News Utrecht University

Auke Pieter Colijn
1 November 2016
Colijn's research focuses on dark matter: invisible matter that has been theoretically shown to exist, but has yet to be discovered.
31 October 2016
With amongst others fascinating keynote speakers and impressive posters we can look back on a successful Sustainability Conference 2016 with pride.
Marcel van den Hout
31 October 2016
Professor Dr Marcel van den Hout has been elected best promoter of the Netherlands.
Prof. dr. José van Dijck. Fotografie: Milette Raats
28 October 2016
Professor Dr José van Dijck will be appointed Distinguished Professor of Utrecht University as of 1 January 2017.
27 October 2016
Neurobiologist Harold MacGillavry receives an ERC Starting Grant to study the movement fo receptors in synapses.
This course was developed by Antoine Buyse, Janneke Gerards and Paulien de Morree of Utrecht Law School
26 October 2016
On November 14 Utrecht University will launch a new Massive Open Online Course about ‘Human Rights for Open Societies’.
Signing of agreement Kofi Annan Business School and Utrecht University
21 October 2016
Joseph Kaputula from Zambia started as the first Kofi Annan Business School fellow at Utrecht University.
17 October 2016
A consortium that includes Utrecht University will receive European subsidy for a new form of housing for asylum seekers.
14 October 2016
Monitoring the migration routes of wild birds could help to provide early warning of potential bird flu outbreaks, experts say.
14 October 2016
Utrecht University will be a coordinating centre within a digital infrastructure for research into the Earth’s crust in Europe.
Publicatie Merel Soons
14 October 2016
Publication by Merel Soons et al. in Functional Ecology
Optische Lieb-rooster
13 October 2016
Bosons in an optical ‘egg box’ lattice form an interesting topological system
12 October 2016
Utrecht University is starting a new Teaching Fellow Programme. Aim is to strengthen educational leadership within the university and to increase quality.
Historisch logo Universiteit Utrecht op houten bank
11 October 2016
Utrecht University has nominated Utrecht-based researchers Martin van den Berg, Lonneke IJsseldijk and Leonard Rutgers for the UU Publicity Award 2016.
VR bril
10 October 2016
Changing the body image by using a virtual reality headset is one of the challenges that experimental psychologist Anouk Keizer has set herself.