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.
Yesterday, a team of RUG students won the European Rover Challenge in Poland, a three-day competition in which student teams from all over the world compete.
Movement scientist Anne Benjaminse advocates preventive maintenance to avoid cruciate ligament injuries in soccer playing girls.
BirdEyes is the Centre for Global and Ecological Change initiated by, among other partners, FSE and Campus Fryslân
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