News Utrecht University

7 July 2014
On 1 July a consortium of research institutes received 12 million euros for the development of a digital infrastructure for the humanities: CLARIAH.
Prof. dr. Keimpe Algra
30 June 2014
As of 1 July Prof. Keimpe Algra will be Faculty Professor. His appointment concerns the new chair in History of ancient philosophy and science.
European Research Council
10 June 2014
Dr Umar Ryad has been awarded a ERC Starting Grant to investigate islamic intellectuals in the interwar period.
5 June 2014
Emanuel Overbeeke (Musicology) will receive the Ina Damman Award 2014 for his dedication to the Dutch writer Simon Vestdijk and his work.
Frits van Oostrom
23 May 2014
Frits van Oostrom receives an honorary doctorate for his contributions in making Dutch medieval literature accessible for a large audience.
Dr Irene van Renswoude (Photo Huygens ING)
9 May 2014
Dr. Irene van Renswoude is one of the five exemplary researchers who receive the Heineken Young Scientists Award for Historical Sciences in 2014.
30 April 2014
The brains of both speakers and listeners take language predictability into account, a team of neuroscientists has found.
James Joyce (Wikimedia Commons)
23 April 2014
This spring the University Library City Centre hosts a unique James Joyce exposition.
Symposium Neurogenetics of Language and Cognition
22 April 2014
In The Joint Centre, the UU-UMCU and the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) collaborate in the study of language, mind and brain.
Prof. dr. Ellen Gerrits
22 April 2014
Dr. Ellen Gerrits has been appointed as extraordinary professor Speech Therapy Science (Logopediewetenschap) at the Faculty of Humanities.
Leo Lousberg
8 April 2014
Leo Lousberg (alumnus Musicology and Medieval Studies) is the winner of the Utrecht History Award 2014 (Utrecht Geschiedenisprijs 2014).
Waagstuk Europa - Mathieu Segers
7 April 2014
In his new book 'Waagstuk Europa', historian Mathieu Segers outlines which problems concerning Europe the Netherlands will have to face.
Anne Roetman en Emma Jane Unsworth
21 March 2014
The Chronicles Projects is a platform where young, unknown translators present short stories or excerpts from young, unknown authors.
Geschiedenis van Zeeland deel 4: 1850-200
7 March 2014
On the occasion of the 200th anniversary of the Province of Zeeland in 2014, historians of Utrecht University have published a historical overview.
Prof. dr. Karl Kügle
26 February 2014
Prof. Karl Kügle is elected NIAS Senior Fellow-in-Residence for the academic year 2014-15.