News Utrecht University

Meisje met stoepkrijt
1 May 2018
During a health hackathon, neurobiologist Heidi Lesscher worked on a new app that will stimulate chronically ill children to play more.
Kasper van Gelderen, genomineerd Wetenschapstalent 2018
30 April 2018
Molecular plant biologist Kasper van Gelderen is one of 25 nominees for the election of the Dutch/Flemish Scientific Talent 2018 award
Feike Sijbesma
30 April 2018
CEO of DSM is one of the thinkers, speakers, and doers who are stepping up to meet today’s challenges.
Bushalte met reizigers aan de Heidelberglaan in Utrecht Science Park (USP)/De Uithof.
26 April 2018
Due to a nationwide regional transport strike on Monday 30 April and Tuesday 1 May there will be limited regional buses in service.
Fast food
25 April 2018
The number of fast-food restaurants near people’s homes increases their risk of cardiovascular diseases.
25 April 2018
The world is urbanising at a rapid rate. Maarten Hajer looks at how the growing urban population can be provided with sustainable and liveable housing.
Iris Otto
24 April 2018
Six young researchers pitched their research on stage for an enthusiastic audience and jury on Monday 23 April
23 April 2018
An international team, Dr. ir. Niko Wanders of Utrecht University, write in Nature Climate Change that global warming will exacerbate soil droughts in Europe.
Geothermische installatie
23 April 2018
Utrecht University is exploring the possibility of building the first geothermal power station in Utrecht.
KNAW logo met papieren poppetiesketting
19 April 2018
The Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences has appointed eight Utrecht-based academics as KNAW members.
Anastassis Perrakis
19 April 2018
Anastassis Perrakis has been appointed Professor of Macromolecular Structures at the Faculty of Science’s Department of Chemistry.
Aafje de Roest wint Vliegenthart Scriptieprijs
14 April 2018
Afstudeeronderzoek naar Nederlandse hiphop wint Vliegenthart Scriptieprijs 2017.
Peter Ngene receives NEF Fellowship
13 April 2018
Chemist Peter Ngene is one of the seventeen Next Einstein Forum Fellows 2017-2019, Africa’s most outstanding and promising young scientists.
Alternatieve scenario's
13 April 2018
Researchers from Utrecht University and PBL conclude that the Paris Climate Agreement goals can be attained with less negative emissions than previously shown.
Bakken waarin paddensteoelen groeien (foto: Ivar Pel)
12 April 2018
Researchers from Delft, Utrecht and Wageningen have discovered that the genes from the parental DNAs are expressed at different times in mushroom development.