Nieuws https://www.uu.nl/en en Fri, 24 May 2024 19:13:34 +0200 Wed, 22 May 2024 15:53:00 +0200 Sandra Ponzanesi Visiting Professor at Royal Netherlands Institute in Rome https://www.uu.nl/en/news/sandra-ponzanesi-visiting-professor-at-royal-netherlands-institute-in-rome In May and June 2024, Sandra Ponzanesi is Dutch Scientific Institutes Abroad (NWIB) Visiting Professor at the Royal Netherlands Institute in Rome (KNIR). 140690 Wed, 22 May 2024 15:53:00 +0200 Nieuws Payal Arora to serve on UN Advisory Committee https://www.uu.nl/en/news/payal-arora-to-serve-on-un-advisory-committee Payal Arora has been invited be a member of the Advisory Committee of the United Nations University Operating Unit on Policy-Driven Electronic Governance (UNU-EGOV). 140688 Tue, 21 May 2024 16:00:00 +0200 Nieuws Four Ways of Hearing Video Game Music https://www.uu.nl/en/publication/four-ways-of-hearing-video-game-music In his new book Four Ways of Hearing Video Game Music, Michiel Kamp offers an account of the ways in which video games invite us to hear and listen to their music. 140587 Thu, 16 May 2024 12:57:00 +0200 Nieuws The Contesting Governance Platform statement on police violence against protesting students https://www.uu.nl/en/news/the-contesting-governance-platform-statement-on-police-violence-against-protesting-students The Contesting Governance Platform statement on police violence against protesting students 140530 Wed, 15 May 2024 18:00:00 +0200 Nieuws The Political Philosophy of Internal Displacement https://www.uu.nl/en/publication/the-political-philosophy-of-internal-displacement The Political Philosophy of Internal Displacement, co-edited by Jamie Draper, shines a light on the barely touched upon topic of internal displacement. 138288 Tue, 14 May 2024 11:00:00 +0200 Nieuws Between Neutrality and Solidarity: Swiss Good Offices in Afghanistan from 1979 to 1992 https://www.uu.nl/en/publication/between-neutrality-and-solidarity-swiss-good-offices-in-afghanistan-from-1979-to-1992 In her new book, Liliane Stadler examines Switzerland's role in Soviet-occupied Afghanistan from 1979 to 1992 and why and how this role changed in this period. 140410 Wed, 08 May 2024 12:57:00 +0200 Nieuws Out of Shadows: A Graphic Novel Set in Lausanne a Century Ago https://www.uu.nl/en/publication/out-of-shadows-a-graphic-novel-set-in-lausanne-a-century-ago The graphic novel, a public engagement activity, aims to tell the complex history of peace-making in the inter-war era in a fun but still thought-provoking manner. 140260 Thu, 02 May 2024 12:57:00 +0200 Nieuws Exploring the potential of data donations https://www.uu.nl/en/news/exploring-the-potential-of-data-donations Data donation presents a new and unique approach to collecting digital trace data. The team of Karin van Es and Dennis Nguyen are conducting two pilot studies involving Netflix and ChatGPT. 140040 Thu, 25 Apr 2024 14:34:00 +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 “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 Stefan Gaillard and Martijn van der Meer listed in the Forbes 30 under 30 list https://www.uu.nl/en/news/stefan-gaillard-and-martijn-van-der-meer-listed-in-the-forbes-30-under-30-list Stefan Gaillard and Martijn van der Meer have been listed in the Forbes 30 under 30 list for Science and Healthcare in Europe, in recognition of co-founding the Journal of Trial and Error. 139552 Wed, 10 Apr 2024 14:42:00 +0200 Nieuws Sven Dupré new Vice-Dean at Faculty of Humanities https://www.uu.nl/en/news/sven-dupre-new-vice-dean-at-faculty-of-humanities Professor Sven Dupré will appointed Vice-Dean and portfolio holder for Research and Impact in the Humanities Faculty Board from 1 June 2024. 139488 Tue, 09 Apr 2024 15:00:00 +0200 Nieuws Rumble in the joint: uproar in casa academica https://www.uu.nl/en/background/rumble-in-the-joint-uproar-in-casa-academica Every month, Emeritus Professor of University History Leen Dorsman describes something you must know about Utrecht University’s long history. This time: fights and feuds. 139451 Mon, 08 Apr 2024 12:00:00 +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 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 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 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