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CMO STAMM en Rijksuniversiteit Groningen stellen bijzonder hoogleraarsfunctie Brede Welvaart en Kansen(on)gelijkheid in
Posted on:22 December 2022

CMO STAMM en de Faculteit Ruimtelijke Wetenschappen van de Rijksuniversiteit Groningen hebben Aleid Brouwer aangesteld als bijzonder hoogleraar Brede Welvaart en Kansen(on)gelijkheid. Per 1 maart begint Brouwer aan de functie bijzonder hoogleraar, gecombineerd met een functie als senior onderzoeker op het thema brede welvaart bij kenniscentrum CMO STAMM en haar onderzoeksbureaus Sociaal Planbureau Groningen & Trendbureau Drenthe. De combinatie van beide functies zorgt ervoor dat er verdiepende kennis ontstaat op het gebied van brede welvaart en kansen(on)gelijkheid in Noord-Nederland, die functioneel kan worden toegepast in de praktijk.

Music tourism: from Abbey Road to Zoutelande
Posted on:19 December 2022

Abbey Road, Graceland, Père-Lachaise... these are all places that immediately bring to mind music or musicians. When music inspires places and feelings to fondly embrace and initiate an intimate dance, this is where music tourism emerges – a growing industry that, for example, allowed the song ‘Zoutelande’ by Bløf to become not just a hit, but also a commercial ad for the province of Zeeland.

Frans J. Sijtsma new Director Agricola School
Posted on:05 December 2022

On the recommendation of the Board of the University of Groningen, Dr Frans J. Sijtsma has been appointed as academic director of the Rudolf Agricola School for Sustainable Development with effect from 1 February 2023. This concerns a 0.5 FTE appointment for four years. Sijtsma is Associate Professor at the Faculty of Spatial Sciences. He succeeds Dr Kees van Veen, who left on 1 November 2022 as Director of Sustainable Society, the predecessor of the Agricola School. Sijtsma is already serving as interim director.

Wanted: guide to escape city centre chaos
Posted on:31 October 2022

Traffic jams, delays, and pollution. Who will lead us to sustainable urban logistics?

How your neighbourhood determines your opportunities
Posted on:11 October 2022

‘This crisis is not too bad’, thought Sander van Lanen back in 2009, while working as an intern at Boomerang. He didn’t realize how bad it was until 2011, when he spoke to protesters on Syntagma Square in Athens. ‘That was the moment when I became interested in the effects of a crisis on various places and various people.’ By now, Van Lanen recognizes the problems of disadvantaged neighbourhoods, but also their strengths.

The future of parcel delivery in European cities. Cleaner and smarter, or none of that?
Posted on:06 October 2022

We have our packages, groceries and meals delivered at home en masse. These online orders mean more vans, trucks and bicycle couriers. In city centers this increase leads to unsafe situations and air pollution.

Jouke van Dijk awarded Royal Decoration during farewell lecture
Posted on:15 September 2022

On Thursday 15 September 2022, Prof. Jouke van Dijk was awarded a Royal Decoration on the recommendation of the University of Groningen.

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