What governance do we need to reduce disaster risk and enhance our democracies amid COVID-19 crisis?
|Date:||13 October 2020|
|Author:||Angelo J. Imperiale|
|Date:||11 November 2019|
The expert briefings were held in Brussels and Berlin from the 15 – 18 October 2019. The briefings, organized under the auspices of the Friedrich Ebert Foundation and MEP Birgit Sippel (S&D Group) in the European Parliament, sought to solicit and highlight...
|Date:||11 October 2019|
|Author:||Prof. Ina Horlings|
SUSPLACE, the acronym for SUStainable PLACE-shaping, is a European Marie Curie (ITN) funding scheme for Innovative Training Networks funded by the European Commission. The overall aim of SUSPLACE was “to train Early Stage Researchers (ESRs) in innovative,...
|Date:||23 September 2019|
In June 2019, I participated in the #CoCreateMyCity Lagos project in which 15 Dutch master students collaborated with 15 Nigerian students in an interdisciplinary and multicultural setting to address five challenges the city is facing: A fresh fish supply...
|Date:||07 May 2019|
|Date:||07 March 2019|
In recent years Europe has seen an increase in research grants which requires societal impact and research communication in the applications for funding. The ACCOMPLISSH-project under Sustainable Society at University of Groningen has been the number one...
|Date:||12 November 2018|
Citizen-led Food Policy Councils (FPCs, called an Ernährungsrat in Germany) have been long-standing in the United States and Canada. But, in recent years Europe has seen an increasing emergence of food initiatives seeking transformative political change...
|Date:||12 October 2018|
‘Weet wat je eet’, ‘elk pondje gaat door het mondje’ en ‘doe gezond eet een appel’. Aan adviezen over eten en gezondheid geen gebrek. Het debat over voeding en gezondheid wordt over het algemeen ingegeven door wat acceptabel en verantwoordelijk is en wat...
|Date:||10 October 2018|
“Did you see my neighbour? He is always sitting in front of this door. He is so nice, because he always asks me how I feel and if I need something (…) my mother doesn’t speak English or Dutch, but he always greets her or waves at her. I like that, that is...
|Date:||19 July 2018|
50 years ago, on the 2nd of July 1968, prof. G.J. van den Berg was appointed at the RU Groningen to lecture ‘Planning & Demography’. Van den Berg's immediate interest was Spatial Planning. His appointment marks the beginning of fifty years of development,...