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2019.10.15 | Public/media, Featured, CS frontpage

DFF grant

Gerth Stølting Brodal and Lars Arge have received 6 mio DKK from the independent research fund to develop new algorithms that efficiently utilize the block transfers in modern memory hierarchies, and thus can more efficiently process large volumes of data. Congratulations!

2019.10.15 | CS frontpage, Featured, Public/media

Great career opportunities for Computer Science students in Aarhus

Two years ago a group of 10 international students commenced the Master’s programme in Computer Science at Aarhus University. It was the first time the programme admitted a larger group of international students and they all graduated this summer. Read Stefan and Miguel's stories.

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2019.10.14 | Public/media, Featured, CS frontpage

DFF grant

Magnus Madsen has received 2,5 mio DKK from the independent research fund to invetigate a unified programming model for functional and declarative logic programming. Congratulations!

2019.10.13 | Public/media, Students, Future students, Featured, CS frontpage

Girls' Day in Science

This year Girls’ Day in Science set a new record with a turnup of more than 3200 girls attending the event. The girls attending the event were able to meet women working in the field, scientists, and students, whom they could take example from and get an insight into their field. Furthermore, they were able to have their eyes opened for all the…

2019.10.09 | Public/media, Featured, CS frontpage

Center for Computational Thinking and Design receives 10 mio DKK from VILLUM

Marianne G. Petersen and her colleagues from School of Communication and Culture, Ole Iversen and Rachel Smith, have received 10 mio DKK to investigate how we make digital technology such as artificial intelligence accessible to children so that they learn about the consequences of using it.

2019.10.09 | Public/media, Featured, CS frontpage

New Innovation Fund Denmark project at CS

Congratulations to Ira Assent and Hans Jörg Schulz, who are part of the new Hospital@Night project which is funded by Innovation Fund Denmark.

2019.10.01 | CS frontpage, Featured, Public/media

Distinguished talk by alumni Mads Torgersen: Herding Nulls, and other stories from the future of C#

If null reference exceptions are toothpaste, can we still get them back in the tube? Let’s look at some of the things we are doing to C# now and in the future, focusing on features that may be interesting to hear about even if you are not already a C# programmer.

2019.09.28 | CS frontpage, Featured, Public/media

Winners of the 2019 Danish Robot Olympiad Qualifier

High schools, from all over Denmark, competed yesterday in a qualification tournament to represent Denmark at the international First Global Robot competition. CONGRATULATIONS to the winning team from Aalborg Technical High School. They will compete against 175+ nations at the finals in Dubai.

2019.09.27 | Public/media, Featured, CS frontpage

Ada Lovelace Day and ALICE Network Launch event

On October 8th, ALICE will host an afternoon event celebrating both Ada Lovelace, women in STEM, and not least the launch of ALICE.

Peyman Afshani, Ass. Professor at Aarhus University

2019.09.25 | CS frontpage, Featured, Public/media

Best paper award

Congratulations to Peyman Afshani who received the ESA best paper award for Fragile Complexity of Comparison-Based Algorithms at the ALGO 2019 in Munich. In the paper, Afshani et al. initiate a study of algorithms with a focus on the computational complexity of individual elements, and introduce the fragile complexity of comparison-based…

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2019.11.15 | CPV, Public/media

Official center opening

On December 18, Aarhus University will celebrate five new VILLUM Investigators, including Lars Birkedal. At the celebration, the five VILLUM Investigators will give a short talk about their research, which is followed by a reception for friends, family and colleagues.

2019.11.15 | CS frontpage, Featured, Public/media

Aarhus is the best student city in Denmark

According to a new survey, the city of Aarhus is the best student city in Denmark. Aarhus scored high across several key parameters: Career Opportunities, Education Institution Quality and City Reputation. All of them are categories that prospective students value the most.

2019.11.13 | CS frontpage, Featured, Public/media, COBRA

Meet the man behind the new Danish blockchain

Jesper Buus Nielsen and his team work hard on their blockhcain research. The plan is for Concordium to launch their product in 2020, and if all go according to plan it could revolutionize the way deals and transactions are verified - and make DK a pioneer country within fintech [article in Danish].

2019.11.10 | CS frontpage, Featured, Public/media

Young women are crazy about IT and technology

For the 14th time, the Department of Computer Science at Aarhus University opened its doors to IT Camp for girls. This year there has been a huge interest for exchanging the autumn holiday with IT Camp, and with 55 participants from all over the country, the organisers can report a record-high number of participants.

2019.11.04 | COBRA

COBRA presenting for Datalogiforeningen

On Saturday November 2nd, the COBRA researchers Bas Spitters and Danil Annenkov gave a presentation about blockchain technology for the Danish association Datalogiforeningen. Further details about the event and the association can be found here:  https://www.datalogforeningen.dk/stormoede-2019-indbydelse/

2019.10.31 | CPV

Iris Workshop

On October 28 and 29, 43 participants visited Aarhus University for the first edition of the Iris workshop will be held in Aarhus and it will be focused on Iris-related research. The workshop had a full program for two days, and many stayed longer for informal discussions and interaction.

2019.10.30 | Public/media, Featured, CS frontpage

STIBO grant to Svend Christian Svendsen

Congratulations to PhD student Svend Christian Svendsen who has received a travel scholarship from the STIBO foundation. Svend will use his DKK 25.000 for his stay abroad at Duke University in North Carolina.

2019.10.28 | CS frontpage, Featured, Public/media

How big data can help combat the effects of climate change

In a pilot project, SCALGO and the Danish Meteorological Institute have launched a new national flood risk forecasting tool. The algorithm in the tool is based on research from Lars Arge's group at the department.

2019.10.28 | COBRA

COBRA at Driving IT 2019

On Friday November 1st, Postdoc Sabine Oechsner will give a talk about Blockchain Research at Aarhus University at the annual conference for IT professionals Driving IT 2019. In the talk Sabine will give an overview of the research activities in COBRA. Driving IT 2019 is hosted by IDA, a Danish association for technology, natural…

2019.10.24 | Open house, CS frontpage, Featured, Public/media

Study trials 2019

This week, 62 high school students are joining our department for the annual study trial, where they will to get an insight into the life as a student at Aarhus University.

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