- Coronavirus research in Utrecht
What is the impact of a curfew on young people? How does the corona vaccine work? That and more, in our Corona Dossier, where you will find an overview of our researchers, the latest news and recent research on and about the corona pandemic.Go to dossier
- Well-being, not economic output, should be the measure for success
Pandemic recovery will take more than soaring growth – to fuel a more equitable economy, countries need to measure the well-being of people, too, Bas van Bavel and Auke Rijpma write in The Conversation.Read the full article
- ‘Music recommendation algorithms are unfair to female artists'
Christine Bauer discovered a ‘feedback loop’ that causes the algorithms of music streaming services to recommend male artists more often. She also found out how we can break the feedback loop.How to crack the algorithm
- PhD Defense: Rebel Governance and Legitimacy in Afghanistan and Sri Lanka
Although civil wars certainly tear societies apart, the parallel processes through which social and political order continue, have received less attention. Niels Terpstra looked at the effects of ‘rebel governance’. He will defend his PhD on April 26.Find out more
- Cover to Cover: Jane Austen's 'Pride and Prejudice'
From the blockbuster with Keira Knightley to the Bollywood version: many will know Jane Austen's ‘Pride and Prejudice’ from one of its film or TV adaptations. On April 20, Barnita Bagchi will discuss the book that set the bar for swoonworthy romance.Go to livestream
- Refugees and Religious Tolerance in Europe
Religion took center stage as refugees and asylum seekers started arriving in Europe in the summer of 2015. On 21 April, research project NoVaMigra organises a webinar on the topic of the religion and refugees in Europe.Go to event