In September 2012, the University of Groningen became the first Dutch university to appoint a student assessor, Wouter Kamp. The philosophy student was previously a student member of the Faculty Board, and since September 2012 has been attending the meetings of the Board of the University as advisory student member.
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.
How is it possible that an albatross doesn’t crash and die when it lands? And how come its large wings don’t break due to air resistance? That is what you would expect, according to the laws of aerodynamics. However, Professor Eize Stamhuis has discovered...
Religious Heritage in a Diverse Europe
On 18 April 2019, Marije Coster will be awarded a PhD in the Faculty of Theology and Religious Studies for her thesis titled The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly: Allegiance and Authority in the Poetical Discourse of Muḥammad’s Lifetime.