News Utrecht University

26 June 2018
Prof Dr Beatrice de Graaf wrote in her column about a challenging research project that she is developing: terrorism classes for children.
kinderen met blokken
22 June 2018
Developmental psychologist Anouk van Dijk concludes that parents are capable of adjusting their children's negative interpretations.
Europa in crisis?
21 June 2018
Femke van Esch and Hans Vollaard are still optimistic about the future of Europe.
21 June 2018
Utrecht biologists deciphered the system that plants use to recover from a flooding. When the water is gone, plants still experience severe stress.
19 June 2018
Investments in low carbon energy and energy efficiency will need to markedly increase if the world is to achieve the Paris Climate Agreement.
Anna Akhmanova en onderzoekers (foto: Rafael-Philippen - NWO)
15 June 2018
Prof. Anna Akhmanova from Utrecht University is to receive an NWO Spinoza Prize in the value of 2.5 million euros for her leading research into cytoskeletons.
Prof. dr. Beatrice de Graaf. Foto: Milette Raats
15 June 2018
The Stevin Prize of 2.5 million euros is an individual award intended to foster knowledge transfer and serve as a token of appreciation in this regard.
Unusual iceberg at Rothera Research Station, Antarctic Peninsula (Andrew Shepherd, University of Leeds)
13 June 2018
Ice loss on Antarctica tripled in 10 years, shows a study published in Nature including research from the IMAU
11 June 2018
PhD candidate Sierk de Jong argues that we can limit a large part of this growth by using biojet fuels, if we produce the fuel sustainably.
Spinozalaureaten Alexander van Oudenaarden en Albert Heck.
11 June 2018
To Alexander van Oudenaarden and Albert Heck, it is one of the most beautiful moments in their careers: receiving their Spinoza Prizes.
11 June 2018
Utrecht University is responsible for the technical and scientific support of the Google Air View project.
8 June 2018
On Friday, 1 June, the Utrecht Life Sciences 3Rs Centre hosted the symposium ‘Improving Science, Advancing Animal Welfare’.
7 June 2018
Resistant cells of a certain type of cancer defend themselves against chemotherapy by changing the way they use their nutrients.
7 June 2018
This research is the first survey into robots that were developed for interaction with humans.
Close-up van een oog van een jong kind.
6 June 2018
Children spend too little time playing outside and are staring at screens too much. That not only affects your eyes, but your spacial skills as well.