Following the September 2011 release of the Alumni Song in English, a version in the Groningen dialect has now also been written: the Alumnilaid. Vocals: Frank den Hollander (University of Groningen Library staff member), accompaniment: Noordpool Orkest. The University of Groningen is now one of the select few international teaching institutions to have its own Alumni Song. The Alumnilaid is based on the original song written by Frank den Hollander (lyrics), University staff member Dicky Gilbers (music), and University student Bart van Overbeek (vocals).
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.
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.
The Dutch Research Council (NWO) has awarded three Vici grants, worth €1.5 million each, to three UG researchers. Prof. J.W Romeijn, Prof. S. Hoekstra, Prof. K.I. Caputi can use this money to develop an innovative line of research and to set up...
Reaching out to sustainable business owners is what Gjalt de Jong is all about. He sees the University as a director of innovation. An independent arbiter who can expedite the shift to a circular economy. To this end, he first needed to change...
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