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Afbeelding van zonnepaneel
24 April 2017
The new cabinet has to make a big step towards sustainability quickly. Ninety professors write this in an open letter.
Bert Weckhuysen
21 April 2017
Weckhuysen will receive the prize next month during the International Symposium on Acid-Base Catalysis in Rio de Janeiro.
Sol glas in lood
20 April 2017
Coming Saturday is the March for Science. In 500 cities worldwide, including Amsterdam, people will plead for independent research.
prof. Guus Velders
20 April 2017
TIME has named Professor by Special Appointment Guus Velders as one of the 100 most influential people in the world.
alumni-ZwaanBertvander_358x257
20 April 2017
Bert van der Zwaan, rector of Utrecht University and chairman of the League of European Research Universities, wrote the book 'Higher education in 2040'
Photo collage of plastic fragments found in the Arctic Ocean. Photo: Andres Cozar.
19 April 2017
The Arctic Ocean contains a surprisingly large amount of plastic debris, especially compared to the low population of the area.
Artist impression of transport in a neuron (NastPlas TM)
19 April 2017
Cell biologists from Utrecht University have discovered the crucial traffic regulator for the transport of vital molecules inside nerve cells.
Viktor Blåsjö
18 April 2017
A publication by mathematics historian Viktor Blåsjö has been included in ‘The Best Writing on Mathematics 2016’ by Princeton University Press.
Rode Ara in vlucht.
13 April 2017
Research shows that hunting leads to a decline by 83 per cent of tropical mammal abundance, and to 58 per cent fewer birds.
Hoogleraar Algemene Sociale Wetenschappen John de Wit
13 April 2017
What is behind the disgust or even violent behaviour that some people display when faced with same-sex love?
Netwerk
12 April 2017
To stay connected with society, Dynamics of Youth has established valuable contacts. What do our partners hope to give and gain from this collaboration?
applied data science
11 April 2017
De databerg groeit. Met die groei wordt de vraag om data te kunnen analyseren groter. Tijd voor een nieuw focusgebied: Applied Data Science.
11 April 2017
Earth scientists from Utrecht University found indications that life may exist 10 km within the earth’s crust.
Sydney en UU tekenen samenwerkingsovereenkomst
10 April 2017
The partnership agreement between the University of Sydney and Utrecht University was signed on 10 April.
Foto Robert Oosterbroek
7 April 2017
LERU positioning paper on why and how societal impact is, has always been and will remain a core task of universities.

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