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Antoni van Leeuwenhoek en Jan Swammerdam
14 June 2013
The new web tool ePistolarium gives free access to 20,000 letters by 17th-century scientists, such as René Descartes and Constantijn.
Renee van Steenbergen
28 May 2013
Dr Renée Steenbergen will study the different ways in which the arts and the cultural industry are financed in times of economic recession in Western Europe.
Keuzegids 2013
27 May 2013
In the recently published Keuzegids Masters 2013, 8 master's programmes from Utrecht University's Faculty of Humanities get the highest ranking.
Horizon 2020
6 May 2013
Dr Franck Meijboom and Prof. Marcus Düwell have initiated an agenda for ethics research for the League of European Research Universities.
Prof. dr. Wiljan van den Akker
26 April 2013
Prof. Wiljan van den Akker, Dean of the Faculty of Humanities, has been decorated as Officer in the Order of Orange-Nassau.
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8 April 2013
The project ‘Asymmetrical Encounters: E-Humanity Approaches to Reference Cultures in Europe, 1815-1992’ has received a HERA grant of one million euros.
Televisiegeschiedenis, foto euscreen.eu/VARA
21 February 2013
The European Commission has awarded a 3.75 million Euros grant to the research project EUscreenXL, coordinated by Utrecht University.
Utrecht Data School
18 February 2013
The Utrecht Data School forms a bridge between academia and society.
Dr. Onno Kosters
7 February 2013
Onno Kosters is the winner of the fourth Turing Nationale Gedichtenwedstrijd, the biggest poetry contest in the Netherlands.
Migmap (Meertens Instituut, 2013)
24 January 2013
The Meertens Institute has develop a website to study and map migration patterns over different periods of time in the Netherlands.
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21 January 2013
META-NET has drawn up a Strategic Research Agenda, outlining how Europe can turn its linguistic and cultural diversity into a competitive advantage.
Immanuel Kant
21 January 2013
Ernst-Otto Onnasch published a letter by Immanuel Kant in which he warns for governmental influence on the university.
Prins Bernhard Cultuurfonds
13 December 2012
The Prins Bernhard Cultuurfonds (PBCF) has commissioned Utrecht University to evaluate the impact of its activities in the post-war period.
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12 December 2012
Four and five year old kids are perfectly able to learn English, according to a research on the effects of early foreign language education.
Keuzegids 2013
3 December 2012
Six programmes of the Faculty of Humanities were ranked highest in de 'Keuzegids', a brochure that helps future students to pick the right Bachelor or Master.

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