Skip to ContentSkip to Navigation
About usNews and EventsNews articles

Zernike Institute for Advanced Materials in Times Higher Education top 10

17 March 2010

The University of Groningen’s Zernike Institute for Advanced Materials is one of the ten best materials research institutes in the world.

Groningen’s top research school came ninth in the ranking published this month by the renowned Times Higher Education journal. The University of Groningen is a newcomer in the top twenty, trumping prestigious universities such as Princeton, Stanford and Cambridge, as well as the Max Planck Institute. At the Zernike Institute for Advanced Materials, physicists, chemists and biologists collaborate on research into new materials.

More information:
- Website THE

Last modified:30 November 2017 3.32 p.m.

More news

  • 17 April 2019

    Why lightning often strikes twice

    In contrast to popular belief, lightning often does strike twice, but the reason why a lightning channel is ‘reused’ has remained a mystery. Now, an international research team led by the University of Groningen has used the LOFAR radio telescope to...

  • 16 April 2019

    Still going strong after four decades

    On March 29th professor of Applied Physics Jeff de Hosson was offered a farewell symposium, a few months after his official retirement date near the close of 2018. ‘But 29 March was the 100th birthday of Jan Francken, my predecessor.’ Besides, De Hosson...

  • 11 April 2019

    Ben Feringa in orbit around the Sun

    Dozens of minor planets that used to orbit the Sun anonymously were named by the International Astronomical Union on 6 April 2019. The asteroid that used to be known as ‘minor planet 12655’ was named after Prof. Ben Feringa, winner of the 2016 Nobel...