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21 February 2018
An excess of the signalling molecule substance dopamine in the brain can have a negative influence on our ability to make decisions
Uitzicht gletjser
21 February 2018
The increasing agricultural activity in the Asia might result in bigger glaciers.
Straat van Gibraltar. Beeld: NASA
19 February 2018
Utrecht University researchers have gained a remarkable new understanding of what causes earthquakes in the area around the Strait of Gibraltar.
Het C1-complex in 3D (in kleur) zoals het in de natuurlijke omgeving is gebonden aan de antilichamen, vastgelegd met CryoEM en CryoET
15 February 2018
Piet Gros (UU), Thom Sharp (LUMC) and colleagues have for the first time made a picture of an important on-switch of our immune system
Hubs
13 February 2018
With its partners, Utrecht University will tackle fourteen key societal challenges, for which purpose it will allocate €26 million over the next four years.
9 February 2018
ESBL is an enzyme, produced by certain bacteria, which makes these bacteria resistant to antibiotics.
Sol in glas in lood
8 February 2018
On Tuesday, Rector Magnificus Bert van der Zwaan completed the official opening of the UU Honours College for interdisciplinary education.
Veel uitstoot
7 February 2018
Ending fossil fuel subsidies would have a relatively small impact on greenhouse gas emissions, researchers from Utrecht University have found.
6 February 2018
Utrecht University confers two scientific honorary doctorates to Joan C. Williams and Albert-László Barabási
Niko Wanders
6 February 2018
Drought expert Niko Wanders blames the lack of rain in South Africa on the strong El Niño of recent years, human action and climate change.
6 February 2018
Utrecht University is taking part in a unique project: the first floating offshore solar plant.
Oncode
5 February 2018
Queen Máxima opens a new, virtual institute where 560 academic researchers join forces in the fight against cancer.
2 February 2018
Why is it that people tend to give up so quickly? Marieke Adriaanse, Associate Professor Social, Health & Organizational Psychology shares some tips.
Prof. Aukje Mantel-Teeuwisse
1 February 2018
Aukje Mantel-Teeuwisse Teeuwisse was appointed to the post of Professor of Pharmacy and Global Health at Utrecht University as of 1 February
Prof. Frederik van der Blij
31 January 2018
Professor Emeritus in Mathematics and former Utrecht University Rector Magnificus, Frederik (Fred) van der Blij (1923), passed away on 27 January

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