Tag Archives: University of Groningen

NWO: Spinoza Prize / Stevin Prize, the highest distinction in Dutch Science, awarded to six outstanding researchers

(PRESS RELEASE) THE HAGUE, 19-Jun-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — The Dutch Research Council (NWO) has announced that six researchers will receive the highest awards in science in the Netherlands. The Spinoza Prize, emphasised on the scientific work and fundamental questions, will … Read the full press release

NWO announces Industrial Partnership Programme grant for research on better nutrition for our intestinal bacteria

(PRESS RELEASE) THE HAGUE, 2-Apr-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — A consortium led by Paul de Vos (University Medical Center Groningen) will undertake a research into better nutrition for our intestinal bacteria. The project is within the Industrial Partnership Programme (IPP). This … Read the full press release

TU Delft: Researcher Nima Tolou received the Prins Friso Engineering Award at the University of Groningen’s Engineering Center

Delft, Netherlands,  23-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Nima Tolou, researcher at the Department of Precision & Microsystems Engineering and co-founder of Flexous BV and Kinergizer BV, has been named the 2018 Engineer of the Year. He received the Prins Friso Engineering Award … Read the full press release

University of Groningen: book on the biblical story of the Magi and the Star of Bethlehem released

Brill and the University of Groningen are proud to present the publication of The Star of Bethlehem and the Magi: Interdisciplinary Perspectives from Experts on the Ancient Near East, the Greco-Roman World and Modern Astronomy. This book, edited by Peter … Read the full press release

University of Groningen student Jiawen Chen takes molecular machines to a new level

Ji awen Chen, PhD student of Organic Chemistry at the University of Groningen, has taken molecular machines to a new level. He has engineered a molecular stirrer, created self-assembling nanotubes from motor molecules that can switch to vesicles and back … Read the full press release

University of Groningen, Hanze University of Applied Sciences Groningen and Groningen municipality outlined ambitious urban development vision for the Zernike Campus Groningen

Possibility of building student housing on Zernike also being explored Groningen, Netherlands, 22-1-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — The University of Groningen, Hanze University of Applied Sciences Groningen and the municipality of Groningen have outlined an ambitious urban development vision for the … Read the full press release

University of Groningen chronobiologist Maan van de Werken discovered yellow light healthier for people working at night

People who work in shifts for long periods run health risks. The probable cause is a disruption of their circadian rhythm, which is controlled by the biological clock (a group of cells located in the brain). Chronobiologist Maan van de … Read the full press release