News Utrecht University

Petra de Jongh
25 February 2015
Petra de Jongh has received a ERC grant of 2 million Euros for the development of catalysts for sustainable production of fuels, synthetics and pharmaceuticals
Viktor Szatmari
20 February 2015
Szent István University in Budapest, Hungary has granted Dr. Viktor Szatmári an honorary professorship.
19 February 2015
NWO has granted Franck Meijboom's request to start a research project on innovative methods of animal testing.
André Mischke
19 February 2015
NWO has awarded subatomic physicist Dr. André Mischke a Vici grant of 1.5 million Euros
Prof. dr. Sierd Cloetingh
18 February 2015
On 17 February the European Research Council announced the appointment of Professor Sierd Cloetingh of Utrecht University as its vice president.
18 February 2015
Faculty of Veterinary Medicine at Utrecht University and VetVisuals ® International sign agreement.
Deepa Thomas
18 February 2015
Deepa Thomas, who earned her PhD. last year under the supervision of Prof. Thomas Peitzmann and Dr. André Mischke, has won the 2014 ALICE Thesis Award
Jan Raaijmakers
12 February 2015
Minister of Economic Affairs Henk Kamp has named Prof. Jan Raaijmakers as the official figurehead for the top sector Life Sciences and Health
10 February 2015
The 'Whole-of-Society Conflict Prevention and Peacebuilding' project (initiated by the Centre for Conflict Studies amongst others) receives Horizon2020 funding.
9 February 2015
There is a growing interest to repurpose drugs that have been used for many years and that have known to be safe.
Niko Wanders
4 February 2015
Promovendus Niko Wanders concludeert in twee publicaties dat de rol van de mens in wereldwijde droogte sterk varieert van positief tot negatief.
International One Health Congres 2015
2 February 2015
Anton Pijpers, Vice-Chair of Utrecht University Executive Board, is appointed Chairman of the 3rd International One Health Congress (IOHC2015).
Prof. dr. Sandra Ponzanesi
2 February 2015
On 1 February, Sandra Ponzanesi is appointed as Professor of Gender and Postcolonial Studies.
Johan Jeuring
29 January 2015
A ‘serious game’ developed at Utrecht University helps health care professionals communicate more effectively with people suffering from complex health problems
28 January 2015
The new Utrecht University website is launched, so what has changed?