Public engagement involves dialogue, interaction and participation, between researchers and non-academics. It is as much about listening as it is about offering insights and knowledge. It creates benefits for the public (increased understanding, chance to be part of science), the researchers (new ideas, challenge thinking), the university (raises its profile) and for society as a whole (making more informed choices, challenge rooted convictions). 

News

Sanne Akerboom at the Makkelijk Praten podcast
25 October 2019
Scientists from Utrecht University talk about their research (and funny science facts) in the 'Makkelijk Praten' podcast.
Het team van Incluusion.
23 October 2019
Over 300 refugee students, either with or without asylum statuses, have enrolled at Utrecht University through Incluusion.
Santino den Brave, Gerjob Aalbers, Bjorn Wansink, Mariëtte de Haan, Frans Wiering, Stephan Venmans, Nicolette Moors, Beatrice de Graaf, Nikki Sterkenburg, Hanke van den Broek, Frank van Kan, Askin Ceylan, Marianne Timmer,  Derk van den Bergh, Joost Lekker
23 October 2019
How to talk about a terror attack in class?
10 October 2019
The app offers an interactive accessible platform for the users to be informed about global poverty, and define their own basic needs standards.
23 August 2019
Utrecht University professor Daan Scheepers (45) and his research centre investigated what Lowlands festivalgoers thought about evolving gender roles.

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Events

14
Nov
14 November 2019 12:00 - 13:30
The Gender and Diversity Hub holds a monthly lunch conversations around issues of gender equality and diversity.
14
Nov
14 November 2019 19:15 - 23:00
Come to Parnassos for Disney's Frozen: the SING-ALONG edition, including a fun singing workshop before the film!
15
Nov
15 November 2019 15:00 - 17:00
Presented by the Ancient History and Classical Civilization research group.
19
Nov
19 November 2019 16:30 - 19:00
On November 19th, Dr Anirban Das gives a public lecture about medical perspectives on the body.
25
Nov
25 November 2019 14:00 - 15:30
How do screenwriters in the Netherlands experience the proclaimed shift towards ‘data-driven’ screenwriting?

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