Science and Society

Researchers of the University of Groningen contribute to solving social issues through contract research commissioned by the business world or social organizations. Society thus benefits directly from the RUG’s innovative knowledge.  

At the same time, science also benefits from this interaction. Questions from the business world often inspire researchers to change their approach. This also gives the University’s own research a new impulse.

Our scientists devote quality, inventiveness and passion to research into current social issues such as healthy ageing, energy and sustainable society. As a result, economically successful forms of public-private enterprises came into being.

Unifocus

From the shadows
From the shadows

The University of Groningen owns a great deal of art. Wherever you are in the University buildings, whichever office you enter, on every landing and in every courtyard, you will come across art. Many of these works of art are now on show in the University Museum. It is beautiful, special or simply interesting art that has come 'From the shadows'. Frank den Hollander gives a tour which includes a number of famous works.

Target

Target
Target

Target is one of the largest ongoing public-private projects in the Netherlands in the area of large-scale data management and information systems.

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