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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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.
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...
Reaching out to sustainable business owners is what Gjalt de Jong is all about. He sees the University as a director of innovation. An independent arbiter who can expedite the shift to a circular economy. To this end, he first needed to change...
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