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.


Nature Communications
17 March 2015
Chemists from the University of Utrecht have developed, together with colleagues in UK and in the US, a new reusable catalyst
Sneeuwval / snowfall Antartica
16 March 2015
Polar researchers from the UU and their international colleagues have discovered that a rise in temperatures results also in an increase in snowfall
Koen Frenken
10 March 2015
Innovation scientist Koen Frenken awarded a €1.5 million grant for research into the evolution of innovation
9 March 2015
Dr. Esther Stouthamer initiated the Future Deltas research programme, one of Utrecht University’s eleven research focus areas.
Prof. dr. Marc Bierkens
9 March 2015
New research shows that climate change will cause more flooding of rivers and thus results in an ever-increasing economic effect.




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1 May 2015 14:42 -
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Sustainable UU