News and events

News

  • Maastricht University received grants for three of the ten research projects starting in the National Growth Fund program Circular Plastics NL.  

  • "I am proud that our new Circular Plastics group published its first completely in-house research," Kim Ragaert says. She founded the research group three years ago, when she moved to Maastricht. Her work has laid the foundations for many innovations in the field of plastic recycling, and she is...

  • Programming quantum computers, like the quantum computer itself, is still in its early stages. Quantum computing researchers tend to be physicists, mathematicians, or computer scientists who have a special interest in the mathematical framework of quantum mechanics.

More news items
  • For the series "The societal impact of UM research", Professor Christopher Brewster was interviewed by Observant's Dennis Vaendel. This edition is entitled "How UM computer scientists are developing software for farmers".

  • Quantum Computers

    What is Quantum?

    Atoms and smaller elementary particles behave in unusual, sometimes unpredictable ways. It sounds strange, but it is this unpredictability that gives a quantum computer its power. Executing precise calculations with previously unheard-of possibilities in a way that physicists still do not completely...

Events

  • 05 Oct
    12:00 - 16:00

    Weekend of Science 2024 | Faculty of Science and Engineering

    Are you smarter than a robot? How cold is -200°C roughly? And what does a laboratory look like on the inside? Find the answers to these questions – and more – during the Weekend of Science at UM’s Faculty of Science and Engineering.

  • 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.

  • 09 Nov
    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.