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The chips of the future
Date:23 July 2024

Our computers use an unnecessarily large amount of energy, and we are reaching the limits of our current technology. That is why CogniGron is working on new materials that mimic the way the brain computes, and Professor Tamalika Banerjee will develop chips for energy-efficient computers with her start-up company IMChipN .

Smart robots to make smaller chips
Date:18 July 2024

A robotic arm in a factory that repeatedly executes the same movement: that’s a thing of the past, states Ming Cao. Researchers of the University of Groningen are collaborating with high-tech companies to make production processes more autonomous.

Veni-grants for ten researchers
Date:17 July 2024

The Dutch Research Council (NWO) has awarded a Veni grant of up to €320,000 each to ten researchers of the University of Groningen and the UMCG. The Veni grants are designed for outstanding researchers who have recently gained a PhD.

MPs visit UG Facility Support
Date:16 July 2024

Last Friday, NSC MPs Tjebbe van Oostenbruggen and Daniëlle Jansen visited Facility Support, a department at the University of Groningen where people with support needs work. After a warm welcome, Arthur Hilberdink, Jelmer Kiewiet, Maud Kruizinga, and supervisors Christiaan, Curt, and Jaimie gave a presentation on what our department does and what it has achieved so far.

Medicine still subjects to male bias
Date:16 July 2024

Aranka Ballering studied the course of illness in people with common symptoms. One of the most striking findings to emerge from her research was that on average, women have a different – and less extensive – course of illness than men.

Funding for RUG researchers from National Growth Fund programme Circular Plastics NL
Date:15 July 2024

For research on making plastics circular, Professors Patrizio Raffa and Katja Loos together receive about 1.2 million euros from the National Growth Fund programme Circular Plastics NL.

Publication of the UG 2023 Annual Report
Date:15 July 2024

The UG’s Annual Report for 2023 is now available online. It gives an account in words and figures of the policy pursued by the University of Groningen in the 2023 calendar year and of how the government funding was spent.

12 million euros for research into the impact of green hydrogen
Date:15 July 2024

A consortium to study the socio-economic impact of hydrogen, including three researchers at the University of Groningen, has been granted 12 million euros from the NWO.



Gratama Anniversary Gift 2025
Date:12 July 2024

To celebrate their 100-year anniversary ....

Royal decoration for dedicated Professor and mentor
Date:11 July 2024

On Thursday 11 July 2024, José Heesink retired. During her farewell, she received a royal decoration from Koen Schuiling, Mayor of the Municipality of Groningen.

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