The University Library has a large new online image database, presenting in digital form the University of Groningen’s heritage: historical maps, old manuscripts and book bindings, photos of archaeological excavations and church interiors. The database includes more than 65,000 images of items from the historical and research collections. The site offers wonderful visual material for both professional researchers and amateur enthusiasts. A lot of attention has been paid to the appearance and user-friendliness of the site, in order to improve accessibility.
The weekly online video magazine Unifocus highlights topics related to the University of Groningen in the fields of research and society, student life, teaching, policy and internationalization.You can find more videos in our video portal.
Last week, Ben Feringa and Anouk Lubbe presented the first copy of their book Alledaagse Moleculen (Everyday Molecules) to minister Robbert Dijkgraaf. The richly illustrated book offers an accessible overview of 180 substances in our daily lives....
Dr Annette Scheepstra of the UG Arctic Centre, part of the Faculty of Arts, is about to conduct research into tourism in Antarctica and how tourists can become Antarctic ambassadors. She has been granted €1 million in funding by the Dutch Research...
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.
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