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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.
As of March 1, 2021, Jochem Tolsma has been appointed as professor by special appointment of Social Divisions between Groups in the Department of Sociology at the University of Groningen.
Sports teams, employers and universities all want the same thing: a good selection of candidates. They want the best athletes, the best applicants and the best students, who take to their new environment like a duck to water. And the Dutch Commando...
Compared to their non-bullying peers, bullying children and adolescents have higher risk of drug, alcohol, and tobacco use later in life. An analysis by UG researchers also found that childhood bullies have more risk of alcohol and tobacco use...