Prof.dr. Martina Schmidt of the Department of Molecular Pharmacology, Groningen Research Institute of Pharmacy has been awarded a visiting researcher grant for collaboration with her colleague Prof. Luís Cristóvão Pôrto of the Rio de Janeiro State University (UERJ).Over the next three years, Prof. Schmidt will spend one month every year at UERJ to further develop research and teaching activities. An additional number of PhD and postdoctoral visits is foreseen, as well as that bench fees will be made available.Science without Borders is a large investment in the Brazilian knowledge economy. The program was launched in 2011 to award 100,000 scholarships for Brazilian undergraduates, PhD students and postdoctoral researchers over a period of four years. The modality for Visiting Researchers is to attract renowned foreign academics to Brazil to strengthen institutional collaboration and import expert knowledge. The University of Groningen considers is of strategic importance to foster institutional research collaboration with Brazilian partners.
The Dutch Research Council (NWO) has awarded Vici grants, worth up to €1.5 million each, to Nathalie Katsonis, Edwin Otten and Alexandra Zhernakova. Professor of Coastal Ecology Tjisse van der Heide has also received a Vici grant for research he...
One moment he contributes to the development of a scientific instrument for a megatelescope, the next he is working on generating energy from the ocean: Bayu Jayawardhana moves effortlessly through the world of mechatronics and nonlinear control...
Prof. Marleen Kamperman has been appointed as a new scientific member of The Royal Holland Society of Sciences (KHMW)
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