On 27 May 2013 Louwrens Hacquebord, the first Dutch professor of Arctic and Antarctic Studies, retired. De nationally and internationally renowned Arctic researcher discussed the changing attitude towards the Arctic regions in his farewell lecture. In an opinion piece for the University of Groningen, Hacquebord states: ‘Cuddly status of North Pole makes protection more urgently needed than ever’.
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.
De Nederlandse wetenschappelijke expeditie rond Spitsbergen, SEES , is klaar voor vertrek. Vanmiddag om 18:00 uur vaart het schip de Ortelius af vanaf Longyearbyen met aan boord 50 klimaatwetenschappers, biologen, sociologen en andere...
Dr Bettina Reitz-Joosse, associate professor of Latin Language and Literature, has received an ERC Starting Grant for the project FACERE. Roman Making and its Meanings: Representations of Manual Creation in the Literature and Visual Culture of...
Joost Keizer new vice-dean Faculty of Arts
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