Latest blog articles in the blog group Psychology and Neuroscience

  • Expertisecentrum Inclusieve Arbeidsorganisatie

    Centre of Expertise for Inclusive Labour Organisation (Expertisecentrum Inclusieve Arbeidsorganisatie)

    9 March 2017
    On 7 December 2016 the UWV and Expertisecentrum Inclusieve Arbeidsorganisatie (CIAO) signed a cooperation agreement for the duration of 4 years. The CIAO is housed at Universiteitssingel 40, Maastricht University.
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    Dr. Benedikt Poser and his team reel in the NWO Investment Subsidy Medium grant (MaGW)

    9 March 2017
    Last week Dr. Benedikt Poser of the Department of Cognitive Neuroscience (CN) at the Faculty of Psychology and Neuroscience (FPN) received word from the NWO (Dutch Organisation for Scientific Research) that his team received the NWO Investment Subsidy Medium grant (MaGW) from the NWO’s division of Social Sciences and Humanities. The grant of €453.200, with €151.100 additional co-funding by Scannexus BV, will be used to bankroll the investment project: “Improving reliability of high-field MRI in application to neuroscience and patients”
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    Dr. Jessica Alleva awarded for her work on improving body image

    8 March 2017
    In January Dr. Jessica Alleva, from the Department of Clinical Psychological Science at the Faculty of Psychology and Neuroscience, was honoured twice for her work on improving body image. She received the 2016 Seymour Fisher Outstanding Body Image Dissertation Award and the Distinguished Women Scientist Fund 2016 (she is the first UM researcher to receive these honours).
  • 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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