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Meet the EWUU Alliance at Utrecht Science week 2023!

From September 29 to October 8, the third edition of the Utrecht Science Week will be held at Utrecht Science Park. During this exciting week full of activities, the institute 4 Preventive Health, part of the alliance between Eindhoven University of Technology, Wageningen University and Research, Utrecht University and Medical Center Utrecht, hosts multiple interactive sessions. Here’s what’s happening:

October 2: “Healthy and Sustainable Food, Envisioning Future Scenarios to Drive Change in Society”

We invite you to join our interactive panel discussion. Discover the challenges and opportunities associated with building a sustainable food system, while exploring the broader implications of societal system change. Esteemed panelists, including Dr. Prescilla Jeurink (UU) and Dr. Marleen Onwezen (WUR), led by moderator Prof. Dr. Ir. Roel Vermeulen, will present future scenarios that envision a transformed world and provide strategies to bring it to life. A healthy and sustainable lunch is included.

  • Informative session with transdisciplinary discussions
  • Unique opportunity to join in the discussion with food experts
  • Healthy, sustainable lunch included

More information here

October 5: Research Day UMC Utrecht – “Sustainable Science: how do we make impact?”

On Thursday, October 5, the Research Day will take place at UMC Utrecht. The entirety of this day is dedicated to research, shining a spotlight on researchers and the significance of research for both society and ourselves. The institute 4 Preventive Health and the institute 4 a Circular Society will host a college tour session together, revolving around the themes of transdisciplinary research, AI for preventive health, and sustainable science. Join in for an interesting session presented by Prof. Dr. Ir. Roel Vermeulen, Prof. Dr. Carl Moons, Liaison Officer Tessa Scherphof and dr. Peter Blankestijn.

More information here

About Utrecht Science Week

The Utrecht Science Week is for everyone interested in (applied) science in the field of sustainability and health. With connections to the future of rural and urban regions, to the world of arts, industry, nature, food production, pharmacy and data sciences.

Utrecht Science Week is realised in cooperation with a large number of partners that are involved in education, research and enterpreneurial work at Utrecht Science Park. During Utrecht Science Week, institutions, research centres and businesses present their research results to each other, and to a wider audience.

This year’s theme is: Moving towards a healthy, sustainable society together.