The Nobel Prize Ceremony on Saturday will be streamed live via the UG website. The award ceremony will also be broadcast live in the University Museum where historian Dr. Arjen Dijkstra will give an introductory lecture on the Nobel highlights from the history of the University of Groningen. During the ceremony there will be a live feed to UG reporter Riepko Buikema in Stockholm and afterwards... View details ⇨
Saturday, 10th December Prof. Ben Feringa will receive the Nobel Prize in Stockholm. UG staff Peter van der Sijde and Riepko Buikema will be there with him - blogging about the whole thing. Follow their progress here:
On ‘Sinterklaas’ evening, Monday 5 December, the University Library City Centre and the Academy Building will close at 4 p.m. For other locations, please check the information from your own faculty or service.
Today the University of Groningen will host the official start of the draughts world championship! UG physics student Roel Boomstra (23) will take on Jan Groenendijk (18). After a festive opening in the Academy Building on Friday, Boomstra and Groenendijk will play their first four matches in the Van Swinderen Huys between 3 and 6 December.
Prof. Ben Feringa will give the Nobel Lecture in the Martini Church in Groningen. The ceremony will be in English. There are no more seats available, but we'll be live streaming the event on Facebook and on our YouTube channel. [ Youtube.com Link ]
The video will be available to watch on the University of Groningen Youtube page from midnight (Amsterdam time) today.
On Wednesday 30 November Prof. Ben Feringa will give the Nobel Lecture in the Martini Church in Groningen. The ceremony will be in English. There are no more seats available, but we'll be live streaming the event on Facebook and on our YouTube channel: [ Youtube.com Link ]
Today our Prof. Dr. Ben Feringa has been awarded Commander of the Order of the Netherlands Lion which is one of the highest honours awarded by the King of The Netherlands. Feringa received the Royal decoration from Jet Bussemaker, the Minister of Education and the ceremony took place at the Mauritshuis in The Hague. [ Rug.nl Link ]
There's been a public vote for the new corner building at the Grote Markt - Poelestraat. Today it was announced that "Merckt", the first design, won with over 14.500 votes. What do you think of the designs? [ Hoekpandgrotemarkt.nl Link ]