Sixty high school pupils came to the University of Groningen on 29 November, to compete in the regional heat of the European Union Science Olympiad, a team competition for EU secondary school science.
In teams of three, they had to solve a practical problem in Biology, Chemistry and Physics. The winning team from the Praedinius Gymnasium Groningen moves on the the national heat in Nijmegen, to fight for a place in the European finals in Athens, Greece, early April. The regional heat was organized by Science LinX, the University of Groningen science center.
Dick Jager isn’t one to give up easily. Since the late 1990s, he has been working to make the University of Groningen more sustainable. His journey has been a struggle, with the road often peppered with obstacles. But now things are going his way....
The Cabinet’s decision, based on the advice of the Van Rijn committee, will have disastrous consequences for the University of Groningen as a broad-based classical university.
The University of Groningen (UG) holds the 114th place in the QS World University Rankings. The QS Ranking is an influential ranking list of almost 1,000 universities worldwide. Last year the UG held the120th place.