On Tuesday 26 April Katja Loos was appointed Knight of the Order of the Netherlands Lion. She received this honour from Mayor K. Schuiling at Groningen City Hall.
The royal decoration is a reward for someone who has done groundbreaking (scientific) work for Dutch society. Katja Loos, described by the University of Groningen as a "green figurehead of polymer chemistry," is engaged in reducing plastic waste through the development of biodegradable or recyclable plastics based on renewable resources instead of fossil fuels.
She also strongly advocates for diversity and is a staunch supporter of programs aiming to increase the representation of women in academic leadership positions.
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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