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’.
Thursday 26 March saw the announcement that Jacquelien Scherpen, Professor of Systems and Control Engineering at the University of Groningen, has been appointed as the Captain of Science in the High-Tech Systems and Materials (HTSM) top sector. Prof...
E-bikes, school children on bikes and the elderly in traffic. Professor of Traffic Psychology Karel Brookhuis (himself almost 70) has clear opinions on the subject. Now approaching the end of a long career, he is cautiously stepping down from his soapbox...
The new In Science podcast is all about the coronavirus.
Our guest is Casper Albers, professor in Applied Statistics and Data Visualisation.