Fourteen new Rosalind Franklin Fellows have recently been installed, including astronomer Dr Karina Isabel Caputi and social scientist Dr Constanza Parra. In 2007 the University of Groningen initiated the prestigious Rosalind Franklin Fellowship programme, that is primarily directed at women in industry, academia or research institutes who have a PhD and ambitions to become a full professor at a European top research university.
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 size and shape of dunes varies greatly around the world: in Europe they're tall and narrow, while in the US they're low and wide. A new study has found that this is partly because dunes are constructed by plants with different ‘movement strategies’...
More than 200 researchers and their teams can begin to work on social and scientific issues in close collaboration with public and private parties. This close collaboration will take place in 17 research projects.