We’re going to have to keep working for longer than previous generations, and discussions about older people on the work floor tend to focus on their diminishing capacities for work. But Susanne Scheibe has shown that there is also a positive side in having employees who work to an older age: older people have important emotional skills which allow them to keep functioning well in challenging situations. Scheibe was recently awarded
a Vidi grant
to conduct further research on the relationship between age and dealing with emotions at work.
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How can you counter misinformation on social media? This question is at the heart of the doctoral thesis of sociologist Jonas Stein.
Ana Guerberof Arenas and Tina Kretschmer of the University of Groningen have been awarded an ERC Consolidator Grant. The European Research Council (ERC) awards these personal grants of €2 million to outstanding scientists. With these grants, the...
Marielle Bovenhoff has conducted a study on the influence of the institutional context on residents’ trust in the institutions dealing with the consequences of gas extraction in Groningen and their affiliated professionals. Between the system and...
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