Dr Tijn van der Zant was one of the founding fathers of the RoboCup@Home competition, the annual international competition between robots capable of performing household chores realistic home settings. The competition has clearly had a catalysing effect on the development of robots that can conduct household chores. Van der Zant gives a sneak preview of what Groningen plans to compete with.
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 a first for the region, highly threatened sharks and rays have been tagged and released by scientists in the Bijagós Archipelago, off the coast of Guinea-Bissau in West Africa.
On Tuesday 17 May, UG researcher Chongnan Ye will obtain his PhD for his research on new versatile polymers.
Maarten Loonen leads new polar expedition with scientists, journalists, policymakers and tourists.
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