One of the approximately 1800 new international students the University of Groningen welcomed on 1 September is Sofia Danko. She is from Moscow and this week has begun her Master’s degree programme in Artificial Intelligence. Dutch higher education is popular with foreign students, according to research conducted by University alumnus Arno Overmars. Compared to other countries, the Netherlands is extremely popular. This year, the University of Groningen has students hailing from some 115 different countries. Sofia Danko is satisfied with her choice. ‘I’ve only been here three days, but I’ve already fallen in love with Groningen.’ She told her story in the
NOS op 3 news bulletin on Wednesday 3 September.
Last week, Ben Feringa and Anouk Lubbe presented the first copy of their book Alledaagse Moleculen (Everyday Molecules) to minister Robbert Dijkgraaf. The richly illustrated book offers an accessible overview of 180 substances in our daily lives....
Dr Annette Scheepstra of the UG Arctic Centre, part of the Faculty of Arts, is about to conduct research into tourism in Antarctica and how tourists can become Antarctic ambassadors. She has been granted €1 million in funding by the Dutch Research...
The Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW) has appointed Professor Maria Loi and Professor Dirk Slotboom from the Faculty of Science and Engineering as members of the Academy.
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