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Sapere Aude Grant awarded to SAC's Mia Sloth Lundkvist

The Danish Council for Independent Research (DFF) has just awarded DFF-Research Talent grants amounting to more than DKK 500,000 in the Sapere Aude career programme.

2016.01.04 | Louise Børsen-Koch

The seven recipients at Science and Technology are:

Thomas William Dinsdale-Yong, Department of Computer Science. Research project: Automated verification that multithreaded software is flawless. Read more about Thomas William Dinsdale-Yong (in Danish only).

Kasper Svendsen, Department of Computer Science. Research project: Program verification for realistic programming languages. Read more about Kasper Svendsen (in Danish only).

Anton Allen Abbotsford Smith, Department of Chemistry. Research project: Cyborg enzymes: Developing hybrids between proteins and synthetic polymers. Read more about Anton Allen Abbotsford Smith (in Danish only).

Stig Pagh Düring Friis, iNANO. Research project: Catalytic Happy Hour – Can the application of two catalysts provide access to new, valuable molecular complexity? Read more about Stig Pagh Düring Friis (in Danish only).

Denys Grombacher, Department of Geoscience. Research project: Improved use of surface nuclear magnetic resonance to localise and characterise groundwater resources. Read more about Denys Grombacher (in Danish only).

Mia Sloth Lundkvist, Department of Physics and Astronomy. Research project: Combination of observations from space and 3D simulations of the outer layers of stars. Read more about Mia Sloth Lundkvist (in Danish only).

Jens Frederik Teilfeldt Hansen, Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics. Research project: Determining the structure of the mega-enzyme cyclosporin synthetase, responsible for production of the drug cyclosporine. Read more about Jens Frederik Teilfeldt Hansen (in Danish only).


The aim of the Sapere Aude programme’s talent grants is to strengthen the growth layer in Danish research and provide the most talented researchers with the best conditions for carrying out research at a high international level.

Aarhus University has been awarded a total of eleven DFF-Research Talent grants in this round.

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