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.
A new study however suggests that people who behave sustainably may also experience direct benefits from this: sustainable behavior could make them happier.
What do we know about the societal impact of gas extraction in Groningen? On 28 June 2021, the Liveable and Promising Groningen Knowledge Platform ( Kennisplatform Leefbaar en Kansrijk Groningen ) published its annual overview of knowledge: Insight...
Mineke van Essen is a history educator and an Emeritus Professor who has more than forty years of research into the history of higher education under her belt. She plans to continue sharing her insights into this field with students, junior...
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