• alumni-rochelle

    Project Officer at ERINN Innovation


    A bachelor’s degree in Biochemistry in Canada, an English teacher in Vietnam, and a master’s degree in Global Health in Maastricht. Rochelle’s journey is not one you see every day.

  • lorenzo morini

    Captain Space-Heart


    MERLN’s Lorenzo Moroni coordinates a European consortium that develops a technology to create heart ventricles in space using magnetic and acoustic levitation. The subsequent research on the International Space Station will have significant benefits for the humble inhabitants of Earth.

  • Wolfgang Giernalczyk

    Wolfgang Giernalczyk appointed as Department Head and Programme Director of UCM


    The Faculty of Science and Engineering has appointed Wolfgang Giernalczyk, as Department Head and Programme Director of UCM.

  • Bruno de Witte

    Bruno de Witte and the ever-evolving field of EU law


    Professor Bruno de Witte is saying goodbye to Maastricht University, but not to European Law. He will continue to deliver his razor-sharp legal analyses at the European University Institute (EUI) in Florence. 

  • professor langer

    Robert Langer, a role model for interdisciplinary science


    During the 47th Dies Natalis, Professor Robert Langer will be awarded an honorary doctorate by Maastricht University for his impressive career in academics and business.


    Legacy of contemporary art


    What happens to art when the person who makes it deceases? The Maastricht Centre for Arts and Culture, Conservation and Heritage (MACCH) and the Stichting Restauratie Atelier Limburg (SRAL) do research into this.

  • In 2023, I want to…


    He is not into New Year’s Resolutions himself. If he wants to change something, he does it right away and does not wait for a certain moment. Yet, for us he dived into the why and how of good resolutions at the beginning of each year: Thomas Gültzow, assistant professor of social psychology (FPN). And even better, he gives tips to increase our chances of success with good resolutions.

  • Mark Winands

    Machines that can improvise


    Computers are already capable of making independent decisions in familiar situations. But can they also apply knowledge to new facts? Mark Winands, the new professor of Machine Reasoning at the Department of Advanced Computing Sciences, develops computer programs that behave as rational agents.

  • Jessica 2

    “Migration is normal”


    Jessica Hagen-Zanker works for ODI, an international, independent think tank that conducts research and advises governments and NGOs on global issues such as migration. The Maastricht-trained senior research fellow notes that politicians tend to shy away from humane and practical solutions. "Migration is at an all-time high. We need to support migrants, and not just for humanitarian reasons. In Europe, we need people from outside to keep our economies going."

  • Adam Dixon

    Who’s afraid of foreign funds?


    State-owned sovereign wealth funds (SWFs), like that of FIFA World Cup host nation Qatar, are major shareholders in Western industrial and cultural assets. Is that a cause for concern? FASoS’ Adam Dixon has some answers.

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