Prof. Marco Fraaije of the Groningen Biomolecular Sciences and Biotechnology Institute (GBB) has been awarded the 2018 biocat Award – Science. Since 2004 the biocat Award is given to outstanding individuals to acknowledge their achievements in the field of biocatalysis. He received his award in the course of the International Congress on Biocatalysis at Hamburg. This prize, which is awarded in the categories “Science”, and “Industry”, is among the most prestigious awards in the field of biotechnology.
Former awardees of the biocat Award–Science are Don Hilvert, Yasuhisa Asano, Nicholas Turner, Jon Stewart, Romas Kaszlauskas, Uwe Bornscheuer, and Byung-Gee Kim.
The University of Groningen (UG) will be awarding honorary doctorates to Prof. Titia de Lange and Dr Philipp Blom during its anniversary week in June 2019. Historian Blom will be awarded an honorary doctorate at the suggestion of Prof. Ann-Sophie Lehmann...
Prof. dr. Stynke Castelein, hoogleraar aan de Rijksuniversiteit Groningen en hoofd onderzoek bij Lentis, ontvangt de Vrouw in de Media Award 2018 Groningen.
Marc Kramer of the Faculty of Economics and Business has been chosen as Lecturer of the Year 2018.