On December 1st 2014, Dr. S. (Sandra) Brouwer is appointed as a Professor of Social Medicine, in particular Work participation and Re-integration of Vulnerable groups. She is employed at the Department of Health Sciences of the University Medical Center Groningen. The charity Institute Gak Foundation financially supports her chair. Brouwer’s research aims to enhance labour market participation of disabled and long-term ill people. Government policies have been introduced aiming at higher employment rate and wider participation in the labour market of these vulnerable groups. Scientific research in this field is highly relevant in order to design cost-effective programmes to increase sustainable employability of these vulnerable groups. This knowledge can support the research challenge Healthy Ageing of the UMCG.
Leonardo Arriagada Beltran conducted his PhD research on the interface of computer-generated art and the constantly evolving field of Artificial Intelligence (AI). He will defend his Phd thesis on 21 September. His research offers valuable insights...
Harish Vedantham and Casper van der Kooi have been nominated by New Scientist for Wetenschapstalent 2023 (Science Talent 2023). This election is meant to give young scientists and their research a stage.
No less than five promising PhD graduates from the University of Groningen will be able to conduct research at top institutes abroad for two years thanks to the Rubicon programme organized by the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research...
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