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Outstanding gymnast and medical student Epke Zonderland was awarded the Nicolaas Mulerius Medal on Monday 29 October for his exceptional contributions to the University of Groningen. Zonderland took home gold from the 2012 London Olympics with a gymnastics routine that wowed the world. University of Groningen Olympians Philipine van Aanholt, Marit Dopheide and Rogier Blink were also honoured for their outstanding qualities. A plaque in their honour will be added to the Olympic Wall at the Sports Centre.
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.
If a woman smokes during pregnancy, there is a higher risk that her future grandchildren will have lung problems and asthma. These are the findings of a study carried out by researchers at the University Medical Center Groningen (UMCG) among 37,000...
Our quality of life is now the worst it has been since the start of the coronavirus pandemic: people in the Northern Netherlands currently give their life a score of 6.9. Last summer, this was 7.7 and at the start of the pandemic, it was 7.4. In...
UMCG researchers to study the effect of COVID-19 vaccines on kidney, lung transplant and cancer patients. For this, they will be granted approx. 7.2 million Euro from ZonMw.