Jeff Goodell
Date: 
Tuesday 15 January 2019 - 8:00 pm
Location: 
Academy Building, Broerstraat 5, Groningen
Tickets: 
€4,- / €2,- with SG-card / free for students

The Water Will Come is the definitive account of the coming water, why and how this will happen, and what it will mean.

Date: 
Monday 10 December 2018 - 8:00 pm
Location: 
Academy Building, Broerstraat 5, Groningen
Tickets: 
€ 4,- / € 2,- SG-card / students free

Tucked away in Siberia, there are furry, four-legged creatures with wagging tails and floppy ears that are as docile and friendly as any lapdog. But, despite appearances, these are not dogs—they are foxes.

global city
Internationalization and Inclusion
Sabine Otten, Jan Kees Kleuver
Date: 
Wednesday 28 November 2018 - 8:00 pm
Location: 
Der Aa-kerk, Akerkhof 2, Groningen
Tickets: 
Sold out!

More and more internationals find their way to Groningen. Students and staff from both universities come from all over the world, and companies are also starting to recruit talent from abroad.

education mindwise
Date: 
Tuesday 27 November 2018 - 8:00 pm
Location: 
Academy Building, Broerstraat 5, Groningen
Tickets: 
Free ticket

Standardization on what students should know and be able to do on completing their education supports a level of equity, but it restraints personalized goals, paths, and pace. Can diversity and standardization co-exist in education?

Tim Baarslag
Hanze Lecture
Tim Baarslag
Date: 
Monday 19 November 2018 - 3:30 pm
Location: 
Van DoorenVeste, Zernikeplein 11, Groningen
Tickets: 
Free ticket

People negotiate everywhere, including in life-changing events, such as the purchase of a house. By automating these negotiations, computers can help support humans when making difficult decisions and make them more manageable and comprehensible.

Impact of Inequality
Dimitris Ballas, Danny Dorling, Kate Pickett, Richard Wilkinson
Date: 
Wednesday 14 November 2018 - 8:00 pm
Location: 
Academy Building, Broerstraat 5, Groningen
Tickets: 
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Inequality is a key political issue of our time. This event provides an overview of the increasingly compelling evidence of the impact of income and wealth inequality upon human well-being.

Building Planets
Date: 
Tuesday 13 November 2018 - 8:00 pm
Location: 
DOT Cinema, Vrydemalaan 2, Groningen
Tickets: 
Sold out!

One of the most exciting developments in astronomy is the discovery of thousands of planets around stars other than our Sun. But how do these exo-planets form, and why are they so different from those in our own solar system? Which ingredients are available to build them?

The Future of Social Security
Josep M.Coll, Francine Mestrum, Antti Jauhiainen
Date: 
Monday 29 October 2018 - 8:00 pm
Location: 
Academy Building, Broerstraat 5, Groningen
Tickets: 
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In times of rapid technological and economic change, novel policy ideas are required to meet new challenges – think about inequality, robotization and digitalization. One idea that recently gained much attention is the universal basic income (UBI).

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