Young Academy Groningen (YAG) is a group of enthusiastic and ambitious young researchers from diverse disciplines at the University of Groningen and UMCG. The new members of 2023 present their research in the following short video series: Research Minutes
Associate Professor at the Department of Legal Methods at the Faculty of Law
Michelle Bruijn's research discusses the difficulties local governments face when trying to implement state actions to create a safe and healthy society whilst maintaining human rights.
Assistant professor at the Zernike Institute for Advanced Materials.
Antonija Grubisic-Cabo explains her study of new two-dimensional materials to tailor them to our current needs, such as reducing energy waste.
Psychiatrist at UMCG
Catheleine van Driel explains how prolongued stress can trigger psychiatric symptoms, such as anxiety and hallucinations, and how this affects decision-making. To overcome this, resilience can be built with the help of VR training.
Senior Lecturer at the Centre for Journalism and Media Studies at the Arts Faculty.
Frank Harbers explores the impact of Artificial Intelligence on innovation in journalism and how this emphasis on innovation, at the same time, affects the trustworthiness of information.
Assistant Professor in Computational Mathematics at the Faculty of Science and Engineering.
Julian Koellermeier studies through mathematical models how to predict flood waves to better protect astronauts when they reenter the earth's atmosphere.
Assistant Professor in Political Theory at Campus Fryslân
Maeve Mckeown's research focuses on structural injustice. Structural injustice is the cummulative unintended outcome of the actions of millions of people doing normal things, which together generate injustice.
Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Religion, Culture, and Society
Manoela Carpenedo Rodrigues explores religion plays in shaping identities in the Southern Hemisphere. Whereas the Western World becomes less religious, in the global south religon still plays a key role in forming identities and fostering communities.
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...
Harish Vedantham and Casper van der Kooi have been nominated by New Scientist for Wetenschapstalent 2023 (Science Talent 2023). This election is meant to give young scientists and their research a stage.
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