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Building an interdisciplinary learning community together
Posted on:07 May 2024

PhD/i, the learning community for interfaculty PhD projects at the UG, will become part of the Schools for Science & Society from May. According to scientific director Konstantin Mierau, this is the perfect fit.

UG honorary doctorate for Gerrit Hiemstra
Posted on:07 May 2024

On Friday 24 May 2024 at 3 p.m., the University of Groningen (UG) will award four honorary doctorates in the Academy Building.

Goda Perlaviciute finalist Ben Feringa Impact Award 2024
Posted on:30 April 2024

Prof. Goda Perlaviciute has advanced to the finals of the Ben Feringa Impact Award 2024. She has been nominated in the 'Researchers' category for her research 'Public Participation and the Willingness of People to Contribute to the Energy Transition'.

Eerste aflevering van de podcastserie ‘Groen geld verdienen’ gelanceerd
Posted on:25 April 2024

Op 24 april 2024 heeft ENTRANCE – Centre of Expertise Energy de nieuwe podcastserie ‘Groen geld verdienen’ gelanceerd die is opgenomen tijdens ESNS in het House of Connections.

Wie wint de ENTRANCE Award 2024 voor bijdrage aan de energietransitie?
Posted on:23 April 2024

De ENTRANCE Award -ter waarde van EUR 100.000- staat open voor nominatie van individuen, maatschappelijke organisaties of bedrijven in Nederland die een innovatie of prestatie leveren die bijdraagt aan de energietransitie.

From battling against the water to living with the water
Posted on:23 April 2024

Margo van den Brink, associate professor of Water and Planning, says that we should adapt our spatial design to the changing climate. This implies difficult choices have to be made because the space is limited and the needs are great.

Visit Stellenbosch University: collaboration is key
Posted on:17 April 2024

Cooperation proved to be the key word during Stellenbosch University's visit to the University of Groningen. During the visit, which took place last week, ties were strengthened and plans were made for the future.

Festive launch of GroenvermogenNL’s first R&D project HyTROS
Posted on:12 April 2024

GroenvermogenNL’s first R&D project HyTROS celebrated in the afternoon of April 11 in Amersfoort its formal start per early March. This project, an initiative involving 32 parties from research and industry, is contributing to the aim to accelerate the scaling up of green hydrogen in the Netherlands.  

'If nature could speak, would you listen?'
Posted on:04 April 2024

How can we balance between the energy transition and protecting the environment? That question took centre stage at the WOS event last week, where Milan Meyberg and Jessica den Outer discussed the Anthropocene, the Rights of Nature and artificial intelligence.

Bring your research to the public - European Researchers' Night and Zpannend Zernike
Posted on:02 April 2024

Will you join us (again) this year with an experiment, mini-lecture, installation, workshop, debate, science show or other?

Gravitation grant for electrochemical processes large-scale energy transition
Posted on:25 March 2024

The Ministry of Education, Culture and Science has awarded a Gravitation grant to ANION, the research programme that Professor Moniek Tromp of the Zernike Institute for Advanced Materials (Faculty of Science and Engineering, UG) is a partner in. ANION, Advanced Nano-electrochemistry Institute Of the Netherlands, will study the electrochemical processes that are important for large-scale energy transition. Tromp has been awarded 2.9 million euros for her research in ANION.

Aravind Purushothaman Vellayani new director Hydrogen Economy
Posted on:13 March 2024

Aravind Purushothaman Vellayani, professor and chair of Energy Conversion at the University of Groningen, has been appointed director for hydrogen economy at the Wubbo Ockels School for Energy and Climate from February. As director, he wants to focus above all on interfaculty and interdisciplinary cooperation.

'Everyone knows we exist as Wubbo Ockels School'
Posted on:07 March 2024

The Wubbo Ockels School for Energy and Climate will celebrate its one-year anniversary on 28 March with a special WOS event at DOT Groningen. Director and professor of energy law, Lorenzo Squintani, looks back on the School's first year in this interview. According to him, a solid foundation has been laid for the future.

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