Prof. Wieland Meyer - new director of the Westerdijk Fungal Biodiversity Institute
2 februari 2023

Medical mycologist Prof. Wieland Meyer will be the new director of the Westerdijk Fungal Biodiversity Institute, Utrecht, The Netherlands, an Institute of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences. Originally from Germany, Prof. Meyer is currently a Dean of Research at the Faculty of Health Sciences at Curtin University, Perth, Western Australia, and Professor of Molecular Medical Mycology at Curtin Medical School at the same university and at Sydney Medical School at the University of Sydney, Australia.

A new building at Utrecht Science Park Bilthoven: Impetus
20 januari 2023

With the assignment to develop Impetus, a new research building, site owner Poonawalla Science Park BV gives the next impulse for redevelopment of Utrecht Science Park Bilthoven (USPB).

Olympos starts with new courses from 13 February
19 januari 2023

With the OlymPas you can participate in a wide range of courses. Courses take place once a week at a set day and time and are given by a professional sports instructor. Most course periods last ten weeks/lessons, in addition there are course periods that run five weeks/lessons. On 13 February a new course period will start: registration starts on Monday 30 January.

Wandel Tijdens Je Werkdag on April 6
17 januari 2023

On April 6, it's Walking During Your Work Day! Better known as the Wandel Tijdens Je Werkdag. The kick-off of this campaign will take place in and around the Provinciehuis Utrecht. During this campaign Wandelnet and the Province of Utrecht will activate office people in the Netherlands to walk more during a normal office day. Does your organization also participate?

Bert Weckhuysen wins inaugural Chemistry Europe Award
16 januari 2023

The very first Chemistry Europe Award will go to Prof. Bert Weckhuysen, who is being honored for outstanding achievements and leadership in the field of sustainable chemistry and catalysis research. The award is initiated by Chemistry Europe, an association of 16 chemical societies from 15 European countries, to recognize outstanding contributions to chemistry. The award ceremony will be held in August, during the 49th IUPAC World Chemistry Congress in The Hague, where Bert Weckhuysen will receive the award and give a lecture.

Pledge Utrecht-East seventeen organizations sign for a sustainably accessible Utrecht-East
12 januari 2023

"Together we are committed to a sustainably accessible Utrecht-East." That is what seventeen major organizations of Kantorenpark Rijnsweerd and Utrecht Science Park promised on December 20, 2022. Together they signed a pledge. Main goals: more ov and fiets, less peak hours.

The Van Unnik building comes back to life
11 januari 2023

The lights are coming back on, in and on the Van Unnik Building. On 11 January 2023, work will start on the Van Unnik Building. The logo and iconic letters on the tower, which together spell out the words 'Universiteit Utrecht', will be back on.