The University of Groningen rose to 92nd place in the Shanghai-ranking list this year. This ranking list is regarded as the most reliable quality indicator for universities worldwide. The University previously also broke into the Top 100 in the Times Higher Education Ranking, followed by another Top 100 position in the QS World University Ranking in September 2013. The University of Groningen is now one of a highly select group of universities in the Top 100 of all three of the most important global ranking lists.
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.
Last week, Ben Feringa and Anouk Lubbe presented the first copy of their book Alledaagse Moleculen (Everyday Molecules) to minister Robbert Dijkgraaf. The richly illustrated book offers an accessible overview of 180 substances in our daily lives....
Dr Annette Scheepstra of the UG Arctic Centre, part of the Faculty of Arts, is about to conduct research into tourism in Antarctica and how tourists can become Antarctic ambassadors. She has been granted €1 million in funding by the Dutch Research...
The Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW) has appointed Professor Maria Loi and Professor Dirk Slotboom from the Faculty of Science and Engineering as members of the Academy.
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