News Utrecht University

Kees van Deemter
16 August 2018
How can you convert data like formulas, sensor readings or weather forecasts into text?
Judith Masthoff
16 August 2018
How can you create a playlist of songs that will keep everyone in the gym happy?
8 August 2018
The whales became stranded across five countries over a period of six weeks in early 2016.
Onderzoeker aan het werk
7 August 2018
Extending the window for embryo research to 28 days would allow scientists to reveal a new in-depth knowledge.
6 August 2018
What is the current state of acceptance of homosexuality in the Netherlands? Four questions for John de Wit, Professor of Social and Behavioural Sciences
Lukas Kapitein
2 August 2018
Lukas Kapitein has been appointed as Professor of Molecular and Cellular Biophysics at the Department of Biology.
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1 August 2018
Seven Utrecht-based researchers each receive an ERC Starting Grant of 1.5 million euros this year.
31 July 2018
The findings can benefit nature conservation and restoration.
Robert de Vries
27 July 2018
De Vries will investigate which sugar molecules are functional receptors for influenza viruses, with the aim of developing better vaccines.
25 July 2018
We need to act very soon against the plastic debris in the ocean. But not without scientific evidence, argues Erik van Sebille.
24 July 2018
Testing the manure of over 9,000 pigs and chickens: researchers from the UU and WUR didn't turn their noses up at the task.
Verweerd gesteente in de woestijn van Namibië - Credit Robin van der Ploeg
24 July 2018
The rate at which CO2 is naturally removed from the Earth’s atmosphere is not constant, but can slow down or accelerate, new research shows.
Prepdoc: empowering elderly people in conversations with healthcare professionals
20 July 2018
With the digital tool Prepdoc that is being developed, older patients can practice in order to be better prepared when they see a real doctor.
17 July 2018
Ernst-Jan Kuiper reports from his fieldwork on the Greenland ice sheet: The East Greenland Ice-core Project (EastGRIP)
Elektrische auto's bij oplaadpunt
17 July 2018
Using only monetary measures will barely increase the number of electric cars.