Nieuws https://www.uu.nl/en en Sat, 20 Apr 2024 19:25:33 +0200 Tue, 16 Apr 2024 10:08:00 +0200 Science & Fiction film series: Europe challenged https://www.uu.nl/en/news/science-fiction-film-series-europe-challenged On four evenings in May and June 2024, Louis Hartlooper Complex and USG will screen four movies that will make you reflect on the challenges for Europe. 139655 Tue, 16 Apr 2024 10:08:00 +0200 Nieuws Close-up #4: new inspiration for public engagement https://www.uu.nl/en/news/close-up-4-new-inspiration-for-public-engagement In the new edition of the magazine: the renewed UMU, first aid for school research projects, activist professors, and columns on animal love and the science of service. 139058 Thu, 04 Apr 2024 14:00:00 +0200 Nieuws Two researchers receive Public Engagement Seed Fund https://www.uu.nl/en/news/two-researchers-receive-public-engagement-seed-fund Begin dit jaar zijn er meerdere aanvragen ingediend voor het Public Engagement Seed Fund. Twee daarvan zijn nu gehonoreerd. 139337 Thu, 04 Apr 2024 12:00:00 +0200 Nieuws Researchers: will you participate in Weekend van de Wetenschap (Science Weekend)? https://www.uu.nl/en/news/researchers-will-you-participate-in-weekend-van-de-wetenschap-science-weekend-0 Would you like to engage audiences or tell them about your research? On Sunday, October 6, 2024, the CWC is hosting the public event Weekend van de Wetenschap. 139221 Thu, 04 Apr 2024 11:00:00 +0200 Nieuws 32 early-career researchers participate in pitch competition Breaking Science https://www.uu.nl/en/news/32-early-career-researchers-participate-in-pitch-competition-breaking-science During the science communication competition, early-career researchers have just 3 minutes to pitch their research. Who can tell the most convincing science story? 139260 Wed, 03 Apr 2024 14:00:00 +0200 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 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 Festival Sencity: music, art and science for all ears https://www.uu.nl/en/news/festival-sencity-music-art-and-science-for-all-ears An experience festival inspired by the inability or inability to hear sound properly, that is Sencity. Utrecht University is also present. What can you expect? 138810 Tue, 19 Mar 2024 14:00:00 +0100 Nieuws Utrecht University teams up with theater group DOX https://www.uu.nl/en/news/utrecht-university-teams-up-with-theater-group-dox Scientists inspire theater makers and contribute to educational programs around performances. This way, we make schoolchildren more familiar with science. 138787 Tue, 19 Mar 2024 11:40:00 +0100 Nieuws “We want to take part in shaping the digital society” https://www.uu.nl/en/news/we-want-to-take-part-in-shaping-the-digital-society The Data School is making an impact on an international scale, raising awareness among scientist and government officials on the ethical impacts of big data projects. 135306 Mon, 12 Feb 2024 16:00:00 +0100 Nieuws Betweter Festival is looking for experiments https://www.uu.nl/en/news/betweter-festival-is-looking-for-experiments-2 Do you have an idea for a surprising scientific experiment and would you like to carry out your research at the festival? 137595 Thu, 08 Feb 2024 11:27:00 +0100 Nieuws Your research in 3 minutes? Breaking Science is looking for participants! https://www.uu.nl/en/news/your-research-in-3-minutes-breaking-science-is-looking-for-participants-0 Would you like to practice and improve your pitch skills? We invite early career researchers to participate in pitch competition Breaking Science 2024. 137178 Wed, 24 Jan 2024 14:44:00 +0100 Nieuws Five researchers received the Public Engagement Seed Fund this autumn https://www.uu.nl/en/news/five-researchers-received-the-public-engagement-seed-fund-this-autumn A good number of applications were submitted for the Public Engagement Seed Fund in 2023. In this article, you can read which applications have been honoured. 137176 Wed, 24 Jan 2024 12:00:00 +0100 Nieuws Upcoming events Studium Generale https://www.uu.nl/en/news/upcoming-events-studium-generale Starting Feb. 5, Studium Generale's new lecture program begins. Including: How does colonial thinking influence modern biology? What defines how we commemorate? 137134 Tue, 23 Jan 2024 14:00:00 +0100 Nieuws Millions for research on impact of sustainability and climate change education https://www.uu.nl/en/news/millions-for-research-on-impact-of-sustainability-and-climate-change-education The number of initiatives in this field has grown enormously, but due to a lack of insight into their quality, there is a great need for impact assessment. 136830 Fri, 19 Jan 2024 12:00:00 +0100 Nieuws Apply for the Public Engagement Seed Fund in 2024 https://www.uu.nl/en/news/apply-for-the-public-engagement-seed-fund-in-2024 Researchers working at Utrecht University or UMC Utrecht can apply for the Public Engagement Seed Fund to help fund a public engagement activity to engage a general audience with academic research. 136945 Wed, 17 Jan 2024 14:00:00 +0100 Nieuws New 'Tipping the Iceberg' podcast: an Indigenous small island community talks about food and the future https://www.uu.nl/en/news/new-tipping-the-iceberg-podcast-an-indigenous-small-island-community-talks-about-food-and-the-future A new podcast explores the legacy, stories, and living memories of an isolated Indigenous Arctic community fighting to ensure food security while preserving its unique way of life. 136940 Tue, 16 Jan 2024 13:38:00 +0100 Nieuws Human rights are for everyone, everywhere https://www.uu.nl/en/news/human-rights-are-for-everyone-everywhere Researchers, students and societal partners from Utrecht University reflect on 75 years of human rights. 136463 Thu, 14 Dec 2023 09:54:00 +0100 Nieuws Recognising & rewarding science communication https://www.uu.nl/en/background/recognising-rewarding-science-communication On Thursday 23 November, Wetenschnapps took place, one of the inspiration and development sessions organised by the Centre for Science and Culture. 136071 Tue, 05 Dec 2023 15:46:00 +0100 Nieuws "Engaging in conversation with library visitors taught me how to look at our field differently again." https://www.uu.nl/en/news/engaging-in-conversation-with-library-visitors-taught-me-how-to-look-at-our-field-differently-again Visitors to Utrecht's public libraries interacted with UU researchers in recent weeks. Together, they exchanged ideas and experiences about research. 136051 Tue, 05 Dec 2023 14:11:00 +0100 Nieuws