Nieuws https://www.uu.nl/en en Thu, 18 Apr 2024 03:29:52 +0200 Tue, 06 Feb 2024 11:11:00 +0100 Matthieu Verstraete appointed as Professor in Ab Initio Simulations of Quantum Materials https://www.uu.nl/en/news/matthieu-verstraete-appointed-as-professor-in-ab-initio-simulations-of-quantum-materials Verstraete predicts, via computer simulations, how materials behave at the quantum level under specific conditions, such as high temperatures or pressures. 137545 Tue, 06 Feb 2024 11:11:00 +0100 Nieuws PhD candidate Robin Verstraten on EW Magazine's 30 under 30 https://www.uu.nl/en/news/phd-candidate-robin-verstraten-on-ew-magazines-30-under-30 The list includes up-and-coming Dutch talents that the jury believes will help shape the future of the Netherlands. 132164 Mon, 17 Jul 2023 10:25:00 +0200 Nieuws The Kramers chair of Theoretical Physics https://www.uu.nl/en/news/the-kramers-chair-of-theoretical-physics The Institute for Theoretical Physics is excited to announce that Prof. Randall Kamien (University of Pennsylvania) will be the (visiting) Kramers Professor. 127200 Mon, 30 Jan 2023 10:23:00 +0100 Nieuws "We should cherish the unexpected connections in science" https://www.uu.nl/en/news/we-should-cherish-the-unexpected-connections-in-science Professor Rembert Duine researches energy efficient alternatives for electronics. He draws inspiration for this from knowledge about black holes. 123846 Mon, 03 Oct 2022 09:57:00 +0200 Nieuws Quantum algorithms help computers understand language https://www.uu.nl/en/news/Quantum-algorithms-help-computers-understand-language Tools from quantum mechanics can help computers to interpret ambiguous language. 123397 Mon, 19 Sep 2022 13:52:00 +0200 Nieuws Eight NWO Open Competition ENW-XL projects with Utrecht Faculty of Science researchers https://www.uu.nl/en/news/eight-nwo-open-competition-enw-xl-projects-with-utrecht-faculty-of-science-researchers Utrecht Faculty of Science researchers are taking part in eight out of the 21 projects in the ENW-XL Open Competition, one of which as principal investigator. 122031 Thu, 28 Jul 2022 12:28:00 +0200 Nieuws First collisions recorded after the LHC restart https://www.uu.nl/en/news/first-collisions-recorded-after-the-lhc-restart On July 5, after a break of more than three years, Run 3 started at the CERN Large Hadron Collider (LHC) with proton-proton collisions at a center-of-mass energy of 13.6 TeV, the highest ever reached. 121084 Wed, 13 Jul 2022 11:27:00 +0200 Nieuws "Sustainability research within the natural sciences should be more visible" https://www.uu.nl/en/news/sustainability-research-within-the-natural-sciences-should-be-more-visible On 24 March, the kick-off event for the new platform Science for Sustainability will take place. Master students Jamie and Tara spoke with René van Roij to find out why he took the initiative to start S4S. 114323 Thu, 03 Mar 2022 13:00:00 +0100 Nieuws Thomas Grimm appointed Professor of Quantum Gravity and Geometry https://www.uu.nl/en/news/thomas-grimm-appointed-professor-of-quantum-gravity-and-geometry As of 1 December 2021, Thomas Grimm is appointed as Professor of Quantum Gravity and Geometry at the Institute of Theoretical Physics. 112807 Mon, 10 Jan 2022 09:39:00 +0100 Nieuws EMMEPH thesis awards for spin currents, gravitational waves and ocean plastic https://www.uu.nl/en/news/emmeph-thesis-awards-for-spin-currents-gravitational-waves-and-ocean-plastic Physics students Alptug Ulugol, Renske Wierda and Bram van Duinen were awarded EMMEPH prizes for the best Master’s and Bachelor’s theses with a ceremony in the final part of the ‘t Hooft Colloquium. 110427 Mon, 11 Oct 2021 12:00:00 +0200 Nieuws Can consciousness be explained by quantum physics? My research takes us a step closer to finding out https://www.uu.nl/en/news/can-consciousness-be-explained-by-quantum-physics-my-research-takes-us-a-step-closer-to-finding-out Article on The Conversation UK by Professor Cristiane de Morais Smith, testing some of the principles underpinning the quantum theory of consciousness 108683 Fri, 30 Jul 2021 10:36:00 +0200 Nieuws Ten Utrecht-based researchers receive Vici grant https://www.uu.nl/en/news/ten-utrecht-based-researchers-receive-vici-grant Ten Utrecht based researchers receive a Vici grant from NWO. They will each receive 1.5 million euros. 105644 Wed, 14 Apr 2021 09:00:00 +0200 Nieuws NWO-ENW-Klein grant for developing black hole on a chip https://www.uu.nl/en/news/nwo-enw-klein-grant-for-developing-black-hole-on-a-chip A team of Physics researchers from Utrecht and Eindhoven receive 700,000 euros to experimentally realise a magnetic analogue of astronomical black holes. 105322 Thu, 01 Apr 2021 14:00:00 +0200 Nieuws Magnonic BlackHole Utrecht researchers open new way for low-power energy harvesters https://www.uu.nl/en/news/utrecht-researchers-open-new-way-for-low-power-energy-harvesters Publication in Nature Electronics 104202 Mon, 22 Feb 2021 17:00:00 +0100 Nieuws Future Energy and Resources Marie Curie European Fellowships for two Utrecht Science researchers https://www.uu.nl/en/news/marie-curie-european-fellowships-for-two-utrecht-science-researchers They have been awarded the prestigious grant for two years of research, Andrés Romanowski in Environmental Biology and Huaiyang Yuan in Theoretical Physics. 104024 Mon, 15 Feb 2021 12:47:00 +0100 Nieuws Father of his own school of physics https://www.uu.nl/en/news/father-of-his-own-school-of-physics "Martinus Veltman wanted to know how nature worked. The practical approach he used is his legacy in the field.” 103075 Mon, 11 Jan 2021 16:51:00 +0100 Nieuws Nobel prize winner Martinus Veltman passed away https://www.uu.nl/en/news/nobel-prize-winner-martinus-veltman-passed-away Martinus Veltman passed away on 4 January 2021. Veltman was a Professor at Utrecht University from 1966 to 1981 and was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1999. 102899 Wed, 06 Jan 2021 09:08:00 +0100 Nieuws Martinus J.G. Veltman Researchers from Delft and Utrecht separate microparticles on the basis of their shape https://www.uu.nl/en/news/researchers-from-delft-and-utrecht-separate-microparticles-on-the-basis-of-their-shape The new technique can be used in a range of sectors, for example in the manufacture of medicines or removing microplastics from water. 98928 Tue, 25 Aug 2020 13:36:00 +0200 Nieuws Second scientific mural in Utrecht: Ornstein on the Oosterkade https://www.uu.nl/en/news/second-scientific-mural-in-utrecht-ornstein-on-the-oosterkade Tram passengers passing through station Vaartsche Rijn will now be able to enjoy a mural honouring Prof Leonard Ornstein. and the Ornstein-Uhlenbeck process. 95547 Wed, 06 May 2020 14:20:00 +0200 Nieuws Bela Mulder appointed Professor by Special Appointment in Theoretical Biophysics https://www.uu.nl/en/news/bela-mulder-appointed-professor-by-special-appointment-in-theoretical-biophysics With his appointment, the Faculty of Science wants to build bridges between the departments of Biology and Physics. 93755 Mon, 30 Mar 2020 15:17:00 +0200 Nieuws