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.
WEAVE, an ingenious spectrometer with thousands of movable glass fibres, is almost ready for use by astronomers. This has been announced by a team of astronomers and technicians under the leadership of Scott Trager (University of Groningen). The...
Antonis Vakis and Bayu Jayawardhana have been nominated for the 2021 Huibregtsen Prize for their research project ‘Harvesting infinite wave energy with the Ocean Grazer’.
The Dutch Research Council (NWO) has granted an ESI-far grant of over €750,000 to the TeSoP project established by UG researchers
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