For centuries, experts have been discussing the Star of Bethlehem, of biblical renown. New calculations using modern computer programs have led to a new theory on the star's authenticity. As a result, a two-day conference has been organized at the University of Groningen on 23 and 24 October, which will be attended by international experts from countries including the US and the UK.
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 European Commission has made a EUR 12.6 million grant available, via the prestigious Erasmus Mundus programme, for three Joint Master Degree programs of the Faculty of Arts, as announced on July 15.
Ymkje Stienstra (UMCG), Joram Tarusaria and Ajay Kottapalli receive an NWA Idea Generator Grant .
Dr Joram Tarusarira, Assistant Professor in Religion, Conflict and Peacebuilding at the Faculty of Theology and Religious Studies of the University of Groningen, has been awarded a prestigious NWA Idea Generator grant by NWO for his research...