Students offer tutoring to help high school pupils prepare for tests and exams
25 maart 2020

Even though the schools are closed, all pupils deserve good guidance in their school work. With this vision, StudentenHelpenScholieren.nl was founded. Through this matching platform, high school pupils can look for a student who can help with online tutoring.

Sodexo and UU donate food and drink supplies to UMCU
23 maart 2020

The new coronavirus is an urgent issue at the university. In order to help limit the spread of the disease, the government announced on 15 March that catering establishments, among others, will have to close their doors. This means UU has also had to close all catering locations with immediate effect since the start of this week.

Smoke-free premises
13 maart 2020

The Dutch Ministry of Health, Welfare and Sport is preparing legislation to make the premises of educational institutions smoke-free as from 1 August 2020. A general administrative regulation (AMvB) has been drawn up for this purpose. The Council of Ministers have agreed with State Secretary Blokhuis’ proposal which will now be put forward to the House of Representatives and the Senate.

New research model: mini-tumors of the kidney
12 maart 2020

Kidney tumors belong to the most common solid tumors in children. The diversity is great; whereas the most common malignant Wilms tumor is relatively treatable, the prognoses for non-Wilms tumors is not as good. The last years little progress is made in the development of new treatment options. Jarno Drost, PhD, from the Princess Máxima Center for pediatric oncology has cultured mini-tumors derived from patient material and used these models to test new mediaction.

UMC Utrecht is the top hospital in the Netherlands
9 maart 2020

UMC Utrecht is the top hospital in the Netherlands according to the list of the World's Best Hospitals 2020 compiled by Newsweek.

The Botanical Gardens reopened on 1 March. Visit Utrecht Science Park's very own green pearl.
5 maart 2020

Although the rainy weather might suggest otherwise, spring is almost upon us. What better way to celebrate than a visit to the Botanical Gardens, which recently reopened on 1 March. Due to the high temperatures over the past few months, a surprising number of plants are already blossoming.

Start of construction work on Accelerator, footpath at Uppsalalaan – P+R temporarily closed
2 maart 2020

Kadans Science Partner will be starting construction work on the ‘Accelerator’ at Uppsalalaan in March 2020. Preparatory work is currently being carried out. The footpath from the P+R to Uppsalaan Oost will be closed for a limited time in connection with construction safety, and is expected to reopen in the autumn of 2021. A temporary pedestrian walkway has been installed, see the alternative route below. You can also take tram 22 to and from the P+R.