As of 1 September 2023, two new Senior Fellows will be appointed by the Executive Board: Dr. Liesbeth Bijlsma (faculty of Science) and Dr. Sebastiaan Steenman (faculty of Law, Economics and Governance).
Members of the ADAPT project Paul 't Hart and Arjen Boin recently published their report on the handling of the Corona pandemic by the Municipality of Utrecht: 'Big city, long-lasting crisis: Learning from two years of Utrecht Corona experiences'.
In this lecture Lady Minouche Shafik, Director of the London School of Economics, addressed the question what a social contract should look like that better connects with the challenges of the 21st century.
At the request of the Ministry of the Interior and Kingdom Relations of the Netherlands, Utrecht Data School and Professor of Fundamental Rights Janneke Gerards developed the ‘Impact Assessment Mensenrechten en Algoritmes’ (IAMA).
In her PhD thesis, researcher Marij Swinkels studied which ideas are guiding European political leaders during a border-exceeding crisis, and how these ideas determine whether they can find shared solutions.
Paul Adriaanse is the new Director of Continuing Education in the Binnenstadscampus. Adriaanse will work across the borders of faculties, strategic themes and hubs to increase UU education aimed at professionals.