Fourteen new Rosalind Franklin Fellows have recently been installed, including astronomer Dr Karina Isabel Caputi and social scientist Dr Constanza Parra. In 2007 the University of Groningen initiated the prestigious Rosalind Franklin Fellowship programme, that is primarily directed at women in industry, academia or research institutes who have a PhD and ambitions to become a full professor at a European top research university.
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.
Matthijs Warrens has been promoted to adjunct professor at the UG. In his current research he investigates the school careers of students in primary and secondary education.
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.
Maarten Loonen leads new polar expedition with scientists, journalists, policymakers and tourists.
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