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Research themes

Digital Business & Media

  • +31 88 481 98 70
  • digitalbusiness&
  • Heidelberglaan 15, 3584 CS Utrecht, The Netherlands


    Digitization has an increasing impact on our society. Our research focuses on the human aspect of digitization, in particular on the added value for (end) users and in inclusiveness of digital solutions. After all, technological developments only become meaningful if people put them to use. We take a multidisciplinary approach to issues relating to digital transformation by combining various areas of expertise.

Healthy and Sustainable Living

  • +31 88 481 98 78
  • Heidelberglaan 7, 3584 CS Utrecht, The Netherlands


    How do we enable people to live healthy and sustainable lives? Our research focuses on promoting a healthy lifestyle for all people, especially vulnerable groups. With our research, we contribute to the development of an energy-neutral, circular and accessible city, in which people can continue to live independently with more control of their own lives with the help of innovative solutions.

Learning and Innovation

  • +31 88 481 14 48
  • Padualaan 97 & 99, 3584 CH Utrecht, The Netherlands


    Rapid changes in society are continuously introducing complexity and dynamics to the activities of professionals. Which competences are needed to deal with these changes and how can they be developed? How can education contribute to this? Our research helps (future) professionals and organizations to develop themselves for professional practice and society.

Social Innovation

  • +31 88 481 92 22
  • Padualaan 101, 3584 CH Utrecht, The Netherlands


    How do we build a society in which everyone is able to participate, makes the most of their talents and feels safe? Our research touches the core of major social issues while it simultaneously provides professionals in the broad social domain the tools to deal with them. We develop a multitude of methods and products that have an impact on professional practice and education and contribute to knowledge development in our field.