The new Rutte IV cabinet counts three former students of the University of Groningen:
Ernst Kuipers (Medicine, 1986), frequently in the news because of the coordination of the corona pandemic, is Minister for Health, Welfare and Sport for D'66.
Dennis Wiersma (Sociology, 2009), State Secretary for Social Affairs in the previous cabinet, now Minister for Primary and Secondary Education on behalf of the VVD.
Aukje de Vries (Social Geography, 1989) Member of Parliament for the VVD since 2012, is State Secretary for Allowances and Customs for the VVD.
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...
In 2022, UG researchers Dr Else Starkenburg and Prof. Lisa Herzog joined the Young Academy.
Different from previous years but still surprising, fun, healthy, and for the whole family: join Groningen’s take on this year’s national weekend of science, organized by the University of Groningen (UG) and Hanze University of Applied Sciences...
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