The University of Groningen hosts a wide range of summer schools, which are a wonderful way to bring bright students and inspired researchers together.
In July a group of 20 Korean students from the Pusan National University, with which the University of Groningen has a close connection, attended one of the summer schools in Groningen.
The University of Groningen has a special relationship with Korea. Professor Sibrand Poppema, President of the Board of the University of Groningen, is Honorary Consul of the Republic of Korea. The university library also hosts a Korea Corner, with literature and digital information and the university’s Centre for East Asia Studies Groningen has a special Korean Studies program.
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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