Esther Engelhard’s and Rianka Rijnhout’s book ‘Een regeling voor personenschade door rampen’ published

The book ‘Een regeling voor personenschade door rampen’ (‘A regulation for personal injury caused by disasters’), written by Esther Engelhard and Rianka Rijnhout, has been published this week. The book is based on the WODC-research that assessed the introduction of an adequate, legal regulation of financial compensation for personal injury caused by disasters. The book is the fourth volume of the UCALL book series, which is published by BJu in The Hague.



Ivo Giesen interviewed about the future of the Urgenda-case

Today newspaper Trouw published an article regarding the possible next steps in the Urgenda-case. Will it be appealed, will there be ‘sprongcassatie’ (leapfrog appeal) or will the State accept the verdict? Ucall-researcher Ivo Giesen was one of the experts asked to give his opinion. Click here to read the article.



Cedric Ryngaert candidate for title of ‘most outstanding academic talent’ 2015

UCALL researcher Cedric Ryngaert is one of the 25 candidates for the title of ‘most outstanding academic talent’ 2015. The award is handed out each year by the Dutch-language version of the New Scientist, the international magazine on science and technology. It is possible to vote for one of this year’s  candidates on the magazine’s website; the winner will be announced on September 24th.



Ucall-researchers write best read Ars Aequi-article

The article ‘Gas drilling in Groningen and the liability of the NAM (Gasboringen in Groningen en de aansprakelijkheid van de NAM)’, written by Ucall-researchers Rianka Rijnhout, Ellen Gijselaar and Jessy Emaus is the best read article published in Ars Aequi of the past academic year. The article was published in Ars Aequi November 2014.

Click here for the top 10 best read articles.



Ucall-researcher Stefan Kulk cited by The Guardian

Ucall-researcher Stefan Kulk has been cited by The Guardian in the article “Google accidentally reveals data on ‘right to be forgotten’ requests”. Click here for the article.