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.
The University of Groningen, together with Koninklijke Kentalis, is researching whether ‘sense stories’ – stories that can be told through smell or touch, for example – can help to improve communication with deafblind people.
On November 1, 2021, psychology PhD student Rik Huijzer published an open access book about the programming language ‘Julia’. With the book, he hopes to give researchers tools to get started with Julia themselves.
The Generations ad Gender Programme (GGP) is officially recognized as an important research infrastructure. On December 7 it was announced that the programme is one of the eleven projects that will be included in the ESFRI roadmap 2021.
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