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Marco Fraaije receives funding for research into insect enzymes09 June 2023
Kyriakou partner in ECOLEFINS EIC Pathfinder project07 June 2023
Three FSE researchers receive an NWO XS grant06 June 2023
Rehabilitation through virtual reality games05 June 2023
Master's student Energy and Environmental Sciences Lotte Top wins Rachel Carson Graduation Award 202331 May 2023
Godwit migration is learned rather than innate30 May 2023
SNN funding for Avraamidou and Sburlea30 May 2023
Ben Feringa Impact Award 2023 awarded to George Azzopardi and Guru Swaroop Bennabhaktula26 May 2023
Jeanine Olsen awarded honorary doctorate from University of Gothenburg17 May 2023
Open Competition Science-M grants for Slawinska and Tolstoy16 May 2023
CurioUs: two-way relationship between citizens and science16 May 2023
‘The University is a goldmine of applicable ideas’15 May 2023
Impact: Intelligent tools help with child abuse forensics08 May 2023
Royal Decorations for UG staff members26 April 2023
Else Starkenburg receives Aspasia grant26 April 2023
KNAW appoints Marrink and Rosmalen as members25 April 2023
Professor Loi receives Hestia funding18 April 2023
Tessa Quax and Casper van der Kooi receive Human Frontier Science Program grant13 April 2023
Three promising UG researchers to top institutes abroad on Rubicon grants11 April 2023
Mariano Méndez receives European prize for astronomy education in developing countries05 April 2023
Parkinson’s: the search for a cure (video, episode two)05 April 2023
ERC Advanced Grant for Filippo Fraternali30 March 2023
Drie RUG-onderzoekers benoemd tot leden van Wetenschappelijke Klimaatraad24 March 2023
Seven labs receive LEAF awards for sustainability20 March 2023
Jacquelien Scherpen winner of Prince Friso Engineering Award 202316 March 2023
Ben Feringa awarded Honorary Doctorate from Bratislava University16 March 2023
ENW Science-M grant for Andreas Milias-Argeitis10 March 2023
2023 Izatt-Christensen Award for Prof. Sijbren Otto06 March 2023
Farming insects on manure27 February 2023
Vici grants for four researchers23 February 2023
Kick-off collaboration between 4TU.Centres and UG institutes on research and teaching21 February 2023
Vijf RUG-onderzoekers benoemd bij Koninklijke Hollandsche Maatschappij der Wetenschappen20 February 2023
ERC Proof of Concept grant for peptide-based vaccins15 February 2023
Professor Scherpen finalist Prince Friso Engineering Award – vote now for the Public Prize!14 February 2023
Twenty-four faculties of 4TU and the UG are joining forces in integral plan to strengthen the technology sector01 February 2023
From paper industry waste to sustainable kerosene31 January 2023
Carmem M. Gilardoni wins the Ehrenfest-Afanassjewa thesis prize 202220 January 2023
The quest for the perfect paint17 January 2023
Three promising UG researchers to top institutes abroad on Rubicon grants16 January 2023
In search of the coveted safer, better, longer-lasting battery: BatteryNL kicks off16 January 2023
UG call-to-action: measure the darkness by counting stars with us!12 January 2023
Research into LRRK2’s role in Parkinson11 January 2023
Two Open Competition Science-M grants for FSE researchers23 December 2022
NWO Take-off grant for Marc van der Maarel and Mariska van der Hoek21 December 2022
Reinoud Gosens partner in NWO Perspectief consortium21 December 2022
Professor Caspar van der Wal receives grant within National Growth Fund program Quantum Technology20 December 2022
Four FSE researchers receive NWO XS grant19 December 2022
Groningen contributes to major research initiative into energy-efficient information technology15 December 2022
Chemical Engineering students win Electe competition15 December 2022
Why seal whiskers are super sensors13 December 2022
Grant for children's book about plants12 December 2022
Glue for the lungs06 December 2022
Eleven Groningen science and engineering students win national Young Talent Award29 November 2022
YAN event about the future of AI very well attended28 November 2022
Katja Loos wins NWO Team Science Award with HyBRit research group28 November 2022
Dr. Qi Zhang wins FSE Postdoc Prize 202225 November 2022
Student Vera Thijssen wins Unilever Research Prize 202225 November 2022
ERC Starting Grant for four researchers of the Faculty of Science and Engineering22 November 2022
Four FSE researchers receive NWO XS grant for bold research18 November 2022
Wouter Roos partner in EIC Pathfinder project07 November 2022
Maria Antonietta Loi and Jan Anton Koster partners in Horizon Europe consortia03 November 2022
Team iGEM Groningen 2022 wins gold medal01 November 2022
Maria Antonietta Loi elected member of the European Academy of Sciences01 November 2022
Amina Helmi delivers 2022 Halley Lecture at Oxford University26 October 2022
Consortium with Laura Govers wins tender from Dutch Ministry of Infrastructure and Water Management for scaling up seagrass restoration26 October 2022
Experience the night at the University of Groningen24 October 2022
Laura Heinen wins Women Interactive Materials Award 202224 October 2022
Marco Fraaije receives funding for COST Action20 October 2022
The Young Academy Groningen welcomes eight new members18 October 2022
Martien Kas elected president of European College of Neuropsychopharmacology18 October 2022
Recyclable plastics for a sustainable future17 October 2022
Telescoop voor Waddenbibliotheken14 October 2022
Giovanni Maglia receives $1.5 million from National Institutes of Health for research into next-generation protein nanopores13 October 2022
UG rises to place 75 in THE rankings12 October 2022
‘Zilveren Zandloper’ for Dirk-Jan Scheffers07 October 2022
Astronomy community celebrates 60 years of ESO07 October 2022
Groningen’s solar team on the grid once again05 October 2022
What environment created life on earth? Dr. Tim Lichtenberg receives prestigious fellowship03 October 2022
Open Competition Science-M grants for Krushynska and Dekker22 September 2022
European award for education project coordinated by Science LinX22 September 2022
Board of the University proud of national coverage of Feringa’s ‘Everyday Molecules’21 September 2022
Erasmus+ funding for Avraamidou and Azevedo21 September 2022
Virtual job interview maps stress19 September 2022
PhD Supervisor of the Year Award 2022 for Sancia van der Meij06 September 2022
A robot to do your cleaning? A very realistic scenario!06 September 2022
UG opens ‘Answers Shop’ for questions from children05 September 2022
Yfke Bethlehem new UG poet-in-residence05 September 2022
Heeres partner in HORIZON EUROPE-RIA consortium NewWave05 September 2022
Launch of BirdEyes, an international center for research and education in the field of climate change01 September 2022
Professor Sabeth Verpoorte awarded Honorary Doctorate from Tampere University01 September 2022
NWO Demonstrator funding for Van den Bogaart and Bianchi30 August 2022
Festive opening of new UG research station 'De Herdershut' on Schiermonnikoog29 August 2022
NWO ENW–XL grants worth millions awarded to UG research consortia27 July 2022
Six young UG researchers to top institutes abroad on Rubicon grants25 July 2022
Two FSE researchers receive NWO XS grant25 July 2022
FSE Learning Analytics team wins national prize in field of data science and AI in education18 July 2022
Open Competition Science-M grant for three FSE researchers06 July 2022
George Palasantzas receives funding from NWO Open Technology Programme05 July 2022
NWO Take-off grants for Davide Grossi, Yori Ong and Oscar Kuipers05 July 2022
Hamidreza Kasaei receives Gratama Science Award 202204 July 2022
Master’s student BCN Noa Schwensfeier wins GUF 100 Prize04 July 2022
Koester de duisternis04 July 2022
Finals of the Dutch Astronomy Olympiad 2022 at the University of Groningen01 July 2022
Vidi grant for Dr. Schmidt: enzyms that can make chemical reactions less polluting01 July 2022
Subsidy for innovative concept to process rubber waste into new products30 June 2022
Newly established Dutch Biology Council23 June 2022
Mural of J.C. Kapteyn revealed17 June 2022
Fulbright grant for Kathinka Frieswijk17 June 2022
Amina Helmi and her team involved again in most recent Data Release from Gaia-mission13 June 2022
Professor Aravind and Dr. Mokhov partner in NWO Perspectief consortium: research into ammonia as a fuel09 June 2022
Recreation decreases density of ticks near paths07 June 2022
Nominations 2022 Gratama Science Award (UG) announced23 May 2022
Team Albatrozz builds revolutionary wind turbine after ‘Wallace & Gromit’ discovery by Stamhuis23 May 2022
Ecologist Loonen to travel to ever-changing Spitsbergen for the thirty-fifth summer16 May 2022
University of Groningen and local nature organization tag first critically endangered sharks and rays in West Africa16 May 2022
PhD awarded to Chongnan Ye is the first to be awarded to someone from the hybrid research group led by Katja Loos (University of the North)16 May 2022
Comenius Teaching Fellow grant for Dr. May Lee12 May 2022
KNAW appoints two UG professors as members12 May 2022
Working towards personalized intelligent computers09 May 2022
21.5 million euro for QuMAT: Materials for the Quantum Age03 May 2022
New Lifelines study on mental health and social behaviour02 May 2022
Startup Albatrozz finalist Rabo Sustainable Innovation Award 202202 May 2022
Royal Decorations awarded to four UG staff members26 April 2022
ERC Advanced Grants for three UG researchers26 April 2022
For Women in Science Fellowship for Marjon de Vos22 April 2022
Four FSE researchers receive NWO XS grant21 April 2022
MAVA Doñana fellowship for Dr. Vansteelant20 April 2022
Three Horizon Europe MSCA Doctoral Network grants for the Faculty of Science and Engineering14 April 2022
Three young researchers from UG to top institutes abroad on Rubicon grants14 April 2022
The Dutch Microbiome Project: using large-scale population research to identify what shapes a healthy gut microbiome14 April 2022
Veni grant for Dr. Frank Klont12 April 2022
Seagrass plants collected in Denmark08 April 2022
Lorenzo Squintani and Ming Cao Academic Directors of Schools06 April 2022
Grant for research into sustainable orange cultivation – in collaboration with Brazil06 April 2022
Invitation: ARC CBBC Conference and lab opening in Groningen05 April 2022
TKI Top sector HTSM grant for Mónica Acuautla Meneses04 April 2022
Arnold Driessen partner in EIC Pathfinder project04 April 2022
HTSM topsectorproject Ultra-most of Prof. dr. Pei granted02 April 2022
Joost Frenken new Dean of Faculty of Science and Engineering30 March 2022
Medicine to restore alveoli29 March 2022
Noorderlab: The new science podcast for curious Northerners29 March 2022
Two FSE researchers involved in Dutch Research Agenda projects28 March 2022
Lucy Avraamidou partner in H2020 project MAMMOth24 March 2022
Prof. Amalia Dolga receives grant from Stichting Parkinson Fonds22 March 2022
Human Frontier Science Program fellowship for Dr. Joanna Whittaker21 March 2022
Name revealed and construction started: Anda Kerkhoven Centre on Healthy Ageing Campus18 March 2022
Major European grant for Michael Dee17 March 2022
Alumnus Marijn van Rooij wins Prince Friso Engineering Award 202217 March 2022
Professor Caputi and Professor Hoekstra receive Vici grant15 March 2022
Vici grants for three UG researchers15 March 2022
The single-celled microworld of Tessa Quax15 March 2022
Dr. Helmer Koppelman receives MERAC prize for Best Early Career Researcher11 March 2022
ERC Starting Grant for Ajay Kottapalli09 March 2022
Prof. Jasper Knoester Knight in the Order of the Netherlands Lion03 March 2022
Katja Loos elected President of the European Polymer Federation28 February 2022
Underwater wonderland21 February 2022
Pacific Ocean as the extreme theater of bird migration08 February 2022
Genetic testing for better health07 February 2022
Current global warming may affect the Earth’s oceans for many millennia to come02 February 2022
Four more FSE researchers receive Open Competition Science-M grant26 January 2022
Recreation stimulates forest regeneration in nature reserves26 January 2022
Open Competition Science-M grant for Dr. Sonja Billerbeck25 January 2022
Tessa Quax receives Beijerinck Premium25 January 2022
Kristina Haslinger receives FEBS Excellence Award 202125 January 2022
ERC Starting Grant for Tessa Quax10 January 2022
Departing dean Knoester on Recognition and Rewards20 December 2021
Veni grant for Dr. Max Fürst16 December 2021
Veni grants for seven Groningen researchers16 December 2021
S-DISCO, the Erasmus Mundus Joint Master connecting The Netherlands, Belgium, France and Poland14 December 2021
Marta Schulte-Fischedick and Dr. Yuli Shan win FSE Impact Awards10 December 2021
Two UG researchers join The Young Academy09 December 2021
Else Starkenburg new member of The Young Academy 202209 December 2021
Dr Marie-José van Tol new chair of De Jonge Akademie06 December 2021
Marthe Walvoort receives NWO Athena Award03 December 2021
Stratingh: A ‘chemistry artist’ ahead of his time01 December 2021
Twelve Groningen science and engineering students win national Young Talent Award30 November 2021
Dr. Yuli Shan wins FSE Postdoc Prize30 November 2021
Student Annemarie Doze wins Unilever Research Prize 202126 November 2021
Professor Reinoud Gosens receives Open Competition Science-M grant24 November 2021
Ming Cao awarded IEEE Fellow24 November 2021
Open Technology Programme Grant for Wouter Roos and Ben Feringa23 November 2021
KNAW Early Career Award for two young UG researchers18 November 2021
Team iGEM Groningen 2021 wins gold medal and 'best environment project'18 November 2021
Pharmacy student Julia Alberts awarded third prize in Dr. Saal van Zwanenberg Prize15 November 2021
First Mechanical Engineering graduates at UG receive their diplomas09 November 2021
Green hydrogen: indispensable and unifying09 November 2021
Powering AgriFood Grant for Prof. PV Aravind08 November 2021
NWO grant for project of Dr. Viktoriya Degeler28 October 2021
National Forest Service and University of Groningen launch Dark Sky Park Lauwersmeer Telescope26 October 2021
Student Carlijn van Beek wins KNCV Golden Master Award21 October 2021
Europeans in the Americas 1000 years ago20 October 2021
Bye-monia: iGEM Groningen 202114 October 2021
Heeres partner in EU Horizon 2020 consortium Circular Foam12 October 2021
Greenification of the chemical industry one step closer by the extension of ARC CBBC12 October 2021
Biomembrane to clear up oil spills wins KIJK People’s Choice Award06 October 2021
UG researchers join European call for sustainable drug discovery04 October 2021
What’s the difference between urban spiders and rural spiders?27 September 2021
Zpannend Zernike Limited: get on your bike on 3 October for a tour of science and technology27 September 2021
Sijbren Otto receives James Flack Norris Award in Physical Organic Chemistry27 September 2021
International network of the Pharmacy Game users expands to Scandinavia21 September 2021
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