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Computer Science - 01.05.2023
New name for Digital Humanities Lab: Research Software Lab

Innovation - Computer Science - 01.05.2023
Five professors appointed at Information and Computing Sciences
Utrecht University has appointed five professors at the Department of Information and Computing Sciences.

Social Sciences - Career - 24.04.2023
Six Utrechts researchers receive DRC funding
Six Utrechts researchers receive DRC funding
Lorena de Vita , Merel van Goch , Ruud Hortensius , Verena Seibel , Friedemann Polzin and Iryna Susha are awarded DRC (in Dutch: NWO) Open Competition SSH XS funding.

Social Sciences - Career - 24.04.2023
Six Utrechts researchers receive NWO funding
Six Utrechts researchers receive NWO funding
Lorena De Vita , Merel van Goch , Ruud Hortensius , Verena Seibel , Friedemann Polzin and Iryna Susha are awarded Dutch Research Council (NWO) Open Competition SSH XS funding.

Media - 24.04.2023
Successful FCS-free campaign of the 3Rs Centre: join the movement
Successful FCS-free campaign of the 3Rs Centre: join the movement

Politics - 20.04.2023
'In Ukraine not one conflict is being fought, but five simultaneously'
’In Ukraine not one conflict is being fought, but five simultaneously’
Jolle Demmers speaks in Flemish Parliament at presentation of annual report of Flemish Peace Institute We realise that this article has raised a lot of controversy and, as Utrecht University, we take this very seriously. You can find a comment at the bottom of the article.

Media - 19.04.2023
New name for Utrecht Data School: Data School
New name for Utrecht Data School: Data School

Health - Environment - 19.04.2023
Science and technology play a key role in a healthy, circular future
During the annual conference of the EWUU alliance ( TU/e , , , UMC Utrecht ), held in the Omnia dialogue centre in Wageningen on 19 April, the alliance partners will show how collaborating across the borders of the scientific disciplines can contribute to a healthy planet.

Earth Sciences - Sport - 13.04.2023
Geology of the Amstel Gold Race: for cycling commentators and their audience
Geology of the Amstel Gold Race: for cycling commentators and their audience

Earth Sciences - 13.04.2023
'By making data easier to find, others can use it too in their research'
’By making data easier to find, others can use it too in their research’
This spring Utrecht University geoscientists will launch a new metadata catalogue. But what exactly is such a catalogue, and how can it help you as a scientist? Project manager Ronald Pijnenburg gives us a tour of the new system.

Architecture - 06.04.2023
High concentrations of ultrafine dust in living rooms with wood-burning stove
While using a wood-burning stove, large amounts of particulate matter and ultrafine dust are released into living rooms.

Environment - 06.04.2023
Geert Buelens wins the Boon, Flanders' most significant literature prize
Geert Buelens wins the Boon, Flanders’ most significant literature prize

Pharmacology - 06.04.2023
'Legal xtc sales only under strict conditions'
’Legal xtc sales only under strict conditions’

Mathematics - 04.04.2023
ERC Consolidator Grant for unexplored area in mathematics
ERC Consolidator Grant for unexplored area in mathematics

Event - 03.04.2023
The new 3RCU: Rebooting Relevant Research seminar
The new 3RCU: Rebooting Relevant Research seminar

Politics - Environment - 03.04.2023
Marcel Boogers appointed Endowed professor Democracy and Transition

Event - 03.04.2023
The new 3Rs Centre Utrecht: Rebooting Relevant Research
The new 3Rs Centre Utrecht: Rebooting Relevant Research

Astronomy / Space - Physics - 31.03.2023
ERC Starting Grant for relatively new academic field
ERC Starting Grant for relatively new academic field

Environment - 30.03.2023
Utrecht University grieved by the death of professor Rens Voesenek
Utrecht University grieved by the death of professor Rens Voesenek

Life Sciences - Innovation - 30.03.2023
Sanne Abeln appointed Professor of AI Technology for Life
Utrecht University has appointed Sanne Abeln as Professor of AI Technology for Life. Abeln and her research group will focus on developing technology in the field of artificial intelligence (AI) with the aim of gaining more insight into complex biological systems, such as cells, organisms and ecosystems.

Social Sciences - 30.03.2023
Netherlands inexorably used heavy weapons in Indonesia (1945-1949), accepting civilian deaths
Netherlands inexorably used heavy weapons in Indonesia (1945-1949), accepting civilian deaths
That the Netherlands was guilty of using excessive force during the Indonesian War of Independence (1945-1949) is well known nowadays.

Research Management - Career - 30.03.2023
ERC Advanced Grants for Guido Bacciagaluppi and Rebecca Bryant
ERC Advanced Grants for Guido Bacciagaluppi and Rebecca Bryant

Social Sciences - 30.03.2023
Netherlands inexorably used heavy weaponry in Indonesia (1945-1949), accepting civilian deaths
Netherlands inexorably used heavy weaponry in Indonesia (1945-1949), accepting civilian deaths
That the Netherlands was guilty of using excessive force during the Indonesian War of Independence (1945-1949) is well known nowadays.

Criminology / Forensics - 28.03.2023
NWO grant for research on tackling subversive crime in port of Rotterdam

Innovation - Health - 28.03.2023
Will billionaires be immortal? 'Their wealth and power will keep growing'
Will billionaires be immortal? ’Their wealth and power will keep growing’
In the world of life-extending treatments, more and more is possible. This raises ethical questions such as: who will actually benefit from these treatments?

Social Sciences - Pedagogy - 27.03.2023
Charisma Hehakaya wins the Diversity & Inclusion Award 2023
Charisma Hehakaya wins the Diversity & Inclusion Award 2023

Environment - Event - 27.03.2023
Dies Natalis 2023: The climate crisis - between reflection and action

Campus - Law - 27.03.2023
Eva González Pérez Utrecht University Alumnus of the Year

Administration - 27.03.2023
30 per cent of Dutch citizens find government texts too complex
30 per cent of Dutch citizens find government texts too complex

Environment - 24.03.2023
Utrecht University a little darker
Turn off the lights! On Saturday 25 March, it is the sixteenth time households and companies all over the world are asked to turn off their lights between 8.30 pm and 9.30 pm.

Social Sciences - 22.03.2023
'It enriches the children's experiences.'
’It enriches the children’s experiences.’

Campus - Environment - 22.03.2023
65 students finish first ever joint European master’s programme
Sixty-five students following the same master's programme at the same time, but scattered over and moving between the premises of five different European universities.

Campus - Environment - 22.03.2023
First 65 students finish new European Master’s programme
Sixty-five students following the same Master's programme at the same time, but scattered over and moving between the premises of five different European universities.

Environment - 22.03.2023
If we’re all going to live in cities, we will need water
Joint press release Utrecht University and KWR Water Research Institute More than half of the world's population lives in cities, a percentage that is only going to increase.

Criminology / Forensics - History / Archeology - 21.03.2023
Will Putin ever stand trial in The Hague? 'I don't rule it out'
Will Putin ever stand trial in The Hague? ’I don’t rule it out’
On 17 March 2023, the International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague issued a warrant for Putin's arrest.

Environment - Innovation - 21.03.2023
Bio-inspired innovation: towards a circular campus by learning from nature
By studying how nature solves problems, we can create a society that truly cares for the earth. Jaco Appelman , researcher at Utrecht University, is sure of it. At the university, this approach, summarized in the term 'bio-inspired innovation', is being put into practice. The university's Corporate Real Estate & Campus office is working with Appelman and PhD candidate Katharina Hecht , among others, to give the concept a place within the future development of the Utrecht Science Park.

Environment - Earth Sciences - 20.03.2023
National Geographic Society and Utrecht University Launch World Water Map
Today, the National Geographic Society launched the World Water Map as part of its five-year World Freshwater Initiative to better understand developing freshwater shortages around the world and inspire sustainable action.

Life Sciences - 16.03.2023
Lifelong Learning for professionals working with laboratory animals

Social Sciences - 15.03.2023
Young refugees feel more at home in cities when they can be young
Young refugees feel more at home in cities when they can be young
Young people with a refugee background who settle in a city benefit from a diverse urban culture. They tend to feel at home in their new city more quickly when they meet other young people at festivals, community centres or on the street - people whose interests in music, art or sports they share.

Social Sciences - 15.03.2023
Mara Yerkes appointed professor
Mara Yerkes appointed professor

Environment - Life Sciences - 15.03.2023
Rashmi Sasidharan appointed Professor of Plant Stress Resilience
Rashmi Sasidharan appointed Professor of Plant Stress Resilience

Innovation - Computer Science - 14.03.2023
13 research teams receive a grant from the FAIR Research IT Innovation Fund
13 research teams receive a grant from the FAIR Research IT Innovation Fund
Artificial intelligence, data science, textmining. These are themes reflected in the research proposals submitted to the FAIR Research IT Innovation Fund.

Career - 13.03.2023
Utrecht Holdings files charges of fraud and bribery

Innovation - 13.03.2023
New compounds for iron fortification of foods
Iron deficiency is one of the most common nutritional problems in the world. PhD candidate at Utrecht University Neshat Moslehi , under the supervision of Willem Kegel and Krassimir Velikov , has designed compounds that could potentially be used for iron fortification of foods.

Event - Pedagogy - 09.03.2023
Winners UU Teacher Awards 2023: Peter Pelzer and Serena Di Palma
Winners UU Teacher Awards 2023: Peter Pelzer and Serena Di Palma

Pedagogy - Event - 09.03.2023
Winnaars UU Docentenprijzen 2023: Peter Pelzer en Serena Di Palma
Winnaars UU Docentenprijzen 2023: Peter Pelzer en Serena Di Palma

Life Sciences - Event - 09.03.2023
German recognition for Utrecht animal welfare researcher

Career - Campus - 09.03.2023
Massimo Poesio appointed Professor of Natural Language Understanding

Pedagogy - 09.03.2023
The new Continuing Education website is live!

Law - Career - 08.03.2023
Achter Sint Pieter 200 building to become Johanna Hudig building
Achter Sint Pieter 200 building to become Johanna Hudig building