How can we use renewable resources efficiently for the production of fuels and chemicals? Replacing fossil fuels with sustainable alternatives, and polluting technologies with clean ones, is a great societal challenge and an important issue facing scientists. This is the central theme of the research of 2015 ERC Starting Grant winner Katalin Barta from the University of Groningen. Her research team has already published several high-quality papers and a
in this field.
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The size and shape of dunes varies greatly around the world: in Europe they're tall and narrow, while in the US they're low and wide. A new study has found that this is partly because dunes are constructed by plants with different ‘movement strategies’...
More than 200 researchers and their teams can begin to work on social and scientific issues in close collaboration with public and private parties. This close collaboration will take place in 17 research projects.
Bij Koninklijk Besluit heeft de honderd jaar oude vakvereniging van Nederlandse en Vlaamse sterrenkundigen het predicaat ‘Koninklijk’ gekregen. Sinds maandag 27 mei gaat de vereniging door het leven als de Koninklijke Nederlandse Astronomenclub (KNA...