Nieuws https://www.uu.nl/en en Sun, 19 May 2024 13:25:00 +0200 Fri, 17 May 2024 18:03:00 +0200 Overview of Israeli collaborations https://www.uu.nl/en/news/overview-of-israeli-collaborations This page compiles public information about research collaborations of Utrecht University with Israeli institutions. 140649 Fri, 17 May 2024 18:03:00 +0200 Nieuws University building evacuated once more on Wednesday; education to continue on Thursday https://www.uu.nl/en/news/university-building-evacuated-once-more-on-wednesday-education-to-continue-on-thursday After another tumultuous day and evening, during which all university buildings in the city center had to be closed, we would like to announce that these buildings will re-open on Thursday and educational activities will continue as planned. As Janskerkhof 15a had been occupied, classes planned in this building will be moved to another location. 140536 Thu, 16 May 2024 00:10:00 +0200 Nieuws Summers warm more than winters, fossil shells reveal https://www.uu.nl/en/news/summers-warm-more-than-winters-fossil-shells-reveal With this knowledge we can better map the consequences of current global warming in the North Sea area. 140480 Wed, 15 May 2024 20:00:00 +0200 Nieuws Adjusted statement Executive Board and deans https://www.uu.nl/en/news/adjusted-statement-executive-board-and-deans Given the developments in the conflict between Hamas and Israel since the Hamas attack on October seventh, the rulings of the International Court of Justice, signals that colleagues and students no longer feel safe, and protests at universities, we feel that an update of the Executive Board’s statement of October 24th 2023 is needed. 140517 Wed, 15 May 2024 11:00:00 +0200 Nieuws Anton Pijpers, President of the Executive Board of Utrecht University, on the protests https://www.uu.nl/en/news/anton-pijpers-president-of-the-executive-board-of-utrecht-university-on-the-protests Utrecht University has seen various forms of protest in recent months. In the Netherlands and also at UU, tensions are rising. The Executive Board receives many e-mails and questions every day about how the board deals with this. Anton Pijpers explains. 140527 Wed, 15 May 2024 10:42:00 +0200 Nieuws Guideline protests Universities of the Netherlands https://www.uu.nl/en/news/guideline-protests-universities-of-the-netherlands On 14 May, a joint guideline (pdf) of Universities of the Netherlands and Universities of Applied Sciences Netherlands for protests was published. With this, the same arrangements for protests apply at all universities and universities of applied sciences, although each university may articulate the arrangements differently in its own house and code of conduct rules. 140510 Tue, 14 May 2024 16:00:00 +0200 Nieuws Yoanie's Volunteer Experience at ChangeNOW 2024 https://www.uu.nl/en/news/yoanies-volunteer-experience-at-changenow-2024 Yoanie Sautjeau is an entrepreneurial student at the University College Utrecht. Here she is sharing her volunteering experience at the 2024 event ChangeNOW in Paris. 140497 Tue, 14 May 2024 14:00:00 +0200 Nieuws National walk-out 13 May https://www.uu.nl/en/news/national-walk-out-13-may A ‘national walk-out’ has been announced for tomorrow, Monday, May 13. This action is in support of the pro-Palestinian protests and against police brutality. The action will involve students and staff walking out of the lecture hall at 11:00 a.m. and gathering in front of the Administration Building at noon. 140432 Sun, 12 May 2024 22:00:00 +0200 Nieuws Occupation of university building ended, UU buildings in city centre closed until Monday https://www.uu.nl/en/news/occupation-of-university-building-ended-uu-buildings-in-city-centre-closed-until-monday A UU building on the Drift occupied by pro-Palestine protesters has been evacuated under police direction. As a precautionary measure, university buildings in the city centre will remain closed until Monday morning. 140423 Thu, 09 May 2024 10:19:00 +0200 Nieuws Roadmap to a carbon-neutral refinery by 2050 https://www.uu.nl/en/news/roadmap-to-a-carbon-neutral-refinery-by-2050 In a highly visionary Nature article, two chemists from Utrecht University present a roadmap in which oil refineries could be reinvented to be completely fossil-free. Processes will be electrified if possible, and raw materials will change to CO2, agricultural and municipal waste. 140308 Wed, 08 May 2024 17:00:00 +0200 Nieuws Occupation courtyard University Library ended https://www.uu.nl/en/news/occupation-courtyard-university-library-ended The pro-Palestine demonstration of Tuesday 7 May at the courtyard of Utrecht University Library was terminated by the police around 00:30 because of growing security risks. 140389 Wed, 08 May 2024 07:33:00 +0200 Nieuws Research meets sightseeing: reviewing thousands of papers in Utrecht’s historical gems https://www.uu.nl/en/news/research-meets-sightseeing-reviewing-thousands-of-papers-in-utrechts-historical-gems Researchers will train AI-models to identify publications relevant to the IMPROVE project, which seeks to improve how healthcare utilizes patient-generated health data. 140330 Tue, 07 May 2024 12:00:00 +0200 Nieuws To ‘bend the curve’ of biodiversity loss, nature recovery must be integrated across all sectors https://www.uu.nl/en/news/to-bend-the-curve-of-biodiversity-loss-nature-recovery-must-be-integrated-across-all-sectors Until now, biodiversity mainstreaming has been largely ineffective due to non-binding commitments, vaguely formulated targets, “add-on” biodiversity initiatives, and too few resources. 140258 Thu, 02 May 2024 12:49:00 +0200 Nieuws Chiara's Cat Café | #1 The Beginning https://www.uu.nl/en/news/chiaras-cat-cafe-1-the-beginning Chiara Palmeri studies English Language & Culture at UU. She is currently trying to open a cat café in the USP. Read a monthly update on her entrepreneurial journey here. 140206 Wed, 01 May 2024 14:00:00 +0200 Nieuws Patients with rheumatoid arthritis have unique and complex autoantibody patterns https://www.uu.nl/en/news/patients-with-rheumatoid-arthritis-have-unique-and-complex-autoantibody-patterns Patients with rheumatoid arthritis all have a unique and diverse set of antibodies that are involved in the development of the disease. Researchers unveiled the complexity of these antibodies using powerful lab tools and challenge current therapeutic approaches. 140058 Wed, 01 May 2024 09:00:00 +0200 Nieuws Staff Symposium Student Wellbeing April 15, 2024 in retrospect https://www.uu.nl/en/news/staff-symposium-student-wellbeing-april-15-2024-in-retrospect On April 15, 2024, more than 140 participants gathered in the center of Utrecht to discuss with each other and learn more about student wellbeing. 140245 Tue, 30 Apr 2024 17:11:00 +0200 Nieuws Spin-off Utrecht University eases administrative burden of healthcare professionals https://www.uu.nl/en/news/spin-off-utrecht-university-eases-administrative-burden-of-healthcare-professionals Verticai specializes in pioneering software solutions, based on speech recognition and AI language models, designed to significantly reduce the administrative responsibilities confronting healthcare providers. 140057 Tue, 30 Apr 2024 15:25:00 +0200 Nieuws From waste to communication tool https://www.uu.nl/en/news/from-waste-to-communication-tool What is waste for one person is the raw material for an experiment for another. This was also the thread of the project dismantling the Earth Sciences Building external link: an experiment with how far you can get with your ambition to dismantle a building as much as possible in a circular way. 140174 Tue, 30 Apr 2024 14:23:00 +0200 Nieuws Inspiring and interactive EWUU alliance 2024 conference in Utrecht https://www.uu.nl/en/news/inspiring-and-interactive-ewuu-alliance-2024-conference-in-utrecht Over 330 participants listened to inspiring speakers and attended interactive workshops on navigating social transitions through interdisciplinary education and research. 140169 Tue, 30 Apr 2024 14:11:00 +0200 Nieuws Residual waste from mushroom cultivation removes pollutants from water https://www.uu.nl/en/news/residual-waste-from-mushroom-cultivation-removes-pollutants-from-water Mushroom substrate effectively decreases concentrations of pesticides and drugs in contaminated water. 140134 Tue, 30 Apr 2024 09:00:00 +0200 Nieuws