Biology is full of fascinating stories. Researchers from the Groningen Institute for Evolutionary Life Sciences (GELIFES) at the University of Groningen have told their stories to nature journalist and writer Monica Wesseling, who has collected their research results in the book Waarom spreeuwen bloemen plukken en trillende muizen slimmer zijn (Why starlings pick flowers and trembling mice are smarter). The book will be released on Tuesday 4 October by Kosmos Publishers.
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.You can find more videos in our videoportal.
In a first for the region, highly threatened sharks and rays have been tagged and released by scientists in the Bijagós Archipelago, off the coast of Guinea-Bissau in West Africa.
On Tuesday 17 May, UG researcher Chongnan Ye will obtain his PhD for his research on new versatile polymers.
Maarten Loonen leads new polar expedition with scientists, journalists, policymakers and tourists.
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