More and more often, people of all ages are choosing to share their living quarters. Examples include student houses, communes for the elderly or legalized squats. The Groningen housing corporation Nijestee, for example, rents out about twenty houses where people who are not related to each other live together or share facilities. Communal living has pros and cons, so how can you ensure that that it stays fun for everyone? How can you turn the pros into reality and limit the cons? Researcher Marc Pauly of the Philosophy Knowledge Centre, together with Nijestee and CareX, has developed a manual for communal living.
Lisa Herzog on the role of knowledge in society
The Dutch Research Council (NWO) has awarded three Vici grants, worth €1.5 million each, to three UG researchers. Prof. J.W Romeijn, Prof. S. Hoekstra, Prof. K.I. Caputi can use this money to develop an innovative line of research and to set up...
In 2022, UG researchers Dr Else Starkenburg and Prof. Lisa Herzog will join the Young Academy. Dr Marie-José van Tol has been appointed as new chair.
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