The Ebola Crisis in Liberia

 Why It's Even Worse Than It Looks


Micah Allen, Top Twitterer

2014.10.09 | People

Micah Allen on Top 50 List of "Science Stars of Twitter"

Neuroconscience blogger and IMC affiliate Micah Allen is one of the world's most followed scientists on Twitter. That has now earned him a spot on Science Magazine's Top 50 list of Science Stars on Twitter among such celebrities as Neil DeGrasse Tyson, Brian Cox and Richard Dawkins. Read this Q&A with Micah about his success as a science Twitterer.

Andreas having breakfast with the Friths. (photo: Chris Frith)

2014.09.13 | Knowledge exchange

A Breakfast Conversation

Hierarchies of goals, God-like creation of the world, viking spirit and navigating the blue sea. The topics range far and wide in this lively breakfast conversation between Andreas Roepstorff and the Friths. All served with good Danish pastry and coffee.

Theresa Ammann with her Liberian host-family (private photo)
Theresa with her Liberian sisters

Ebola victim in Monrovia, Sept. 2014 (photos: Wellington Sankawulo)

2014.09.09 | Research

The Complexity of Ebola and its Misrepresentation in the West

After two months of field work in Liberia, IMC researcher Theresa Ammann was called home due to concerns for her safety. Ebola had reached the capitol Monrovia and was spinning out of control. Back in Aarhus Theresa wrote this article about the crisis in Liberia and all the problems making a bad situation worse.

Marjoleine Sloos, Postdoctoral Fellow, IMC (photo: Lars Pallesen)
Ready! (photo: Lars Pallesen)

2014.09.08 | People

Marjoleine's Conference

"Bias in Auditory Perception" is the name of an international linguistics conference to be held at Aarhus University from 18-20 September. The woman behind the conference is IMC researcher Marjoleine Sloos. But what exactly is bias in auditory perception and why do we need a conference about it? We asked Marjoleine.

A happy Mette Løvschal with her finished book - fresh off the presses (photo: Lars Pallesen)

2014.09.06 | Research

Mette Løvschal Turns In Her PhD Dissertation

After months of hard work and late nights at the IMC, archeologist Mette Løvschal could finally turn in her PhD dissertation last week. "Lines in the Landscape - Boundaries of the Mind" is the title. Read an excerpt of the summary here.

Upcoming Events

Tue 04 Nov
11:00-12:30 | IMC, Aarhus University, Jens Chr. Skous Vej 4, Nobelparken, building 1483-3, IMC meeting room
Distrust & Ebola: The Importance of Trust in Peacebuilding at the Example of the Ebola Outbreak in Liberia
In recent years, the field of peacebuilding has gained input from a growing number of disciplines. While the resulting holism emphasised the importance of reconciliation to establish sustainable peace, it also highlighted unexplored research gaps. In this talk Theresa Ammann will address that gap.
Thu 06 Nov
13:00-15:00 | lokale 1253-211 (The Lake Auditorium), Aarhus University campus, 8000 C.
Nikolas Rose: The Mind Transparent? Reading the human brain
"The human body was made legible long ago. But what of the human mind? Is it possible to ‘read’ the mind, for one human being to know what another is thinking or feeling, their beliefs and intentions."
Wed 12 Nov
13:30-14:30 | CFIN Meeting room, 5th floor, AUH building 10G, Nørrebrogade 44, 8000 Aarhus C
Dr Olaf Hauk - head of Neuroimaging Methods Group, MRC Cognition & Brain Sciences Unit, Cambridge, is visiting Aarhus and will give a CFIN/DNC talk
Thu 13 Nov
09:30-13:00 | CFIN Meeting room, 5th floor, AUH Building 10G, Nørrebrogade 44, 8000 Aarhus C
Guest tutor is Dr. Olaf Hauk - head of Neuroimaging Methods Group, MRC Cognition & Brain Sciences Unit, Cambridge, who will give a presentation on source reconstructions techniques in MEG and EEG, and host a QA discussion on various topics
Tue 18 Nov
11:00-12:30 | Aarhus University, Jens Chr. Skous Vej 4, building 1483-3rd floor, IMC meeting room
Alessandro Salice: "Group Identification and Collective Intentionality in Schizophrenia"
"The aim of this talk is to shed light on schizophrenia, collective intentionality, and their relation. The main hypothesis is that collective intentionality comes in different forms and that especially two of them play a particularly relevant role in schizophrenia."
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