Utrecht University is an internationally prominent, research-led university that carries out fundamental and applied research across a wide range of academic fields. With its chosen research themes of Sustainability, Life Sciences, Institutions and Dynamics of Youth, the university contributes to solving issues such as climate change, infectious diseases, the aging population, social cohesion and security.

Prof. dr. Beatrice de Graaf
ERC Grant winners
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Prof. dr. Ismee Tames. Foto: Allard de Witte
27 June 2015
Tames (1976) will hold a new endowed chair, intended to keep the memory of resistance during World War II alive.
Prof. dr. Franciska de Jong - foto: Eric Brinkhorst
25 June 2015
De Jong succeeds Steven Krauwer as director of the governing body of Common Language Resources and Technology Infrastructure (CLARIN).
24 June 2015
Hans Clevers, professor in Molecular genetics at Utrecht University, receives The McEwen Award for Innovation together with Irving Weissman (Stanford).




27 September 2015 09:00 -
The COST Action 'New Materialism', chaired by Dr Iris van der Tuin, will organise two major international conferences in Australia and Slovenia.
8 October 2015 09:00 -
This symposium introduces researchers to digital technologies relevant to their field. With lectures from Els Stronks and Sonja de Leeuw.
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