Ageing healthily and living independently for as long as possible: that's what everyone wants. Aided by smart technology, this is definitely possible. Tomorrow’s Home, which combines living, care and smart technology, already exists. It can be seen at the Let’s Gro Inspirational Festival to be held in Groningen. Have researchers, entrepreneurs and policymakers really evaluated the needs of the ageing population? Hans Wortmann, professor of Information Management at the University of Groningen, goes in search of answers.
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.
In this interview with researcher Esther Bouma, she talks about the influence people can have on pet welfare. A much needed service, because the ways in which people think about their pets these days, and especially the ways in which they think for...
Agustin De Julio Pardo examines how relationships between stakeholders within gas extraction in Groningen can be restored following the damage that has occurred in recent years.
Diana van Bergen investigates suicide among young people. Together with her colleagues, she interviews young people who have attempted suicide or have suicidal thoughts. She also speaks to the families of young people who committed suicide. By...
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