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  • VSNU - Elsevier deal

    Dutch research institutions and Elsevier reach framework agreement

    19-12-2019

    VSNU, NFU, NWO and Elsevier have reached a framework agreement. In the short term, this means that from January 2020 we will have access to all online journals from Elsevier and UM scholars can publish Open Access in all Elsevier journals – Full OA and Hybrid – without paying APC.

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    UM: sharpest rise in the number of female professors

    13-12-2019

    The percentage of female professors in Maastricht now stands at 29.7%, earning UM a shared second place in the Women Professors Monitor 2019 together with Leiden University. 

  • The Great Education Prize FHML awarded to Albert Scherpbier

    21-11-2019

    He is involved in quality improvement of education within FHML, but also in Maastricht University as a whole.

  • UM signs DORA

    25-10-2019

    Rector Magnificus Rianne Letschert signed the San Francisco Declaration on Research Assessment (DORA) today, marking Maastricht University’s (UM) official endorsement of a new approach to assessing academics.

  • Dr. Jerry Spanakis discusses the Law&Tech lab

    Law & Tech Lab on BNR Nieuwsradio

    17-10-2019

    Another feature on BNR Nieuwsradio: Dr. Jerry Spanakis discusses the Law&Tech lab. (Report in Dutch)

  • Match Good Veurein

    Students deliver benefits to the city

    14-10-2019

    Local tv program Good Veurein made an episode about the benefits that students bring to Maastricht. Featuring Serve the City Maastricht, Match Maastricht, Jongeren & StudentenBuurtbemiddeling Maastricht and alderman Bert Jongen.

  • UM team wins 'Best Biologists of the Netherlands 2019'
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    Vaccination against cervical cancer: yes or no?

    03-10-2019

    Mothers who make use of the HPV Vaccination Decision Aid, a new, interactive website, are better informed and more willing to have their daughters vaccinated against HPV than mothers who do not. This is the main conclusion of research conducted by Mirjam Pot, who recently defended her PhD at Maastricht University.

  • The Digital Ludeme Project on BNR Nieuwsradio

    The Digital Ludeme Project on BNR Nieuwsradio

    02-10-2019

    BNR Nieuwsradio’s show 'Wetenschap Vandaag' (‘Science Today’) spoke with Dr. Cameron Browne. (Report in Dutch)

  • Is America’s National Security Process Broken?

    Is America’s National Security Process Broken?

    01-10-2019

    U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton’s role in destroying the national security policy process.

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