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
7 December 2018 14:30 - 15:15
A case study in the Biesbosch in the Rhine-Meuse delta
Hub: Pathways to Sustainability
24 January 2019 09:00 - 18:00
At the Pathways to Sustainability conference all sustainability related researchers and partners come together at TivoliVredenburg.
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News

Hub: Pathways to Sustainability
16 November 2018
The Pathways to Sustainability conference will take place on 24 January 2019 at TivoliVredenburg, Utrecht.
16 November 2018
Banks and pension funds are still not taking sufficient account of the risks of climate change, writes Mark Sanders on the NRC climate blog.
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.
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