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    Groundbreaking research project AMIBM starts in fourth package NWO Open Competition - XS


    Maastricht University researcher, Jordy Saya, working at AMIBM is one of the 24 lucky ones whose research project 'Learning from Nature to Synthesize Peptides and Proteins' was honored by NWO.

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    IDS researcher wins grant about food health claims


    What can we learn about the health claims that manufacturers make about foods by applying data science?

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    AMIBM: University collaboration at Brightlands


    Eighty years ago, DSM opened its central laboratory for fundamental research in Geleen. Now the old lab is part of the Brightlands Chemelot Campus. This coming fall, the Festival Feel the Chemistry will look back on eighty years of innovation and will also look ahead to the future. Maastricht University is one of the founders of the campus and is closely involved in the developments. It’s at the heart of the campus, as is the Maastricht Institute for Biobased Materials.

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    A fresh start for ITEM


    Since August 2020 ITEM has moved to a beautiful historic building a building of Maastricht University in the city centre of Maastricht. In addition, ITEM has a new coordinator, Pascal Vossen, who runs the daily office since this spring.

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    Mathematics to help achieve bite-sized evolutionary trees


    The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) has awarded a KLEIN-1 grant to Dr. Steven Kelk. He will explore the mathematics behind shrinking the sometimes impossibly huge evolutionary trees.

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    PANDEMRIC explores the benefits of Euregional cooperation during (health) crises


    Discoordination at the beginning of the COVID-19 outbreak caused numerous bottlenecks in the border regions, which proved to have negative effects on Euregional cooperation. The PANDEMRIC project (Interreg V-A Euregio Maas-Rijn), aimed at promoting Euroregional cooperation in the field of health care, may offer opportunities for optimal cross-border crisis management.

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    Crossing borders at the Grensmaas


    The Grensmaas project has been running since 2008 and is the largest river restoration project in The Netherlands.

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    You don’t have to be a populist to be popular


    In her dissertation Carola Schoor analysed more than 70 speeches, using discourse theory. From the analyses emerged a model of three political styles: elitist, pluralist and populist. These styles are identified along three dimensions, namely ideational, social and presentational.

  • Virgo and LIGO reveal new and unexpected populations of black holes

    Virgo and LIGO reveal new and unexpected populations of black holes


    The research collaboration LIGO/Virgo, which leads global research into gravitational waves has presented another major discovery.

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