Nieuws https://www.uu.nl/en en Fri, 12 Apr 2024 20:22:01 +0200 Fri, 12 Apr 2024 14:58:00 +0200 The energy transition under the nanoscope: Gravitation funding for ANION project https://www.uu.nl/en/news/the-energy-transition-under-the-nanoscope-gravitation-funding-for-anion-project Bringing together chemists and physicists to thoroughly investigate how electrochemical processes work on the smallest scale. That is the goal of ANION. 139581 Fri, 12 Apr 2024 14:58:00 +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 ERC Advanced Grant for conversion of CO2 to fuels https://www.uu.nl/en/news/erc-advanced-grant-for-conversion-of-co2-to-fuels Professor Petra de Jongh will conduct fundamental research into the operation of catalysts. This could lead to accelerating the energy transition, for example by developing catalysts for the efficient conversion of CO2 and hydrogen into sustainable fuels. 139576 Thu, 11 Apr 2024 11:21:00 +0200 Nieuws Two PhD Candidates to Montpellier for a unique learning journey https://www.uu.nl/en/news/two-phd-candidates-to-montpellier-for-a-unique-learning-journey Two PhD Candidates from Utrecht University, Clara Colonna (Agri-food Law) and Sara Ramezani (Urban Planning), embarked on a unique learning journey in Montpellier, south France. 139572 Thu, 11 Apr 2024 10:17:00 +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 Lisa Tran selected as Utrecht Young Academy member https://www.uu.nl/en/news/lisa-tran-selected-as-utrecht-young-academy-member The UYA connects young academics from Utrecht University who have obtained their PhD less than eight years ago to exchange critical perspectives on academia, policy, and society. 138999 Thu, 28 Mar 2024 12:43:00 +0100 Nieuws Exploring the S4S community https://www.uu.nl/en/news/exploring-the-s4s-community To get a better understanding of the topics that the people of S4S do research on, we initialized a project on community network analysis. 139158 Thu, 28 Mar 2024 09:25:00 +0100 Nieuws Daan van Uhm on ecocide: "We increasingly see discussion about the question: How can we protect the environment through criminal law?" https://www.uu.nl/en/in-the-media/daan-van-uhm-on-ecocide-we-increasingly-see-discussion-about-the-question-how-can-we-protect-the Present at the signing of the Stop Ecocide NL Manifesto by the municipality of Utrecht on 6 March was Daan van Uhm (criminological and legal researcher on ecocide) 139232 Thu, 28 Mar 2024 09:11:00 +0100 Nieuws Confronting Global Health Inequities https://www.uu.nl/en/news/confronting-global-health-inequities Utrecht University Centre for Global Challenges and UMC Utrecht Global Health have joined forces at confronting global health inequities. 139023 Mon, 25 Mar 2024 16:11:00 +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 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 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 Nine unusual and innovative ideas for a more sustainable future awarded https://www.uu.nl/en/news/nine-unusual-and-innovative-ideas-for-a-more-sustainable-future-awarded Pathways to Sustainability awarded nine teams with an Incubator Grant for their unusual and innovative ideas for a more sustainable future awarded 138749 Mon, 18 Mar 2024 10:43:00 +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