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Geoscience Newsletter

No. 3/2017 - 15 March 2017

Read in Danish

Some information in the Danish version of this newsletter refers to pages on AU or Geoscience staff website which are unfortunately not yet available in English

Other GEO-news here:
Centre of Earth System Petrology: volcano.au.dk | HGG:  hgg.au.dk

Alumni Day 2017 - Friday 10 March
A succesful event with about 100 participants and a lot of activities

Upcoming Events

See also the calendar on the Geoscience staff webpages

  • 17 March, 14.15
    Geoscience Seminar - June Wicks, Princeton University, USA
  • 23 March, 14.15
    Geoscience Seminar - Stijn de Schepper, University of Bergen, Norway
  • 5 April, 15.15
    Geoscience Seminar - Morgan T. Jones, University of Oslo, Norway
  • 6 April, 11.15
    Geoscience Seminar - Christof Pearce, Stockholm University, Sweden
  • 24 May
    Geoscience Day 2017
     

Research

Enpower talent

It is again possible to register for the AU mentor scheme Empower Talent, which matches staff at assistant professor/researcher/postdoc level with more experienced colleagues at associate professor level or above for a period of one year. Among other things the purpose is to have more dialogue about career opportunities, which may contribute to retain and attract talented employees.
The next deadline for registration is April 20, 2017.
Registration at http://medarbejdere.au.dk/en/administration/hr/organisational-learning-and-development/empower-talent-mentor-scheme/registration/

IT

ST IT Support Aarhus moves back to bldg. 1521

In this connection opening hours will be affected on the following days:
- Wednesday, 15 March 15,  9-12.30
- Thursday, 16 March 16, CLOSED
The phone is open, so if you need immedate support, you can still get in touch.

Onsite IT Support cancelled

Since IT Support is involved in digital exams for some weeks, our weekly onsite support Dan Guldberg will not be present at Geoscience in the period Wednesday, 15 March till Friday 31 March.

Procurement

Mini-Tenders (purchase sum over Dkr. 50,000)

A so-called mini-tender is possible for acquisition of an article or service with an expected price exceeding Dkr. 50.000.
For more information of mini-tenders, contact Grethe Storgaard (grethe@geo.au.dk).

New purchasing Agreements for laboratories 

AU in cooperation with a group of users have had a call for tenders on various basic apparatus and instruments for AU laboratories.
Agreements have been made with 17 different suppliers.
More information: http://medarbejdere.au.dk/en/administration/finance/procurement/purchasing-agreements/

DHL Relay Race 2017

AU again takes part in the DHL Relay Race – on 17 August 2017

True to tradition, all staff members are invited to participate in the DHL Relay Race in Aarhus, 2,016 AU employees participated in last year's race.

Read more, register and see photos from the 2016 race on  http://medarbejdere.au.dk/en/administration/hr/personalegoder/dhl/

Who takes up the relay and register some Geoscience teams?

Deadline for registration is May 5, 2017.

Photo collection

A project is in progress with scanning of old slides delivered by both past and present researchers. If you want to have some of your slides included in this collection, contact Lene Kjeldsteen. You are welcome to deliver photos in bundles with a common title, which will then be the name of the relevant folder. However, individual photos will not be named.

A fair collection is already available, located on a shared drive as "ST_Fotosamling" You find it by this path
- on a PC: uni file system (O :) ST_Fotosamling
- On a mac: uni.au.dk/dfs/ST_Fotosamling

Note: Since the project is based on non-regular volunteers, errors and breaks in the scanning may occur.

Partners office 1672-232

ST and AU partners/Office hours:
- Monday 8-16: AU Library, Morten Hjorth Gad, mhg@au.dk
- Monday  9-12: Dan Guldborg, ST IT, aarhus.st.it@au.dk
- Tuesday 10-12: ST studies, Tina Veirup, tina.veirup@science.au.dk 
- Wednesday 9-15: ST finance, Thomas Lund Hansen, thomaslhansen@au.dk
- Wednesday 9-11.30: ST finance, Rana Elahmad, rana@au.dk
- Thursday 08.30-12: ST HR, Charlotte Illum, charlotte@au.dk

- Friday 8-15: ST finance, Thomas Lund Hansen, thomaslhansen@au.dk

Bo Holm Jacobsen office hours for students
- Tuesday 10-12
- Thursday 16.15-18
Above information is available also on geo.medarbejdere.au.dk, entry page.

Newsletters on the web.
This and all previous newsletters are available also on the Geoscience staff webpages http://geo.medarbejdere.au.dk/en/ - There is a direct link from the entry page.

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