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Students encouraged to leave digital devices behind during lectures

Students have been requested to leave their digital devices behind before entering a lecture for the Communication and Information Sciences programme at the Utrecht University....

The ‘Eyes Man’ would make for the ideal husband right?

Forget the "boobs man" or the "ass man", a new type of man has emerged: the "eyes man". It's true, for the majority of...

Scientists discover four new ozone-hostile gases

Scientists of the Utrecht University have discovered four new atmospheric gases that are currently a threat to the ozone layer. Three new types of chlorofluorocarbons (CFC's)...

URUMUN student union simulate United Nations conference model

The URUMUN student union held their very first United Nations style assembly to discuss human rights and climate change last Friday at the Janskerkhof...

Utrecht University outranks as top educational institution

Lecturers, professors and students have voted the Utrecht University as the best in the the Netherlands after a new study carried out by Dutch...

University websites score below national average

Official websites for three university institutions in Utrecht have scored under the national average after a new study carried out by 'Strategy on Demand',...

Timing of strokes becoming easier to predict

Who's ever had a stroke know the chances are high that are recurrence is likely but what if you could better predict when the...

Record breaking number of university registrations

More than 6,000 students have registered for a program at the Utrecht University despite a newly implemented registration procedures. The new procedures include an earlier registration deadline...

Effects of narcosis shorter lived on children

The effects of a new kind of narcosis drug on children are shorter lived than previously believed after a new study by researchers at...

Utrechter qualifies for ‘the best job in the world’

Renée Coers has made it to the final round of contestants for a chance to claim the so-called 'best job in the world'; an initiative...

‘Happy Ending’ at Chinese massage parlor not so ‘OK’

Students from the Utrecht University went behind the scenes at a local Chinese massage parlor to investigate the daily spoilage routine. They found that for...

Greek UU graduate finds success in Corfu amidst recession

Recession is regarded as the worst time to start a business, but austerity has actually inspired one Greek graduate from the Utrecht University to launch tourism...

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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