Between May 7th and 9th more than 170 members of the Zernike Institute National Research Centre visited the beautiful island of Vlieland. During a three-day symposium mainly the junior staff presented the beauty of nanoscience during oral and poster presentations. Besides our own team we were happy to welcome Prof. Caroline Ross (MIT), who presented the keynote lecture entitled “Magnetic Insulators for Spintronic and Magnetooptical Devices”.
The Vlieland conference has a long-standing tradition in the Zernike Institute National Research Centre (NRC), which is running the advanced materials research program of the Zernike Institute for Advanced Materials, the Stratingh Institute for Chemistry and the Groningen Biomolecular Sciences and Biotechnology Institute. The meeting in the dunes of Vlieland combines the presentation of the latest results, discussing options for collaborative projects and a big portion of fun.
From Magnon Spintronics to Superglue
New research lines
Keynote by Caroline Ross
No scientific meeting without awards
In good tradition of almost all scientific meetings we closed the event with awarding the best poster, the best flash-presenters and the best dancing professor.
RUG verleent eredoctoraat aan voormalig VN secretaris-generaal Ban Ki-moon
RUG op plek 39 in Europe Teaching Excellence ranking
De Wierenga-Rengerinkprijs voor de RUG-promovendus met de beste dissertatie in 2017, is toegekend aan dr. Alain Dekker voor zijn proefschrift ‘Down & Alzheimer: Behavioural biomarkers of a forced marriage’.