Historian of teaching and emeritus professor of gender studies Mineke van Essen has written a biography of Wilhelmina Bladergroen. Bladergroen helped to establish special education in Groningen in the 1960s, and treated the children of the local elite in her private practice. Van Essen also discovered that Bladergroen was one of those behind the installation of Groningen’s iconic Peerd van Ome Loeks statue.
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.
As from 1 September 2021, Martijn Eickhoff will be appointed by the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW) as the director of the NIOD Institute for War, Holocaust and Genocide Studies. He will succeed Frank van Vree, who is leaving...
The Young Academy Groningen welcomes seven new members from diverse disciplines from the University of Groningen.
Hilde Bras is one of the new Aletta Jacobs professors at the University of Groningen. She looks for explanations for demographic developments. Family relationships seem to have a significant influence.
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