News and events related to the Utrecht Young Academy

This page shows the latest news and upcoming events related to the Utrecht Young Academy and its members.

News

15 October 2019
In the midst of all the political chaos, climate change issues seem to have fallen by the wayside. Unjustifiably so, says Liesbeth van de Grift.
Logo Betweter Festival 2019
14 October 2019
At the Betweter science festival, UYA member Dan Hassler-Forest gave a lecture about science fiction, dystopias, and the crisis of our imagination.
Sanne Akerboom at the Makkelijk Praten podcast
7 October 2019
Scientists from Utrecht University talk about their research (and funny science facts) in the 'Makkelijk Praten' podcast.
Scientists4Future Bloc at Climate Strike
6 October 2019
The Consensus Statement by Scientists4Future NL has collected over 2000 signatures. The Utrecht Young Academy also signed the statement.
EU stars
4 October 2019
A consortium of scientists from 9 European universities from 8 different countries will be built over the next 3 years.

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Events

22
Oct
22 October 2019 20:00 - 21:30
Scholar of Islamic Studies Dr Joas Wagemakers illustrates how Edward Saids Orientalism caused a fierce polemic that continues to this day.
31
Oct
31 October 2019 14:00 - 17:00
The annual meeting of the Young Academies of Dutch universities will be hosted by the Utrecht Young Academy.
12
Nov
12 November 2019 20:00 - 21:30
As Arctic sea ice rapidly melts, tensions rise over the area’s vast resources. Political geographer Dr Duncan Depledge on a looming clash between East & West.
26
Nov
26 November 2019 20:00 - 21:30
Neurobioloog Dr. Fenella Fleischmann on what Benedict Anderson's Imagined Communities tells us about nationalism today.
27
Nov
27 November 2019 16:00 - 17:30
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