Pim was part of the research team that investigated the synthesis of a new kind of melanin-like pigments: by ordering short peptides into nanostructures through smart molecular design, one can control the order-to-disorder transition in tyrosine oxidation, leading to biomaterials with different colours and other properties. You can find out more at www.asrc.cuny.edu/2017/06/08/science-melanin-study/. To celebrate this advance, that promises to be useful in skin care, we all enjoyed a selection of 'brown fruit', a nickname for some Dutch deep-fried snacks.
The University of Groningen (UG) holds the 114th place in the QS World University Rankings. The QS Ranking is an influential ranking list of almost 1,000 universities worldwide. Last year the UG held the120th place.
Out of the 25 entries for the Dutch Huibregtsen Prize, the jury has nominated six scientific research projects. UG professor Pauline Westerman and Cisca Wijmenga, Rector Magnificus of the UG as of 1 September 2019, are two of the six nominees for the...
Zito Ysenbaert is the first winner of the Gerrit Krol Award, the University of Groningen (UG) essay competition.