Nieuws https://www.uu.nl/en en Thu, 18 Apr 2024 21:37:27 +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 Seed Funding Round for Researchers after Attending a 1-Day Pressure Cooker Session at 29 May https://www.uu.nl/en/news/seed-funding-round-for-researchers-after-attending-a-1-day-pressure-cooker-session-at-29-may The Institute for a Circular Society (i4CS) is excited to introduce a new round of seed funding for researchers at TU/e, WUR, UU or UMCU who are passionate about advancing circular solutions through inter- and transdisciplinary collaboration and innovative research. This seed funding is a co-production between i4CS’s new theme Urban-Rural circularity (URC) and the province and city of Utrecht. 139710 Wed, 17 Apr 2024 12:31:00 +0200 Nieuws 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 Multiple countries have already criminalised ecocide; the Netherlands cannot stay behind https://www.uu.nl/en/opinion/multiple-countries-have-already-criminalised-ecocide-the-netherlands-cannot-stay-behind Illegal logging, serious pollution and other forms of large-scale destruction of nature belong in international criminal law and perpetrators should be prosecuted, Cedric Ryngaert and Daan van Uhm believe. 139454 Mon, 15 Apr 2024 11:57:00 +0200 Nieuws “Freedom to refuse vaccination is not unlimited” https://www.uu.nl/en/news/freedom-to-refuse-vaccination-is-not-unlimited How can and should the government respond to the current low participation in the vaccination programme? Ethicists Marcel Verweij and Roland Pierik (Maastricht) offer advice in their new book. 139550 Thu, 11 Apr 2024 12:00:00 +0200 Nieuws Exploring the effect of digital and green transformations on labour market skills gap https://www.uu.nl/en/news/exploring-the-effect-of-digital-and-green-transformations-on-labour-market-skills-gap The SkiLMeeT research consortium will explore how the digital and green transformations of European economies are changing the demand for and supply of skills. 139442 Mon, 08 Apr 2024 09:22:00 +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 Jessica Dorsey appointed as Expert Advisor for GC REAIM https://www.uu.nl/en/news/jessica-dorsey-appointed-as-expert-advisor-for-gc-reaim Jessica Dorsey joins the Global Commission on Responsible Artificial Intelligence in the Military Domain (GC REAIM) as an expert in international humanitarian law 139360 Thu, 04 Apr 2024 16:10:00 +0200 Nieuws Call: Open Cities Reading Circles https://www.uu.nl/en/background/call-open-cities-reading-circles If you are starting a new research project and want to read specific scholarship, we invite you to suggest a reading circle within our Open Cities events. 139199 Tue, 02 Apr 2024 12:00:00 +0200 Nieuws Israel is at war with Hamas: what happened and what will happen next? https://www.uu.nl/en/in-the-media/israel-is-at-war-with-hamas-what-happened-and-what-will-happen-next Assistant Professor of History of International Relations Peter Malcontent explains the situation in Israel and the Palestinian Territories in various media. An overview of developments. 136386 Mon, 01 Apr 2024 23:00:00 +0200 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 Postcolonial Theory and Crisis https://www.uu.nl/en/publication/postcolonial-theory-and-crisis Postcolonial Theory and Crisis, edited by Sandra Ponzanesi and others, aims to find out how to best make sense of postcolonial theory in Europe in the present. 139002 Tue, 26 Mar 2024 11:00:00 +0100 Nieuws Utrecht scientists lead two of seven new Gravitation programmes https://www.uu.nl/en/news/utrecht-scientists-lead-two-of-seven-new-gravitation-programmes Two of the seven research consortia awarded Gravitation research funding from OCW are led by researchers from Utrecht University. 138989 Mon, 25 Mar 2024 06:00:00 +0100 Nieuws uu logo Gravitation grant for multidisciplinary team to investigate adaptability of societies in crises https://www.uu.nl/en/news/gravitation-grant-for-multidisciplinary-team-to-investigate-adaptability-of-societies-in-crises Under the name Adapt!, an interuniversity team of researchers will research the cultural, social, and policy capacities needed to deal with crises. 138957 Mon, 25 Mar 2024 06:00:00 +0100 Nieuws More working hours for part-timers https://www.uu.nl/en/news/more-working-hours-for-part-timers A consortium of organisations aims to find ways to get part-timers to work more hours. The National Growth Fund has already promised 30 million euros 133121 Fri, 15 Mar 2024 10:56:00 +0100 Nieuws Africa's first Entrepreneurial Ecosystem Index launched https://www.uu.nl/en/news/africas-first-entrepreneurial-ecosystem-index-launched The AEE Index measures the quality of entrepreneurial ecosystems on the African continent, and is compiled by an international team of investigators - led by Erik Stam. 138665 Fri, 15 Mar 2024 09:00:00 +0100 Nieuws "Environmental movements don't resonate with the problems of ordinary citizens" https://www.uu.nl/en/background/environmental-movements-dont-resonate-with-the-problems-of-ordinary-citizens An interview with Robyn Eckersley about her vision of a green democracy in the context of climate emergency. 138645 Thu, 14 Mar 2024 13:21:00 +0100 Nieuws UU contributes to EEA briefing on delivering justice in sustainability transitions https://www.uu.nl/en/news/uu-contributes-to-eea-briefing-on-delivering-justice-in-sustainability-transitions A new briefing on justice in sustainability transitions has been published online by the European Environment Agency (EEA) using input from Utrecht University researchers. 138593 Wed, 13 Mar 2024 16:49:00 +0100 Nieuws Conference & Summit - Call for Abstracts https://www.uu.nl/en/news/conference-summit-call-for-abstracts Call for Abstracts: Conference & Summit - Land governance and the politics of fair transitions: Deepening the search for social justice IoS Fair Transitions Platform & LANDac 138201 Mon, 11 Mar 2024 23:00:00 +0100 Nieuws NWO Impact Explorer grant for research on teaching in the digitising classroom https://www.uu.nl/en/news/nwo-impact-explorer-grant-for-research-on-teaching-in-the-digitising-classroom Niels Kerssens has been awarded an NWO Impact Explorer grant for his research project on teaching in the digitising classroom and critical digital literacy. 138344 Fri, 08 Mar 2024 11:00:00 +0100 Nieuws