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  • When Martijn Boussé won an EDLAB Education Innovation Grant in 2022, he was convinced that documenting his innovation journey from the start through video would add significant value for both the project itself and his students. Watch the (amazing) result!

  • How can artificial intelligence help experts with their work? This is the topic that the newly established Genius Lab seeks to solve by investigating better techniques for artificial intelligence systems to extract information from data. The lab is a collaboration between Delft University of...

  • Kim Ragaert, Professor of Circular Plastics at Maastricht University, is one of three candidates for the Prins Friso Ingenieursprijs 2024. The same goes for the SublimStone student team. As finalists, they have a serious chance of being awarded the title of Engineer or Student Team of the Year by...

  • Adriana Iamnitchi’s career appeared like a bed of roses. She served as a full professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at the University of South Florida. Nonetheless, she sought out new challenges and moved to Maastricht, where she focused her research on social media.

  • AMIBM researchers Marco Serafini, Cris Garcia-Saravia Ortiz-de-Montellano, and Yvonne van der Meer contributed to a unique collection of policy briefs published by Studio Europa Maastricht. The document investigates the goals of establishing a European circular economy and considers its policy...

  • Researching the brain is as complex as the brain itself and thus requires an elaborate research infrastructure. EBRAINS aims to create such an infrastructure, enabling scientists to unravel the workings of our brain.

  • Moving from the UK to Maastricht amidst a discussion on the internationalisation of Dutch higher education might be considered daring. Gavin Hazell did so because he loves the opportunities his new job as programme director at the Faculty of Science and Engineering offers him. His first impressions...

  • Reusing waste as a source for new materials appears to be an effective way to reduce the use of fossil-based sources in the production of materials such as plastic. However, how do you do this on a large industrial scale? In late November, Maastricht University and its partners TNO and Brightlands...

  • Under the name "Terra," Albert Heijn has introduced a 100 percent plant-based product line, with some two hundred different food items ranging from beverages to spreads and meat substitutes. How sustainable and healthy are these products?

  • How do you fix a crack in limestone, such as mergel? Well, simply ask some bacteria to do it for you. In short, this is the goal 11 students from Maastricht University set themselves to do. They succeeded and ended up in the TOP10 best undergraduate projects competing in the iGEM competition. For...

  • On 09 November, Maastricht University hosted the Dutch Day on Optimisation. At this one-day workshop speakers from Amsterdam, Twente and Brussels presented some of the latest research in this exciting field.

  • Nikola Prianikov came from Kyiv to study Data Science and Artificial Intelligence in Maastricht. He talks about how UM’s Foundation Programme opens doors for international talent, how he enjoyed his study experience despite war and pestilence, and how the Netherlands has come to seem like a viable...

  • Since 2010, Maastricht University, in cooperation with the Province of Limburg, has invested heavily to increase the supply of science. The positive results of this are visible through the Brightlands campuses, among others. The conclusion of the project, called "Strengthening Natural Sciences," was...

  • Be it phishing emails or helpdesk employees who ask you to transfer money— digital crime is on the rise and is becoming even slicker. Artificial intelligence can play both a negative and positive role in this. On the one hand, new forms of cybercrime are emerging from AI; on the other hand, AI is...

  • Caroline Bouvier wanted to be an illustrator, but ended up in chemistry. She managed to combine both of her passions in her research - creating molecular fingerprints of some of the world’s most valued paintings, including old master art from 15th to 17th centuries. As of October, Caroline is one of...

  • On October 25, the international research consortium iCARE4CVD was established. The consortium aims to gain more insight into cardiovascular diseases and future ways to prevent and cure them.

  • Lee Bouwman, a vascular surgeon, works as a researcher on the implementation of new techniques in healthcare. As professor by special appointment of Clinical Engineering at the Faculty of Science and Engineering (FSE) and the Zuyderland Medical Centre, he seeks collaboration between engineers and...

  • Professor of Neural Engineering and Computation, Renaud Jolivet, gave his inaugural address on September 15. Jolivet researches fundamental questions about the workings of the brain at the Maastricht Centre for Systems Biology of the Faculty of Science and Engineering.

  • A better understanding of taste and mouthfeel

  • Do you know that making educational videos can actually be a more fun, less frustrating and less time-consuming experience? 

  • Making educational videos enabled math teacher Stefan Maubach to turn education theories from abstract concepts into practical tools.

Events

  • 12 Mar
    16:00 - 17:00

    University College Venlo | Online Q&A

    Are you considering studying University College Venlo but do you still have a few questions? Be sure to join this online Q&A (via Instagram) to learn more about your opportunities at Maastricht University.

  • 12 Mar
    16:00 - 17:00

    University College Maastricht | Online Q&A

    Are you considering studying University College Maastricht but do you still have a few questions? Be sure to join this online Q&A (via Instagram) to learn more about your opportunities at Maastricht University.

  • 12 Mar
    16:00 - 17:00

    Maastricht Science Programme | Online Q&A

    Are you considering studying Maastricht Science Programme but do you still have a few questions? Be sure to join this online Q&A (via Instagram) to learn more about your opportunities at Maastricht University.

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  • 12 Mar
    16:00 - 17:00

    Data Science and Artificial Intelligence | Online Q&A

    Are you considering studying Data Science and Artificial Intelligence but do you still have a few questions? Be sure to join this online Q&A (via Instagram) to learn more about your opportunities at Maastricht University.

  • 12 Mar
    16:00 - 17:00

    Computer Science | Online Q&A

    Are you considering studying Computer Science but do you still have a few questions? Be sure to join this online Q&A (via Instagram) to learn more about your opportunities at Maastricht University.

  • 12 Mar
    16:00 - 17:00

    Circular Engineering | Online Q&A

    Are you considering studying Circular Engineering but do you still have a few questions? Be sure to join this online Q&A (via Instagram) to learn more about your opportunities at Maastricht University.

  • 23 Mar
    09:30 - 15:00

    Master’s Open Day

    We hope to welcome you on campus at our next Master's Open Day and give you a good impression of what studying at Maastricht University is all about.

  • 23 Mar
    10:00 - 11:00

    MSc Systems Biology | Online info session

    Are you curious about our master's programme Systems Biology, but unable to make it to Maastricht? Join our online programme information session.

  • 23 Mar
    11:30 - 12:30

    MSc Biobased Materials | Online info session

    Are you curious about our master's programme Biobased Materials, but unable to make it to Maastricht? Join our online programme information session.

  • 23 Mar
    13:00 - 14:00

    MSc Imaging Engineering | Online info session

    Are you curious about our master's programme Imaging Engineering, but unable to make it to Maastricht? Join our online programme information session.

  • 23 Mar
    13:30 - 14:30

    MSc Artificial Intelligence / MSc Data Science for Decision Making | Online info session

    Are you curious about our master's programme Artificial Intelligence or in Data Science for Decision Making, but unable to make it to Maastricht? Join our online programme information session.

  • 09 Apr
    15:00 - 17:00

    Foundation Programme | Live information session

    Curious about the Foundation Programme and studying in Maastricht? Join Our live information session and get the info you need before our early application deadline.

  • 18 Apr
    10:45 - 17:00

    Liberal Arts and Sciences at University College Maastricht | Experience Day

    What is it like to study Liberal Arts and Sciences at University College Maastricht (UCM)? Join the UCM  experience day to find out.

  • 18 Apr
    16:30 - 19:00

    Campus Venlo Open Day

    By studying at UM Campus Venlo, you choose for high-quality and small-scale teaching with a strong focus on your personal and professional development. 

  • 16 May
    13:30 - 17:05

    MSc Imaging Engineering | On-campus Experience Day

    Join us for an immersive on-campus Experience Day at the Faculty of Science and Engineering, where you can explore the world of Imaging Engineering.

  • 16 May
    13:30 - 17:05

    MSc Systems Biology | On-campus Experience Day

    Join us for an insightful on-campus Experience Day at the Faculty of Science and Engineering, where you can delve into the intricacies of Systems Biology and its applications in solving complex challenges in human health.

  • 16 May
    13:30 - 17:00

    MSc Data Science for Decision Making / MSc Artificial Intelligence | On-campus Experience Day

    Join us for an immersive on-campus Experience Day to explore our two distinct master’s programmes offered at the Department of Advanced Computing Sciences (DACS). Discover the exciting possibilities awaiting you in these cutting-edge fields!

  • 23 May
    13:30 - 17:00

    MSc Biobased Materials | On-campus Experience Day

    Join us for an exclusive and interactive on-campus Experience Day at the Brightlands Chemelot Campus in Geleen! Dive into the forefront of sustainable innovation and be a part of the global shift towards a circular economy and society.

  • 04 Jun 06 Jun

    SWIM 2024

    The Summer Workshop on Interval Methods provides a platform for researchers working on or with interval methods and their applications. 

  • 11 Jun
    15:00 - 17:00

    Foundation Programme | Live information session

    Curious about the Foundation Programme and studying in Maastricht? Join Our live information session and get the info you need before our early application deadline.

  • 19 Jun
    10:45

    Liberal Arts and Sciences at University College Maastricht | Experience Day

    What is it like to study Liberal Arts and Sciences at University College Maastricht (UCM)? Join the UCM  experience day to find out.

  • 12 Oct
    09:30 - 16:30

    Bachelor's Open Day

    Find out more about one of the most international universities in Europe, experience our unique approach to teaching and immerse yourself in your programme of choice.