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Forthcoming 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
Melgert, Gosens and Salvati receive ZonMW grant to study the effects of microplastic fibres on the lungs25 March 2019
Introducing..... Sahar El Aidy25 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
Higher Education Guide Masters: 6 Top Rated Programmes at FSE and Nanoscience overall best05 March 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
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
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
Photo report: the Ocean Grazer18 October 2018
Opening Symposium of Bernoulli Institute for Mathematics, Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence on 1 Nov04 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
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
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
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
‘Weather buff, scientist and prophet’03 April 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
Hidde Hendriksen wint Lorentz Afstudeerprijs voor onderzoek naar kleinste bouwsteentjes van materie27 November 2017
Jayawardhana wins FSE Teacher of the Year Award14 November 2017
Chris van den Broeck appointed Professor by special appointment in gravitational waves at the Van Swinderen Institute17 October 2017
DOT DOME Cinema: Live planetariumshow “Cassini: the Grand Finale” on 8 October04 October 2017
Astronomy at Dutch universities leads the world25 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
Young Scientist Medal for astronomer Pratika Dayal21 July 2017
Lung Foundation supports research on lung tissue repair20 July 2017
Stakeholdersonderzoek voor het Samenwerkingsverband Noord-Nederland17 July 2017
NWO subsidy for Ben Feringa's Origins Center13 July 2017
Folkert Nobels wins Aart Bosman Award07 July 2017
Groningen Astronomers solve the mystery of cold gas in hot quasars03 July 2017
Two Vidi grants awarded worth €800,00030 May 2017
Award for outstanding PhD abroad granted to He18 May 2017
Dutch researchers join forces to build synthetic cell09 May 2017
Nobel laureate wins prestigious Royal Society of Chemistry prize09 May 2017
Harutyunyan wins prestigious Royal Society of Chemistry award09 May 2017
NWO grant for Prof. Amina Helmi02 May 2017
Caputi member of new Cosmic Dawn Center (DAWN)20 April 2017
Major grant for the effects of a misregulated biological clock on sleep23 March 2017
Strong warming leads to increases in Arctic rainfall13 March 2017
Busy Stargazing Days at Blaauw Observatory07 March 2017
Biomedical Engineering student wins IMDI Talent Prize07 March 2017
March 3 and 4: stargazing evenings22 February 2017
EUR1.5 million for greener medicines17 February 2017
Dutch Cancer Foundation (KWF) grant for Dömling15 February 2017
Marie Sklodowska Curie COFUND grant for DSSC!13 February 2017
Efficient demand and supply matching by incentivizing end-users in buildings (MatchIT)01 February 2017
Nieuwe naam voor bèta-faculteit Groningen01 February 2017
First image with Apertif: a new life for the Westerbork radio telescope31 January 2017
Prof. Gerard Dijkema obituary, June 25 1962 – January 10 201723 January 2017
Unilever Research Prize for Zwarthoff04 December 2015
Six 'Best science students' of the Netherlands01 December 2015
Taatgen and Trager win Faculty Teaching Award28 November 2015
900,000 Euro for developing and testing Alzheimer medicines03 November 2014
Onderzoek naar een geïndividualiseerd behandelplan voor polyfarmacie patiënten en de rol van de openbaar apotheker26 May 2014
New shortcut through nuclear pore complex discovered10 June 2011
Animal Rights Prize to Geny Groothuis26 April 2010
Four million for Systems Biology Centre02 March 2010
Supergist blijkt eersteklas penicillinefabriek17 December 2009
Rubicon-beurs voor Groningse onderzoekers15 December 2009
Blaauw Lecture Prof. Scott Tremaine: New Worlds, the search for planets outside our Solar System24 November 2009
Students of faculty do well in Young Talent prizes20 November 2009
Prof. Jasper Knoester appointed Dean of the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences10 November 2009
RUG verwacht 5000 bezoekers op de voorlichtingsdag voor aankomende studenten03 November 2009
RUG verwacht 5000 bezoekers op de voorlichtingsdag voor aankomende studenten03 November 2009
Natuur- onderzoekers duiken in het K.P. Zijlbad28 October 2009
7-8 oktober: Chat-Dagen studiekeuze voor scholieren07 October 2009
7-8 October: Study chat days for Dutch scholars07 October 2009
Read all about it! Tweede editie JONGgeleerd is uit15 September 2009
Groningen University Fund awards for best students01 September 2009
Ministry of Agriculture, Nature and Food Quality invests 25 million in research into energy from plants and algae13 July 2009
Prijsuitreiking 28e Nationale Natuurkunde Olympiade16 June 2009
Video impressions: Princess Máxima and Minister Plasterk attended the installation of the Rosalind Franklin Fellows19 May 2009
Grote subsidie voor nieuwe supercomputer voor dataverwerking Lofar19 May 2009
Researchers determine the structure of very efficient light-harvesting antennae in green bacteria13 May 2009
Ruimtetelescoop Herschel volgetankt voor lange ruimtereis06 May 2009
Lustrumsymposium ‘Wat zijn de grenzen van het weten?’24 March 2009
Hasil pertama Program Postdoc KNAW di Indonesia sangat menjanjikan16 February 2009
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