The University of Groningen Geo Services supports researchers by making geographical data accessible and visually attractive, and presenting it in an understandable way. Geo Services has just launched a new website, opendata.rug.nl, with all kinds of data that people usually cannot access quickly. To start with, themes or data that are often very popular but difficult to find will be selected. Users can view the data on a map and/or in a diagram and also download it. They can also create a URL from a screenshot.
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In the lecture series Treasures from the University Library, researchers using material from our Special Collections talk about their research, while the objects in question are also present.
Tialda Haartsen is a researcher of rural depopulation. In the bog of village shrinkage, beautiful flowers occasionally blossom unexpectedly.
Healthy food displayed at eye height, electronic signs showing smiley faces, red carpets to ward off bikes. We are all being ‘nudged’ on a regular basis, encouraged to behave in a particular way. Koen Bandsma is researching how this works on the street...