Three staff members of the Faculty of Science and Engineering (formerly known as the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences) had something to celebrate recently.
Jan Willem Veening (Microbiology, Groningen Biomolecular Sciences and Biotechnology Institute ) is one of 23 new EMBO Young Investigators. He joins a select network of European top scientists in the Life Sciences. Veening is the only Dutch scientist to be elected this year.
Adri Minnaard (bio-organic chemistry, Stratingh Institute for Chemistry) is part of a consortium which received a $3.5 million grant from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to develop a new tuberculosis vaccine. Minnaard will employ four postdocs over the next one and a half year on this project.
Gerrit Jan Poelarends (Applied microbiology, Groningen Research Institute of Pharmacy ) received a KIEM grant from the Dutch funding agency NWO, to develop a new method to produce vital amino acids that may be used to treat brain disease. This is done in collaboration with the Groningen company Integrex Research.
There is plenty of work, and yet people with a disability are still often sidelined. One plus one is two, or so you’d think: this is the perfect time to help this group of workers find a job. The intention is there, also within the University, but...
The Dutch science funding agency NWO recently awarded a large research project into new concepts for energy-efficient information technology of no less than ten million euros
On the recommendation of the Board of the University of Groningen, Dr Frans J. Sijtsma has been appointed as academic director of the Rudolf Agricola School for Sustainable Development with effect from 1 February 2023. This concerns a 0.5 FTE...
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