Nieuws https://www.uu.nl/en en Tue, 16 Apr 2024 10:36:59 +0200 Thu, 06 Jul 2023 10:11:00 +0200 CropXR launched, NWO contributing €15 million https://www.uu.nl/en/news/cropxr-launched-nwo-contributing-eu15-million Een nieuwe investering in een onderzoeksprogramma vormt het startsein voor het instituut CropXR, dat plantenbiologie, simulatiemodellen en kunstmatige intelligentie gaat integreren in slimme veredelingsmethoden. 131946 Thu, 06 Jul 2023 10:11:00 +0200 Nieuws Agriculture transition best way to restore biodiversity https://www.uu.nl/en/background/agriculture-transition-best-way-to-restore-biodiversity Intensive agriculture is an important cause of biodiversity loss. Utrecht researchers are currently studying how changes in agricultural practice may turn the tide. 127497 Wed, 08 Feb 2023 11:22:00 +0100 Nieuws Calculate the land-use impact of your diet https://www.uu.nl/en/news/calculate-the-land-use-impact-of-your-diet Utrecht University researchers have developed a website to determine the land use of different diets based on ten questions. 126232 Fri, 16 Dec 2022 13:51:00 +0100 Nieuws Green footprint Nitrogen boundaries exceeded in many world regions https://www.uu.nl/en/news/nitrogen-boundaries-exceeded-in-many-world-regions Nitrogen is a many-headed monster 124405 Wed, 19 Oct 2022 19:00:00 +0200 Nieuws International researchers call for a comprehensive redesign of agrifood systems https://www.uu.nl/en/news/international-researchers-call-for-a-comprehensive-redesign-of-agrifood-systems Researchers call for a profound overhaul of how we approach systems of food production, processing, distribution and consumption, and demand innovative, sustainable solutions to meet today’s urgent global challenges. 122592 Mon, 22 Aug 2022 11:55:00 +0200 Nieuws Irrigation plays a large role in increasing salinity in global freshwaters https://www.uu.nl/en/news/irrigation-plays-a-large-role-in-increasing-salinity-in-global-freshwaters Irrigation is sensitive to salt, but also seems to be the most important driver of salinisation – even in wetter areas. How can we break this vicious cycle? 108154 Fri, 09 Jul 2021 11:00:00 +0200 Nieuws Report 'Standardisation and pricing of nitrogen emissions' presented to Dutch parliament https://www.uu.nl/en/news/report-standardisation-and-pricing-of-nitrogen-emissions-presented-to-dutch-parliament Professor Chris Backes (Utrecht University) worked on this report that shows various options for the structural approach to the nitrogen emissions problem. 105721 Thu, 15 Apr 2021 14:02:00 +0200 Nieuws Koeien in weiland New research finds way to meet agricultural water demand by responsibly reusing wastewater https://www.uu.nl/en/news/new-research-finds-way-to-meet-agricultural-water-demand-by-responsibly-reusing-wastewater By combining underground irrigation systems with waste water, 17-25% of the agricultural water demand can be met, new research shows. 99771 Thu, 24 Sep 2020 08:00:00 +0200 Nieuws Five barriers to more nature-inclusive dairy farming https://www.uu.nl/en/news/five-barriers-to-more-nature-inclusive-dairy-farming Through an innovation system analysis Utrecht University researchers have identified barriers to a transition to more nature-inclusive dairy farming. 95797 Mon, 18 May 2020 15:59:00 +0200 Nieuws Cattle meadow The bankruptcy of the current Dutch agricultural model https://www.uu.nl/en/in-the-media/the-bankruptcy-of-the-current-dutch-agricultural-model Together with 4 other scientists, Jerry van Dijk (Copernicus institute) advocates for a drastic change of the current Dutch agricultural model. 83853 Mon, 30 Sep 2019 10:31:00 +0200 Nieuws Foraging behaviour of bumblebees and its implications for biodiversity and food security https://www.uu.nl/en/news/foraging-behaviour-of-bumblebees-and-its-implications-for-biodiversity-and-food-security Utrecht University MSc student Janna Einöder is investigating what happens when bumblebees don’t have their favourite flowers nearby. 81341 Mon, 05 Aug 2019 09:19:00 +0200 Nieuws Combatting global water shortages: Domestic wastewater in underground irrigation https://www.uu.nl/en/news/combatting-global-water-shortages-domestic-wastewater-in-underground-irrigation Utrecht University PhD researcher Dominique Narain-Ford is exploring the natural purification of domestic wastewater during underground irrigation. 80959 Wed, 24 Jul 2019 10:03:00 +0200 Nieuws Utrecht scientists share expertise in the House of Representatives climate debate https://www.uu.nl/en/background/utrecht-scientists-share-expertise-in-the-house-of-representatives-climate-debate Five Utrecht University researchers have taken part in the Dutch House of Representatives’ round-table discussions about among others energy transition. 78007 Wed, 15 May 2019 11:56:00 +0200 Nieuws Een lege Tweede Kamer