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ERN 2023: Music as instrument for connection and a healthier brain
Posted on:25 September 2023

Music not only makes people happy or melancholic, it potentially also acts as a ‘cognitive vaccine’ and enhances recovery after surgery. During the Science Show of the European Researchers' Night, on September 29, researchers Marie-José van Tol and Krista de Wit will share their insights on these topics.

The opportunities of sustainable development
Posted on:21 September 2023

Changes regarding the reporting of sustainability are a constant in European legislation. As a result, we learn more and more about how companies deal with sustainability. But what exactly does sustainability entail and what are the consequences for Dutch companies? Endowed Professor Nancy Kamp-Roelands from the University of Groningen tells us all about it.

The European Researchers’ Night and Zpannend Zernike 2023
Posted on:04 September 2023

Enjoy a weekend full of inspiration and knowledge! At the European Researchers' Night on September 29 and Zpannend Zernike on September 30, 2023.

NWO Call: Drought in the built environment
Posted on:24 August 2023

On 12 September, NWO is organising an information and networking event on the Dutch Research Agenda (NWA) call ‘Drought in the built environment’ (DroBE).

Pre-announcement: European call for energy technology contributing to a climate neutral Europe
Posted on:23 August 2023

What technological breakthroughs can help accelerate the energy transition? More innovation is needed for a low-emission economy in the EU of 2050. The European Clean Energy Transition partnership is expected to launch the second call within the seven-year programme at the end of September.

European PhD Hydrogen Conference: Call for Submission 
Posted on:21 August 2023

European PhD Hydrogen Conference: Call for Submission

Energiedialogen Nationaal Plan Energiesysteem (NPE) en ontwerp Programma Energie Hoofdstructuur (PEH)
Posted on:17 August 2023

Wilt u meedenken en meepraten over ons energiesysteem van de toekomst en de infrastructuur die daarvoor nodig is? En speelt u een rol in het huidige energiesysteem, ruimtelijke ordening, of de energiesector? Meld u dan nu aan voor één van de 6 energiedialogen in september.

Collaboration with the fossil fuel industry: dialogue table two
Posted on:31 July 2023

On 18 July 2023, a second dialogue table took place concerning collaboration between the UG and the fossil fuel industry. The meeting, which was held at Bernoulliborg and was attended by students, researchers, and PhD students, was led by Professor of Physics Caspar van der Wal. An important conclusion was that it is important to keep up the discussion on a wide scale, and that transparency concerning collaboration with the fossil fuel industry is essential.

University of Groningen signs MoU with Ashoka University to Strengthen Academic Ties
Posted on:26 July 2023

A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed between the University of Groningen and Ashoka University , India to establish mutual areas of interdisciplinary collaboration.

Hydrogen Hackathon, discovering the potential of green hydrogen
Posted on:06 July 2023

Impact Hydrogen, the Central University of Technology in South Africa, and the University of Groningen organised its first virtual Hydrogen Hackathon from 9th to 11th June.

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