Latest blog articles in the blog group FHML

  • brexit blog Martin Paul

    European academia pays the price for Brexit

    11 January 2021
    Almost 20 years ago, in 2002, I had the honour to give one of the “William Harvey lectures” at the University of Padua, celebrating the 400th anniversary of the Englishman’s graduation with a degree in medicine from the famous Italian university.
  • Horizon Europe: game change?

    1 July 2019
    Horizon Europe: game change? Van Horizon 2020 naar Horizon Europe ‘Evolution, not revoltion’ was het uitgangspunt bij de start van de voorbereiding van het nieuwe onderzoek- en innovatiekaderprogramma Horizon Europe 2021-2027 van de Europese Unie. Grote aanpassingen leken niet nodig. Elders in de wereld zou men zelfs jaloers zijn op de European Research Council grants. De eerste schets van Horizon Europe lijkt sterk op de drie pijlerstructuur van het lopende kaderprogramma, Horizon 2020 (2014-2020). De thematische ‘social challenges’ komen als clusters terug,...
  • Sophie Thijs

    Work with multiproblem families

    22 May 2017
    As a family therapist in an ambulatory setting, I see varying psychiatric disorders in multiproblem families. I specifically work with families who not only suffer from any kind of disorders, but also are affected by mild intellectual disability. This blog encompasses two parts. First, it will give you a glance at the varying clients I work with and what I think should be emphasised more in my job. It finishes with a portrait of my work schedule. But first, some theoretical background.
  • Prof. dr. Martin Paul

    Limburg Esperanto

    29 October 2015
    We occasionally receive letters here at Maastricht University telling us we are ruining the Dutch language by only offering education in English. They do not actually have the facts straight: we are a bilingual university with an ‘English unless policy’, which means the language of instruction is English unless there is a good reason for it to be Dutch. This is why some of our most popular programmes, such as Medicine, Arts and Culture and Dutch Law, are taught in Dutch. We also encourage international students to learn Dutch by offering all first-year students a...
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