For scientist Tjisse van der Heide the summer of 2012 was one to never forget. He had an article published in the authoritative journal Science and received a prestigious Veni grant from the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research. And he received the Heineken Young Scientists Award, a special distinction awarded by the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW). Van der Heide works with a research focus on seagrasses.
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.
The Dutch Research Council (NWO) has awarded 32 experienced researchers a Vici grant worth € 1.5 million each. Three of the awardees are conducting research at the University of Groningen (UG), and two at the University Medical Center Groningen (UMCG)...
This afternoon, the University of Groningen started using a piezo testing ground at the Stationspark (station park) in Zuidhorn.