The University of Groningen is celebrating its 400th anniversary in 2014. This will be celebrated (15 May – 15 June 2014) with a festive programme, with the theme For Infinity. What makes the University of Groningen what it is today: a teaching and research institute of stature? Which people, ideas and events in the past played a role? Someone who should certainly be commemorated is Jacobus Cornelius Kapteyn, professor of Astronomy (1851-1922).
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.
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’.
The Dutch Research Council (NWO) has granted an ESI-far grant of over €750,000 to the TeSoP project established by UG researchers
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