In this information age it is not easy to concentrate on your work. Chats, e-mails, social media… they all distract you from your work. And even if you turn off all notifications, a slow loading webpage can have you reaching for your smartphone. From her research on distractions, PhD researcher Ioanna Katidioti concluded that they activate cognitive processes that are not then in use, and that an app that regulates these distractions might help.
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Anupam Mazumdar en Steven Hoekstra and foreign colleagues present new work suggesting that a compact nano-crystal interferometer could be used as an incredibly sensitive gravitational detector called MIMAC.
We are very pleased to present the Green Industry Innovation Agenda of the University of Groningen (UG).
NWA Idea Generator project for Kottapalli to develop low-cost sensorized shoes for patients to monitor gait and avoid fall conditions through a biofeedback voice alert.