Home to the skylark - The Velux Foundations

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Home to the skylark - The Velux Foundations

Tobaksvejen 10 DK-2860 Søborg, Denmark Tel. (+45) 39 57 09 57 Fax (+45) 39 66 04 24 E-mail: info@veluxfondene.dk www.villumfonden.dk www.veluxfonden.dk Management: Kjeld Juel Petersen, MSc (Pol. sc.), Managing Director Legal adviser: Christian Gregersen, Attorney, Law firm Bruun & Hjejle Auditor: Gert Fisker Tomczyk (CA), Audit firm PricewaterhouseCoopers © VILLUM FOUNDATION and VELUX FOUNDATION 2012 The Annual Report is published in January 2012 Edited by: Kjeld Juel Petersen and Henrik Tronier Sub-editor: Dorte Sandberg Translated by: CLS Communication A/S Layout: Jens Raadal Production: Marketingbrokers ApS ISSN: 1902-7087 Printed by: Sangill Grafisk Produktion Print no.: 0083 The Annual Report is published in accordance with the environmental managing standard ISO DS/EN 14001. The Annual Report is published on paper meet- ing the SWAN Label and the Forest Stewardship 6 COLOPHON Council ® Label. The Cocoon paper is a new and very white type of recycled paper. The paper is manufactured of recycled paper from offices around Paris in France. Cocoon is part of a sustain ability forest replanting project in Mozam- bique. The climate compensation is administered by the paper supplier. Foreword ................................................................................................................................................................................................................................ 8 The story behind the VILLUM FOUNDATION and the VELUX FOUNDATION ............................................................... 10 Troels Rasmussen and Henrik Tronier Diversified donations by the VILLUM FOUNDATION and the VELUX FOUNDATION ................................................ 16 Boards ................................................................................................................................................................................................................................... 22 Daylight Award ................................................................................................................................................................................................................ 24 Eva Beckmann Postcards from supported projects ........................................................................................................................................................................ 28 The Internet – now with a geographic dimension ......................................................................................................................................... 40 Christian S. Jensen Stochastic geometry and image analysis .............................................................................................................................................................. 44 Eva B. Vedel Jensen Evolution and climate change .................................................................................................................................................................................. 48 Bodil K. Ehlers, Martin Holmstrup and Jesper Givskov Sørensen Aristotle then and now ................................................................................................................................................................................................ 54 Sten Ebbesen and David Bloch Political attitudes and behaviour: nature or nurture? ................................................................................................................................. 60 Robert Klemmensen and Asbjørn Sonne Nørgaard Medieval Language on the Web ............................................................................................................................................................................... 64 Merete K. Jørgensen Osteoarthritis of the knee and weight loss ........................................................................................................................................................ 70 Henning Bliddal Eye amputees ..................................................................................................................................................................................................................... 76 Marie Louise Roed Rasmussen From heart to heart. Building bridges between cultures on Nørrebro .............................................................................................. 80 Merete Tangstad Home to the skylark. Residential nature programme for lonely elderly persons .......................................................................... 84 Christine E. Swane Presenting for active duty in 1917. Old men in old uniforms ............................................................................................................... 86 Christian Raun Social inventions ............................................................................................................................................................................................................ 88 Andreas Hjorth Frederiksen and Bernhard Jensen Facilitating employment for people with autism in Poland ..................................................................................................................... 94 Thorkil Sonne Social development project for children and youth in Greenland ......................................................................................................... 98 Kirsten Ørgaard The Louisiana Museum of Modern Art’s new art stores ......................................................................................................................... 102 Poul Erik Tøjner The Royal Theatre’s past digitised ....................................................................................................................................................................... 108 Martin Thaarup Larsen Exploring the science of art history .................................................................................................................................................................... 112 Jørgen Wadum Climate policy: perhaps the most important indicator of sustainable development? ................................................................ 116 Thomas Færgeman Focused bird protection to save vulnerable species ..................................................................................................................................... 122 Tine Stampe, Henning Heldbjerg and Michael Borch Grell CONTENTS 7

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