On 27 September, a delegation from Thailand led by the Vice-Governor of the Bangkok Metropolitan Area, Dr. Tavida Kamolvej, visited the University of Groningen. Dr. Tavida was one of the key supporters of the UG SEA ASEAN Centre Conference
in Bangkok last March, together with Thammasat University (Bangkok), Gadjah Mada University (Yogyakarta), and Nanyang Technological University (Singapore). She and her delegation met with the ALETTA School of Public Health and the UMCG SUNY-SEA Project Team for interventions in Non-Communicable Diseases in Southeast Asia. She spoke with President Prof. Jouke de Vries about PhD research collaboration with Thammasat University and Navamindradhiraj University in Bangkok, the latter being a university especially linked to the Bangkok Metropolitan Area. Pictured below at the meeting of the delegation with Prof. De Vries: Prof. Ron Holzhacker, director of the SEA ASEAN Centre and Dr. Frederic van Kleef of the ALETTA School of Public Health.
Prof. Moniek Tromp has been appointed Captain of Science of the Chemistry Top Sector by the Minister of Economic Affairs and Climate Policy. As from 1 July 2023, she succeeded Prof. Bert Weckhuysen from Utrecht University.
Leonardo Arriagada Beltran conducted his PhD research on the interface of computer-generated art and the constantly evolving field of Artificial Intelligence (AI). He will defend his Phd thesis on 21 September. His research offers valuable insights...
Harish Vedantham and Casper van der Kooi have been nominated by New Scientist for Wetenschapstalent 2023 (Science Talent 2023). This election is meant to give young scientists and their research a stage.
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