Prof. Han Olff has been awarded € 1 million to study an area with massive wildlife migration, the Great Serengeti-Mara Ecosystem (Tanzania and Kenia). Working in close collaboration with the local population, the long-term consequences of better protection of the unique biodiversity of the area are being studied.
Han Olff is Professor of Community and Conservation Ecology at the Groningen Institute for Evolutionary Life Sciences of the University of Groningen. The Serengeti study is part of a larger international project within the framework of Horizon 2000, which has received € 10 million in funding...
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The timing, route, and destination for godwit migration is learned rather than innate. Researchers at the University of Groningen discovered this in a daring experiment, which has been published in the latest issue of the journal Current Biology.
The grant is worth EUR 500,000, of which Avraamidou and Sburlea receive around EUR 100,000.
George Azzopardi and Guru Swaroop Bennabhaktula from the Faculty of Science and Engineering have won the Ben Feringa Impact Award 2023 for their project ‘4NSEEK; Forensic Against Sexual Exploitation of Children’. In the ‘students’ category, Nine van...
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