Professor Oscar Kuipers recently received a € 1 million grant from the EU to study synthetic peptides. A European consortium that Kuipers is involved in wants to use new peptides in developing antibiotics. Kuipers wants to adapt the peptides so that they will be broken down less quickly and are able to have new antimicrobial properties. He is collaborating closely with a Basel branch of the renowned ETH Zurich institute.
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.
From 24 - 27 June, AIMED, COVER, and IFMSA Groningen hosted aiHackCovid, the online AI - COVID-19 hackathon. Talented students and staff from a variety of fields in AI, computer science, and epidemiology took on COVID-19 and found fascinating...
WEAVE, an ingenious spectrometer with thousands of movable glass fibres, is almost ready for use by astronomers. This has been announced by a team of astronomers and technicians under the leadership of Scott Trager (University of Groningen). The...
Antonis Vakis and Bayu Jayawardhana have been nominated for the 2021 Huibregtsen Prize for their research project ‘Harvesting infinite wave energy with the Ocean Grazer’.
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