The economic crisis has encouraged many charities to form alliances with businesses. Buy a certain product and the manufacturer will donate to a charity on your behalf. This could be money, but it could also be a material donation, such as a tetanus vaccination for UNICEF for every pack of nappies you buy. But does it work? And could there be a negative effect? Dr Marijke Leliveld has received a Veni grant to study this.
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 Faculty Board is pleased to announce that Peter Verhoef has been appointed by the Board of the University as our new dean, starting 1 June 2019 for a period of four years.
Annita Kobes, Floor Middel en Pieter van Rees, alle drie promovendi aan de Faculteit Gedrags- en Maatschappijwetenschappen, krijgen een Fulbright scholarship toegewezen. Met deze beurs kunnen zij drie maanden onderzoek doen in de Verenigde Staten.
The CPB is to appoint Marcel Timmer as a member of its board as from 1 September 2019. Prof. Timmer has been Professor of Economic Growth and Development at the University of Groningen since 2010. He is currently also the Director of the Groningen...