Maastricht Law: Faculty in Focus

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Mateo Bonelli and Daniel On looking back on PhD life with a sense of pride

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  • RECIPES: innovation and the precautionary principle in the EU

    Tuesday, December 15, 2020

    The EU project REconciling sCience, Innovation and Precaution through the Engagement of Stakeholders (RECIPES) aims to analyse how the precautionary principle can be applied in the European Union while still encouraging innovation. 

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    Preventive Law chair links fundamental and practice-based research

    Tuesday, December 15, 2020

    The Preventive Law chair is held by Prof. Eric van de Luijtgaarden. The aim of this chair is to link practice-oriented research at Zuyd University of Applied Sciences to UM's fundamental scientific research and to train lawyers from Limburg who can both solve and prevent legal problems.

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    Modernising legal education in Indonesia

    Tuesday, December 15, 2020

    The Faculties of Law of Airlangga University in Surabaya and Maastricht University, along with the Maastricht School of Management (MSM), collaborated on the important mission of strengthening skills, ethics, and integrity in Indonesian legal education.

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Going ‘back to our core DNA’ with new curriculum for bachelor’s in Law

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    Elverding chair helps corporations contribute to sustainable European future

    Tuesday, December 15, 2020

    Maastricht University Elverding chairholders Mieke Olaerts and Rob Bauer hosted an online webinar and debate session dedicated to the European Green Deal and how modern corporations can contribute to achieving a sustainable European future.

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    Ministry invests 4 million in UM legal research with Sectorplan

    Tuesday, December 15, 2020

    The Ministry of Education, Culture and Science has invested 4 million euros to strengthen research at the Faculty of Law. The funds are being used to form two interdisciplinary research groups, Globalization & Law Network and Law & Tech Lab, as well as to promote young research talent.

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  • Reducing the carbon footprint from academic air travel

    Tuesday, December 15, 2020

    Worldwide CO2 emissions have to be dramatically reduced and universities have a responsibility to address their carbon footprints. The Faculty of Law, in cooperation with the Maastricht Sustainability Institute, brought together experts to investigate the policy approaches that are needed.

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Extending DigiD access makes life easier for cross-border workers

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    The Administration of Justice is of vital importance to Europe

    Tuesday, December 15, 2020

    As endowed professor for Administration of European Justice, Prof. Kees Sterk is tasked with increasing knowledge regarding the application of European law in a broad sense within Dutch case law, also from a comparative law perspective.

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    A rights-based approach to development for children living in unrecognized states

    Tuesday, December 15, 2020

    As part of the larger NWO research project Invisible Children, which studies the development rights of children living in unrecognised states, Marieke Hopman conducted a case study of children living in the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (Western Sahara).

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    Using AI for consumer protection: creating AI-based personas for mystery shopping

    Tuesday, December 15, 2020

    Based on profiles built through massive data collection, internet users see different content, advertising and even prices. This research project investigates the legal, ethical and technical possibilities of using fake personas to get insights into how the online world is shown to different types of consumers.

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