Curious about what it's like to work at the Faculty of Science? Get a glimpse into our work culture through the personal perspectives of some of our colleagues.
We go beyond institutes and hierarchies to really share knowledge and help each other out
XiXi Lu - Assistant Professor Information and Computing Sciences
"Working at Utrecht University, I’ve realised that you don’t have to walk this path on your own."
Erik van Sebille - Professor Physics and Public Engagement
“I do so many different things in a day and I always feel like a fundamental connection.”
Marta Pieropan - Assistant Professor Mathematics
"I really enjoy it when people learn something from my lectures."
Marjon Engelbarts - IT department head
"I feel like a fundamental connection at the center of a huge network of creativity and ambition."
Agathe Chaigne - Assistant Professor Biology
"I also have access to some state-of-the-art microscopes."
Daniala Weir - Assistant Professor Pharmaceutical sciences
"I feel that I have the flexibility to develop my research focus around my interests and passions."
Serena Di Palma - Assistant Professor Pharmaceutical sciences
"I'm extremely aware of the responsibility that comes with teaching."
Markus Weingarth - Associate Professor Chemistry
"The thing that excites me most is the success of my students."
Tanja Hinderer - Assistant Professor Theoretical Physics
"The atmosphere is very collegial and we have regular meetings to discuss problems that are relevant to all of us."
Renske van Gestel - Associate Professor Pharmaceutical Sciences
“I couldn’t do my job without my colleagues ... Teaching is all about teamwork.”
Zeila Zannolli - Associate Professor Chemistry
"The joint effort we put into our work creates a strong bond, as a second family."
Rogier Bos - Assistant Professor Mathematics Education
"I work in all kind of projects to improve education, such as a European project on Mathematics as well as within the Faculty of Science."
Wioletta Ruszel - Assistant Professor Mathematics
“I love my job; doing beautiful mathematics and teaching this to the next generation. ”
Robin Verstraten - PhD candidate in Physics
"I’ve noticed that I can do more working at my own pace than a lot of other people can do."