Skip to ContentSkip to Navigation
About usFaculty of Science and EngineeringFaculty News

Faculty News

Groningen to offer Bachelor’s degree programme in Biomedical Engineering17 September 2019
When the wind blows from the wrong direction17 September 2019
Getting to the roots of Parkinson’s disease17 September 2019
High value for Hubble constant from two gravitational lenses13 September 2019
1.5 million euros for imaging functionality of nanomaterials04 September 2019
1.5 million euros for computational modeling from super-fast MRI03 September 2019
New book release: Local Consumption and Global Environmental Impacts | by Kuishuang Feng, Klaus Hubacek, Yang Yu03 September 2019
Gravitation Grant for designing Hybrid Intelligence30 August 2019
University of Groningen in two of the six Gravitation grants for groundbreaking research30 August 2019
Data Science: a breath of fresh air for physics, genetics and history19 August 2019
Two FSE programmes receive Erasmus Mundus label13 August 2019
Cold winters not caused by Arctic climate change12 August 2019
Amina Helmi appointed as Deputy Scientific Director NOVA07 August 2019
New Zealand’s biodiversity will take millions of years to recover05 August 2019
NWO START-UP Grant Marcos Guimarães02 August 2019
Closing the door: breaking new ground related to a potential anticancer drug target31 July 2019
The University of Noorderzon30 July 2019
One million euros for Parkinson’s researcher Arjan Kortholt30 July 2019
Migrating Great Knots top up at different ‘service stations’ than previously thought18 July 2019
Wageningen and Groningen scientists research nature-inclusive agriculture in Northern Netherlands17 July 2019
Thirteen Veni grants for young Groningen researchers16 July 2019
UG to build new observatory in dark Lauwersmeer Region11 July 2019
Wierenga-Rengerink Prize for dr. Michael Lerch09 July 2019
Zeven RUG-projecten krijgen financiering via de NWA Ideeëngenerator08 July 2019
Jacquelien Scherpen next EUCA President28 June 2019
Initial construction phase of Feringa Building on Zernike Campus to start on 1 July26 June 2019
Spinoza Prize 2019 for astronomer Amina Helmi21 June 2019
Small steps, big leaps – how marram grass builds dunes14 June 2019
Vier RUG-wetenschappers verzorgen college op Oerol14 June 2019
61 million euros for social and scientific breakthroughs13 June 2019
Photos and video Night of Arts and Science12 June 2019
Pastoor Schmeitsprijs voor de Sterrenkunde voor dr. Selma de Mink27 May 2019
Nederlandse Astronomenclub is nu Koninklijk27 May 2019
Three UG researchers win Vidi grants24 May 2019
The North of the Netherlands goes down under during Solar Challenge22 May 2019
Honorary doctor Titia de Lange: Splicing ropes and aging20 May 2019
"Worms man" Dr. Jeroen Onrust wins Science Prize Campus Fryslân 201917 May 2019
Grote spiraalstelsels maken zeer efficiënt sterren16 May 2019
Prof. Oscar Kuipers appointed Knight of the Order of the Netherlands Lion26 April 2019
Prof. Jacquelien Scherpen appointed Knight of the Order of the Netherlands Lion26 April 2019
From paperclip to patent23 April 2019
Why lightning often strikes twice17 April 2019
Still going strong after four decades16 April 2019
Prize for best Bachelor’s thesis in Physics awarded to Groningen student Marit Fiechter11 April 2019
Ben Feringa in orbit around the Sun11 April 2019
International Conference on New Pathways for Community Energy and Storage | 6-7 June 2019 | Groningen09 April 2019
Professor Feringa receives Honorary Doctorate from the University of Johannesburg03 April 2019
EU awards COFUND grant for 18 Post-docs working on the Origin and Evolution of Life03 April 2019
Staatssecretaris Keijzer bezoekt RUG-robots op Hannover Messe02 April 2019
Royal Decoration for Prof. Jeff De Hosson29 March 2019
The Serengeti-Mara squeeze – one of the world’s most iconic ecosystems under pressure28 March 2019
Introducing..... Sahar El Aidy25 March 2019
Melgert, Gosens and Salvati receive ZonMW grant to study the effects of microplastic fibres on the lungs25 March 2019
Getting help with the kids slows down ageing in female birds21 March 2019
Heinz List award voor oud-RUG hoogleraar Léon Janssen19 March 2019
Molecular motors run in unison in a metal-organic framework18 March 2019
Business Executives teach science students14 March 2019
Amina Helmi to receive Suffrage Science award08 March 2019
First research outcomes08 March 2019
Manure injection detrimental to meadow birds08 March 2019
Amina Helmi to receive Suffrage Science award08 March 2019
Higher Education Guide Masters: 6 Top Rated Programmes at FSE and Nanoscience overall best05 March 2019
Wadden Mosaic project starts underwater sampling25 February 2019
UG to construct Feringa Building with Ballast Nedam22 February 2019
The unusual heredity of telomere length20 February 2019
Nanopores make portable mass spectrometer for peptides a reality19 February 2019
UG comes to Drachten with a Master’s in Mechanical Engineering15 February 2019
Maarten Loonen’s climate change grief12 February 2019
Master's programme in Nanoscience assessed as excellent for the 3rd time05 February 2019
Green alternative to PET could be even greener30 January 2019
Faculty of Science and Engineering wins NNV Diversity Award 201822 January 2019
Two young researchers head to top institutes with Rubicon grant16 January 2019
UG student Boomstra world champion in draughts14 January 2019
Smoking gun09 January 2019
Yeast makes ethanol to prevent metabolic overload08 January 2019
Toekenning ECHO subsidie aan Wouter Roos19 December 2018
North Sea fisheries show a preference for unusual habitats18 December 2018
Pollution poses threat to Arctic goose12 December 2018
NTU Singapore and UG sign Double Doctorate agreement30 November 2018
SLF Graduation Prize for UG student Industrial Engineering and Management29 November 2018
UG student wins Unilever Research Prize28 November 2018
Suspicious genes, fast legs27 November 2018
Ten Groningen science students win national Young Talent prize26 November 2018
Anouk Goossens receives Shell Award for researching building blocks of the electronic brain26 November 2018
Large Wadden Fund grant for researching underwater nature in Wadden Sea23 November 2018
Prof. Dirk Slotboom wins FSE Teaching Award 201720 November 2018
Support from the Government for the development of sustainable, nature-inclusive agriculture in the Northern Netherlands16 November 2018
Dutch Higher Education Guide 2019: UG-programmes strong at the top15 November 2018
The lift between life and death14 November 2018
iGEM studententeam wint goud met duurzaam styreen12 November 2018
Honorary professor Van Roon awarded Senior Jan Glerum Education Prize09 November 2018
Celebrating Excellence in Research: 100 Women of Chemistry08 November 2018
UG still popular with Dutch and international students06 November 2018
Grants awarded call Data Science 201806 November 2018
TOP NWO grant for Prof. Slotboom05 November 2018
Astronomers discover the giant that shaped the early days of our Milky Way31 October 2018
Eric de Vries wins NWO Physics Valorisation Chapter Prize30 October 2018
New generation of smart computers inspired by our brains26 October 2018
Shift away from gas.... But how?25 October 2018
Photo report: the Ocean Grazer18 October 2018
Temperate Wadden Sea helps bar-tailed godwit adapt to climate change in the Arctic15 October 2018
Opening Symposium of Bernoulli Institute for Mathematics, Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence on 1 Nov04 October 2018
Quasars ignite two types of fireworks04 October 2018
4 Million Euro for EU-funded MARIE CURIE INNOVATIVE TRAINING NETWORK04 October 2018
Gosens wins the Prix Galien Research Award 201803 October 2018
Young Academy Groningen welcomes eight new members02 October 2018
Zpannend Zernike: Backstage in the wondrous world of science and technology27 September 2018
Heike Kamerlingh Onnes chair and Rudi Drent chair for Groningen professors21 September 2018
Small galaxy caused ‘snail shell’ structure in our part of the Milky Way19 September 2018
UG Students help young students with logistics19 September 2018
Breeding ground for smart technology can save people's lives05 September 2018
Prof. Bart van Wees appointed Knight of the Order of the Netherlands Lion24 August 2018
Thousands of deaths prevented by vaccinations21 August 2018
Very rare protein has potential for developing new antibiotics02 August 2018
University of Groningen and MEYER WERFT sign collaboration agreement25 July 2018
Nature has the answer24 July 2018
Three young researchers to top institutes abroad on Rubicon grants23 July 2018
From 2019 masters's degree in Mechanical Engineering at UG18 July 2018
Super-telescope bring astronomers closer to understanding dark matter18 July 2018
Dr Marthe Walvoort wins Gratama Prize06 July 2018
Physics and Chemistry student Marit Fiechter wins GUF 100 Prize06 July 2018
Godwits are real high-fliers27 June 2018
International award for Groningen astronomer Mariano Mendez27 June 2018
Feringa honoured with bronze bust and book08 June 2018
Nine UG researchers win Vidi grants01 June 2018
New all round research institute for mathematics, computer science and artificial intelligence: Bernoulli Institute01 June 2018
New springtail species discovered on Griend in the Netherlands31 May 2018
SRON in finals with successor to Herschel satellite30 May 2018
Why we need algae16 May 2018
Nanoscience student Eleveld wins audience award national Famelab14 May 2018
Petra Rudolf next EPS President-elect09 May 2018
Three-minute thesis competition videos08 May 2018
Sijbren Otto wins prestigious Royal Society of Chemistry Award08 May 2018
Photo report: in Oscar Kuipers' lab03 May 2018
Prof. Nasser Kalantar-Nayestanaki appointed Knight of the Order of the Netherlands Lion26 April 2018
New data release sparks astronomy revolution25 April 2018
Riding the waves of science24 April 2018
Extremely Fast Dives Help Peregrine Falcons Maneuver to Catch Agile Prey13 April 2018
National Roadmap: millions for top research facilities13 April 2018
Professor Maria Antonietta Loi receives Physics Prize 201813 April 2018
European ERC Grant for biologist Franjo Weissing10 April 2018
Energy education recruitment campaign launched: Choose wisely, follow energy10 April 2018
Millions for new Groningen Target programme06 April 2018
UG researchers roll up their sleeves on NICO Expedition to the Atlantic Ocean04 April 2018
Turning lead into knowledge03 April 2018
‘Weather buff, scientist and prophet’03 April 2018
Spotlight on engineering in Groningen21 March 2018
Blackbirds in the city: Bad health, longer life21 March 2018
Shedding light on the mystery of the superconducting dome20 March 2018
Drier soil leads to more extreme heat waves19 March 2018
‘ZAP biobased research will be changing society’13 March 2018
6 Top programmes FSE in Higher Education Guide Masters 201808 March 2018
Groningen school pupils tackle urban distribution05 March 2018
Practical spin wave transistor one step closer02 March 2018
Millions worth of grants for four Groningen top researchers23 February 2018
UG and Province take on sustainable agriculture together21 February 2018
Emergent properties of bio-physical self-organization in streams20 February 2018
Princess Beatrix and Princess Mabel to attend 4th Prince Friso Engineering Award ceremony in Groningen19 February 2018
Popular science blogger shares spintronics video15 February 2018
Young black-tailed godwits prefer Portuguese staging sites to Spanish ones14 February 2018
In Memoriam | Professor Serge Daan12 February 2018
Three UG staff members to join the Royal Holland Society of Sciences and Humanities (KHMW)12 February 2018
Islands in yeast membrane revealed by extreme microscopy05 February 2018
Artificial intelligence selects best candidate30 January 2018
Anton Scheurink: ‘Being active is better than being slim’  23 January 2018
New method makes the most of biomass23 January 2018
New metal-semiconductor interface for brain-inspired computing22 January 2018
Slow 'hot electrons' could improve solar cell efficiency16 January 2018
New model brings spintronic transistor a step closer09 January 2018
ERC grants help three UG scientists head to the top28 November 2017
UG and Northern Online Entrepreneurs launch Groningen Digital Business Centre25 November 2017
Dreaming about molecules10 November 2017
Spitzer Reveals Ancient Galaxies' Frenzied Starmaking31 October 2017
Groningen students against food loss: fermentation bacteria as virus betrayers?17 October 2017
Groningse studenten in Solar Challenge 201913 October 2017
Expansion of collaboration between UG and Osaka University Japan05 October 2017
Daydreams in a computer model02 October 2017
Representations of Feringa’s work at Noorderlicht International Photo Festival 201718 September 2017
New director for the Van Swinderen Institute for Particle Physics and Gravity07 September 2017
Groningen University at the Noorderzon festival09 August 2017
Five Veni grants of 250,000 euros28 July 2017
Van Leersum grant for international comparative study of medicine use in children with ADHD24 July 2017
Lung Foundation supports research on lung tissue repair20 July 2017
University of Groningen withdraws call for tenders for Feringa Building14 July 2017
NWO subsidy for Ben Feringa's Origins Center13 July 2017
Mudflats are the solar panels of the Wadden Sea05 July 2017
Six 'Best science students' of the Netherlands01 December 2015
Winter School on Paradoxes and Dilemmas22 September 2014
Groningen Centre of Energy Law awarded two NWO projects for research on Smart Grids12 February 2014
Twee studenten genomineerd voor Green Mind Award22 October 2012
Sfeerimpressie Living Knowledge Conference10 July 2012
Greater understanding of artificial photosynthesis02 July 2012
Jaarbericht 2011 is uit!22 June 2012
Apes may not build coalitions on the basis of rational calculation31 May 2012
Hiding behaviour of the scrub jay: more stress than smarts?02 March 2012
Colloquium Mathematics, Prof. Bas Edixhoven24 January 2012
Wie wordt Miss of Mister Infrared Universe?22 October 2009
Activiteiten Oktober Kennismaand 200919 October 2009
7-8 oktober: Chat-Dagen studiekeuze voor scholieren07 October 2009
Street view in Spitsbergen12 August 2009
printView this page in: Nederlands