The University of Groningen celebrates its 400th anniversary in 2014. This will be marked by a festive programme (15 May - 15 June 2014) themed For Infinity (400). What has made the University the renowned teaching and research institution it is today? Which people, ideas and past events played a role? One person who must certainly be commemorated is Gerard Heymans (1857-1930), father of Dutch psychology. Prof. Douwe Draaisma (History of Psychology) and Jan Waling Huisman (University Museum) explain why.
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.
Can visually impaired people cycle safely on their own? Bart Jelijs argues that guidelines for that purpose should not solely be based on the nature or extent of a visual impairment, because that would unnecessarily exclude many visually impaired...
We often find it difficult to talk about sex and sexuality. This is not surprising, but it is nevertheless problematic, according to researcher Charmaine Borg, because this stops us from changing the old-fashioned views we have on sex. And women in...
How can you counter misinformation on social media? This question is at the heart of the doctoral thesis of sociologist Jonas Stein.
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