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.


22 April 2015
Dr Esther Stouthamer is examining how we can optimize delta management. That is why she initiated Future Deltas.
Jorien Vonk
8 April 2015
Permafrost thaw causes a positive feedback loop and accelerates global warming, Jorien Vonk concludes in Nature.
Science Advances Bert Weckhuysen c.s.
3 April 2015
Publication Florian Meirer, Bert Weckhuysen c.s. in Science Advances: 'Life and death of a single catalytic cracking particle'
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




E.g., 04/27/2015
1 May 2015 14:42 -
To get you thinking about Sustainability, we are running a competition!
30 June 2015 08:30 -
Deltas – from multiple pressures to integrated solutions
breaker, greenoffice, duurzame uu

Sustainable UU