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Energy: more than electricity

06 June 2017

On 21 June De Jonge Akademie (part of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences) and the Young Academy Groningen will host a symposium about the many existing forms of energy. Four renowned scientists will talk about the effects of different types of sugars, the worldwide surge in nuclear energy, how animals evolve through energy, and the relation between energy in the brain and depression.

Speakers

  • Simon Verhulst, biologist, University of Groningen – Energy and evolution
  • Marthe Walvoort, chemist, University of Groningen – Energy from sugars: healthy or not?
  • Marieke Wichers, medical psychologist, University of Groningen – Energy: fuel for a balanced mood
  • Behnam Taebi, philosopher of technology, Delft University of Technology – The (geo)politics of nuclear energy

Organisation

The symposium is part of the Jonge Akademie InterScience series and is organised in collaboration with the UG’s Young Academy.

More information

  • Date: 21 June 2017 from 6.30 p.m. until 8.30 p.m.
  • Location: Energy Academy Europe, Nijenborgh 6, 9747 AG Groningen
  • De Jonge Akademie, contact person: Jorrit Kafoe, dja knaw.nl, 020 551 0867
  • The Young Academy Groningen

Signing up

Participation is free of charge, but signing up is required.

Glowworm - Photo: Dag Ågren
Glowworm - Photo: Dag Ågren
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