News Utrecht University

28 February 2019
Geologist Fransesco Salese from Utrecht University has found indications that ground water was once present on Mars.
27 February 2019
How do we get children with chronic fatigue syndrome to play with their peers? Paediatrician Sanne Nijhof about serious games and more.
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26 February 2019
Physics researcher Rembert Duine will receive 1.5 million euros from NWO for his project 'Fluid electronics'.
25 February 2019
Utrecht University researcher Tarek AlSkaif awarded grant to develop a peer-to-peer energy trading platform guaranteeing a reliable decentralised energy grid.
20 February 2019
In his lecture at the Royal Institution in London, Bert Weckhuysen explains how catalysis research can contribute to a cleaner world.
20 February 2019
For the first time, the therapy-compliance of chronically ill teenagers has been investigated. A smartphone app helps them take their medicine correctly.
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20 February 2019
Global warming of 2°C will cause more extreme hydrological situations on earth, Utrecht University and KNMI researchers conclude.
15 February 2019
Playing animals and playing children: that doesn't seem the same! But there are some similarities, prof. Louk Vanderschuren talks about it.
15 February 2019
Utrecht researchers have demonstrated that a mini-organ grown outside the body can be used to predict the effectiveness of drugs.
14 February 2019
Utrecht researchers’ discovery marks a step towards developing medicines to prevent Salmonella.
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14 February 2019
UU has now opted for the following guiding principles when designing, building and managing university property: healthy, energy-generating and circular.
14 February 2019
“We want to employ the greenhouse gas CO2 as a renewable feedstock.”
14 February 2019
Physical geographer Philip Minderhoud has studied soil subsidence in the Mekong delta. He will defend his dissertation on 15 February.
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13 February 2019
The Dataworkplace connects the world of governments with the world of research and education.
12 February 2019
Sanne Verdoorn will defend her PhD thesis ‘Clinical medication review: one step beyond’ on 13 March.