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New Unifocus: Spinoza Prize for Piersma; an app to eat healthily; and the oldest seeds in the world

18 June 2014

The new Unifocus, the video magazine of the University of Groningen, is online. In this week's edition:

  • NWO Spinoza Prize for Theunis Piersma. Theunis Piersma, professor of Global Flyway Ecology at the University of Groningen, has been awarded a Spinoza Prize, the 'Dutch Nobel Prize'.
  • An app to help you eat healthily. The Department of Social Psychology at the University of Groningen is studying how best to support people in their efforts to eat more fruit and vegetables.
  • The oldest seeds in the world. The Groningen Institute of Archaeology of the University of Groningen has one of the most extensive seed collections in the world. Seeds from agricultural crops, herbs and spices, flowers – it's all there from across the globe, and is often thousands of years old.

Each episode of the biweekly online video magazine Unifocus includes three items related to the University of Groningen, in the fields of research and society, student life, teaching, policy and internationalization.
Watch the complete latest episode of Unifocus.

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