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Research on the Water-Energy-Food nexus in South Africa
Posted on:02 June 2020

The Groningen Centre of Energy Law and Sustainability (GCELS) of the Faculty of Law, is part of a consortium that has been awarded a 3-year research grant in the first call for proposals of the Cooperation South Africa-The Netherlands research programme.

Hanneke van den Berg nieuw bestuurslid Faculteit Rechtsgeleerdheid
Posted on:26 May 2020

Mr. Hanneke van den Berg is door het College van Bestuur van de Rijksuniversiteit Groningen benoemd tot directeur bedrijfsvoering van de Faculteit Rechtsgeleerdheid.

Prof. Ramses Wessel attends expert meeting Dutch Senate on CETA
Posted on:19 May 2020

An expert meeting on the EU-Canada Free Trade Agreement (CETA) was held at the Senate of the Dutch Parliament on Tuesday 19 May.

Marie Skłodowska Curie Individual Fellowship awarded to Catherine Jasserand-Breeman
Posted on:12 May 2020

Catherine Jasserand, who has been working on biometric-related topics at STeP, the Security, Technology and e-Privacy Research Group at the Faculty of Law, will join KU Leuven this fall to conduct research on the use of facial recognition in public spaces.

Subsidie van Gratama Stichting voor onderzoek naar misleidende voedselverpakkingen
Posted on:29 April 2020

Universitair docent Carien de Jager heeft een subsidie ter hoogte van 20820 toegekend gekregen van de Gratama-Stichting voor onderzoek naar misleidende voedselverpakkingen.

How to engage people in climate policies?
Posted on:28 April 2020

People may resist climate policies if they feel excluded from decision making. In the online magazine One Earth two UG researchers present a research agenda to reconcile legal frameworks and public preferences.

Herman Bröring appointed Knight of the Order of Orange-Nassau
Posted on:24 April 2020

On 24 April, Prof. Herman Bröring was appointed Knight of the Order of Orange-Nassau.

Bröring (Stadskanaal, 1959), Professor of Administrative Law, has worked in the Faculty of Law at the UG since 1982. He is seen as an exceptionally versatile and authoritative academic, a pioneer in the field of Administrative Law, a sharp, analytical lawyer and a passionate, committed teacher. Bröring also stands out for his social involvement, particularly during the recent problems surrounding gas extraction. He campaigned tirelessly and without personal interest for the rights and position of the aggrieved parties living near the Groningen gas fields.

New Online Summer Pre-LLM for the Governance and Law in Digital Society Programme
Posted on:23 April 2020

This year, due to the Coronavirus, the Summer Pre-LLM for our LLM in Governance and Law in Digital Society will be offered online.

Excursion to Brussels
Posted on:18 March 2020

Between the 9th and 10th March 2020, the students in the course Energy Investment and Trade Law of the LLM programme Energy and Climate Law visited a series of institutions in Brussels

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