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News

  • Euregio

    EMR Region Belgium, the Netherlands & Germany area hot spot for the future of lightweight materials and technologies

    Tuesday, May 19, 2020
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  • Data Sience Institute UM takes part in national consortium

    Thursday, May 14, 2020

    The Maastricht University Institute of Data Science (IDS) is a participant in the ODISSEI consortium, which received €9 million from The Dutch Research Council to accelerate the development of computational social sciences in the Netherlands over the next five years.

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  • Molecular processes of coronavirus identified

    Wednesday, May 13, 2020

    Scientists of Maastricht UMC+ and Maastricht University are closely involved in describing the molecular mechanism of the coronavirus.

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  • Math at FSE

    €570.000 for mathematics to aid metastatic cancer treatment

    Monday, May 4, 2020 Read more
  • Jos Welie

    Jos Welie appointed as new Dean University College Maastricht

    Friday, May 1, 2020 Read more
  • PM Mark Rutte visits Maastricht University online

    ‘Online working visit’ Prime Minister Rutte at Maastricht University

    Wednesday, April 29, 2020 Read more
  • gideon koekoek

    One stayed in the Koekoek’s nest

    Friday, April 24, 2020

    Gideon Koekoek teaches theoretical physics and researches gravitational waves from the comfort of his home – and is working his pecs in the process.

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  • UM Campus Venlo participates in study on loss of smell and taste with corona

    Wednesday, April 22, 2020

    Is loss of smell and taste a useful indicator for the early diagnosis of COVID-19, the disease caused by the coronavirus? This question is the focus of research by the Global Consortium of Chemosensory Research (GCCR), an international consortium of more than 600 doctors and scientists. UM Campus Venlo participates.

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  • PROCare4Life

    Artificial Intelligence to help look after patients with dementia

    Tuesday, April 21, 2020

    Caring for elderly patients with dementia involves an ecosystem of caregivers. Technological solutions can complete the ecosystem, says Dr. Stelios Asteriadis, who will realize this vision over the next 3 years within the EU-funded project PROCare4Life.

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  • Southern comfort

    Monday, April 20, 2020

    Just over a month ago, they were celebrating that spring had finally arrived in Maastricht. The day after, they sat on a plane home – where they still are (home, that is, not the plane…). First-year UCM students Giulia Petrilli in Puglia, Italy and Max Griera in Catalonia, Spain share their experiences of the coronavirus crisis in Southern Europe.

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  • Lyrics to 'I write a Song'

    UM students compete in first international Artificial Intelligence Song Contest

    Tuesday, April 14, 2020

    The first international Artificial Intelligence Song Contest is currently taking place online. Even better – it includes a team of UM students and local musicians.

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  • Necessity as the mother of invention

    Friday, March 20, 2020

    UM’s buildings might be closed but its teaching is charging full steam ahead, evolving faster than ever. Professor Teun Dekker even has a giddy sense of excitement about all the innovation that this crisis will foster.

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  • Professors of Youth, Food and Health

    Put down the 'frikandel'

    Thursday, March 12, 2020

    On the Brightlands Campus Greenport Venlo, paediatrician Edgar van Mil and psychologist Remco Havermans hold the Youth, Food and Health chair at Maastricht University’s Faculty of Science and Engineering.

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  • Research into cybersecurity: Careful now…

    Wednesday, March 11, 2020

    Apostolis Zarras, cybersecurity expert at UM’s Department of Data Science and Knowledge Engineering (DKE), talks about his research into cybersecurity, why humans are the weak link and – topically enough – malware attacks.

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  • womenindatascience

    Women in Data Science Datathon a big success

    Friday, February 21, 2020

    Women in Data Science (WiDS) Datathon is a data-focused hackathon which invites students and faculty members from all backgrounds as well as practitioners from industry and government to participate in a global challenge.

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  • MaCSBio PhD student Chaitra Sarathy publishes first paper

    Thursday, February 13, 2020

    The paper: "EFMviz: A COBRA Toolbox extension to visualize Elementary Flux Modes in Genome-Scale Metabolic Models."

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  • The unknown side of Darwin

    Monday, February 10, 2020

    Professors Joordens and Claessens discuss Darwin as a geologist, plus their activities with MSP students.

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  • Financial injection for biobased materials research at Maastricht University

    Thursday, January 23, 2020

    Maastricht University (UM) researchers working at Aachen-Maastricht Institute for Biobased Materials (AMIBM) have received a substantial financial injection of €4 million to support new developments in biobased materials. This amount has been made available by the Province of Limburg.

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  • LHCb experiment

    Maastricht officially admitted into LHCb experiment at CERN

    Friday, January 17, 2020

    Maastricht University has been officially admitted into the LHCb experiment at CERN, starting January 2020. At the same time, the Faculty of Science and Engineering installed a new chair, prof. Marcel Merk, on collider physics into the newly founded research group.

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  • Vincent Nieboer

    Upcoming student wins Topsector Chemistry Scholarship

    Thursday, January 9, 2020

    The Royal Association of the Dutch Chemical Industry (VNCI) has awarded a scholarship to Vincent Nieboer, a newly admitted master’s student Biobased Materials.

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Events

Faculty of Science and Engineering in the media

  • Stefan Hild

    “I feel like Alice in Wonderland”

    Monday, April 20, 2020

    Professor Stefan Hild on the Einstein Telescope, Sardinia and the cosmos

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  • DKE on Das Erste (Europamagazin)

    DKE on Das Erste (Europamagazin)

    Sunday, February 16, 2020

    German national TV channel Das Erste (ARD) visited DKE to discuss how Brexit may impact European research collaborations and students (TV fragment in German).

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  • DKE - Ancient games and Artificial Intelligence

    Is this the original board game of death?

    Thursday, February 6, 2020

    Science covered a publication by archaeologist Walter Crist (Digital Ludeme Project), which spread to news outlets across the world including Daily Mail (UK) and Fox News (US).

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