Nieuws https://www.uu.nl/en en Sun, 26 May 2024 04:21:46 +0200 Fri, 24 May 2024 06:00:00 +0200 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 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 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 Eelco Rohling appointed Professor of Ocean and Climate Change https://www.uu.nl/en/news/eelco-rohling-appointed-professor-of-ocean-and-climate-change Eelco Rohling has been appointed Professor of Ocean and Climate Change at the department of Earth Sciences Faculty at the faculty Geosciences as of 15 April 2024. 140372 Tue, 07 May 2024 14:59:00 +0200 Nieuws Climate change and mercury pollution stressed plants for millions of years https://www.uu.nl/en/news/climate-change-and-mercury-pollution-stressed-plants-for-millions-of-years New compelling evidence for the combined effects of global warming and widespread mercury pollution that continued to stress plants long after volcanic activity had ceased 201 million years ago. 140182 Tue, 30 Apr 2024 15:15:00 +0200 Nieuws ERC Advanced Grants for four Utrecht researchers https://www.uu.nl/en/news/erc-advanced-grants-for-four-utrecht-researchers Professors Albert Heck, Petra de Jongh (both Science), Jos Malda (Veterinary Medicine / UMC Utrecht) and Walter Immerzeel (Geosciences) will each receive a prestigious ERC Advanced Grant. 139558 Thu, 11 Apr 2024 12:00:00 +0200 Nieuws Tim Schuring is Utrecht University's Alumnus of the Year https://www.uu.nl/en/news/tim-schuring-is-utrecht-universitys-alumnus-of-the-year With the election of Tim Schuring as Alumnus of the Year 2023, the university emphasises the importance of good and inspiring education. He received this honorary title on Tuesday 26 March 2024 in the Dom Church during the celebration of the university's 388th anniversary, the Dies Natalis. 139015 Tue, 26 Mar 2024 17:00:00 +0100 Nieuws Spielberg was right: three-horned dinosaurs lived - and died - together https://www.uu.nl/en/news/spielberg-was-right-three-horned-dinosaurs-lived-and-died-together Paleontologist Jimmy de Rooij receives his PhD title from Utrecht University on his Triceratops research. Utrecht University and Naturalis Biodiversity Center work closely together. 139031 Tue, 26 Mar 2024 09:00:00 +0100 Nieuws Call for abstracts: Tropical Horizons 2024 https://www.uu.nl/en/news/call-for-abstracts-tropical-horizons-2024 Call for abstracts of papers and posters for the Tropical Horizons Conference 2024. 139150 Mon, 25 Mar 2024 16:00:00 +0100 Nieuws Tracing water flows with tritium will rapidly become impossible, research shows https://www.uu.nl/en/news/tracing-water-flows-with-tritium-will-rapidly-become-impossible-research-shows Because of declining concentrations of tritium the conventional way of studying underground flows of water is at risk of becoming useless. A group of researchers including scientists from Utrecht University worked out just how long the old tritium method will still be useful across the world. 138735 Mon, 18 Mar 2024 13:46:00 +0100 Nieuws Higher carnivorous dinosaur biodiversity of famous Kem Kem beds, Morocco https://www.uu.nl/en/news/higher-carnivorous-dinosaur-biodiversity-of-famous-kem-kem-beds-morocco New combination of analyses was performed on teeth of carnivorous dinosaurs, 138450 Tue, 12 Mar 2024 14:00:00 +0100 Nieuws Vening Meinesz prize for Lydian Boschman https://www.uu.nl/en/news/vening-meinesz-prize-for-lydian-boschman Lydian Boschman receives the prize for her research on the role that tectonics, palaeogeography and palaeoclimate have played in shaping contemporary biodiversity. 138176 Thu, 07 Mar 2024 18:00:00 +0100 Nieuws Final place Woman in the Media Award for earth scientist Mei Nelissen https://www.uu.nl/en/news/final-place-woman-in-the-media-award-for-earth-scientist-mei-nelissen Vote for Mei Nelissen for the national Woman in the Media Award! 138074 Fri, 23 Feb 2024 10:58:00 +0100 Nieuws Unraveling the mysteries of the East Asian Summer Monsoon: unveiling a 21,000-year temperature record https://www.uu.nl/en/news/unraveling-the-mysteries-of-the-east-asian-summer-monsoon-unveiling-a-21000-year-temperature-record Soil moisture content plays a key role in reshaping land surface temperatures 137858 Wed, 21 Feb 2024 20:00:00 +0100 Nieuws Potential collapse of the Atlantic Ocean Circulation strongly affects European climate https://www.uu.nl/en/news/potential-collapse-of-the-atlantic-ocean-circulation-strongly-affects-european-climate Using a complex climate model, researchers from Utrecht University have simulated the collapse of the large-scale ocean circulation in the Atlantic Ocean. 137632 Fri, 09 Feb 2024 20:00:00 +0100 Nieuws The first high-resolution time-dependent groundwater model of the world https://www.uu.nl/en/news/the-first-high-resolution-time-dependent-groundwater-model-of-the-world Groundwater scientists and model developers from Utrecht University and Deltares joined forces to create the very first 1 km global groundwater model. 136958 Tue, 16 Jan 2024 16:23:00 +0100 Nieuws Microfossils shed light on the long fossil record of euglenoids https://www.uu.nl/en/news/microfossils-shed-light-on-the-long-fossil-record-of-euglenoids A 400-million-year evolutionary history of euglenoids 136952 Tue, 16 Jan 2024 15:21:00 +0100 Nieuws GEO teachers of the year: Brian Dermody and Marjolein Naudé https://www.uu.nl/en/news/geo-teachers-of-the-year-brian-dermody-and-marjolein-naude Brian Dermody (Sustainable Development) and Marjolein Naudé (Earth Sciences) are the lucky winners of the GEO Teacher Awards 2024. On Thursday 21 December, both received this award. 136557 Thu, 21 Dec 2023 10:33:00 +0100 Nieuws Mariette Wolthers appointed professor of Aquatic Geochemistry https://www.uu.nl/en/news/mariette-wolthers-appointed-professor-of-aquatic-geochemistry Mariëtte Wolthers is appointed professor of Aquatic Geochemistry in the Earth Sciences Department of the Faculty of Geosciences 136022 Mon, 18 Dec 2023 12:00:00 +0100 Nieuws Utrecht University’s Earth Sciences for the First Time Ever in the Guinness Book of World Records https://www.uu.nl/en/news/utrecht-universitys-earth-sciences-for-the-first-time-ever-in-the-guinness-book-of-world-records Dan Palcu's research shows the immense proportions of the largest lake the Earth has ever seen: the Paratethys. 136422 Mon, 18 Dec 2023 08:00:00 +0100 Nieuws