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Nobel Prize Award Ceremony for Ben Feringa

08 December 2016

On Saturday 10 December, Professor Ben Feringa will receive the Nobel Prize for Chemistry. The Award Ceremony is being held in Stockholm, Sweden, and will be streamed live via the UG website. You can watch the livestream by clicking the button below. You can also join us and watch the livestream from the University Museum.

Nobel event in the University Museum

The Award Ceremony will be broadcast live in the University Museum where historian Dr Arjen Dijkstra will give an introductory lecture on the Nobel highlights from the history of the University of Groningen. During the ceremony there will be a live feed to UG reporter Riepko Buikema in Stockholm and afterwards there will be drinks. The event will start on Saturday at 4 p.m. and end at 6 p.m. The number of places is limited: free tickets are available from the I Shop.

Nobel Blog

Follow Ben Feringa and his delegation in Stockholm, where he will give his Nobel Lecture on 8 December and receive the Nobel Prize on 10 December. UG staff members Peter van der Sijde and Riepko Buikema will be reporting on the preparations via the Nobel Blog and will follow Feringa to Stockholm on Wednesday.

Nobel Prize in pictures

Look at the pictures taken during Ben Feringa's Nobel Lecture on 8 December on the website Nobel Prize in pictures. Here you can also find a short summary of the lecure and the full lecture.

Explanimation

Watch the ‘explanimation’ of Feringa’s research on molecular motors, for which he won the Nobel Prize.

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