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    UM: sharpest rise in the number of female professors


    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


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

  • UM signs DORA


    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.

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    Vaccination against cervical cancer: yes or no?


    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.

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    King visits Blue Care pioneer site in Maastricht


    King Willem-Alexander and Minister Bruins for healthcare and Sport made an unexpected visit to the initiatives of the Blue Care pioneer site in Maastricht on 4 September. 

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    Important progress made in research on treatment for MS and Alzheimer’s


    For the first time, in experimental animal models for MS, researchers at Maastricht University (UM) and Hasselt University (UHasselt) have succeeded in restoring the substance myelin, which is degraded by the disease.

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  • MCPER: Research for and with members of society


    A platform for scientists who want to do research at Maastricht University not only for, but also with members of society: that is the MPCER (Maastricht Platform for Community-Engaged Research).

  • Delegation of Chinese scientists visit Maastricht University


    The Department of Health, Ethics and Society at the Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences organses the visit of six senior scientists from the China National Environmental Monitoring Centre (CNEMC) to Maastricht University.

  • Alain Dupont appointed as member of UM Supervisory Board


    The Dutch Minister of Education, Culture and Science has appointed Professor Alain Dupont as a member of the Maastricht University Supervisory Board for a four-year period starting 1 September 2019. Professor Alain Dupont succeeds Professor Marc Groenhuijsen.

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