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Research

From the scanning of the earthly remains of Tycho Brahe to the analysis of Greek grammar, the school's research covers a wide range of fields.

Research News

2016.04.26 | Grant, Research

Play as a field for research

Creativity, engagement and lifelong learning are three key focal points for PLAYTrack, a new research project at the Interacting Minds Centre at Aarhus University in Denmark. The project is funded by the LEGO Foundation, which is supporting this collaborative venture with a sum amounting to DKK 12 million. Over the coming five-year period, the…

Excavation near Alken Enge in 2014. Photo by: Anders Trærup, AU Foto

2016.03.23 | Research, Arkæologi

Archaeology at the top of the International QS Ranking

Aarhus University receives international recognition in the 2016 QS World University Rankings by Subject. The School of Culture and Society is represented in the list by Archaeology ranked as number 40 and History and Anthropology both in the top 100.

The water in the river in San Sebastian area is orange from acid mine drainage (Photo: Pedro Cabezas)
Vladimir Pacheco Cueva talks to the local community in San Sebastian about environmental and health risks. (Photo: Xenia Marroquin)
Despite its high price bottled water is seen everywhere in San Sebastian. (Photo: Vladimir Pacheco Cueva)
Different gangs of artisanal miners dig up their own holes with simple tools and use mercury to extract gold from the rocks. (Photo: Vladimir Pacheco)

2016.03.16 | Research, Globale Studier

Abandoned mines cause serious problems for local communities

Water pollution caused by acid drainage is one of the biggest problems for people who live in and around mining areas. Vladimir Pacheco Cueva, PhD and assistant professor at the School of Culture and Society, Aarhus University, is the co-author of a report calling for government action to tackle the impact of mining on a rural community in El…

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