• ERC Advanced Grant for Rebecca Bryant

    With this prestigious European grant of 2.5 million euros, Professor of Cultural Anthropology Bryant will conduct research into infrastructural imperialism over the next five years. Her research focuses on infrastructural investments that Turkey is making in countries in the Balkans, the Caucasus and Central Asia.

  • News

    • Join us for the IOS Fair Transitions / LANDac Summer School

      We are excited to host a range of lectures and activities at the crossroads of the fair transitions and land governance debates in this year’s Summer School: Fair Transitions and the Politics of Land: Institutions and Imaginaries for Inclusive Futures. We hope it will draw many of you to Utrecht!
    • Understanding emotions: the key for young people

      The better young people are able to describe and recognise emotions, the better they are able to deal with them. Anne Margit Reitsema has been working for several months as a postdoctoral fellow in the Thriving & Healthy Youth community. In her research, she immerses herself in the world of physical and mental characteristics of emotions in young people.
    • There is more to sex than what happens between the sheets

      Together with several colleagues, Assistant Professor Jenneke van Ditzhuijzen provides the Youth and Sexuality course for students on the Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Social Sciences programme and is developing a new minor.
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  • Events

    • 31 May

      Youth Participation in Research event

      To strengthen the societal impact of research, researchers increasingly seek ways to actively involve children and youth in their projects, but how do you design youth participation projects in such a way that is meaningful to both researchers and youth?
    • 1 Jun

      Alumni event 'CLIMATE ACTIVISM'

      To strengthen the connection between science and practice, the department of Social, Health and Organizational Psychology organises (In collaboration with PION) the annual Alumni Event on 1st of June 2023. This year on the theme of climate activism.
    • 1 Jun

      Annual Alumni Event for Social, Health and Organizational Psychology Alumni

      This alumni event will be held on the 12th of May. This year’s theme is HUMOR.
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