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    More efficient carbon dioxide splitting for sustainable fuels

    30-07-2021

    Using renewable electricity and carbon dioxide (CO2), carbon monoxide (CO) can be produced as a source of sustainable fuels. Researchers from DIFFER, Maastricht University and Shell have discovered how to do this in a potentially more efficient way.

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    Maastricht to host European citizens' summit on the future of Europe

    27-07-2021

    The European Institute of Public Administration (EIPA) and Studio Europa from Maastricht University have been selected by the European Council, EU Commission and European Parliament to welcome a pan-European citizens' summit in Maastricht to be organised as part of the Conference on the Future of Europe.

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  • Can we trust cultured meat?

    23-07-2021

    Cultured meat, meat grown from animal stem cells, seems to be conquering the world. When such a new product enters the market, consumers must be able to trust that it complies with all European legislation and regulations regarding food safety.

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    Matilde della Fontana winner of Menno Knetsch Thesis Award 2021

    22-07-2021

    The Menno Knetsch Award 2021 has been awarded to MSc Biobased Materials graduate Matilde della Fontana. Matilde completed her thesis at the sustainability group of the Aachen-Maastricht Institute for Biobased Materials (AMIBM) under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Yvonne van der Meer.

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    Maaike Gerritse wins MaCSBio Thesis award 2021

    22-07-2021

    The Systems Biology student Maaike Gerritse is the winner of the MaCSBio thesis award 2021. She won the award for her thesis on ‘Heterogeneity among trauma-exposed subjects; studied at the multi-omics level’.

  • ‘A new way of thinking’

    22-07-2021

    In the new bachelor’s program, Circular Engineering, students learn how to design production processes in different industries as circularly as possible.

  • Poverty, suffering in silence

    19-07-2021

    According to the United Nations, poverty means not being able to provide for the basic necessities of life. Even in a rich country like the Netherlands, more and more people are affected by poverty, certainly after the COVID-19 pandemic. Often there is so-called silent poverty, because you don’t easily know when someone can’t pay their rent or doesn’t have enough money to eat more than once a day. Silent poverty occurs among our students as well, particularly because it is often a taboo to talk about financial problems.

  • Inge Hooijen and Prof. F. Cörvers
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