Prof. Tom Koole is investigating emergency calls: the conversations between the 112 emergency services and people reporting an accident, crime or fire. Such phone conversations need to be conducted efficiently and clearly. The 112 emergency services have recently adapted their conversation protocol, based in part on the research Koole, a communications scientist, has conducted.
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.
Grant for research into learning methods that make hands curious
He was one of the imprisoned German war criminals known as the ‘Breda Three’: Josef Kotalla. ‘The executioner of Amersfoort’ is the only German war criminal who would die during imprisonment in the Netherlands. Forty years after his death, he is still...
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.