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  • Number of vulnerable youth in Limburg high and rising

    18-04-2018

    A study by the Maastricht University Research Centre for Education and the Labour Market (ROA) shows that Limburg has a relatively large number of young people who are neither employed nor in education or training. Moreover, this number is growing, which goes against the national trend. Around half of this group is considered vulnerable and unable to make the transition from school to work.

  • Unemployment among vocational graduates falls to pre-crisis levels

    18-04-2018

    Universities of Applied Sciences (HBO) graduates) performed even better in 2017 than in 2016. Unemployment is thereby back to about the same level as in 2008, before the economic crisis. 

  • Number of vulnerable youth in Limburg high and rising

    18-04-2018

    A study by the Maastricht University Research Centre for Education and the Labour Market (ROA) shows that Limburg has a relatively large number of young people who are neither employed nor in education or training. Moreover, this number is growing, which goes against the national trend. Around half of this group is considered vulnerable and unable to make the transition from school to work.

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    Lifestyle coaches motivate overweight people to live healthier

    17-04-2018

    Overweight patients who are counselled by a lifestyle coach will eventually move more, eat a lot healthier and suffer less from the dreaded yo-yo effect. This is shown in research by Maastricht University (UM), in collaboration with Tilburg University and Dutch health insurance company CZ.

     

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    Call for participants - ITEM DigiD Survey

    17-04-2018

    Expertise Centre ITEM is researching a number of aspects in relation to cross-border work. One of the issues currently in the spotlight is the (im)possibility to get a DigiD. Expertise Centre ITEM would like to know how many people would like to use a DigiD, but find that they are unable to obtain it.

  • ANW shortfall insurance

    16-04-2018

    In the UM news of 20 March we informed you about the discontinuation of the Surviving Dependants Act (Anw) survivor benefit with effect from 1 May 2018. All universities, including Maastricht University, have  reached an agreement with insurance company elipsLife 
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    NACCA's fifth training event, Porto, January 2018

    16-04-2018

    The 3rd Winter School was hosted by the Faculty of Fine Arts of the University of Porto, and ran from 15-19 January 2018. It was a great opportunity for the ESRs to share their research with their peers and other professionals.

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    Education minister focuses on internationalisation at UM

    16-04-2018

    Minister of Education, Culture and Science Ingrid van Engelshoven visited Maastricht on Monday 16 April to find out more about internationalisation and language policy at UM and Zuyd University of Applied Sciences.

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    Prestigious grant for research on stem cell-mediated tissue regeneration

    13-04-2018

    Fundamental research on the repair process involved in tissue damage

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