The young, in particular, continue to move to less popular rural areas. Rixt Bijker investigated the motives and background of people moving to these regions. Apparently, what they are after is affordable housing in a green environment. The number of those moving from elsewhere in the region is large. According to Bijker, municipalities should focus on this group rather than attempting to attract people from further afield.
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.
Reaching out to sustainable business owners is what Gjalt de Jong is all about. He sees the University as a director of innovation. An independent arbiter who can expedite the shift to a circular economy. To this end, he first needed to change...
In 2022, UG researchers Dr Else Starkenburg and Prof. Lisa Herzog joined the Young Academy.
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