News Utrecht University

27 October 2015
The procedure used at the start of speed-skating is tantamount to a lottery. According to researchers at Utrecht University and the University of Oxford.
Jaboury Ghazoul
26 October 2015
Since July 2015, Jaboury Ghazoul, Professor of Ecosystem Management from ETH Zürich, holds the Prince Bernhard Chair for International Nature Conservation
Satirae Juvenal Georgius Wolff; Thielman Kerver; Jehan Petit Paris Latin Estiene Gaucellet Universiteit van Amsterdam
23 October 2015
The project 'Annotating History' will develop a tool which enables users to enrich digital heritage with new knowledge.
Krijn de Jong
23 October 2015
The Academia Europaea is an association of European researchers from all disciplines.
Hornsund Spitsbergen
15 October 2015
Seven scientists from Utrecht were among an expedition to Spitsbergen this summer
15 October 2015
A remarkable discovery of 47 human teeth from a cave in southern China indicating modern humans were present in the region at least 80,000 years ago.
Dominique Hagemans, Stefan Rudiger en Ianthe van Belzen
14 October 2015
First and second authors of a publication in Frontiers in Molecular Biosciences
Prof. Klein Gebbink
13 October 2015
The European Union has set aside 3.3 million Euros for research on catalysts for uses such as the clean production of fuels.
Antarctic ice shelves
12 October 2015
The collapse of a number of Antarctic ice shelves can result in additional sea-level rise.
12 October 2015
Three scientists from Utrecht University are on Trouw’s 2015 annual list of the 100 most influential Dutch people in the area of sustainability.
12 October 2015
Dutch and Flemish researchers discovered that electricity-generating bacteria act as a kind of firewall and prevent toxic sulfide from escaping the sediment.
Utrechts Psalter
9 October 2015
The unique medieval manuscript Utrecht Psalter is officially added to the UNESCO Memory of the World Register.
prof. dr. Frank Biermann
8 October 2015
The Executive Board of Utrecht University has appointed Professor Dr. Frank Biermann as professor of Global Sustainability Governance.
prof. Sybren Drijfhout
8 October 2015
For research on changes in sea levels and their consequences for water management
7 October 2015
Utrecht University and UMC Utrecht will install 6,500 solar panels on several buildings in Utrecht Science Park / De Uithof