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Sport and Society call seed money 2020-2022
12 November 2019
Sport & Society aims to subsidise research programmes investigating ‘criminal undermining of sport clubs’ and ‘risky play’.
Future of Work Podcast
21 October 2019
The Future of Work Hub of Utrecht University is producing a series of podcasts on the future of work, together with People Power.
CfGC Saving brains
26 September 2019
The Utrecht University Centre for Global Challenges hosted a workshop on early childhood development.
11 September 2019
Rutger Claassen and Judith van Erp will publish their essay collection 'Entrepreneurship in the open society' in the month of September.
20 August 2019
Development geographers look into the possibilities to revitalise shrinking areas by hosting non-EU migrants.
Callibrating Inclusive Sporting Encounters
2 August 2019
Het ZonMw onderzoeksprogramma Sport en Bewegen heeft een subsidie toegekend gekregen.
IWRN conferentie 2019
17 June 2019
On 20 and 21 June 2019 USG hosts an international conference on the protection of whistleblowers.
Renovatie USBO zomer 2019
11 June 2019
Due to essential maintenance the USG building will be less accessible between 1 July and 23 August 2019.
Successful Public Policy
27 May 2019
This book aims to reset the agenda for teaching, research and dialogue on public policy performance.
GMP Visit school Geluksburg
27 May 2019
The universities of Johannesburg, Tsukuba and Utrecht would like to further develop this programme and make it structural and financially sustainable.
International Whistleblowing Research Network Conference
7 May 2019
On 20 and 21 June 2019, USG will be organising the conference of the International Whistleblowing Research Network (IWRN).
Skyscraper walvis REBO
23 April 2019
Impact Night is an inspiring evening programme on sustainability in the University Hall of Utrecht University with, among others, Delta Commissioner Peter Glas.
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22 April 2019
An interdisciplinary research team from Utrecht University will evaluate the city’s local approach to radicalisation.
Jogger in het park
8 April 2019
A new publication by Ineke Deelen et al. shows that starting and advanced runners have different wishes for their running course.
26 March 2019
The winners will compete in the Breaking Science 2019 final of 8 April.
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20 March 2019
There are still far too few women in top positions. The government is considering robust measures and has asked the Social and Economic Council for advice.
Governing by looking back
19 March 2019
Paul ‘t Hart and Jo Luetjens produced the report 'Governing by looking back' as part of an independent review of the Australian Public Service.
18 February 2019
Professor Christian Keysers is one of the keynote speakers of the interdisciplinary seminar for scientists and policy makers on April 11, 2019.
Computer punch card detail. Foto: Flickr/NeilHester
13 February 2019
The Dataworkplace connects the world of governments with the world of research and education.
11 February 2019
Hertwig is one of the keynote speakers during this interdisciplinary seminar on April 11th, organised by the Prompted Rationality network.
Mirko Noordegraaf
23 January 2019
According to Noordegraaf, the intelligence services in recent years have learned an important lesson: communication must improve.
23 January 2019
UU-researchers considered two case studies: German migration policy and Israeli cybersecurity policy for the report.
Integriteit en Nederlandse voetbal
21 January 2019
An in-depth investigation into two incidents in Dutch football in which integrity was questioned in the media.
Duikers en bouwvakkers installeren het plastic op het geraamte van de walvis
14 January 2019
The Skyscraper whale, brought here by Utrecht University, draws attention to the waste problem of plastic in seas and rivers.
Juridisch Spreekuur Gedetineerden met Anne-Wil-Dijkstra (jurylid)
10 January 2019
The jury rewards outstanding students and staff of the LEG faculty that have had an impact on society through work, study or volunteering.
9 January 2019
The Netherlands would do well to learn from Angela Merkel's migration policy and the Israeli cybersecurity approach.
Incluusion student screenshot
10 December 2018
Student refugees tell us what studying, through the Incluusion programme of Utrecht University has meant for them.
29 November 2018
As of 1 December 2018, Professor Dr Wieger Bakker will be appointed to the position of Dean for Lifelong learning at Utrecht University
Power and truth in combat sports
8 November 2018
The MGr. Boymans Prize is an award for best dissertation in the field of physical education.
Huis voor de Klokkenluiders
18 October 2018
The Netherlands is the only country with a government agency that combines various whistleblowing facilities, both for the public and the private sector.
Sprinten op het Utrecht Science Park
2 October 2018
Submit your proposal for seed money if you are are looking for a 'plus' to embed sport and society in your education and research at Utrecht University or UMCU.
Global Master's Programme Sport for Development
1 October 2018
The second part of the Global Master's Programme Sport for Development has taken place at the University of Tsukuba this summer.
Eva Knies
3 September 2018
According to prof. dr. Eva Knies job satisfaction is largely produced by the feeling that you are adding a purposeful contribution to an organization’s targets.
Thomas Schillemans
3 July 2018
Thomas Schillemans appointed Professor in Accountability, Behaviour and Governance at the Faculty of Law, Economics and Governance.
Europa in crisis?
21 June 2018
Femke van Esch and Hans Vollaard are still optimistic about the future of Europe.
Dienen en beïnvloeden
11 June 2018
The book examines the craft of top civil servants through an up close examination of the 40-year career of one of them.
Paul Boselie
4 June 2018
On 1 September 2018, Paul Boselie will take up the position as Head of Utrecht University School of Governance (USG).
Bureau met stapels papier en voeten erop
30 May 2018
The Vidi is awarded for Tummers research proposal 'Lazy Bureaucrats- Studying stereotypes of civil servants and its effects across countries'.
PCCA conference
17 May 2018
Please apply for the 'Working conference Exclusion, Resentment and the Return of the Repressed' between 30 August-3 september 2018.
19 April 2018
The Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW) has selected 21 new members. Judith van Erp is one of them.
12 April 2018
The Law, Economics and Governance International Talent Scholarships offer a number of highly talented prospective students the opportunity to pursue a degree.
Eva Knies
28 March 2018
As of 1 March 2018, Eva Knies is appointed as Professor of Strategic Human Resource Management.
20 March 2018
Linesman Richard Nieuwenhuizen's death prompted a team of researchers to conduct a unique multidisciplinary study.
Lars Tummers
2 March 2018
As of 1 March 2018 Lars Tummers has been appointed as professor of Public Administration and Organisation Science, specifically Public Management and Behavior.
© iStockphoto.com/Oleg Zabielin
20 February 2018
Beatrice de Graaf and Mirko Noordegraaf were involved in two reports on the approach of the municipality of Amsterdam to radicalization and counterterrorism.
Global Sports Master Start
8 February 2018
Sport for Development is an international honoursprogramme offered by the universities of Johannesburg, Tsukuba and Utrecht.
USBO gebouw
6 February 2018
USG employees will temporarily be located at Janskerkhof 12. Teaching rooms will be made available on Israëlslaan 118.
Patrizia Zanoni
29 January 2018
From 1 February 2018 Patrizia Zanoni has been appointed as professor in Organization Studies at USG.
Politiepatrouille en pantserwagen in het centrum van Brussel
25 January 2018
Emergency measures frequently have unexpected or undesirable side-effects for society and the democratic rule of law.
12 January 2018
The European Commission had appointed Prof. Madeleine de Cock Buning of Utrecht University to chair the new High-Level Expert Group on fake news.
Student met aziatisch uiterlijk in een Nederlandse collegezaal
4 January 2018
By doing courses via Incluusion, several refugees have already been admitted to full master's programmes educated by Dutch universities.
Annelies Knoppers
20 November 2017
The North American Society of Sociology of Sport has recognized professor Annelies Knoppers as member of the inaugural class of the NASSS Research Fellows.
Prof. dr. Marijk van der Wende.
1 November 2017
On 1 November 2017, Prof Marijk van der Wende was appointed Distinguished Professor at the Faculty of Law, Economics and Governance.
Igbal Safarov
24 October 2017
Igbal Safarov (Utrecht University School of Governance) received the Enlighten Your Research Award 2017 of EaP.
3 October 2017
A successful workshop with exciting insights from ethnographic research on Behavioral insight teams in Australia and the Netherlands.
book cover Diploma Democracy
13 July 2017
A new political cleavage has emerged in Europe, according to Mark Bovens (Utrecht University School of Governance) and Anchrit Wille.
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7 July 2017
The central question within JOIN is how we prevent exclusion and strengthen meaningful participation of all young people in society.
Donald Trump © iStockphoto.com/Bastiaan Slabbers
26 June 2017
The doubts about the competence of president Donald Trump grow by the day. Utrecht-based researcher Mallory Compton discusses four scenario's.
Center for Advanced Studies in Behavior, Public Policy and Administration
13 June 2017
The center will provide new opportunities for interdisciplinary research with a focus on the application of scientific knowledge for citizens and society.
People at the soft launch of the Governance Lab Utrecht
1 May 2017
On April 5 2017, the soft launch of the Governance Lab Utrecht (GLU) took place at the Utrecht School of Governance (USG/USBO).
Vrouwenvoetbal
6 March 2017
Practicing football is popular among girls and women. Rutger de Kwaasteniet is appointed as PhD candidate to study this development.
"Sara" or "the virtual human", one of the 2015 seed money projects
15 February 2017
In October 2015 the focus area Game Research awarded its first seed money grants to 10 interdisciplinary teams. The results turned out to be very diverse.
Frank van Eekeren (Sport & Society) and prof. Andre Swart (University of Johannesburg)  signing a Memorandum of Understanding
30 January 2017
The main objective of this academic collaboration is the joint development of the Global Master's programme 'Sport for Development'.
Societal Impact Award
12 January 2017
Read more about this year's winner's of the Societal Impact Award of the Faculty of Law, Economics and Governance.
Dominique Smeets
20 October 2016
Dominique Smeets, master student at the Utrecht University School of Governance, was rewarded for his thesis on social entrepreneurship.
Minister Schippers (Foto: Rijksoverheid/Arenda Oomen)
13 October 2016
Minister Edith Schippers will be present during the Memorandum of Understanding signing ceremony by Sport & Society and the University of Tsukuba.
Foto Stadskantoor Utrecht: Ramon Mosterd
7 June 2016
From 13 to 16 June, civil servants and policy makers of the municipality of Utrecht will think along with a research team.
24 March 2016
As of 1 May, 2016, Harry Hummels is appointed Professor of Social Entrepreneurship at Utrecht University.
Cover of publication Towards sustainable Sport for Development organisations
3 December 2015
Sport & Society conducted research with the International Sports Alliance (ISA) about financial sustainability of Sport for Development (SfD) organisations.
screenshot video 'De Reis van je Leven'
26 November 2015
The book ‘Rio is not for Amateurs’ and the documentary ‘De Reis van Je Leven’ (The Journey of Your Life) were launched recently.
Vlag Japan
6 November 2015
Sport & Society will join the Dutch Trade Mission to Japan.
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