The University Museum has a number of special obstetric forceps which were used to deliver the ‘Nijhoff quintuplets’ in 1904. Another object on display is an experimental neonatal incubator. These are typical examples of Groningen’s academic heritage. They were developed by Groningen physicians and medical instrument makers. The pieces will be on display during the For Infinity anniversary exhibition in the Der Aa-kerk. The exhibition will shed new light on the University's rich history, as well as the distant future.
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.
In September 2018 the first cohort of the professional learning community 'Educational leadership for educational improvement' started.
As from 1 September 2021, Martijn Eickhoff will be appointed by the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW) as the director of the NIOD Institute for War, Holocaust and Genocide Studies. He will succeed Frank van Vree, who is leaving...
PhD student Laura Nederveen is conducting research into Parkinson’s disease at the University of Groningen (UG). She is focusing on identifying causes of the disease, rather than on ways of implementing her knowledge. At least, until her uncle...
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