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 hubs:

Our focus is on identifying and understanding transformative pathways

Pathways to Sustainability is one of the strategic themes of Utrecht University. Excellent researchers from the humanities, social and natural sciences work together with external partners to develop a more sustainable society.

Events

Student met vlag van Universiteit Utrecht
16 November 2018 10:30 - 11:15
This thesis investigates the use of industrial waste streams as alternative resources for the production of chemicals and fuels
Student met vlag van Universiteit Utrecht
7 December 2018 14:30 - 15:15
A case study in the Biesbosch in the Rhine-Meuse delta
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News

Drip Irrigation
13 November 2018
Drought experts, including scientists from Utrecht University, conclude that water reservoirs lead to more water use, resulting in more water shortages.
8 November 2018
A new €5.7 million research project has been set up in order to make lettuce more resistant to pathogens and the effects of climate change.
5 November 2018
A new, fast, and easy way to see whether changes to the recipe or shape of a catalyst have positive or negative effects
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