Young people are faced with changing work and a changing labour market. All this can have an effect on their mental health. A healthy working life is important for both individuals and society. Ute Bültmann, Professor of Work and Health (UG/UMCG),
was recently awarded a significant VICI grant to research the relationship between psychological health and work. In particular she is going to investigate the impact of the period before young people start work on their performance and psychological health, as well as examining the work itself and how it is combined with home life.
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Last week, Ben Feringa and Anouk Lubbe presented the first copy of their book Alledaagse Moleculen (Everyday Molecules) to minister Robbert Dijkgraaf. The richly illustrated book offers an accessible overview of 180 substances in our daily lives....
Dr Annette Scheepstra of the UG Arctic Centre, part of the Faculty of Arts, is about to conduct research into tourism in Antarctica and how tourists can become Antarctic ambassadors. She has been granted €1 million in funding by the Dutch Research...
The Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW) has appointed Professor Maria Loi and Professor Dirk Slotboom from the Faculty of Science and Engineering as members of the Academy.
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