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Initiator Chris Visscher tells about the Sport Science Institute where the University of Groningen, the UMCG and the Hanze University of Applied Sciences will bring together their sport research and teaching. ‘Sport and healthy ageing’, sport performance’ and ‘sport and sustainable society’ are the main focuses of the new Sport Science Minor.
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.
If a woman smokes during pregnancy, there is a higher risk that her future grandchildren will have lung problems and asthma. These are the findings of a study carried out by researchers at the University Medical Center Groningen (UMCG) among 37,000...
Our quality of life is now the worst it has been since the start of the coronavirus pandemic: people in the Northern Netherlands currently give their life a score of 6.9. Last summer, this was 7.7 and at the start of the pandemic, it was 7.4. In...
UMCG researchers to study the effect of COVID-19 vaccines on kidney, lung transplant and cancer patients. For this, they will be granted approx. 7.2 million Euro from ZonMw.