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The explosion that shook Utrecht

On 12 June 1967 Utrecht was rocked by a series of explosions.

Reopening of Utrecht’s historic canal: All you need to know

A motorway for more than 40 years, and now a canal again. It’s certainly a reason to celebrate for Utrecht and its residents!

Traveling back to the medieval era: Castle de Haar

This article looks at the Castle de Haar as a tourist attraction in Utrecht city.

Hygiene during the pandemic: discipline or practice?

Countries differ in the austerity of their Corona-related measures. As the summer arrived, many countries relaxed the measures. Now, however, rumors of...

Utrecht’s Poem for the Future

Let’s take a walk down the cobbled streets of Utrecht where words are engraved into the stones. It is a beautiful approach...

UNESCO’s fight against misinformation backed by Utrecht University

The COVID-19 pandemic has far reaching and profound consequences. It goes without saying that the crisis has changed the world as we...

Utrecht University joins the AI-translator race

There is nothing more frustrating than a vending machine eating your coins but refusing to deliver the snack or drink. In all...

Staying fit during corona times

Due to the temporary closure of many gyms and fitness centers during the first few months of the corona virus pandemic, many...

Ocean saving research awarded by Utrecht University

Utrecht University awards a special prize to oceanographer Erik van Sebille for his research focused on reducing plastic waste from the oceans.

New academic year commences in Utrecht

Autumn is just around the corner. For most of us this means more rain and thicker clothes, but for students and professors...

Netherlands Film Festival films to premier nationwide

Films at the Netherlands Film Festival this year will premier at over 97 cinemas nationwide as part of their 40th anniversary.

Artificial intelligence: hope for climate change?

Climate researchers from the Utrecht University, in collaboration with other scientists, are paving the way for a revolution in the study of...

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The age of dragons and georeferencing

This article is about georeferencing old maps which allows to compare them to new ones. Georeferencing is conducted by Utrecht University and is an interactive method which gives access to the old and new maps of the university library's collection.

The witch weighing house near Utrecht

In Oudewater near Utrecht, there still stands a weighing house. In the 16th century this weighing house produced not-a-witch certificates.

Coronavirus cases rising in Utrecht: All you need to know

The graph of coronavirus cases in the Netherlands is going up at a very fast rate. According to the latest data released...

Beer and Bitterballen

Dutch cuisine is not really the most mouth-watering in the world. But the beer-bitterballen combination is a delicious exception

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