The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) recently awarded a prestigious Vici grant to Prof. Herman de Jong. The professor of Economic History has 1.5 million to spend on research into the European prosperity paradox concerning the 1913-1950 era, a time when economic stagnation coincided with a rapid improvement in quality of life.
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.
Newspapers first made their appearance in the Netherlands as early as 400 years ago. They mostly consisted of eyewitness accounts, which were as reliable or unreliable then as they are today. Historian Joop Koopmans talks about the news in early...
Trial Follow the Money: investigate people, systems and organisations that misbehave and thus cause damage to society.
Different from previous years but still surprising, fun, healthy, and for the whole family: join Groningen’s take on this year’s national weekend of science, organized by the University of Groningen (UG) and Hanze University of Applied Sciences...
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