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
Having ideas, experimenting and trying things out, wanting to change society. For many researchers, all of this is day-to-day business. But what if you want to take your idea to market? This is a step that often does not come naturally to...
There is plenty of work, and yet people with a disability are still often sidelined. One plus one is two, or so you’d think: this is the perfect time to help this group of workers find a job. The intention is there, also within the University, but...
The Dutch science funding agency NWO recently awarded a large research project into new concepts for energy-efficient information technology of no less than ten million euros
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