The project group Science, Technology and Innovation Network Groningen for Sustainability (
) in cooperation with the Rathenau Instituut, Solynta, Kramp Varsseveld and WUR, received an NWO-grant of €375.000 to research h ybride potato breeding (‘the seed-potato’) in the project
“Responsible innovation in Dutch potato breeding” . With additional funding, the amount invested in this project comes to a total of € 400.000.
STINGS is a multidisciplinary project group of the University of Groningen. It consists of scientists of the Science & Society Group (FNW) and Globalisation Studies Groningen and is supported by the Ubbo Emmius Fund.
Last week, Ben Feringa and Anouk Lubbe presented the first copy of their book Alledaagse Moleculen (Everyday Molecules) to minister Robbert Dijkgraaf. The richly illustrated book offers an accessible overview of 180 substances in our daily lives....
Dr Annette Scheepstra of the UG Arctic Centre, part of the Faculty of Arts, is about to conduct research into tourism in Antarctica and how tourists can become Antarctic ambassadors. She has been granted €1 million in funding by the Dutch Research...
The Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW) has appointed Professor Maria Loi and Professor Dirk Slotboom from the Faculty of Science and Engineering as members of the Academy.
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