In September 2014, Klaas R. Timmermans was appointed Honorary Professor of Marine Plant Biomass at the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences of the University of Groningen within the Ocean Ecosystems Research Group. This position involves conducting fundamental and innovative applied research into microalgae, seaweeds and salt-tolerant plants on the land. He is a researcher at the Royal Nederlands Institute for Sea Research (NIOZ). Professor Timmermans is involved in the master programme Marine Biology. In particular he will run the new master course Marine Ecosystem Services and Global Change.
Now Ocean Ecosystems is proud to announce Klaas will give his inaugural lecture entitled "Wier zoekt boer: naar duurzame marien plantaardige biomassa!" on Tuesday the 10th of November 2015, to give an overview of his contribution to his field.
On behalf of the Rector Magnificus, Ocean Ecoystems hereby cordially invites interested individuals to attend the inaugural lecture.
Date: Tuesday the 10th of November 2015Time: 16:15hLocation: Aula of the University of Groningen (Broerstraat 5, Groningen)Registration: Via the registration formRegistration deadline: 3 November 2015 More information: Press release in English and in Dutch - Appointment Klaas Timmermans
Prior to his inaugural lecture, Klaas will organize the mini-symposium "Marine plant biomass research: from curiosity to cure" . Several national and international speakers from the field will present their work during this morning.
Are you interested in this workfield? Feel free to attend the mini-symposium and register now.
Date: Tuesday the 10th of November 2015Time: 9:30h to 13:00hLocation: “Van Swinderen Huys" (Oude Boteringestraat 19, Groningen) Registration: Via OEmeetings rug.nl (please send an e-mail with your name and affiliation) Registration deadline: 1 November 2015
More information: Programme
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