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Increase in CO2 has not stimulated growth of tropical trees
Since the start of the industrial revolution in the mid-19th century, the amount of CO2 in the atmosphere has increased ...
Earthquake mechanism discovered
Utrecht University earth scientists and chemists have discovered a mechanism that triggers earthquakes. Their findings, ...
Unprecedented cooperation ’cracks’ the reprogramming of the cell
An international consortium including Prof. Albert Heck from Utrecht University, has uncovered the molecular events ...
Theories of high-temperature superconductivity may misunderstand the role of oxygen
More than 25 years after the discovery of high-temperature superconductivity, scientists are still mystified as to the ...
Physics student Erik van der Wurff wins Lorentz Graduate Prize
On 28 November, Erik van der Wurff, a recent graduate of the Faculty of Science, was presented with the € 2,000 Lorentz ...
Eelco Vogt appointed Professor of Refinery Catalysis at Utrecht University
Utrecht University has appointed Dr. Eelco Vogt, distinguished R&D advisor for Albemarle Corporation, as Professor by ...
Official start for MCEC gravity programme
On 5 November, the Netherlands Center for Multiscale Catalytic Energy Conversion (MCEC) in Utrecht officially kicked ...
Partnership helps small businesses market medicines
Entering a partnership with a medium-sized or large pharmaceutical company during the development phase of a new drug ...
New Teaching Fellows work on integrity and 21st-century skills in education
As of 1 September, Bert Theunissen and Ton Peeters have been appointed as Teaching Fellows at our faculty for the next ...
Louis Agassiz Medal for Michiel van den Broeke
The European Geosicences Union has honoured Prof. Michiel van den Broeke from the Department of Physics and Astronomy’s ...
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