RUG-astronomer Marc Verheijen made these pictures of the 2012 Venus transit on Wednesday 6 June.
Some 100 people came to the Vismarkt, where astronomers from the University were ready with their telescopes. Unfortunately, clouds blocked the view. But visitors could watch a live stream from China, provided by Theo Jurriens of the RUG.
Jasper Knoester, Dean of the Faculty of Science and Engineering and deputy rector of the UG, reviews the importance of the Recognition and Rewards programme.
The Dutch Research Council (NWO) has decided to award Veni grants to seven researchers from the UG and the UMCG: Yingying Cong, Max Fürst, Lisanne van Dijk, Esther Metting, Felix Poppelaars, Simon Pouwels en Gwenny Verstappen . With the grant...
This programme originates from longstanding informal discussions between some of the partners on the need to train students in drug discovery, the challenging phase in the life cycle of a medicine that precedes first-in-human studies and clinical...
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