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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.

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!

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.

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

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