Prof. Tom Koole is investigating emergency calls: the conversations between the 112 emergency services and people reporting an accident, crime or fire. Such phone conversations need to be conducted efficiently and clearly. The 112 emergency services have recently adapted their conversation protocol, based in part on the research Koole, a communications scientist, has conducted.
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.
In the series 'Highlights from our electronic collection' we would like to present four titles on the subject of Language & Literature.
Among the oldest books in the University of Groningen Library are the incunabula , the ‘first generation’ of printed books (printed before 1501). These imposing Bibles, carefully printed classical texts and humble devotional works have a long...
News and journalism offer something to hold on to in uncertain times. Initially, television news, newspapers and news sites broke record after record after the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic in the early 2020s. But are such new news habits...
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