Wout Prins is the inspiration for the ocean grazer, a new system for harvesting energy from waves. As yet, it can only be studied in a small experimental model. However, once it is implemented full scale, it will be a huge structure set in the ocean, measuring 400 meters across and 230 metres high. Such an installation should be able to provide enough electricity for 80,000 homes.
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.
In a first for the region, highly threatened sharks and rays have been tagged and released by scientists in the Bijagós Archipelago, off the coast of Guinea-Bissau in West Africa.
On Tuesday 17 May, UG researcher Chongnan Ye will obtain his PhD for his research on new versatile polymers.
Maarten Loonen leads new polar expedition with scientists, journalists, policymakers and tourists.
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