News Utrecht University

iGEM Utrecht 2017 Logo
30 August 2017
This year marks the first time that Utrecht University students take part in the international Genetically Engineered Machine (iGEM) competition.
boy playing with toy car
30 August 2017
Our Massive Open Online Course 'Understanding child development – from Synapse to Society' starts again on 25 September. Enroll now!
30 August 2017
The Antarctic ice sheet can lose up to one-third of its mass during warm interglacials, as discovered by a team of scientists under whom Bas de Boer.
Prof. dr. Anton Pijpers.
30 August 2017
With effect from 1 October, Professor Anton Pijpers (1958) will be the new president of the Executive Board of Utrecht University.
29 August 2017
Martin Junginger and Gert Jan Kramer argue that solar and wind energy alone are not sufficient. They contemplates a future of clean energy and clean fuels.
Digitale collegekaart
29 August 2017
recht University is the first university in the Netherlands that chooses a fully digital approach to the student card.
Aletta Kraneveld
24 August 2017
Aletta Kraneveld, Professor of Interdisciplinary Translational Pharmacology, will hold her inaugural lecture on 6 September.
23 August 2017
Dozens of Dutch researchers are to lay the foundations for major scientific research into the origins of life.
Depressieve jongere
23 August 2017
Marco Boks concluded in 2016 that the marks a difficult childhood leaves in DNA are harmful. ‘However, we now know that those traces can actually help us.’
Pictogrammen van man en vrouw bij het toilet.
22 August 2017
Prof Dr Rosemarie Buikema (Gender Studies) explains why a seemingly small change in addressing people has a big impact on how people interact with each other.
22 August 2017
Nature-publication by researchers at The Netherlands Cancer Institute in collaboration with Wei Wu and Albert Heck at Utrecht University
Biologisch afbreekbaar servies
21 August 2017
Biodegradable disposables replace the current porcelain dishes and cutlery during a pilot in one of the restaurants of Utrecht University.
complex protein structure calculated with the M3 Framework
18 August 2017
Easier decoding of unknown protein complexes
Annelien Bredenoord
15 August 2017
Annelien Bredenoord is ethicist. Since it has become technically possible to repair embryo DNA, many journalists utilise her expertise in this field.
uu shanghai ranking
15 August 2017
This high ranking is due, among other factors, to the list of frequently cited researchers.