Nieuws https://www.uu.nl/en en Tue, 16 Apr 2024 05:51:57 +0200 Wed, 03 Jul 2024 09:00:00 +0200 Registration Open Now!!! – Conference & Summit 2024 – Call for Abstracts Closed https://www.uu.nl/en/news/registration-open-now-conference-summit-2024-call-for-abstracts-closed IoS Fair Transitions Platform & LANDac Conference & Summit 2024 Registration Open Now!!! Call for Abstracts Closed 138758 Wed, 03 Jul 2024 09:00:00 +0200 Nieuws Call for Seed Money Proposals Spring 2024 https://www.uu.nl/en/news/call-for-seed-money-proposals-spring-2024 Call for seed money proposals Migration and Societal Change, Spring 2024 138490 Wed, 15 May 2024 00:00:00 +0200 Nieuws rawpexel.com / unsplash.com Pathways to Change: Academic Engagement on Sustainability https://www.uu.nl/en/news/pathways-to-change-academic-engagement-on-sustainability Short account of a Pathways to Sustainability meeting held at Sonnenborgh Observatory, with several project pitches about increasing your impact as an academic. 139632 Mon, 15 Apr 2024 14:02:00 +0200 Nieuws ERC Advanced Grants for four Utrecht researchers https://www.uu.nl/en/news/erc-advanced-grants-for-four-utrecht-researchers Professors Albert Heck, Petra de Jongh (both Science), Jos Malda (Veterinary Medicine / UMC Utrecht) and Walter Immerzeel (Geosciences) will each receive a prestigious ERC Advanced Grant. 139558 Thu, 11 Apr 2024 12:00:00 +0200 Nieuws Empowering grassroots agriculture: tools for food system transformation https://www.uu.nl/en/news/empowering-grassroots-agriculture-tools-for-food-system-transformation For five years (2019-2024), the UNMAKING project researched whether and how agrifood grassroots initiatives such as community supported agriculture unmake environmentally disruptive institutions and practices that are deeply ingrained in capitalist societies 139466 Mon, 08 Apr 2024 15:06:00 +0200 Nieuws New grants for research projects in the SIGs of Applied Data Science https://www.uu.nl/en/news/new-grants-for-research-projects-in-the-sigs-of-applied-data-science The focus area Applied Data Science again provides funding to finance research projects within the SIGs of Applied Data Science. 139355 Thu, 04 Apr 2024 16:38:00 +0200 Nieuws focusgebied Applied Data Science NWO funds research on just transitions in the nexus of mobility, energy and housing https://www.uu.nl/en/news/nwo-funds-research-on-just-transitions-in-the-nexus-of-mobility-energy-and-housing Through the "Mobility in a Sustainable Future" program, NWO has committed funding for a four-year project exploring how challenges in mobility, energy and housing can be addressed together. 139335 Thu, 04 Apr 2024 11:41:00 +0200 Nieuws NWO funds research on responsible scaling of digital innovation for enhancing mental healthcare https://www.uu.nl/en/news/nwo-funds-research-on-responsible-scaling-of-digital-innovation-for-enhancing-mental-healthcare NWO has committed funding for a five-year research project on one of the most complex challenges of our time: scaling digital innovation in a responsible way. 139331 Thu, 04 Apr 2024 11:28:00 +0200 Nieuws Around the future in eighty worlds https://www.uu.nl/en/opinion/around-the-future-in-eighty-worlds Throughout history, people have tried to give shape to the future. This piece offers no comprehensive tour of this history. Yet it does share some glimpses of how we might see the future in different ways, or rather different worlds. Here we begin our journey around the future in eighty worlds, even if we visit just a few for now… 139166 Thu, 28 Mar 2024 12:00:00 +0100 Nieuws Tim Schuring is Utrecht University's Alumnus of the Year https://www.uu.nl/en/news/tim-schuring-is-utrecht-universitys-alumnus-of-the-year With the election of Tim Schuring as Alumnus of the Year 2023, the university emphasises the importance of good and inspiring education. He received this honorary title on Tuesday 26 March 2024 in the Dom Church during the celebration of the university's 388th anniversary, the Dies Natalis. 139015 Tue, 26 Mar 2024 17:00:00 +0100 Nieuws The future of democracy's unwritten rules https://www.uu.nl/en/news/the-future-of-democracys-unwritten-rules Mark Bovens elaborates the importance of the unwritten rules to uphold democracy. He gives this speech at the 388th anniversary of Utrecht University on the future of democracy on March 26th 2024. 139035 Tue, 26 Mar 2024 16:00:00 +0100 Nieuws Spielberg was right: three-horned dinosaurs lived - and died - together https://www.uu.nl/en/news/spielberg-was-right-three-horned-dinosaurs-lived-and-died-together Paleontologist Jimmy de Rooij receives his PhD title from Utrecht University on his Triceratops research. Utrecht University and Naturalis Biodiversity Center work closely together. 139031 Tue, 26 Mar 2024 09:00:00 +0100 Nieuws Peter Pelzer wins national teacher prize https://www.uu.nl/en/news/peter-pelzer-wins-national-teacher-prize Peter Pelzer, associate professor at the Department of Human Geography and Spatial Planning, had been elected as Teacher of the Year by the jury of the Dutch National Student Association (ISO). 139033 Mon, 25 Mar 2024 17:33:00 +0100 Nieuws Call for abstracts: Tropical Horizons 2024 https://www.uu.nl/en/news/call-for-abstracts-tropical-horizons-2024 Call for abstracts of papers and posters for the Tropical Horizons Conference 2024. 139150 Mon, 25 Mar 2024 16:00:00 +0100 Nieuws Making knowledge inclusive? Improving how we do research with Indigenous and local communities https://www.uu.nl/en/news/making-knowledge-inclusive-improving-how-we-do-research-with-indigenous-and-local-communities Roxana Roos, senior researcher at Utrecht University’s Copernicus Institute of Sustainable Development, set out to discover what the most important barriers to the participation of local and indigenous communities are. 139016 Mon, 25 Mar 2024 15:44:00 +0100 Nieuws Nine ways to reflect on how art can contribute to sustainability transformations https://www.uu.nl/en/news/nine-ways-to-reflect-on-how-art-can-contribute-to-sustainability-transformations An international team of researchers have created 9 dimensions for evaluating how art and creative practice can contribute to sustainability transformations. 139010 Mon, 25 Mar 2024 14:47:00 +0100 Nieuws Getting to know Copernicus grant winners https://www.uu.nl/en/news/getting-to-know-copernicus-grant-winners Five Copernicus Institute of Sustainable Development researchers were recently awarded impressive grants by the European Research Council (ERC) and the Dutch Research Council (NWO). 138896 Thu, 21 Mar 2024 11:40:00 +0100 Nieuws A free space for critical thinkers https://www.uu.nl/en/news/a-free-space-for-critical-thinkers An interview with Kei Otsuki and Daan van Uhm about the Critical Pathways community of Pathways to Sustainability. 138876 Thu, 21 Mar 2024 09:21:00 +0100 Nieuws Cycling with a professor to primary school https://www.uu.nl/en/news/cycling-with-a-professor-to-primary-school On 20 March, 106 professors introduced over 2,300 pupils from groups 6, 7 and 8 to research and science. 138877 Wed, 20 Mar 2024 16:00:00 +0100 Nieuws Suzanne McGowan appointed Professor of Aquatic Ecosystem Dynamics https://www.uu.nl/en/news/suzanne-mcgowan-appointed-professor-of-aquatic-ecosystem-dynamics Utrecht University has appointed Suzanne McGowan as Professor of Aquatic Ecosystem Dynamics. McGowan aims to uncover how have water ecosystems been functioning, and how major changes on our planet affect this. 138693 Tue, 19 Mar 2024 13:00:00 +0100 Nieuws