The University of Groningen is number 15 on the new Green Metric list, a list of the ‘greenest’ universities worldwide. Topping the list are the University of California Davis (USA), the University of Nottingham (UK), and Wageningen University & Research (NL).
The UI Green Metric ranking was launched by the Universitas Indonesia (UI) to generate awareness of sustainability issues in university policy-making. This year 516 universities in 74 countries were assessed. Participating institutions were assessed on the indicators ‘setting and infrastructure’, ‘energy and climate change’, ‘waste’, ‘water’, ‘transportation’ and ‘education’.
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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