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  • Update #2 COVID-19

    26-02-2020

    Update #2

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    Small change, big impact

    20-02-2020

    Can you reduce the room temperature of your home and still feel comfortable? Can you keep up the habit of doing fewer loads of laundry? Yes and yes, according to the findings of the ENERGISE project, which challenged 300 households in eight countries to reduce their energy consumption.

  • Pure and UM Research Publications completely renewed

    Pure & UM Research Publications completely renewed

    17-02-2020

    Pure and associated services, such as the Research Publications portal, are completely renewed. Pure was not available for weeks due to the cyber attack but has been back online since Monday 17 February. Preparations continued during the downtime so that the previously planned migration could be maintained without additional inconvenience for users.

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    UM Agora Soirée on Rethinking Innocence in Intercountry Adoption

    17-02-2020

    UM Agora hosted a second soirée on Intercountry Adoption on 12 February 2020.

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    DKE on Das Erste (Europamagazin)

    16-02-2020

    German national TV channel Das Erste (ARD) visited DKE to discuss how Brexit may impact European research collaborations and students (TV fragment in German).

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    The old age: a new role for the pension sector towards more prosperity, or more well-being?

    12-02-2020

    On 27 January 2020, the ninth edition of the Maastricht Pensions Seminar took place. The theme of the seminar was 'Pensions: Outside In - The old age: a new role for the pension sector towards more prosperity, or more well-being?

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    Urban greenspace as motor for exercising, meeting and relaxing

    12-02-2020

    Last year, the Maastricht Sustainability Institute joined forces with the public health service (GGD) of Zuid Limburg to investigate the influence of 'green in the neighborhood' on the health of residents in Maastricht.

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    Organ donation after euthanasia still rare

    10-02-2020

    Due to an acute shortage of organ donors, hundreds of people die each year in the Netherlands and Belgium alone. One large group of potential donors may not even be aware that they can donate their organs: people who opt for euthanasia. For his PhD research, Jan Bollen studied the issue of organ donation following euthanasia.

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    A Valentine’s Day missive - head, heart or gut-reaction?

    10-02-2020

    Love it or hate it, Valentine’s Day comes around every year, tempting, taunting us and playing with our minds.  If, like most people, you believe that your decisions are a result of a rational analysis of available alternatives, think again! You may not be as immune to these marketing tactics as you think, but not necessarily in the ways you might expect. Science finds that emotions greatly influence or even determine our decisions.

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