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Ben Feringa Impact Award 2023

10 May 2023

Every year, the University of Groningen presents the Ben Feringa Impact Award to UG researchers and students who have made outstanding achievements in the field of knowledge utilization, i.e. who have connected their research to the professional (non-academic) world and/or societal (including economic) practice. The award will demonstrate the University’s appreciation for their exceptional contribution to knowledge utilization.

The prize will be awarded in two categories: one for researchers and one for students. Find this year's nominees per category below. The award ceremony will be held on 25 May 2023.

‘We have an incredible amount of young talent here, full of fantastic ideas. From law to medicine and from spiritual care to the materials of the future. There is a lot to gain by better conveying the applicability of this knowledge,’ says Ben Feringa. Read the interview below.

Category | student

Impact: Streetfront, stories about an unusual Canadian school.
Published on:22 May 2023

In the coming weeks the nominees for the Ben Feringa Impact Award 2023 will introduce themselves and their impactful research or project. This week: Honours College students with their book on Streetfront, an alternative education program on a School in Vancouver.

Impact: 'The Good, the Bad, and the Necessary' of sexual education
Published on:15 May 2023

In the coming weeks the nominees for the Ben Feringa Impact Award (BFIA) 2023 will introduce themselves and their impactful research or project. This week in the category student: The student team behind the Sexual Wellness Education Initiative (SWEI)

Impact: Dealing with complainants who make repeated use of the disciplinary rules for lawyers
Published on:08 May 2023

In the coming weeks the nominees for the Ben Feringa Impact Award (BFIA) 2023 will introduce themselves and their impactful research or project. This week: Nine van den Wijngaard, nominee in the category student for her master thesis, 'Complaining about lawyers as occupational therapy'

Category | researcher

Impact: Agreements for the sake of judicial economy in criminal cases
Published on:15 May 2023

In the coming weeks the nominees for the Ben Feringa Impact Award (BFIA) 2023 will introduce themselves and their impactful research or project. This week: Laura Peters in the category reaseacher for her research project 'agreements for the sake of judicial economy in criminal cases.'

Impact: Intelligent tools help with child abuse forensics
Published on:08 May 2023

In the coming weeks the nominees for the Ben Feringa Impact Award (BFIA) 2023 will introduce themselves and their impactful research or project. This week: George Azzopardi and his PhD student Guru Bennabhaktula with their research project 4NSEEK ‘Forensic Against Sexual Exploitation of Children.’

Interview with Ben Feringa

‘The University is a goldmine of applicable ideas’
Date:15 May 2023

After winning the Nobel Prize, Ben Feringa is set on just one thing: putting science on the map.

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