The Groningen Institute of Archaeology of the University of Groningen has one of the most extensive seed collections in the world. Seeds from agricultural crops, herbs and spices, flowers – it's all there from across the globe, and is often thousands of years old. It is one of the University treasure troves, aiding researchers from the Netherlands and abroad. A major part of the collection is digitally accessible.
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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.