Nieuws https://www.uu.nl/en en Thu, 18 Apr 2024 18:18:30 +0200 Mon, 15 Apr 2024 11:57:00 +0200 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 How to champion first-generation students at university https://www.uu.nl/en/opinion/how-to-champion-first-generation-students-at-university PhD student Charisma Hehakaya shares tips for how universities can support first-generation students 110746 Fri, 22 Oct 2021 12:07:00 +0200 Nieuws How to thrive at university when you are the first in the family going to university https://www.uu.nl/en/opinion/how-to-thrive-at-university-when-you-are-the-first-in-the-family-going-to-university Drawing from her own experiences, PhD student Charisma Hehakaya shares practical tips to navigate university years as a first generation student 110700 Thu, 21 Oct 2021 10:49:00 +0200 Nieuws Possible ban on antibiotics for animals https://www.uu.nl/en/news/possible-ban-on-antibiotics-for-animals At the moment, there are different types of antibiotics available for animals. The question is whether this will remain so. 109737 Thu, 16 Sep 2021 09:21:00 +0200 Nieuws We ought to bring diversity into the university both physically and mentally https://www.uu.nl/en/opinion/we-ought-to-bring-diversity-into-the-university-both-physically-and-mentally Ozan Ozavci pleas for a top to bottom change to bring diversity to the Utrecht University. 105601 Mon, 12 Apr 2021 12:49:00 +0200 Nieuws UU Future of Europe #3: Europe's North-South division resurfaces during Covid-crisis https://www.uu.nl/en/opinion/future-of-europe-3-north-south-division Masterstudent Dawid Aristoteles Fusiek elaborates on the lessons stemming from EU's response to the narrative of a North-South division. 99907 Sun, 27 Sep 2020 17:00:00 +0200 Nieuws Coronabonds Mothering across Borders Dialogue Series in Utrecht https://www.uu.nl/en/opinion/mothering-across-borders-dialogue-series-in-utrecht Blog by Özge Bilgili & Najuan Daadleh-Terpstra on a dialogue series with international mothers in Utrecht. 99720 Tue, 22 Sep 2020 10:32:00 +0200 Nieuws Karin Geuijen: "Asylum chaos is a consequence of the wrong assumptions about migration" https://www.uu.nl/en/news/karin-geuijen-asylum-chaos-is-a-consequence-of-the-wrong-assumptions-about-migration Karin Geuijen argues in De Volkskrant and Nederlands Dagblad that migration policy is based on the wrong assumptions. 99335 Wed, 09 Sep 2020 10:16:00 +0200 Nieuws Unintended consequences and troubles: what do we fear about COVID-19? https://www.uu.nl/en/opinion/unintended-consequences-and-troubles-what-do-we-fear-about-covid-19 Undoubtedly, the continuing COVID-19 pandemic is changing our most habitual normal hence we have to adapt to the so-called “new normal” immediately. 99023 Fri, 28 Aug 2020 09:33:00 +0200 Nieuws © iStockphoto.com In the climate debate, the courts can act as trustee for future generations https://www.uu.nl/en/news/in-the-climate-debate-the-courts-can-act-as-trustee-for-future-generations Laura Henderson emphasizes that overseeing climate policy is a task for the court system, even though some politicians claim such judicial interference is undemocratic. 98384 Mon, 27 Jul 2020 21:03:00 +0200 Nieuws Urban nature pays dividends https://www.uu.nl/en/news/urban-nature-pays-dividends Economist Helen Toxopeus advocates for more nature in our cities, since it is both cost-efficient and sustainable. 98382 Mon, 27 Jul 2020 19:38:00 +0200 Nieuws The Netherlands must improve its groundwater management https://www.uu.nl/en/news/the-netherlands-must-improve-its-groundwater-management Hydrologist Niko Wanders says we must learn to embrace surface water and groundwater, since the Netherlands fases more frequent water shortages in summertime. 98383 Sat, 25 Jul 2020 13:55:00 +0200 Nieuws Race, Class, Health: Coronavirus Shines a Light on Preexisting Health Disparities https://www.uu.nl/en/opinion/race-class-health-coronavirus-shines-a-light-on-preexisting-health-disparities By targeting those with preexisting conditions, the coronavirus reminds us which groups have had their health systematically devalued. 98118 Fri, 17 Jul 2020 15:19:00 +0200 Nieuws Ziekenhuis © iStockphoto.com The Gendered Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Divisions of Work, Care, and Wellbeing https://www.uu.nl/en/opinion/the-gendered-impact-of-the-covid-19-pandemic-on-divisions-of-work-care-and-wellbeing International findings suggest the pandemic has an unprecedented and complex effect on unpaid household and care work, with women taking on greater care and household tasks. 97957 Fri, 10 Jul 2020 13:31:00 +0200 Nieuws © iStockphoto.com On the Capitalist (Re)Production of our Bodies in Times of Corona: Resistance Through Alliance https://www.uu.nl/en/opinion/on-the-capitalist-reproduction-of-our-bodies-in-times-of-corona-resistance-through-alliance From my perspective the COVID-19 pandemic has brought striking light to the question of inequalities. 97950 Fri, 10 Jul 2020 12:43:00 +0200 Nieuws © iStockphoto.com Thinking with the Virus https://www.uu.nl/en/opinion/thinking-with-the-virus Corona is not simply a temporary crisis that we will leave behind and forget so as to move back to normality. 97785 Sun, 05 Jul 2020 23:15:00 +0200 Nieuws Foto: Birgit Meyer UU Future of Europe #2: From moral battles to adaptive leadership https://www.uu.nl/en/opinion/uu-future-of-europe-2-from-moral-battles-to-adaptive-leadership Researchers Marij Swinkels and Jorrit Steehouder elaborate on the importance of adaptive leadership for Europe in times of crisis. 96805 Wed, 03 Jun 2020 11:52:00 +0200 Nieuws Handshake with European flag UU Future of Europe #1: solidarity remains key to democratising the European Union https://www.uu.nl/en/opinion/uu-future-of-europe-1-solidarity-remains-key-to-democratising-the-european-union Researcher Koen van Zon elaborates on the past and future of democracy in the European Union. 96299 Mon, 18 May 2020 19:13:00 +0200 Nieuws Children in European Parliament Europe Day 2020: rethinking the Future of Europe together https://www.uu.nl/en/opinion/europe-day-2020-rethinking-the-future-of-europe-together On Europe Day 2020, 70 years after the 'birth' of the European Union, researchers from Utrecht University reflect on the future of Europe. 95675 Fri, 08 May 2020 19:00:00 +0200 Nieuws The Pliocene is the Wuhan of the climate crisis https://www.uu.nl/en/opinion/the-pliocene-is-the-wuhan-of-the-climate-crisis Climate scientist Peter Bijl is struck by the parallels between the corona and climate crises. 94633 Tue, 21 Apr 2020 13:54:00 +0200 Nieuws