The University of Groningen's Science LinX offers schools the opportunity to conduct all sorts of chemistry experiments at the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences. Pupils can conduct special experiments that they would not be able to do at school. There are special fume cupboards, chemicals and advanced equipment available. The experiments dovetail nicely with the secondary school chemistry final examination material. In addition, pupils gain a better understanding of what studying Chemistry at university entails. Programmes varying in length from 90 minutes to four hours can be arranged.
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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