The Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences’ Discovery Truck has been crossing the Netherlands for eight years. The Discovery Truck is a laboratory on wheels that doubles as a classroom. The University uses it to visit schools where pupils are treated to experiments and classes to raise their interest in science. And it’s working: numbers of first-year science students have doubled and just recently the Discovery Truck paid its 1000th visit to a school. The Groningen gas company GasTerra became a partner two years ago. In conjunction with the University, their aim is to increase awareness about energy use and applications among the younger generation.
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.
Zito Ysenbaert is the first winner of the Gerrit Krol Award, the University of Groningen (UG) essay competition.
On Friday 14 June, the University of Groningen will be awarding honorary doctorates to Prof. Titia de Lange and Dr Philipp Blom. This academic ceremony is part of the 81st lustrum that takes place from 5 to 15 June 2019. During the ceremony, Prof. Elmer...
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.