News Utrecht University

10 April 2015
The Human Frontier Science Program has awarded a grant for research on pneumococcus that attack members of its own species with chemical weapons
10 April 2015
Wim Kremer, Education Director: “I am proud that we have once again received this accreditation".
Thomas Clerc. Photo credits: ©Jean-Baptiste Millot / Gallimard
9 April 2015
This year the Writer-in-Residence will be Parisian critically acclaimed writer Thomas Clerc, who will be visiting Utrecht on 11-17 May.
Jorien Vonk
8 April 2015
Permafrost thaw causes a positive feedback loop and accelerates global warming, Jorien Vonk concludes in Nature.
Adrienne Einarson
8 April 2015
Researchers, policy makers, doctors and pharmacists must pay more attention to translating research results that are often difficult to interpret for patients
Toverlantaarnplaten -
7 April 2015
The project 'A Million Pictures: Magic Lantern Slide Heritage as Artefacts in the Common European History of Learning' is funded by the European Committee.
Science Advances Bert Weckhuysen c.s.
3 April 2015
Publication Florian Meirer, Bert Weckhuysen c.s. in Science Advances: 'Life and death of a single catalytic cracking particle'
Stoorvogel en Boes
31 March 2015
Prostate cancer is the most common form of cancer and one of the most common causes of death among men.
REBO/RGL Team Telders International Law Moot Court 2015
30 March 2015
On Monday 23rd March the Utrecht University Team for the 2015 Telders International Law Moot Court Competition successfully qualified..
Prof. dr. Teun Tieleman
24 March 2015
As of 1 april 2015, Teun Tieleman will be Professor of Ancient Philosophy and Medicine at the Faculty of Humanities.
Henk Stoof
24 March 2015
The objective is to create and study a Bose-Einstein condensate of light
Piet Hoekstra
18 March 2015
Effective 1 March 2015, Piet Hoekstra has been appointed dean of the Faculty of Geosciences by the Executive Board of Utrecht University.
Pieters en Wösten
18 March 2015
Resistance to antibiotics is a growing, urgent problem that requires new and better alternatives.
Nature Communications
17 March 2015
Chemists from the University of Utrecht have developed a new reusable catalyst that speeds up the processing of biomass
Sneeuwval / snowfall Antartica
16 March 2015
Polar researchers from the UU and their international colleagues have discovered that a rise in temperatures results also in an increase in snowfall