Utrecht University would like to play a role in shaping the change required to address the issues facing the world. This is only possible with your help and by students, staff and university partners working together closely. In this past year we have forged connections between disciplines and sectors, shifting boundaries in the process. We appreciate and are grateful for your efforts.
We wish you Happy Holidays and an inspirational New Year.
The Executive Board of Utrecht University,
Anton Pijpers - President
Annetje Ottow - Vice-President
Henk Kummeling - Rector Magnificus
We wish you a bright and holistic 2020 - "Climate-change associated environmental events like flooding devastate crops every year and are a serious threat to food security. Rashmi Sasidharan (Associate Professor of Plant Ecophysiology, Department of Biology) and her team investigate ways to improve flooding resilience of plants. To find answers, they take various approaches, including using biochemistry, physiology and bioinformatics. In other words they take a holistic approach: the key ingredient to eventually solving real-world problems."