Prof. Wim van Saarloos, member of the Supervisory Board of the UG, will receive an honorary doctorate from the University of Twente. On 26 November, the university will award four honorary doctoratesto commemorate its 60-year anniversary. The honorary doctorates are being awarded to individuals regarded by the University of Twente as important ambassadors who are committed to a fair, sustainable, and digital society and to entrepreneurship.
Van Saarloos (1955) is a theoretical physicist. He was chair of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW) until June 2020 and has led the Dutch Research Council (NWO). On 1 January 2021, he joined the Supervisory Board of the University of Groningen.
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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