Have you ever had a burning question? In our new series, UG Explores, we ask our researchers to give a quick, simple answer to your scientific question! The videos last 1 minute, so within 60 seconds you get an answer to your question!
Science and research can often seem intimidating so with UG Explores we aim to make science accessible and approachable to everyone. For this project, we joined forces with faculties to make young people enthusiastic about the fields they could later work in themselves. Curious about the questions? We’ll release a new video every week!
In this video, Yoran asks what makes us age. Prof. Simon Verhulst, professor of the Evolutionary Biology of Ageing, tells us that aging is not inevitable, but evolution favors reproduction over taking care of our body.
Researcher: prof. dr. Simon Verhulst, Faculty of Science and Engineering
As a part of the Jantina Tammes School, the 'Language and AI' theme is an interdisciplinary initiative that aims to encourage collaboration among academics, PhD candidates, students, and industry representatives who share a keen interest in the...
Prof. Moniek Tromp has been appointed Captain of Science of the Chemistry Top Sector by the Minister of Economic Affairs and Climate Policy. As from 1 July 2023, she succeeded Prof. Bert Weckhuysen from Utrecht University.
Leonardo Arriagada Beltran conducted his PhD research on the interface of computer-generated art and the constantly evolving field of Artificial Intelligence (AI). He will defend his Phd thesis on 21 September. His research offers valuable insights...
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