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INside Health

7 Sep 2017

Internal focus

CESU is ready with new courses
The Centre for Health Sciences Education (CESU) has just published a course catalogue with several new courses intended for both new and experienced lecturers at Health.

Media training course in the autumn – sign up now
Do you get to approve your quotes, and how do you communicate your research in the media without compromising on scientific integrity? You can find the answers by signing up for Health's media training course in the autumn.

Staff news

Health researcher receives the Jens Christian Skou Fellowship
Søren Dinesen Østergaard from the Department of Clinical Medicine will be the Jens Christian Skou Junior Fellow at the Aarhus Institute of Advanced Studies (AIAS).

New manager for Health's PhD programme
As of 1 September 2017, Damian Goldberg takes over the day-to-day management of HE PHD Administration. He takes over from Lise Terkildsen following her resignation from the position.


Cheaper and better: Simple screening for cardiovascular diseases saves more lives per krone spent than cancer screening
A new simple screening programme for diseases in the cardiovascular system saves a life for every 169 men who are invited to screening. New research from Aarhus University, Viborg Regional Hospital and Odense University Hospital shows that the programme leads to extra lifespan and is cheaper than programmes for cancer screening.

An early diabetes diagnosis can prolong life
Research from Aarhus University now shows that screening for diabetes can reduce mortality rates and the risk of developing cardiovascular diseases for people who receive an early diabetes diagnosis. Data from two million Danes has been incorporated in two studies investigating the effect of early detection.

upcoming events

PhD defence: Yongfu Yu
Inaugural lecture: Thomas Juhl Corydon
Inaugural lecture: Andreas Roepstorff

You can find further PhD defences, inaugural lectures and other events in Health's calendar 

the editors

INside Health is the internal newsletter for all employees at Aarhus University, Health. The newsletter is published every second Thursday.
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