Competence Development Going Hand-in-Hand
New smart technologies are not enough when manufacturers need to generate innovation and growth. In order to achieve success with smart production, it also takes competence development. Researchers at Aalborg University (AAU) will explore this approach along with 60 production companies and 10 technology developers in the Innovation Factory North project.
AAU researcher invents virtual sound bubble to replace headphones
Taewoong Lee of AAU is awarded the North Jutland University Foundation’s Innovation Prize for his unique sound algorithm that creates isolated ‘bubbles’ of sound so that multiple people can listen to different sound tracks in the same room without disturbing each other.
DKK 60 million ($9.2 million) awarded to NASH research team
An international research consortium led by Prof. Sakari Kauppinen from the Center for RNA Medicine, Aalborg University in Denmark receives DKK 60 million ($9.2 million) from the Novo Nordisk Foundation’s Challenge 2018 Programme to advance development of new therapies for the treatment of nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH)
Ten Commandments to Boost Circular Economy
Circular economy is the future – inevitably. In conjunction with European partners, researchers at Aalborg University (AAU) have devised ten commandments to help businesses implement circular economy in their business model
Artificial neural networks make life easier for hearing aid users
Researchers have taken an important step towards making life easier for people with hearing loss. Morten Kolbæk, PhD student at Aalborg University (AAU), has developed a groundbreaking algorithm that can enable hearing aid users to take a more active part in conversations in noisy environments − Photo: ©Oticon
SGRE and AAU to lead project making offshore wind more affordable
Siemens Gamesa and Aalborg University to lead EU-funded R&D project to make offshore wind one of the most affordable energy sources
Video: Student Recreates the Sound of the Sixties with Software
PhD student Silvin Willemsen from Aalborg University, Denmark, has made an award-winning effect for music and sound production. Based on analogue models, he has developed software that replicates the classic sixties ‘plate reverb’ effect with a high level of precision.
New AAU Professor to Harness Massive Information
The amount of data is growing explosively these years. In three hours we generate more data than the amount that existed in 2003. Newly appointed computer science professor Katja Hose, 38, will map the data ocean so that we have the information we need, and especially, so that information is easily accessible, reliable and accurate
AAU closes seven degree programmes and changes language on six others
Based on a larger analysis and strategic considerations for the faculties, AAU has decided to close down seven degree programmes, change language from English to Danish on six other programmes and put one programme on standby. This decision was made to meet the Ministry’s order to reduce admissions of international students by 290 in 2019. Students can complete their current programme.
20.03.2019 at 00.30 PM - 02.15 PM
Invitation to guest lecture by Dr. Ildikó Bellér-Hann on Uighurs in Xinjiang province, China
20.03.2019 at 01.00 PM - 04.00 PM
Invitation to PhD defence by Dennis Puorideme
21.03.2019 at 10.00 AM - 01.00 PM
PhD defence by Anne Gade
22.03.2019 at 09.15 AM - 00.15 PM
PhD Defense by Klaus Westphal