People continue to live independently for longer and longer. But are neighbourhoods and society as a whole ready for this? What are the effects on a living environment of having many older residents with limited mobility? PhD student Debbie Lager says that we should adjust out neighbourhoods and our behaviour to give older adults a sense of belonging. And this doesn't have to be difficult at all.
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.
After its initial accreditation by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) for the period 2016-2020, our MSc. Real Estate Studies programme has been re-accredited for another 4 years by the RICS for the period 2021-2025.
The province of Groningen and the province of Drenthe are extending the funding of research into generational poverty in the peat colonies by two years. The focus of the research will be on the relationship between current policies and different...
Our cities are at a tipping point, states urban planner Ward Rauws: climate change, the loss of biodiversity and sky-high energy consumption are forcing us to review how we design our cities.