The Energy Academy Europe and the Honours College organized the masterclass ‘Societal Impacts of Energy Activities’. Prof. Rien Herber (Geo-Energy) evaluated which lessons there were to be learnt from the gas exploitation in the 1994-2007 period and the discussion surrounding it. And then the students took the floor: how did all this apply to the current shale gas debate? How would you approach this as government, gas company or stakeholder organization in society? What type of leadership is needed to bring the discussion to a satisfactory conclusion?
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Dick Jager geeft niet snel op. Al sinds eind jaren ’90 werkt hij aan het verduurzamen van de RUG. Zijn tocht ging gepaard met strijd, de weg was vaak bezaaid met obstakels. Nu gaat het Jager voor de wind. In 2020 staat duurzaamheid met hoofdletters...
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.