Nieuws https://www.uu.nl/en en Sat, 25 May 2024 19:32:35 +0200 Sat, 01 Jun 2024 23:00:00 +0200 Extended deadline: Call for Papers, Atmospheric Humanities Conference II https://www.uu.nl/en/news/extended-deadline-call-for-papers-atmospheric-humanities-conference-ii Deadline Call for Papers, Atmospheric Humanities Conference II Small island countries have always been exposed to extreme weather, but the last decades have made it clear that they are also the biggest future victims of climate change. However, islands are also key sites in the history of science. 139024 Sat, 01 Jun 2024 23:00:00 +0200 Nieuws Stefan Gaillard and Martijn van der Meer listed in the Forbes 30 under 30 list https://www.uu.nl/en/news/stefan-gaillard-and-martijn-van-der-meer-listed-in-the-forbes-30-under-30-list Stefan Gaillard and Martijn van der Meer have been listed in the Forbes 30 under 30 list for Science and Healthcare in Europe, in recognition of co-founding the Journal of Trial and Error. 139552 Wed, 10 Apr 2024 14:42:00 +0200 Nieuws KHMW Langerhuizen Oeuvreprijs to Dennis Dieks and Floris Cohen https://www.uu.nl/en/news/khmw-langerhuizen-oeuvreprijs-to-dennis-dieks-and-floris-cohen-0 The KHMW Langerhuizen Oeuvre Prize has been awarded annually since 2020 to honour a scientist who has made meritorious achievements in the field of natural sciences. This year the prize goes to two emeriti from the UU: Dennis Dieks and Floris Cohen. 139145 Wed, 27 Mar 2024 16:40:00 +0100 Nieuws Exhibition Trial & Error Award https://www.uu.nl/en/news/exhibition-trial-error-award From 18 January to 22 February, all designed awards for the Trial & Error Award can be admired in the University Library Hall at Drift 27! 136813 Fri, 12 Jan 2024 15:53:00 +0100 Nieuws Why is Santa Claus fat (while Sinterklaas isn’t)? https://www.uu.nl/en/background/why-sinterklaas-isnt-fat-at-all-and-santa-claus-certainly-is Science historian Hieke Huistra talked about the history of international December celebrations with Sinterklaas and Father Christmas in the leading role. 70871 Fri, 01 Dec 2023 23:00:00 +0100 Nieuws Sanne Vergouwen awarded Hanneke Janssen Memorial Prize https://www.uu.nl/en/news/sanne-vergouwen-awarded-hanneke-janssen-memorial-prize Sanne Vergouwen wins world-wide Hanneke Janssen Memorial Prize for best Master's thesis in history and/or philosophy of modern physics. 133670 Tue, 12 Sep 2023 20:15:00 +0200 Nieuws New research group on philosophy of astronomy & cosmology https://www.uu.nl/en/news/new-research-group-on-philosophy-of-astronomy-cosmology Utrecht University has a new research group, on the philosophy of astronomy and cosmology: UPAC. 133558 Thu, 07 Sep 2023 20:24:00 +0200 Nieuws New mural pays tribute to ophthalmologist F.C. Donders https://www.uu.nl/en/news/new-mural-pays-tribute-to-ophthalmologist-fc-donders Only those with serious eye problems would overlook Utrecht's newest tribute to ophthalmologist Franciscus Cornelis Donders. Unveiled today, the mural is the fifth in the Utrecht Wall Formulas series. 132200 Wed, 19 Jul 2023 12:00:00 +0200 Nieuws Editorship Shells and Pebbles taken over by members HPS group Utrecht University https://www.uu.nl/en/news/editorship-shells-and-pebbles-taken-over-by-members-hps-group-utrecht-university The editorship of publication website Shells and Pebbles has been taken over by several members of the HPS group Utrecht University. 131407 Mon, 12 Jun 2023 11:04:00 +0200 Nieuws Paul Ziche is the new director of the Descartes Centre https://www.uu.nl/en/news/paul-ziche-is-the-new-director-of-the-descartes-centre From 1 April, Paul Ziche has taken over the directorship of the Descartes Centre for the History and Philosophy of the Sciences and the Humanities from Bert Theunissen. 130261 Wed, 03 May 2023 15:25:00 +0200 Nieuws History and Philosophy of Science contributions to observing black holes https://www.uu.nl/en/news/history-and-philosophy-of-science-contributions-to-observing-black-holes Call from the next-generation Event Horizon Telescope (ngEHT) to participate in an unprecedented STEM-humanities-social-sciences collaboration focused on observing black holes. 130020 Mon, 24 Apr 2023 15:26:00 +0200 Nieuws ERC Starting Grant for relatively new academic field https://www.uu.nl/en/news/erc-starting-grant-for-relatively-new-academic-field Philosopher of Cosmology Niels Martens disputes whether the assumption that everything is either matter or space is correct. According to him, this conceptual duality that underlies much of physics, among others, is not strict, and even hinders the development of the field. 129138 Fri, 31 Mar 2023 15:33:00 +0200 Nieuws ERC Advanced Grants for Guido Bacciagaluppi and Rebecca Bryant https://www.uu.nl/en/news/erc-advanced-grants-for-guido-bacciagaluppi-and-rebecca-bryant Associate Professor Guido Bacciagaluppi and Professor Rebecca Bryant both receive an ERC Advanced Grant. 129057 Thu, 30 Mar 2023 12:00:00 +0200 Nieuws Call for Papers: Workshop How to take patients’ histories https://www.uu.nl/en/news/call-for-papers-workshop-how-to-take-patients-histories During this workshop, we aim to explore and discuss how to generalise the experiences of individual patients to broader historical patterns. 128395 Tue, 07 Mar 2023 14:23:00 +0100 Nieuws Call Pieter van Foreest prize for the medical humanities 2023 https://www.uu.nl/en/news/call-pieter-van-foreest-prize-for-the-medical-humanities-2023 Call Pieter van Foreest prize for the medical humanities 2023 127747 Tue, 14 Feb 2023 16:19:00 +0100 Nieuws Pieter van Foreest (1586) © Rijksmuseum Amsterdam In the footsteps of the Poppy https://www.uu.nl/en/news/in-the-footsteps-of-the-poppy Flowers leave traces in the past. Dive into the spectacular history of the Papaver Somniferum, opium and opiates. 127007 Tue, 24 Jan 2023 11:18:00 +0100 Nieuws Printing Spinoza: A Descriptive Bibliography of the Works Published in the Seventeenth Century (Open Access) https://www.uu.nl/en/publication/printing-spinoza-a-descriptive-bibliography-of-the-works-published-in-the-seventeenth-century-open On 8 July the (open access) book Printing Spinoza, written by Jeroen van de Ven, will be launched. 120815 Mon, 04 Jul 2022 14:23:00 +0200 Nieuws Deadline applications Fellowships Descartes Centre : 1 March 2023 https://www.uu.nl/en/news/deadline-applications-fellowships-descartes-centre-1-march-2023 Fellowships Descartes Centre 114301 Wed, 02 Mar 2022 14:43:00 +0100 Nieuws Podcast with philosophers of science: Extrapolator https://www.uu.nl/en/news/podcast-with-philosophers-of-science-extrapolator In Extrapolator Geoff Allen investigates topics at the intersection of philosophy and science. 113654 Thu, 10 Feb 2022 12:04:00 +0100 Nieuws New book on research ethics by Jaap Bos https://www.uu.nl/en/publication/new-book-on-research-ethics-by-jaap-bos New book on research ethics, mainly for students. 98915 Tue, 25 Aug 2020 11:54:00 +0200 Nieuws