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Purple Friday 2023
Date:08 December 2023

Purple Friday 2023 is on 8 December! Purple Friday is a day when schools in the Netherlands turn purple to show that no one should be bullied or excluded because of who they are.

UG extends support for chair by special appointment in Lower Saxon/Groningen Language and Culture
Date:07 December 2023

The Board of the University of Groningen has decided to extend its financial support to the chair by special appointment in Lower Saxon/Groningen Language and Culture at least up to and including 2028. During the same period, the chair by special appointment can also count on the support of the Faculty of Arts and the Province of Groningen. This should allow professor by special appointment Prof. Martijn Wieling to proceed with and solidify his work within the chair group and the Centre for Groningen Language and Culture for the next five years. ‘Dialects and other minority languages are part of our culture, and inextricably linked to the UG and the University of the North.’

New book by Todd Weir: The Bloomsbury Handbook of Religion and Heritage in Contemporary Europe
Date:07 December 2023

The Bloomsbury Handbook of Religion and Heritage in Contemporary Europe

Editors: Todd H. Weir and Lieke Wijnia

Inspiring workshop on Story Mapping: 'The craft of telling a story'
Date:07 December 2023

The Jantina Tammes School of Digital Society, Technology & AI and the Geodienst of the Center for Information Technology (CIT) joined forces to organize an inspiring workshop on Story Mapping. The goal of the gathering was to bring research into the spotlight by using Story Mapping techniques.

UG 4th most sustainable university on worldwide ranking
Date:06 December 2023

We are proud to announce that, for the third year in a row, the University of Groningen ended up in the top five of the UI GreenMetric Ranking. This year, the UG ranked fourth place with 9450 points, after Umwelt-Campus Birkenfeld (also with 9450 points) and Nottingham Trent University (9475 points). Wageningen University & Research finished in first place again with 9500 points. Worldwide, 1183 universities participated in this year’s ranking.

UMCG Centrum voor Revalidatie bouwt nieuwe vleugel voor Neurorevalidatie
Date:06 December 2023

In januari 2024 begint het Centrum voor Revalidatie van het UMCG met de bouw van een nieuwe vleugel voor Neurorevalidatie.

How do we keep Big Tech in check?
Date:05 December 2023

That was the key question during the second Digital Participation Symposium at the House of Connections on 27 November. In break-out sessions, participants explored possible solutions , with an early consensus about the crucial need to prioritise 'the middle’ and stricter regulations.

Clashing human rights: how far can demonstrators go?
Date:05 December 2023

Blocking motorways, protesting against abortion, and waving torches outside a politician’s home. The right to demonstrate is of great importance, but sometimes causes friction with other human rights. For her PhD research, Noor Swart is looking into the Dutch right to demonstrate and comparing it to other European countries. ‘In the Netherlands there is little room to infringe on the right to demonstrate on the basis of other fundamental rights, such as the right to privacy.’

Samenwerking in deeltijd afstudeerrichting Werk en Zingeving met Emmius School stopt
Date:05 December 2023

De onderwijsinspectie heeft een onderzoek gedaan naar de samenwerking tussen RUG en AOG/TSM Business School b.v. binnen de Emmius School voor werk en zingeving. De samenwerking betrof de afstudeerrichting Werk en Zingeving van de opleiding Religiewetenschappen van de RUG. H

UG students put themselves on the map with homemade Mars Yard
Date:05 December 2023

Friday 1 December, marked the official opening of the Mars Yard! Over the past few months, the students of the UG GEARS team  have worked hard to realize the Mars Yard on Zernike campus. They will participate in the on-location competition of the so-called 'European Rover Challenge' (ERC) next year.

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