We contribute to a sustainable future by means of transdisciplinary research

Pathways to Sustainability

Sustainability research at Utrecht University is exceptionally strong and covers many different fields. Having the unique combination of top-notch fundamental natural science research, modelling, and scholarship in innovation, transition, governance and finance, Utrecht University, as a broad research university, is at the forefront of innovation in sustainability research.

The focus will be on identifying and understanding transformative pathways in four thematic areas:

Our focus is on identifying and understanding transformative pathways

Pathways to Sustainability is one of the strategic themes of Utrecht University and  a cooperation between scholars from the humanities, social, geo and natural sciences.

Events

Green Office Summit
23 November 2017 16:00 - 26 November 2017 14:00
Green Office Utrecht will host the 2017 European Green Office Summit!
Globe in hand
6 December 2017 10:30 - 11:15
The impact of CCS on water availability can be significant on both process and system level, and needs to be monitored when deployment of CCS is considered.
Globe in hand
8 December 2017 11:00 - 11:45
Marijke Jansen showed that the use of accelerometers allowed for the distinction of four different hour-by-hour PA patterns.
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News

Ben Feringa
16 November 2017
Prof. Ben Feringa (2016 Nobel Prize in Chemistry) will give the Debye Annual Lecture: The Art of Building Small on Thursday November 16, 2017.
10 November 2017
This book examines how rural Europe emerged as a key site of local, national and international governance. Co-edited by Liesbeth van de Grift.
Biodiversiteit in de uiterwaarden
8 November 2017
Research by amongst others Utrecht University shows a successful combination of a lower flood risk with the start of biodiversity recovery.
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