Since 2019, the Advanced Research Center Chemical Building Blocks Consortium (ARC CBBC) has brought academic institutions – including the UG – and the business world together in a joint research context. To celebrate the Consortium’s fifth anniversary, the parties involved are organizing a symposium on 22 April 2021 from 1 to 5.15 p.m.
Renowned speakers and talented researchers will share their ideas, ambitions, challenges and solutions to make sustainable chemistry possible in the future. They will show various studies focusing on reducing the ecological footprint of the chemical industry and providing society with cleaner and more sustainable materials. The speakers include Ben Feringa, Jan Peter Balkenende and Matthias Beller.
Scientists at SRON, VU and RUG have now developed a model that predicts whether there is a carbon cycle present on exoplanets, provided the mass, core size and amount of CO2 are known.
On 26 April, Bert Poolman (Avereest, 1959) was appointed Knight in the Order of the Dutch Lion. He is Professor of Biochemistry and programme director of the Groningen Centre for Synthetic Biology at the Faculty of Science and Engineering,...
On 26 April, Amina Helmi (Bahia Blanca, Argentina, 1970) was appointed Knight in the Order of the Dutch Lion. She is Professor of Dynamics, Structure and Formation of the Milky Way at the Kapteyn Astronomical Institute, which is part of the Faculty...
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