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The UG distinguishes three main pillars in academic research. Healthy Ageing, Sustainable Society and Energy. Those three pillars are multidisciplinary and also create space for research in sustainability topics . Healthy Ageing mainly focusses on the question: “How can we stay healthy, happy and socially active for longer?”. Sustainable Society is engaged in the way we can live together in the future within a changing globalizing society. The pillar Energy is involved in the transition towards more sustainable and renewable energy sources.

Within the Energy pillar the Energy Academy Europe plays the important role of engaging with partners and networks to bring together plans to work towards the energy transition. Doing research is one of the main three core pillars of the Energy Academy.

All three pillars are strongly multidisciplinary and create space to do research on sustainable issues. About 24% of all publications of the University may be related to sustainability. Click here for an overview of sustainable projects at the University.

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