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2020.02.19 | News type

New article out today in Royal Society Open Science: ”An empirical assessment of transparency and reproducibility-related research practices in the social sciences (2014–2017)”

At RCC we embrace sound open science practices! We are also actively engaged in various research projects assessing the use of open science practices and other avenues for improving the scientific process. See for instance this newly published paper, which involved PhD fellow at RCC Theiss Bendixen: ”An empirical assessment of transparency and…

2020.02.06 | News type

Interview with Dr. Ben Purzycki

Is religion inherently intertwined with morality? A conversation between Religion for Breakfast and evolutionary anthropologist and cognitive scientist of religion, Benjamin Purzycki from Aarhus University

2020.01.21 | News type

Carlsberg grant awarded to Jesper Sørensen

RCC is proud to announce that Jesper Sørensen has been awarded a one-year Carlsberg grant to write his forthcoming book ‘Towards a cultural immunology’.

2020.01.21 | News type

Two-Year Postdoc Position: Gods, Games, and the Socioecological Landscape

Come join us at the RCC! The School of Culture and Society at Aarhus University invites applications for a two-year postdoctoral fellowship in the study of religion. The position is full-time, and is available from 1 September 2020 or as soon as possible…

2019.12.05 | News type

New Phd-fellow at the RCC

The RCC are very happy to announce the arrival of a new phd-fellow, Theiss Bendixen, in January 2020. He will be working with Benjamin Purzycki on a project with the title “Accounting for Cross-Cultural Variation in Beliefs about Gods’ Minds”. We wish everyone a merry Christmas!

2019.09.13 | News type

Call for Phd in the evolutionary and cognitive study of religion

The Graduate School at Arts, Faculty of Arts, Aarhus University, in collaboration with Aarhus University Research Foundation (AUFF Starting Grant), invites applications for a fully-funded PhD fellowship in "Accounting for Cross-Cultural Variation in Beliefs about Gods’ Minds".

2019.09.11 | Faculty

Professor Anders Klostergaard Petersen will be joining the Academia Europaea.

Professor Anders Klostergaard Petersen, close collaborator of the RCC, will join the Academia Europaea at ceremony in Barcelona.

2019.09.10 | Faculty

New Phd at the RCC

Anne Lundahl Mauritsen will be conducting her Phd with Uffe Schjødt, Aarhus University as main supervisor and Armin Geertz, Aarhus University and Jon Lanman, Queens University of Belfast as co-supervisors. Her PhD project investigates the notion of ’irreligion’ from a cognitive perspective in a Danish context utilizing both qualitative and…

2019.09.10 | Faculty

New Associate Professor at the Department for the Study of Religion

Benjamin will study the processes responsible for religious systems' covariance with threats to cooperation and coordination and assesses their effectiveness in alleviating those threats

2017.09.14 | Events, Research

RCC will be hosting the NNCSR annual meeting, May 16th -18th, 2018

Get updated on the latest research within cognitive science of religion!

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