On 6 June there was a transit of Venus – a phenomenon that not only drew the attention of professional and amateur astronomers but also that of the general public. Cameras and telescopes were everywhere to be seen. Astronomy professor Peter Barthel explains that the transit of Venus is still scientifically interesting.
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.
Various UG research consortia have been awarded substantial grants by the Dutch Research Council (NWO). The Open Competition Domain Science–XL grants have been awarded to various research proposals within the exact and natural sciences.
Six promising recent PhD graduates from the University of Groningen will be able to conduct research at top institutes abroad for two years thanks to the Rubicon programme organized by the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO). The...
With the XS grants, NWO strives to encourage curiosity-driven and bold research involving a quick analysis of a promising idea.
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