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.
Various UG research consortia have been awarded substantial grants by the Dutch Research Council (NWO). The Open Competition Domain Science–XL grants have been awarded to various research proposals within the exact and natural sciences.
Six promising recent PhD graduates from the University of Groningen will be able to conduct research at top institutes abroad for two years thanks to the Rubicon programme organized by the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO). The...
With the XS grants, NWO strives to encourage curiosity-driven and bold research involving a quick analysis of a promising idea.
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