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 is 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

15 October 2019 16:15 - 17:15
Inaugural lecture Prof Stefan Dekker of Utrecht University: De stand van het water
17 October 2019 09:00 - 13:00
The Utrecht Center for Game Research will hold a symposium on EcoPlay.
Prof Wilfried van Sark
31 October 2019 16:15 - 17:15
Inaugural lecture Prof Wilfried van Sark of Utrecht University: Integration by differentiation - the role of solar power in society
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News

14 October 2019
Utrecht University researcher Dr Li Shen tells us about her work towards achieving a sustainable bio-based economy.
Buitenhof
8 October 2019
Prof Maarten Hajer of Utrecht University discussed 'The Netherlands after the sea level rise' in the tv programme 'Buitenhof'.
8 October 2019
With his essay the Utrecht University PhD researcher attempts to "broaden the discussion about climate action beyond green growth’s one-way street."
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