The First World War was an important pivotal moment in history with regard to the relationship between humans and animals, according to research conducted by historian Monika Baár. The connection with animals like dogs and horses that developed on the battlefield led to a different view of animals. The First World War would have a major impact on the training of guide dogs for the blind. Professional guide dog training began a century ago during the war.
The weekly online video magazine Unifocus highlights topics related to the University of Groningen in the fields of research and society, student life, teaching, policy and internationalization.
As from 1 September 2021, Martijn Eickhoff will be appointed by the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW) as the director of the NIOD Institute for War, Holocaust and Genocide Studies. He will succeed Frank van Vree, who is leaving...
The Young Academy Groningen welcomes seven new members from diverse disciplines from the University of Groningen.
Hilde Bras is one of the new Aletta Jacobs professors at the University of Groningen. She looks for explanations for demographic developments. Family relationships seem to have a significant influence.
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