This Sunday, the Zernike Campus in Groningen was taken over by pupils and parents. They were all there for Zpannend Zernike, the open day for the science buildings. One of the participating institutions was the Kernfysisch Versneller Instituut (KVI), which conducts world-leading research into the smallest particles in nature. There were all sorts of fun ways to learn about the research being conducted at KVI, as well as seeing the sights, such as the AGOR particle accelerator.
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.
Amina Helmi, a professor of Astronomy specializing in Milky Way dynamics, structure and formation, will receive the Spinoza Prize in October.
The Cabinet’s decision, based on the advice of the Van Rijn committee, will have disastrous consequences for the University of Groningen as a broad-based classical university.
Out of the 25 entries for the Dutch Huibregtsen Prize, the jury has nominated six scientific research projects. UG professor Pauline Westerman and Cisca Wijmenga, Rector Magnificus of the UG as of 1 September 2019, are two of the six nominees for the...