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.

News

Prof. dr. Sierd Cloetingh
18 February 2015
On 17 February the European Research Council announced the appointment of Professor Sierd Cloetingh of Utrecht University as its vice president.
Niko Wanders
4 February 2015
Promovendus Niko Wanders concludeert in twee publicaties dat de rol van de mens in wereldwijde droogte sterk varieert van positief tot negatief.
19 January 2015
Large, established car manufacturers influence policy on sustainable cars. PhD candidate Joeri Wesseling explains how to deal with this.
bodemdaling
16 January 2015
A resolution on land subsidence has been accepted by the Dutch House of Representatives (Tweede Kamer). Future Deltas is involved in developing this motion.
16 January 2015
Biomass production may indirectly cause changes such as deforestation and higher greenhouse gas emission. Research indicates this can be avoided.

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Events

E.g., 03/05/2015
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Mar
5 March 2015 14:10 -
UU Talks is in action again this month as part of the education parade!
10
Mar
10 March 2015 15:00 -
This months brainstorm session will be In partnership with STORM sustainability commission, discussing the topic of 'Greening your (student) association'.
11
Mar
11 March 2015 12:00 -
We're hosting a TED Talk Marathon too put our brand new beamer system to use!
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Mar
17 March 2015 16:15 -
Copernicus Colloquium about Managing the expectations of Ecosystem services
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