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'Consolation is being able to give meaning to loss'
Posted on:14 March 2023

Being able to give meaning to loss – that is what consolation is. Christoph Jedan, Professor of Ethics and Comparative Philosophy of Religion, examined the consolation literature of theologians and of philosophers from classical antiquity. He developed a consolation model with five elements, one of which is ‘resilience’.

Vici grants for four researchers
Posted on:23 February 2023

The Dutch Research Council (NWO) has awarded Vici grants, worth €1.5 million each, to four UG/UMCG researchers. Prof. Marleen Kamperman, Prof. Lisa Herzog, Prof. Ming Cao and Prof. Floris Foijer can use this money to develop an innovative line of research and to set up their own research groups for a period of five years.

Vijf RUG-onderzoekers benoemd bij Koninklijke Hollandsche Maatschappij der Wetenschappen
Posted on:20 February 2023

De Koninklijke Hollandsche Maatschappij der Wetenschappen (KHMW) heeft dit jaar Sjoerd Beugelsdijk, Lisa Herzog, Jeroen de Ridder, Moniek Tromp en Helga de Valk benoemd als nieuwe leden.

YAG-SER grant for interdisciplinary research project 'Panoptiwork'
Posted on:29 November 2022

Lisa Herzog and Tatiana Llaguna Nieves to co-produce interdisciplinary research on labour and digitalisation.

Science Shops: bridging the gap between university and society
Posted on:29 November 2022

Science shops. What kinds of things can you buy there? A knowledge sandwich? A wisdom smoothie? Bacteria on demand? It is not clear to everyone what science shops have to offer. And yet, they play an important role for society, researchers, and students, by facilitating organizations in hiring students to carry out research. A fantastic opportunity for all involved!

New In Science / In de Wetenschap podcast : Lisa Herzog on the role of knowledge in society
Posted on:07 November 2022

Lisa Herzog on the role of knowledge in society

Merel Semeijn one of six UG researchers with Rubicon grant
Posted on:29 August 2022

Merel Semeijn is one of the six UG researchers to top institutes abroad on Rubicon grants.

Andrea Sangiacomo appointed as endowed professor of ‘Actuality of Spinoza’
Posted on:18 August 2022

Andrea Sangiacomo will be appointed professor by special appointment at the Erasmus School of Philosophy (EUR) on 1 September in the Spinoza Chair The current events of Spinoza. 

Pauline Kleingeld Corresponding Fellow British Academy
Posted on:04 August 2022

Pauline Kleingeld was elected as a Corresponding Fellow of the British Academy, the UK’s national academy for the humanities and social sciences.

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