Nieuws https://www.uu.nl/en en Wed, 29 May 2024 13:57:15 +0200 Wed, 29 May 2024 10:00:00 +0200 Sustainable hydropower development in the Upper Indus https://www.uu.nl/en/news/sustainable-hydropower-development-in-the-upper-indus What is the best way to develop hydropower? 140706 Wed, 29 May 2024 10:00:00 +0200 Nieuws Renovation of Utrecht University Hall and Transcomplex carried out simultaneously https://www.uu.nl/en/news/renovation-of-utrecht-university-hall-and-transcomplex-carried-out-simultaneously Tijdens de uitwerking van de renovatie van het Academiegebouw is besloten om gelijktijdig de noodzakelijk grote renovatie van het Transcomplex uit te voeren. 140888 Tue, 28 May 2024 14:15:00 +0200 Nieuws Podcast 'Bloody Science': why we still know so little about menstruation https://www.uu.nl/en/news/podcast-bloody-science-why-we-still-know-so-little-about-menstruation A 2-part podcast special by Universiteit van Nederland. 140867 Mon, 27 May 2024 21:52:00 +0200 Nieuws Online international course offer for undergraduate and graduate students https://www.uu.nl/en/news/online-international-course-offer-for-undergraduate-and-graduate-students Would you like to take an online course at a foreign university? In your own field of study, or just outside it? The following universities from our CHARM-EU alliance offer online courses: University of Montpellier (France), Eötvös Loránd University (Hungary), Julius-Maximilians-University Würzburg (Germany) or Åbo Akademi University (Finland). 140842 Mon, 27 May 2024 13:48:00 +0200 Nieuws EIC Pathfinder Grant to build prototypical quantum computer https://www.uu.nl/en/news/eic-pathfinder-grant-to-build-prototypical-quantum-computer The consortium’s research aims to result in a prototypical quantum computer which will overcome the conventional boundaries of standard information and computation technologies. Zeila Zanolli, associate professor at Utrecht University, is one of the principal investigators. 139747 Mon, 27 May 2024 10:42:00 +0200 Nieuws Major renovation and maintenance at Drift 21, 23 and 25 https://www.uu.nl/en/news/major-renovation-and-maintenance-at-drift-21-23-and-25 Utrecht University is to renovate the buildings at Drift 21, 23 and 25 140818 Mon, 27 May 2024 09:09:00 +0200 Nieuws Drift 21 World-class collaboration receives €37.5 million for regenerative medicine using smart materials https://www.uu.nl/en/news/world-class-collaboration-receives-eu375-million-for-regenerative-medicine-using-smart-materials The DRIVE-RM consortium has been awarded €37.5 million under the prestigious NWO SUMMIT program. The collaboration focuses on smart materials that assist the body in healing. 140796 Fri, 24 May 2024 08:37:00 +0200 Nieuws 30 million euros for research into climate change feedbacks https://www.uu.nl/en/news/30-million-euros-for-research-into-climate-change-feedbacks The next step in climate change research thanks to NWO Summit grant: climate feedbacks and their interference with present-day climate change 140755 Fri, 24 May 2024 06:00:00 +0200 Nieuws The global clean water crisis looms large https://www.uu.nl/en/news/the-global-clean-water-crisis-looms-large Water scarcity will intensify with climate and socioeconomic change, disproportionately impacting populations located in the Global South. 140671 Thu, 23 May 2024 11:00:00 +0200 Nieuws Helga Gardarsdottir appointed Professor of Real World Data for Decision Making on Medicines https://www.uu.nl/en/news/helga-gardarsdottir-appointed-professor-of-real-world-data-for-decision-making-on-medicines Gardarsdottir and her team use real world data to enable healthcare providers and regulatory bodies to make well-informed decisions about treatment. 140740 Thu, 23 May 2024 09:13:00 +0200 Nieuws Seaweed forests are an overlooked component of oceanic carbon storage https://www.uu.nl/en/news/seaweed-forests-are-an-overlooked-component-of-oceanic-carbon-storage The world’s seaweed forests transport 56 million tonnes of carbon (between 10 to 170 million tonnes) to deep ocean sinks each year. 140715 Wed, 22 May 2024 10:29:00 +0200 Nieuws Hiring people with disabilities requires looking beyond perceptions https://www.uu.nl/en/news/hiring-people-with-disabilities-requires-looking-beyond-perceptions Researchers of Utrecht University studied the factors that influence employers' hiring behaviour of people with disabilities. 140602 Wed, 22 May 2024 09:00:00 +0200 Nieuws 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