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 Dutch science funding agency NWO recently awarded a large research project into new concepts for energy-efficient information technology of no less than ten million euros
On the recommendation of the Board of the University of Groningen, Dr Frans J. Sijtsma has been appointed as academic director of the Rudolf Agricola School for Sustainable Development with effect from 1 February 2023. This concerns a 0.5 FTE...
Science shops. What kinds of things can you buy there? A knowledge sandwich? A wisdom smoothie? Bacteria on demand? It is not clear to everyone what science shops have to offer. And yet, they play an important role for society, researchers, and...
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