The Church of Sciences: from magic to energy! During the Night of Arts and Sciences the Der Aa-Kerk was transformed by ScienceLinX, the science centre of the University of Groningen, into the Church of Sciences. The many attractions included HUMANergy, Material Matters, E-tpas (edible solar cells), Knikkerbuizen (marble tubes) and the DebatLabb with Hans Clevers, president of the KNAW, the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences.
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 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.
The Dutch Research Council (NWO) has awarded three Vici grants, worth €1.5 million each, to three UG researchers. Prof. J.W Romeijn, Prof. S. Hoekstra, Prof. K.I. Caputi can use this money to develop an innovative line of research and to set up...
Reaching out to sustainable business owners is what Gjalt de Jong is all about. He sees the University as a director of innovation. An independent arbiter who can expedite the shift to a circular economy. To this end, he first needed to change...
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