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Seven UG/UMCG researchers awarded Vidi grants
Date:01 July 2022

The Dutch Research Council (NWO) has awarded a Vidi grant of €800,000 to Simon Friederich, Zoltán Lippényi, Maria Mazzoli, Sofia Ranchordás, Ward Romeijnders, Marie-José van Tol and Sandy Schmidt.

Finale van de Nederlandse Sterrenkunde Olympiade 2022 bij de Rijksuniversiteit Groningen
Date:01 July 2022

De Nederlandse Sterrenkunde Olympiade is een jaarlijkse wedstrijd voor middelbare scholieren die geïnteresseerd zijn in natuur- en sterrenkunde.

Vidi grant for Ward Romeijnders
Date:01 July 2022

The Dutch Research Council (NWO) has awarded a Vidi grant of € 800,000 to Ward Romeijnders. The associate professor at FEB’s department of Operations received the grant for his research on promising algorithms that support decision making under uncertainty.

Daan Hulshof, Aline Seepma, Lieke Voorinholt and Jeroen van der Vaart win SOM Awards 2020/2021
Date:30 June 2022

Research school SOM presented the Awards for Best Graduate of the Research Master and best PhD Thesis at the PhD Conference last week. Daan Hulshof won the Best PhD Dissertation Award 2021 and Aline Seepma won this award for 2020. Lieke Voorintholt won the title Best Graduate of the Research Master in Economics and Business for 2021 and Jeroen van der Vaart was awarded this title for 2020.

Universiteit van het Noorden trapt 6 juli af met Roadshow #1 in Emmen
Date:30 June 2022

De Kennisagenda van de Universiteit van het Noorden is vorig jaar november gelanceerd en laat zien op welke onderwerpen de Rijksuniversiteit Groningen, het UMCG, de Hanzehogeschool, NHL Stenden en Van Hall Larenstein actiever met elkaar, bedrijfsleven, overheden en maatschappelijke organisaties gaan samenwerken om de RIS3 transities een boost te geven.

Almost 100% open access achieved at the UG/UMCG
Date:30 June 2022

In 2021, 97% of UG/UMCG peer-reviewed articles and conference proceedings were open access - including gold (28%), hybrid (35%) and green (33%) open access. The share of open access publications rose from 69% in 2020.

More women in STEM
Date:30 June 2022

Jacquelien Scherpen, professor of Discrete Technology and production Automation, and also Captain of Science for the Dutch topsector High Tech Systems and Materials participated the Dutch State Visit to Austria to made the case for more gender diversity in STEM.

European funding for network meetings on illicit trade
Date:30 June 2022

Dr Francesco Giumelli, associate professor in International Relations and International Organisations of the Faculty of Arts, and Dr Pim Geelhoed, associate professor of Criminal Law and Criminal Procedure of the Faculty of Law, have been awarded a Cost Action funding to research illicit trade.

Subsidy for innovative concept to process rubber waste into new products
Date:30 June 2022

Thanks to research by Professors Francesco Picchioni and Ton Broekhuis of the Engineering and Technology Institute Groningen of the University of Groningen, a method has been developed with which rubber from old tires can be reused in new products. The companies New Born Rubber and FP Products Holding are now further developing the concept with the input from the researchers of the University. A test installation will be constructed and product technology will be developed. It has been awarded a substantial subsidy of more than €1.3 million. Piles of old car tires cause an environemtal problem because they are not recyclable up to now and therefore often burnt.

Energy law student Anna Reyneri contributes to emissions trading report
Date:30 June 2022

Anna Reyneri di Lagnasco, LLM student in Energy and Climate Law, is co-author of a technical report on 'The Use of Auctioning Revenues from the EU ETS for Climate Action'.

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