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Ruim 10 miljoen euro beschikbaar voor Werken aan Ontwikkeling
Posted on:17 February 2021

De eerste zes projecten vanuit Werken aan Ontwikkeling hebben samen ruim 10 miljoen euro ontvangen vanuit het Nationaal Programma Groningen.

4e editie Nationaal Ruimtelijk Verkiezingsdebat 1 maart
Posted on:08 February 2021

We willen fijn wonen, duurzame energie, snel en comfortabel transport, mooie natuur, een wervelende economie en ga zo maar door. Al die ambities vragen om steeds meer ruimte op een eindige Nederlandse bodem. Het is aan de politiek om keuzes te maken: waar maken we ruimte voor?

The energy transition can be nice, if you’re smart about it!
Posted on:12 January 2021

Climate adaptation will be addressed extensively during the Climate Adaptation Week, which will take place from 19 to 25 January 2021 in Groningen. Christian Zuidema is working on the energy transition and its consequences for humans and the landscape.

Culture as energy for the future
Posted on:21 December 2020

The population of the province of Groningen is shrinking faster than any other region in the Netherlands.For many years, people have been leaving the northern countryside behind, which has major consequences for the quality of life in villages. What can be done to preserve and even strengthen the resilience of those villages? It is precisely this question that Gwenda van de Vaart, assistant professor at the Faculty of Spatial Sciences, is trying to answer.

Cum laude PhD for Isti Hidayati
Posted on:14 December 2020

Understanding mobility inequality. A socio-spatial approach to analyse transport and land use in Southeast Asian metropolitan cities

Lara Bister wins NIDI-NVD master thesis award
Posted on:30 November 2020

The NIDI-NVD Master Thesis Award honors the best Master thesis in the field of population studies, with some connection to the Netherlands

10 jaar Kennisnetwerk Krimp Noord-Nederland On Tour
Posted on:26 November 2020

Samen met allerlei organisaties in Noord-Nederland heeft het KKNN in meer dan 40 Krimpcafés, congressen, expertmeetings en webinars de demografische veranderingen en de impact ervan op de leefbaarheid op de kaart en op de agenda gezet. En het Kennisnetwerk gaat door!

RICS accreditation Master in Real Estate Studies extended
Posted on:20 October 2020

After its initial accreditation by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) for the period 2016-2020, our MSc. Real Estate Studies programme has been re-accredited for another 4 years by the RICS for the period 2021-2025.

Research on generation poverty in peat colonies extended
Posted on:29 September 2020

The province of Groningen and the province of Drenthe are extending the funding of research into generational poverty in the peat colonies by two years. The focus of the research will be on the relationship between current policies and different approaches to help people out of poverty.

Cities are in need of a makeover
Posted on:28 September 2020

Our cities are at a tipping point, states urban planner Ward Rauws: climate change, the loss of biodiversity and sky-high energy consumption are forcing us to review how we design our cities.

COVID-19: a golden opportunity for the e-bike
Posted on:14 September 2020

The inconvenience caused by the coronavirus pandemic could be the perfect incentive to switch to an e-bike. Transport geographer Paul Plazier is an expert in the field of electric bikes. Two years ago, he was awarded a PhD by the UG for research into the use of this increasingly popular mode of transport.

Stadslogistiek: hoe kan het beter?
Posted on:09 September 2020

De RUG start een interdisciplinair onderzoek naar de toekomst van stadslogistiek.

Small island schools working together to solve local challenges
Posted on:04 September 2020

The iSHRINK project will connect Europe’s island schools with one another to create innovative education based around sustainability challenges.

Province of Groningen finances a chair in Nature-inclusive Rural Development
Posted on:01 September 2020

As from 1 September 2020, the University of Groningen has appointed Martijn van der Heide as Professor by Special Appointment in Nature-inclusive Rural Development at the Faculty of Spatial Sciences.

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