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  • WUN Network – UM research projects funded 2019!

    19-02-2019

    In December 2018, two UM research groups were successfully chosen and awarded seed financing from the WUN Research Development Fund (RDF).

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    A reappraisal of emotion in politics

    13-02-2019

    In their new collection of essays, Het hart op de tong, René Gabriëls, Sjaak Koenis and Tsjalling Swierstra argue that emotions are indispensable to democracy.

  • Brightlands Campus Heerlen

    Increased wealth of knowledge at Brightlands Smart Services Campus

    12-02-2019

    Maastricht University (UM), Zuyd University of Applied Sciences (Zuyd) and the Open University (OU) will expand their activities at the Brightlands Smart Services Campus in Heerlen. The three knowledge institutions now each start their own institute. They continue their successful cooperation through joint projects. The new initiatives will work (together) more decisively on innovation, research and education in the field of digital societies.

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    Women’s legal advice centre: for women, by women

    07-02-2019

    They support women with legal problems on a voluntary basis, collect money to recycle waste to make light sources, set up social enterprises, or work for global health. There are many ways in which students at Maastricht University go the extra mile. Not just for their CVs, but to put their ideals into practice. And as a welcome side-effect, they make a lot of friends.

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    The Road to Maastricht

    31-01-2019

    What would you ask someone who, in the words of the organizers, played a major role in the story of science in the last 70 years?

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    Green Impact: driving change one lightbulb at a time

    31-01-2019

    UM’s commitment to the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals and its aim to be a sustainable university by 2030 is taking shape. Green shoots are visible everywhere - metaphorically that is; winter continues as scheduled…

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    “The only role I can play is myself”

    28-01-2019

    Teun Dekker, the political philosopher and first professor of Liberal Arts and Sciences Education in Europe, turns every lecture into a performance. The goal: reaching his students. Thursday 31st January he will deliver his inaugural lecture.

  • Honorary doctorates for Amitav Ghosh and Michael Ignatieff

    25-01-2019

    At its 43rd Dies Natalis, Maastricht University awarded honorary doctorates to CEU rector and president Michael Ignatieff and acclaimed novelist Amitav Ghosh. 

  • Liter of Light: spreading light worldwide

    24-01-2019

    They support women with legal problems on a voluntary basis, collect money to recycle waste to make light sources, set up social enterprises, or work for global health. There are many ways in which students at Maastricht University go the extra mile. Not just for their CVs, but to put their ideals into practice. And as a welcome side-effect, they make a lot of friends.

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