Informal carers could benefit from mindfulness training to help them feel more in control of their lives, according to research Master's student in sociology Sanny Kappen conducted for the Medicine and Public Health Science Shop. Health insurance company Menzis and the municipalities of Groningen and Assen decided to fund part of the costs of the course as a result. Kappen's research won her an award from the Flemish and Dutch Science Shops.
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.
A PhD dissertation consisting of more than 1100 pages and covering a total of 31 chapters. UMCG PhD-candidate Arno Bourgonje (26) probably wrote the most voluminous medical PhD dissertation ever published in the Netherlands.
Under the supervision...
In this video lecture from the University of the Netherlands, neuroscientist Roelof Hut (University of Groningen, UMCG) talks about the biological clock. Can you become a morning person? Watch this video lecture for tips!
Blue Monday is the name that was once given to the supposedly most depressing day of the year. On this day, the UG would like to draw attention to research on depression. Whether there is a relationship between loneliness and depression, what exactly...
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