Students from the University of Groningen are participating in the RoboCup in Magdeburg on 26-28 April. The international football competition is the most eye-catching part of the event, but the RoboCup@Home competition allows the teams to show how their inventions can aid society. The Groningen students are using Magdeburg to prepare for the world championships, which will take place in late June in Eindhoven.
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.
Prof. Marthe Walvoort has received the Athena Award, one of the five science awards of the Dutch Research Council (NWO).
Professor of chemistry Sibrand Stratingh, from Groningen, built the first electric vehicle – the precursor to the electric car – around 1830. He also drove a steam-powered carriage through the streets of Groningen. But his innovative scientific...
The prizes are for the advancement of higher scientific education in the fields of science and engineering.
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