The University of Groningen works closely with the PBL Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency (Planbureau voor de Leefomgeving). One of the fruits of this collaboration is the Hotspot Monitor, an online tool for measuring how people experience natural locations. In the years to come, new areas for cooperation are also being reconnoitred, for example research into sustainable landscapes, health and the living environment, and the planned construction of wind turbines in the Netherlands.
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.
Riekje Stokes (56) studied psychology and specialized herself in psychological interviewing. Now she has her own company, Stokes Interrogation Strategy, and she trains, coaches and advises professionals engaged in truth-finding communication.
Food. Our bodies cannot live without it and start to complain if they need it. How are individuals with anorexia able to repress this natural need so strongly? Psychologist Klaske Glashouwer is investigating this question. She suspects that they...
Social psychologist Nina Hansen is a doer. She likes nothing better than to put theoretically driven research into practice with a view to making recommendations that can be implemented immediately. ‘I want to promote the link between research and...
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