News Utrecht University

Luchtfoto van Utrecht Science Park
3 December 2018
The municipal council of Utrecht decided to officially change the name of the neighbourhood ‘De Uithof’ to ‘Utrecht Science Park’.
30 November 2018
29 researchers from Utrecht University are included on the list with highly cited researchers.
29 November 2018
As of 1 December 2018, Professor Dr Wieger Bakker will be appointed to the position of Dean for Lifelong learning at Utrecht University
29 November 2018
Back in time with the Utrecht Time Machine: residents asked to help
Plan S
28 November 2018
The coalition behind Plan S has published their implementation guidance, providing more detail on the rules and guidelines that researchers will have to adhere.
Lukas Kapitein
28 November 2018
An ERC Consolidator Grant of two million euros has been awarded to Lukas Kapitein, professor of Molecular and Cellular Biophysics since August 1.
Plastic Walvis met pleintje en toerist die fotografeert
26 November 2018
Soon, the Catharijnesingel near TivoliVredenburg will see the arrival of a giant plastic whale made of five tonnes of litter.
Erik van Sebille
22 November 2018
Oceanographer Erik van Sebille researches things that float in oceans: plastic, but also bacteria, fish and larvae.
overlappende iconen van persoon in rolstoel met en zonder laptop
19 November 2018
The Executive Board signs 19 November, along with other higher-education institutions, the intention declaration of the UN treaty on accessibility.
Hub: Pathways to Sustainability
16 November 2018
The Pathways to Sustainability conference will take place on 24 January 2019 at TivoliVredenburg, Utrecht.
Onderzoek naar gezondheid en welzijn Nederlandse jeugd
16 November 2018
Since 1954, the United Nations celebrate ‘Universal Children’s Day’ every year on 20 November.Utrecht University spends a lot of time on research on youth.
Londen in de schemering, drukke staat, Big Ben, bussen
15 November 2018
The draft Brexit deal seems to have surprisingly fruitful outcomes for the European Union, Associate Professor European Law Ton van den Brink argues.
Drip Irrigation
13 November 2018
Drought experts, including scientists from Utrecht University, conclude that water reservoirs lead to more water use, resulting in more water shortages.
Electrons in bonding (left) and non-bonding (right) Sierpiński triangles
12 November 2018
Utrecht physicists build fractal shape out of electrons
Illustration of the working of Crowd-based Requirements Engineering
9 November 2018
Dutch-German research cooperation on crowd-based requirements engineering