The construction work on the new Feringa Building is progressing successfully and the constructors of Ballast Nedam reached a special moment this month: the ‘topping off’ ceremony. In this long-standing tradition of construction workers, an evergreen tree is hoisted up to mark the highest point of the new building.
The construction of the Feringa Building - new home for Science and Engineering of the University of Groningen - started in September 2019 and phase 1 is expected to be completed in the summer of 2022.
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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.
The Dutch Research Council (NWO) has awarded three Vici grants, worth €1.5 million each, to three UG researchers. Prof. J.W Romeijn, Prof. S. Hoekstra, Prof. K.I. Caputi can use this money to develop an innovative line of research and to set up...
Reaching out to sustainable business owners is what Gjalt de Jong is all about. He sees the University as a director of innovation. An independent arbiter who can expedite the shift to a circular economy. To this end, he first needed to change...
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