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Swarming around a skyscraper
Published on:10 June 2024

Every two weeks, UG Makers puts the spotlight on a researcher who has created something tangible, ranging from homemade measuring equipment for academic research to small or larger products that can change our daily lives. That is how UG researchers contribute to the solutions for big scientific and societal challenges

Human-centred robotics
Published on:27 May 2024

Every two weeks, UG Makers puts the spotlight on a researcher who has created something tangible, ranging from homemade measuring equipment for academic research to small or larger products that can change our daily lives. That is how UG researchers contribute to the solutions for big scientific and societal challenges.

NWO M-2 grant for Loredana Protesescu
Published on:16 May 2024

Dr. Loredana Protesescu has been awarded an Science-M grant by the Dutch Research Council (NWO) for research into antiperovskites and how they can be used for technological applications.

Trapping molecules
Published on:13 May 2024

In his laboratory, physicist Steven Hoekstra is building an experimental set-up made of two parts: one that produces barium fluoride molecules, and a second part that traps the molecules and brings them to an almost complete standstill so they can be investigated

More efficient molecular motor widens potential applications
Published on:01 May 2024

Light-driven molecular motors were first developed nearly 25 years ago at the University of Groningen. However, making these motors do actual work proved to be a challenge. In a new paper, UoG scientists describe improvements that bring real-life applications closer.

Tactile sensors
Published on:29 April 2024

Every two weeks, UG Makers puts the spotlight on a researcher who has created something tangible, ranging from homemade measuring equipment for academic research to small or larger products that can change our daily lives. That is how UG researchers contribute to the solutions for big scientific and societal challenges.

Behind the scenes: how UG and Hanze UAS students are jointly developing a Mars rover
Published on:29 April 2024

This year the students of the Makercie team are participating in the physical edition of the European Rover Challenge in Poland. Read more about the team and the collaboration between the RUG and Hanze UAS here.

Royal Decoration for Erik Frijlink
Published on:27 April 2024

Prof. Henderik Willem Frijlink was nominated by the UG to receive a royal decoration on Friday 26 April

Night vision with artificial atoms
Published on:15 April 2024

Every two weeks, UG Makers puts the spotlight on a researcher who has created something tangible, ranging from homemade measuring equipment for academic research to small or larger products that can change our daily lives. That is how UG researchers contribute to the solutions for big scientific and societal challenges.

Single-molecule engineering niche in Gravitation research
Published on:15 April 2024

With her expertise in single-molecule techniques, Dr. Kasia Tych (GBB) will contribute to a big Grvitation-research programme

University of Groningen to become member of the 4TU Stan Ackermans Institute
Published on:09 April 2024

Through this membership, the two EngD programmes in Autonomous Systems and in Sustainable Process Design at the Faculty of Science and Engineering will be added to this partnership with the 4TU from September 2024

Seals’ whiskers are an example of perfect technology
Published on:04 April 2024

Ajay Kottapalli develops advanced sensors based on animal senses —  for example the whiskers of seals. ‘They have evolved absolutely perfectly. We have calculations that prove it.’ He is always looking for new applications in the technology of biological phenomena. Together with his colleagues, he launched a start-up in Groningen: Sencilia.

UG involved in technology education for cabinet plan to boost chip sector
Published on:02 April 2024

The cabinet has decided to make a one-off investment of €450 million in technology education to support chip manufacturers ASML and NXP in the Eindhoven region. The UG has been asked to contribute to this.

Flying on wood dust
Published on:02 April 2024

Every two weeks, UG Makers puts the spotlight on a researcher who has created something tangible, ranging from homemade measuring equipment for academic research to small or larger products that can change our daily lives. That is how UG researchers contribute to the solutions for big scientific and societal challenges.

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