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...
Each episode of the weekly online video magazine Unifocus includes an item related to the University of Groningen, in the fields of research and society, student life, teaching, policy and internationalization.
Prof. Marthe Walvoort has received the Athena Award, one of the five science awards of the Dutch Research Council (NWO).
Professor of chemistry Sibrand Stratingh, from Groningen, built the first electric vehicle – the precursor to the electric car – around 1830. He also drove a steam-powered carriage through the streets of Groningen. But his innovative scientific...
The prizes are for the advancement of higher scientific education in the fields of science and engineering.
The UG website uses functional and anonymous analytics cookies. Please answer the question of whether or not you want to accept other cookies (such as tracking cookies).
If no choice is made, only basic cookies will be stored. More information