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  • Coronavirus

    Information on the coronavirus (COVID-19)

    27-03-2020

    Information on the coronavirus (COVID-19) in relation to UM

  • sanne en mirjam

    Selection predicts better performance

    27-03-2020

    Before she began her PhD, Sanne Schreurs thought “important people” were standoffish. Then she met her supervisor, Professor Mirjam oude Egbrink. “I was surprised at how sweet and supportive she was.” According to the findings of their research, the selection procedure for Medicine predicts study success and results in better doctors.

  • student wellbeing

    Your wellbeing is more important than ever

    27-03-2020

    The team of UM Psychologists at SSC are there for you – whether you struggle with fear of failure, procrastination, stress, sadness or loneliness. Now you get to contact them even – only, come to think of it – from the comfort of your own home.

  • promotie sanne

    One-of-a-kind PhD defence

    27-03-2020

    Last Friday, the final PhD defence for the foreseeable future was held in the Minderbroedersberg. Sanne Schreurs obtained her PhD cum laude for her research on the selection of students for the Medicine programme in Maastricht.

  • computer

    Adapting to virtual: Real life problem-based learning

    25-03-2020

    We wanted to find out how some of SBE’s teaching staff have been experiencing the move to online teaching and learning so we interrupted their online creativity momentarily to find out what life is like behind the scenes of an online learning environment.

  • Report from the front lines by professor-general practitioner Jochen Cals

    25-03-2020

    Professor of General Practice Medicine Jochen Cals is also a practicing general practitioner in Sittard, a city that is suffering from a relatively high number of coronavirus infections. What is his experience during these unique times?

  • Home office Shula

    Shula Mensah: my work-from-home survival guide

    24-03-2020

    As a person who is easily distracted, working from home is not the most ideal situation for me. This is why I always studied in the library because lowkey, the peer pressure of seeing others work hard made me do the same. But this is our life for now so being in this situation forced me to adjust my ways. In this article I share some tips that have helped me to survive (so far). 

  • LIMES

    Vacancy: PhD position in transnational mining history.

    24-03-2020

    LIMES - Mining at the border: the transnational space of the Domaniale Mijn in the 19th and 20th century
    In cooperation with the Centre for the Social History of Limburg (SHCL) and the Centre for the Regional History of Limburg (RHCL), the Department of History in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences offers a PhD position in transnational mining history.
    The deadline for submitting your application is 8 April 2020.
    For complete vacancy text, click here.

  • corana

    Systematic reviews on corona disease 2019 (COVID-19)

    23-03-2020

    We need to provide rapid systematic reviews on COVID-19

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