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    Stock exchange companies must take more responsibility for negative externalities


    Dutch listed companies must take responsibility for the negative effects that their business activities and supply chain have on people and the planet by aligning their business strategy much more than is currently the case with planetary boundaries. This not only concerns slowing down climate change, but also, for example, combating the loss of biodiversity and the need to think and act in a circular manner.

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    ABP pension fund stops investing in 'fossil' – an encouraging move


    UM regards the decision by ABP pension fund to stop investing in fossil fuels producers as an encouraging development.

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    Launch of Artful Participation website


    On 20 October 2021, MCICM held a dissemination event where researchers from the Artful Participation project presented some of their research.

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    A more sustainable economy? Make way for challengers!


    Between climate change, inequality of opportunity, and a global pandemic, our world is facing major challenges. A sustainable and stable economy is desperately needed, argues Mark Sanders, Professor of International Economics at Maastricht University.

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    Maastricht University Library celebrates International Open Access Week 2021


    International Open Access Week 2021 will take place from 25-31 October. This year we are paying extra attention to new developments, services and tips. We are launching a new OA Journal Browser, a preprint guide, and organising drop-in sessions. But there's more. Read on and discover seven ways to celebrate Open Access Week 2021 with us.

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    How to promote your research?


    Would you like to generate impact for your research outside the university world? Reach a wider audience that includes changemakers such as politicians and policymakers? Build interest from funding organisations that might finance your future research? And above all, contribute to a society in which science is better understood?

  • Give your bike a second life


    Fietsbank Maastricht collects redundant bikes and repairs them for people with a small budget.

  • Klokhuis Wetenschapsprijs: vote for Henry Otgaar and Luc van Loon!


    On 10 November, de Klokhuis Wetenschapsprijs 2021 will be awarded. From 64 entries from universities, university colleges and university hospitals in the Netherlands, ten studies have been nominated, including two by UM researchers! Watch the promo videos of Henry Otgaar (FPN) and Luc van Loon (NUTRIM) and make sure they both make it to the top 3! 

  • Vulnerable students remain the hardest hit by COVID-19


    The balance after a year and a half of the COVID-19 crisis in education: the corona delay has partly been made up, but learning growth is still lower, especially in mathematics. Vulnerable students remain the hardest hit.


    Students at Maastricht University share their COVID-19 experiences


    Students from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences at Maastricht University, digitised in 3D personal items that spoke to their experience of the pandemic. These models were woven into digital stories that explore their experience from personal, cultural, and social perspectives.

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