Photo of Sebastián Ureta, Prince Claus Chairholder 2023 - 2025.

What happens to citizen science projects after scientists leave?

Dr Sebastián Ureta has been appointed the next Prince Claus Chairholder (PCC) for a period of two years as of 1 September 2023. He will focus on Technology and Citizen Science: Connecting Local Environments with Climate Change. The date of his inaugural lecture is to be announced.

For the upcoming months, Sebastián has a clear vision for his tenureship. This ties in with the research he’s been doing for the last years.

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Javier Couso Salas

In hindsight: Former Chairholders on the impact of the tenure on their career and lives. #5 Dr Javier Couso Salas

Professor Couso was Chairholder from 2014 – 2016. His research focus was conducting comparative law. Javier is currently full professor at the Department of Public Law at the Universidad Diego Portales (UDP) in Santiago, Chile and Professor Global Trends in Constitutionalism at Utrecht University. The PCC Chairholder ship led to current work relations in Europe…

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Photo of Dr Fatima Denton, Prince Claus Chairholder 2023 - 2025

Inaugural lecture Dr Fatima Denton: ‘It’s time we owned the future’

Dr. Fatima Denton has been appointed to the Prince Claus Chair in Equity and Development 2022-2024 at Utrecht University. On July 5, she gave her inaugural lecture in which she explored the dynamics of power and powerlessness in climate diplomacy beyond the surface of just transitions. During her lecture, Fatima Denton took her audience on…

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Dr Judith van de Kamp

Judith van de Kamp, new Postdoctoral Researcher with Dr Seye Abimbola

As of April 2022, the postdoctoral researcher for the chairholder Dr Ṣẹ̀yẹ Abimbola is Dr Judith van de Kamp. Judith van de Kamp holds a PhD in Medical Anthropology from the University of Amsterdam. She specializes in power dynamics at both individual and institutional level in the context of short-term involvement of health professionals and…

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