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Ronald Stolk new Director CIT22 December 2016
University of Groningen receives substantial donation for fundamental research22 December 2016
Ben Feringa meets King Willem-Alexander19 December 2016
New research paper challenges dogma of cell cycle control15 December 2016
Student Roel Boomstra world champion in draughts15 December 2016
Theoretical biologist Franjo Weissing to receive Distinguished Lorentz Fellowship14 December 2016
Katja Loos to lead nanomaterials research programme13 December 2016
Heleen van Balen appointed to UG Supervisory Board13 December 2016
Three UG researchers join De Jonge Akademie12 December 2016
Nobel Prize Award Ceremony for Ben Feringa08 December 2016
Special Ben Feringa edition of 'Broerstraat 5'07 December 2016
Collaborating on big data to unravel disease processes05 December 2016
Thrilling opening match in Draughts World Championships: UG President of the Board battles against Mayor of Groningen05 December 2016
ADHD medication has no damaging long-term effect on the brain05 December 2016
Looking back on the Nobel lecture: Ben Feringa made an Honorary Citizen of Groningen01 December 2016
Ben Feringa's nanocar on the Grote Markt30 November 2016
UG to host draughts World Championships29 November 2016
UG creates location for Usva and University College at Healthy Ageing Campus25 November 2016
Stagnating global trade partly caused by decreased fragmentation of production chains25 November 2016
€ 15.1 million for promising physics research23 November 2016
Ben Feringa has been appointed Commander in the Order of the Netherlands Lion23 November 2016
Vision drives cichlid evolution23 November 2016
University of Groningen Annual Report achieves high score in Transparency benchmark23 November 2016
New European university network ‘The Guild’ established21 November 2016
New University of Groningen building named after Nobel Prize laureate Ben Feringa18 November 2016
Reducing salt intake may help protect kidney patients' heart and kidney health18 November 2016
Pleasure returns after lifestyle advice17 November 2016
Surprising finding under the hood of molecular motors17 November 2016
Support also needed after recovery from mental ill-health16 November 2016
U4 Rectors’ Conference in the light of sustainability and staff development16 November 2016
Young Academy Groningen and Louise Gunning: creating awareness together16 November 2016
Nine top degree programmes, best traditional, general university15 November 2016
European project supports internationalization in higher education14 November 2016
UG welcomes Japanese Ambassador Hiroshi Inomata14 November 2016
Groningen attractive to international students11 November 2016
Max van den Berg appointed Honorary Professor of Global Governance and Sustainable Livelihood10 November 2016
University of Groningen to host duel for draughts world championship07 November 2016
A true love story: Young people’s romantic and sexual development in the context of everyday life - PhD defnece Wieke Dalenberg03 November 2016
Quality of teaching receives positive assessment:02 November 2016
New Groningen Research Centre for Southeast Asia and ASEAN02 November 2016
iGEM-team wins Gold Medal and 1st place02 November 2016
New app provides up-to-date information about sustainable energy production in the Netherlands01 November 2016
New I Shop has been opened01 November 2016
Twaalf DNA-gebieden gelinkt aan de leeftijd bij het eerste kind en de gezinsgrootte01 November 2016
RUG, Hanze en Vindicat nemen maatregelen tegen excessen01 November 2016
New gene locations impact heart rate and life expectancy01 November 2016
New Energy Academy building in Groningen all ready for teaching and research into Energy25 October 2016
Weight loss especially beneficial to women with obesity and ovulation disorders21 October 2016
University of Groningen strengthens technological profile with new centre21 October 2016
Mathematical model could help judges marshal their thoughts20 October 2016
Autumn edition Broerstraat 519 October 2016
UG observes rules in PhD Scholarship experiment18 October 2016
University of Groningen given leading role in EU-China collaboration in higher education17 October 2016
Experience and skill may determine the success of ‘thrifty super-innovators’12 October 2016
LifeLines NEXT: Unique, large-scale study on the health of pregnant women and their babies12 October 2016
New impetus for treatment neurodegenerative diseases11 October 2016
Video: Road to the 2016 Nobel Prize06 October 2016
Nobel Prize for Ben Feringa05 October 2016
Major international congress on regional research comes to Groningen05 October 2016
How human genes affect the microbiome04 October 2016
RUG, Gemeente Groningen en Hanzehogeschool Groningen willen af van ontgroening29 September 2016
Stel keuze voor voortgezet onderwijs nog even uit27 September 2016
Free online course on Energy Transition starts October 2427 September 2016
Sharp drop in new cases of bulimia nervosa23 September 2016
Center for Sustainable Antimicrobials in Groningen partner in new research platform22 September 2016
World-wide study reveals new genes for heart function22 September 2016
5,000 registrations for online Introduction to Frisian course21 September 2016
Zpannend Zernike: science festival for young and old21 September 2016
Why bacteria fall asleep21 September 2016
Kindercollege: De pest aan pesten20 September 2016
ERC Starting Grant for Pratika Dayal19 September 2016
Joint initiative to increase accommodation supply for international students19 September 2016
Three ERC Starting Grants for UMCG researchers15 September 2016
University of Groningen appoints Andrew Irving Assistant Professor in Religion and Heritage13 September 2016
UG amends BSA regulations12 September 2016
Prof. Ben Feringa wins the 2016 Tetrahedron Prize09 September 2016
RUG-studenten in tv-quiz De Universiteitsstrijd09 September 2016
Mathilde van Dijk Lecturer of the Year at the Faculty of Theology and Religious Studies07 September 2016
Over to the top women researchers07 September 2016
Thom Palstra appointed as Rector Magnificus of the University of Twente06 September 2016
UG in 113th place in QS University Rankings06 September 2016
‘Government should have no say in what a demonstration is about’06 September 2016
Opening of the academic year in Martinikerk05 September 2016
Femke Stock wins Mallinckrodt prize 201505 September 2016
Iris Vis appointed as Dean of Industry Relations05 September 2016
Recognition of specialized NT2 teacher-training programme02 September 2016
First Chair in Chinese at University of Groningen for Oliver Moore01 September 2016
Rediscovery of fascist message for the future31 August 2016
Rediscovery of fascist message for the future31 August 2016
Esmé van den Boom new University poet30 August 2016
Households unwittingly pay tens of euros to the municipality29 August 2016
University of Groningen welcomes 2300 international students29 August 2016
Seagrass restoration threatened by fungi24 August 2016
Marthe Walvoort nominated for title of Greatest Dutch/Flemish Scientific Talent23 August 2016
Research into medical use of ketone drink18 August 2016
Free admission Groninger Museum for students16 August 2016
First-year students get to know Groningen15 August 2016
University of Groningen climbs again in prestigious Shanghai ranking list15 August 2016
Veni grants awarded to ten University of Groningen and UMCG researchers15 July 2016
Adjustment of rules regarding the Binding study advice (BSA) 2015/201614 July 2016
Groningen economists predict Rio medal table: 8 Olympic golds for the Netherlands11 July 2016
Two young researchers to top institutes abroad on Rubicon grants11 July 2016
Blood thinners safe for people in their nineties06 July 2016
Young Academy Groningen launched05 July 2016
Alweer dramatisch broedseizoen voor grutto03 July 2016
Peter Verhoef Academic Trustee of Marketing Science Institute01 July 2016
Avebe innovation centre to Groningen01 July 2016
Talented students and researchers in the limelight at University of Groningen Summer Ceremony01 July 2016
Gijsbert Vonk and Erik Frijlink nominated for Huibregtsen Prize 201630 June 2016
Electronic nose can sniff out cause of lung attack30 June 2016
Northern Dutch innovation often comes from unexpected sources29 June 2016
Investigations fraud case UG finished28 June 2016
Eline van der Beek benoemd tot bijzonder hoogleraar Nutritional Programming28 June 2016
‘Use academic knowledge to improve foreign policy’28 June 2016
Brexit: no immediate consequences for our current British students24 June 2016
Boost for higher education in Friesland24 June 2016
NWO Spinoza Prizes for Lodi Nauta and Bart van Wees10 June 2016
Landlord levy has unforeseen consequences09 June 2016
A chemically powered unidirectional rotary molecular motor based on a palladium redox cycle08 June 2016
European Investment Fund EIF invests in Carduso Capital Groningen-NL03 June 2016
New University European Network to Launch02 June 2016
Extra rules needed to counter risks posed by ballast water30 May 2016
Results of the 2016 University Elections26 May 2016
Discover the unknown during the Night of Art & Science25 May 2016
Janka Stoker appointed to external evaluation commission DNB and AFM19 May 2016
Results of lifestyle coaching before fertility treatment19 May 2016
Petra Hendriks appointed member of KNAW18 May 2016
Nine Vidi grants for top researchers from the University of Groningen and UMCG13 May 2016
Shrinking shorebird pays the bill for rapid Arctic warming while wintering in the tropics13 May 2016
Major Vici grant for Marco Fraaije12 May 2016
Even in the long term, ‘light’ does not make you slimmer12 May 2016
Results of National Student Survey ready12 May 2016
Robert Inklaar receives Duisenberg Prize for outstanding research into applied economics12 May 2016
Importance of University Elections emphasized11 May 2016
Decentralizations in the social domain require major repairs to the system of legal protection11 May 2016
ARC CBBC Research Centre: powerful partnership in the chemistry research of the future11 May 2016
Huge step forward in developing a treatment for bacterial infections11 May 2016
Keetje Hodshon Prize awarded to Han Thomas Adriaenssen09 May 2016
Martijn Wieling wint prestigieuze European Young Researchers Award04 May 2016
Health problems more common among inhabitants of Groningen with recurrent earthquake damage29 April 2016
Eén injectie vitamine K voor baby’s beter dan dagelijks druppelen29 April 2016
Lifestyle has a strong impact on intestinal bacteria29 April 2016
University Council approves 2017 financial framework29 April 2016
UG working hard to develop innovative Zernike Campus25 April 2016
Publication Science: "Cool" combination produces easier carbon bonds22 April 2016
Marian Joëls appointed Dean of Medical Sciences and member of the Board of Management of the UMCG21 April 2016
Avebe and RUG in talks on new Innovation Centre20 April 2016
Large-scale research into reducing the threat from infectious diseases20 April 2016
European research on the biological causes of social withdrawal19 April 2016
Alternate non-stop migration strategies of pied flycatchers to cross the Sahara desert14 April 2016
Royal Decoration for Jitse van Dijk in recognition of great services to European knowledge development14 April 2016
Young adults' sleep problems leads to pain later in life13 April 2016
Major European research project on ADHD to get under way12 April 2016
Rubicon grant for Pavlo Gordiichuk11 April 2016
P.F. Thomése new guest writer at University of Groningen07 April 2016
Otto Adang Professor by Special Appointment of Security and Collective Behaviour06 April 2016
Margrite Kalverboer nieuwe Kinderombudsman: ‘Ik zal aansluiten bij de rijke erfenis van Marc Dullaert’05 April 2016
Luuk van Middelaar Alumnus of the Year 201530 March 2016
Broerstraat 5 over macht en onmacht van de EU, het belang van energierecht en verstoring van de darmflora door maagzuurremmers30 March 2016
10,000 children to participate in UG online classes30 March 2016
Ruim 3200 VWO 4-leerlingen maken kennis met de universiteit29 March 2016
First PhD defence on Frisian campus: Extracting nutrients from the sewer29 March 2016
Two ERC Advanced Grants24 March 2016
NWO allocates € 1.25 million to sustainable energy projects at University of Groningen23 March 2016
Dreaming about Groningen in 2050 with Max van den Berg21 March 2016
Doctors do not always follow the guidelines when prescribing antidepressants to young people18 March 2016
Marginal increase in local taxes18 March 2016
KHMW benoemt zes RUG-hoogleraren als nieuw lid15 March 2016
Big Data research provides quicker World Cup football playback15 March 2016
Waarde Groningse huizen daalt met 1 miljard euro door aardbevingen12 March 2016
Young people underestimate how much their friends smoke or drink09 March 2016
Aletta Jacobs Prize presented to Petra Stienen07 March 2016
Divide in language performance of northern Dutch youth02 March 2016
Kees Aarts appointed as new dean of the faculty of Behavioural and Social Sciences29 February 2016
Intelligibility of Germanic languages underestimated22 February 2016
Human stem cells repair salivary gland damaged by radiotherapy19 February 2016
Signing of agreement for University of Groningen/Campus Fryslân18 February 2016
Fewer elderly people die after acute hospital admission when community care registered nurse is involved in after-care16 February 2016
RUG en SNN onderzoeken innovatiekracht noordelijk bedrijfsleven15 February 2016
Major Vici grant for Bernard Nijstad12 February 2016
Bijna 2 miljoen euro subsidie voor nieuw datacentrum ruimtesonde Euclid11 February 2016
‘Don’t take the pill if you have a serious clotting disorder’11 February 2016
Definitive list of first programmes at Yantai11 February 2016
RUG start intern onderzoek naar fraude09 February 2016
Fear of movementand lack of confidence deter patients from exercising after kidney transplant05 February 2016
Half a million euro NWO/FWO grant for Dead Sea Scrolls research02 February 2016
Computer software helps police fight child pornography02 February 2016
More intensive monitoring allows earlier detection of recurring colon cancer02 February 2016
Niels Taatgen elected Lecturer of the Year28 January 2016
European research grant awarded to Karina Caputi26 January 2016
Genome of the flowering plant that returned to the sea26 January 2016
GreenMetric Ranking: RUG duurzaamste universiteit van Nederland25 January 2016
Hersenonderzoekers UMCG starten onderzoek naar voorkómen van terugval na depressie25 January 2016
Dutch taught in schools is behind the times21 January 2016
Generous EU research grants for UMCG researchers19 January 2016
Open day at the university of Groningen19 January 2016
Testing for serious genetic diseases now possible before pregnancy14 January 2016
Take part in the conversation on earthquake regions’ future11 January 2016
Limited tax rise for big cities05 January 2016
Globalization does not expand our understanding of the world04 January 2016
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