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  • In recent years, there has been quite some debate surrounding the value of rakings. So the question is: do university rankings really matter that much? Fair question. In this article, SBE’s Dean Mariëlle Heijltjes and SBE’s Associate Dean Gaby Odekerken weigh in on the subject.

  • Last year, Maastricht University further strengthened its profile in science and technology by launching a Bachelor in Computer Science. The response exceeded all expectations, with the first cohort of 300 students from all over the world starting the programme in September. “Computers and...

  • A team of researchers at the Law & Tech Lab is exploring an AI-assisted solution that makes legal assistance more accessible to everyone. Think of difficult contracts with legal language, explained in plain language or summarized for easy understanding. The exploration of this tool comes with a few...

  • His second novel, The Invisibles, was recently published to high praise in the major Dutch newspapers. Author Frank Nellen is still floored by the response. Winning the Nederlandse Boekhandelsprijs 2024, a Dutch book award that is awarded by Dutch booksellers, was the cherry on top of the cake. It...

  • On 1 February, UCM’s Jenny Schell-Leugers will take over from MERLN’s Vanessa LaPointe as chair of the Maastricht Young Academy. What do they do, why might you want to join them, and why they aren’t younger.

  • On January 28th, Konrad Kollnig, assistant professor in the Law & Tech Lab of the Law Faculty, was awarded this years’ Stefano Rodotà Award. His thesis conducted a technological and legal study into mobile apps on how to improve data protection in practice.

  • Adriana Iamnitchi’s career appeared like a bed of roses. She served as a full professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at the University of South Florida. Nonetheless, she sought out new challenges and moved to Maastricht, where she focused her research on social media.

  • He was thinking about joining the family business, but during his studies of Business Economics, he discovered that he preferred research. What followed is an impressive academic career. Professor Christian Leuz has received no shortage of awards; during the 2024 Dies Natalis, Maastricht University...

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    A gift from heaven

    Research on women’s health, childhood obesity, a cancer screening tool, anxiety in older people with dementia, severe brain damage—Maastricht University researchers affiliated with the University Fund Limburg work on a wide range of topics. What do they have in common? They are bursting with...