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Uitzicht gletjser
13 September 2017
Even if the planet only warms up by 1.5 degrees Celsius one-third of all Asian glaciers will have melted by 2100
Pillen zijn gebruiksonvriendelijk
12 September 2017
The user-friendliness of medical drugs needs to improve considerably. Pharmaceutical researcher Kim Notenboom of Utrecht University says this.
Spinoza laureates posing with state secretary
12 September 2017
Professors Albert Heck and Alexander van Oudenaarden were presented with the Spinoza Prize by State Secretary Sander Dekker
Paula Perez Pardo
11 September 2017
PhD candidate Paula Perez Pardo shows that certain nutritional supplements can inhibit the occurrence and symptoms of Parkinson’s disease in mice.
Erik Jagroep
8 September 2017
PhD candidate Erik Jagroep developed a dashboard that shows the energy consumption of software.
Scriptieprijs Graduate School of Natural Sciences
7 September 2017
Staps studied the distances between points in networks, aiming to calculate the maximum distance between two points in ‘hyperbolic random graphs’.
6 September 2017
Prof. Sonja de Leeuw (professor of Dutch television culture in international context) has been invited to join the Academia Europaea.
Roos Ykema, winnaar studentenprijs.
4 September 2017
During the opening of the academic year, Rector Magnificus Bert van der Zwaan awarded the student prizes to Maarten Bransen and Roos Ykema.
Flood, Meuse
31 August 2017
Dutch knowledge organisations are joining forces to provide better advice on how to tackle the huge consequences of a warmer climate.
31 August 2017
Bijvoet, IBB, IBE and UIPS are world leading research institutes, according to an international research assessment committee
Overstroming Nepal
30 August 2017
Heavy rainfall and huge floods are taking their toll on southern Asia. Over 1,500 lives were lost . Flood expert Niko Wanders explains the cause.
iGEM Utrecht 2017 Logo
30 August 2017
This year marks the first time that Utrecht University students take part in the international Genetically Engineered Machine (iGEM) competition.
30 August 2017
The Antarctic ice sheet can lose up to one-third of its mass during warm interglacials, as discovered by a team of scientists under whom Bas de Boer.
Prof. dr. Anton Pijpers.
30 August 2017
With effect from 1 October, Professor Anton Pijpers (1958) will be the new president of the Executive Board of Utrecht University.
29 August 2017
Martin Junginger and Gert Jan Kramer argue that solar and wind energy alone are not sufficient. They contemplates a future of clean energy and clean fuels.

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