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.
The Dutch Research Council (NWO) has awarded Vici grants, worth €1.5 million each, to four UG/UMCG researchers. Prof. Marleen Kamperman, Prof. Lisa Herzog, Prof. Ming Cao and Prof. Floris Foijer can use this money to develop an innovative line of...
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!
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