Every year, the University of Groningen organizes Education Day. Following a seminar, the University of Groningen Lecturer of the Year election takes place. The seminar was entitled Education for evermore – studying in the future. Jaap Mulder, Higher Education Lecturer Professionalization Coordinator, explains why teaching is a major topic at the University. He also addresses teaching in the future: what will remain the same and what is set to change? The winner of the Jury Award and Audience Award was Christian Zuidema, lecturer in Spatial Sciences, while Hans Burgerhof, lecturer in Medical Statistics, received the most online votes, thus winning the Web Award.
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As part of the 2019 Musica Sacra Festival in Maastricht, the University of Groningen’s Centre for Religion and Heritage is hosting an international symposium on music and religious exile on Thursday, September 19.
The world is facing environmental crises, but pro-environmental action is seriously lagging behind. Contrary to popular beliefs, Thijs Bouman and Linda Steg argue that this is not caused by people undervaluing the environment, but rather by people structurally...