Sustainable UU

The challenge to develop a sustainable society is one of the greatest facing society in the 21st century. Utrecht University is committed to fulfilling its social responsibility in this area.

Mainly interested in Utrecht University's research activities regarding sustainability? Go directly to strategic research theme Sustainability.


4 May 2016
Earth scientists from Utrecht University have started a new project to study nanoparticles in fault rocks.
Bert Wouters (midden) ontvangt de Arne Richter Award
4 May 2016
Wouters wins European award for outstanding young scientists
22 April 2016
171 Countries signed the Paris Climate Agreement at the UN headquarters in New York on Earth Day.
Future Food Utrecht - UMC Utrecht Roger Adan
21 April 2016
The Society of the Study of Ingestive Behavior is the world leading scientific society in research on the regulation of food and fluid intake
19 April 2016
How can urban flood risk be managed? The STAR-FLOOD team created a step-by-step guidebook.




E.g., 06/07/2016
9 May 2016 16:15 - 17:15
Professor Eelco Vogt stresses the importance of research into the fundamental understanding and improvement of our present-day refinery catalysis processes.
27 May 2016 16:15 - 17:00
Climate change causes more water in Asian rivers due to rain and meltwater, PhD student Arthur Lutz concludes.
10 June 2016 10:30 - 11:15
PhD student Shaohui Zhang studied the additional benefits of energy efficiency measures for mitigation.
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4 July 2016 09:00 - 9 July 2016 18:00
This course focuses on sustainable management of river deltas, that are increasingly under pressure of climate change and human impacts.
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Sustainable UU