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.
Professor of orthopedagogy, Laura Batstra, is actively opposing disorder-thinking and overmedicalization, particularly through her posts on social media. Despite facing challenges, Batstra believes that numerous small actions can eventually lead to...
Although approximately 28,300 children in the Netherlands have a father in prison, there has been limited research on the impact of fathers’ imprisonment on the family. Sociologist Simon Venema, a researcher at Addiction Care Northern Netherlands...
Mathematician Julian Koellermeier and orthopedagogue Steffie van der Steen are among the nominees for the Klokhuis Science Prize this year.
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