Nieuws https://www.uu.nl/en en Sat, 13 Apr 2024 06:11:28 +0200 Mon, 29 Jan 2024 17:00:00 +0100 3.9 million euros for a greener European gaming industry https://www.uu.nl/en/news/39-million-euros-for-a-greener-european-gaming-industry A group of international scholars, under the name STRATEGIES, is committed to making the European gaming industry cleaner and greener in the coming years. 137137 Mon, 29 Jan 2024 17:00:00 +0100 Nieuws Ecogames: Playful Perspectives on the Climate Crisis https://www.uu.nl/en/publication/ecogames-playful-perspectives-on-the-climate-crisis In Ecogames: Playful Perspectives on the Climate Crisis, a diverse group of authors explores different aspects of ecocritical engagement in and through games. 137091 Mon, 22 Jan 2024 14:22:00 +0100 Nieuws NWO grant for research on tackling subversive crime in port of Rotterdam https://www.uu.nl/en/news/nwo-grant-for-research-on-tackling-subversive-crime-in-port-of-rotterdam Researchers, government organisations and companies will work together to tackle cocaine trafficking, human smuggling and corruption in and around the port of Rotterdam. 129002 Tue, 28 Mar 2023 09:40:00 +0200 Nieuws UU spin-off DialogueTrainer wins CES innovation award 2023 https://www.uu.nl/en/news/uu-spin-off-dialoguetrainer-wins-ces-innovation-award-2023 Start-up wins award that is given annually to companies that distinguish themselves in the field of design and technology. 124227 Thu, 13 Oct 2022 14:27:00 +0200 Nieuws Research in fictitious xtc store in Utrecht https://www.uu.nl/en/news/research-in-fictitious-xtc-store-in-utrecht Imagine: the government regulates xtc. What would retail look like? In the xtc store visitors decide themselves, and Utrecht scientists investigate. 121487 Fri, 15 Jul 2022 09:00:00 +0200 Nieuws Use of gaming to combat loneliness in chronically ill children https://www.uu.nl/en/news/use-of-gaming-to-combat-loneliness-in-chronically-ill-children Children with chronic illness have fewer interactions with their peers than healthy children. Dionysis Alexandridis is building Ruby's Game for his doctoral research in order to reduce loneliness among these children. 120801 Mon, 04 Jul 2022 11:15:00 +0200 Nieuws How strategy games may hold the key to environmental policy that works https://www.uu.nl/en/news/how-strategy-games-may-hold-the-key-to-environmental-policy-that-works A new perspective in Nature Sustainability suggests games can help us move past sustainability deadlocks and make change happen. 116635 Mon, 09 May 2022 13:52:00 +0200 Nieuws Gezond gamegedrag aanleren https://www.uu.nl/en/news/gezond-gamegedrag-aanleren Waar ligt de grens tussen plezier en een verslaving? Zitten er ook positieve kanten aan gamen? 116640 Mon, 09 May 2022 10:25:00 +0200 Nieuws Serious Game: Ecstasy, Legalize it or not? https://www.uu.nl/en/news/serious-game-ecstasy-legalize-it-or-not What if ecstasy was legal...could anyone just buy it? Or should there be an age limit? UU-students built the ecstasy buying simulator, a game where you can play with the idea of legalized ecstasy. 119963 Mon, 09 May 2022 10:25:00 +0200 Nieuws “Playfulness helps to rethink urban futures as an imaginative challenge instead of a technological challenge” https://www.uu.nl/en/news/playfulness-helps-to-rethink-urban-futures-as-an-imaginative-challenge-instead-of-a-technological Smart Cities need media architectures that not just increase efficiency, but instead need technologies that create meaningful experiences. 111337 Thu, 11 Nov 2021 10:25:00 +0100 Nieuws GMSI Ecogames 2021 Symposium https://www.uu.nl/en/news/gmsi-ecogames-2021-symposium The Green Media Studies Initiative (GMSI) recently organized a hybrid symposium, launched a new online repository for scholars, educators and climate organizations, and is currently preparing an extensive edited volume, all on the topic of Ecogames. 111125 Thu, 04 Nov 2021 15:06:00 +0100 Nieuws Roadmap paper lays foundations for new field of research: music, computing, and health https://www.uu.nl/en/news/roadmap-paper-lays-foundations-for-new-field-of-research-music-computing-and-health With a roadmap paper, computer scientist Anja Volk launches the new research field ‘Music, computing, and health’. How does that work, launching a new field? 107141 Mon, 07 Jun 2021 09:57:00 +0200 Nieuws One-Health Game https://www.uu.nl/en/news/one-health-game De huidige Covid 19 problematiek veroorzaakt door een corona virus wordt vaak een One Health probleem genoemd. De One Health Game traint daarop. 101311 Thu, 29 Oct 2020 09:47:00 +0100 Nieuws One Health Game Students develop train disruption simulation, anti-bubble app, and more https://www.uu.nl/en/news/students-develop-train-disruption-simulation-anti-bubble-app-and-more Each year, teams of third year Computer Science Bachelor’s students work on software projects in collaboration with companies. 97821 Mon, 06 Jul 2020 16:08:00 +0200 Nieuws Best energy saver in Powersaver Game rewarded with prize https://www.uu.nl/en/news/best-energy-saver-in-powersaver-game-rewarded-with-prize The Huisman family from Diemen achieved energy savings of 36% with the Powersaver Game, and won the game’s prize for best saver. 96838 Thu, 04 Jun 2020 11:37:00 +0200 Nieuws Crowd simulation software visualises layout for social distancing https://www.uu.nl/en/news/crowd-simulation-software-visualises-layout-for-social-distancing Computer science researcher Roland Geraerts, together with his startup company uCrowds, has adapted his crowd simulation software for 1.5-meter social distancing measures. 96767 Tue, 02 Jun 2020 12:00:00 +0200 Nieuws Utrecht researchers join forces with rapper Willie Wartaal to compete in AI song contest https://www.uu.nl/en/news/utrecht-researchers-join-forces-with-rapper-willie-wartaal-to-compete-in-ai-song-contest “Using artificial intelligence to generate music is a really interesting challenge” 94293 Fri, 10 Apr 2020 10:00:00 +0200 Nieuws Inclusion and Gender: Alison Harvey (University of Leicester) visits UU https://www.uu.nl/en/background/inclusion-and-gender-alison-harvey-university-of-leicester-visits-uu Alison Harvey from the University of Leicester visited Utrecht University on 25 and 26 February. 93315 Wed, 18 Mar 2020 15:23:00 +0100 Nieuws Karin Rebel: Games can communicate sustainability in a fun way https://www.uu.nl/en/news/karin-rebel-games-can-communicate-sustainability-in-a-fun-way Utrecht University researcher Dr. Karin Rebel talks about the importance of interdisciplinary education, and sustainability game Utrecht 2040. 82037 Wed, 28 Aug 2019 14:25:00 +0200 Nieuws Betto Deelman award for neuropsychologist Tanja Nijboer https://www.uu.nl/en/news/betto-deelman-award-for-neuropsychologist-tanja-nijboer Among other things, Nijboer receives the award for the virtual supermarket that she developed as a diagnostic tool for people with brain damage. 80025 Thu, 20 Jun 2019 10:00:00 +0200 Nieuws