Informal carers could benefit from mindfulness training to help them feel more in control of their lives, according to research Master's student in sociology Sanny Kappen conducted for the Medicine and Public Health Science Shop. Health insurance company Menzis and the municipalities of Groningen and Assen decided to fund part of the costs of the course as a result. Kappen's research won her an award from the Flemish and Dutch Science Shops.
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.
Rowing in turns to take a stroke instead of rowing in sync can potentially lead to faster race times. This is the conclusion reached by Laura Cuijpers of the UMCG in her PhD thesis.
Top scientists from the University of Groningen and the UMCG are participating in two of the six awarded programs in the context of the prestigious NWO Gravity Program for groundbreaking fundamental research, which involves more than 100 million euros...
Wie krijgen bepaalde chronische ziektes, en wie niet? Dat is voor dertig procent afhankelijk van erfelijkheid en voor maar liefst zeventig procent van het exposoom.