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.
In the series 'Highlights from our electronic collection' we would like to present four titles on the subject of Language & Literature.
Among the oldest books in the University of Groningen Library are the incunabula , the ‘first generation’ of printed books (printed before 1501). These imposing Bibles, carefully printed classical texts and humble devotional works have a long...
News and journalism offer something to hold on to in uncertain times. Initially, television news, newspapers and news sites broke record after record after the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic in the early 2020s. But are such new news habits...
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