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  • Bruno de Witte

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

    17-01-2023

    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. 

  • Language courses

    How do you stand and what does that say?

    02-01-2023

    Body language is perhaps our most important means of communication. But our knowledge about the effects of postures is low.

  • Law

    Tackling drug related organised crime requires determining course

    20-12-2022

    In recent years, with additional funding from the government, several local, regional and national projects have been launched to tackle and nip undermining crime in the bud. This has raised awareness in the Netherlands about the seriousness of that problem and the need to tackle it together. It is therefore high time for a further course of action, according to research by Maastricht University and the Erasmus School of Law (Erasmus University Rotterdam).

  • Astrid Meesters

    Gone with the wind

    10-11-2022

    Astrid Meesters received her doctorate on Sept. 28 with her PhD research on flexibility and mindfulness as resilience factors for pain and recovery. 

  • Kristof Vandael

    Procrastination is the thief of time

    10-11-2022

    In his PhD research, Kristof Vandael investigated how this generalization of pain-related avoidance can be inhibited in the lab to help optimize therapy for chronic pain or even prevent the development of chronic pain.

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    The urgency of facilitating working from home by cross-border workers

    08-11-2022

    The ITEM Cross-Border Impact Assessment 2021 took a closer look at the tax and social security implications of homeworking by cross-border workers in the homeworking dossier. Together with the Secretariat-General of the Benelux Union, the ITEM Expertise Centre organised the Benelux - ITEM Conference "The Future of Work - Working from Home from a Cross-Border Perspective" on Thursday 13 October 2022 in Brussels.

  • Verdrietig Caring Universities

    'Letter from Máxima lowers threshold for young people to talk about mental health'

    07-11-2022

    More and more young people, especially girls and young women, are suffering from mental health problems. Researcher Sophie Leijdesdorff is pleased with Queen Maxima's attention to this

  • Leentjens

    Shivers down your spine

    03-11-2022

    Prof. Dr. Leentjens at Maastricht University has been researching the relationship between psychiatric and neurological symptoms for years in order to pay more attention to mental symptoms in treatment.

  • Drones and the law

    26-10-2022

    They can do it already: deliver pizzas and medicines, inspect windows for cleanliness, monitor crowds. And all that autonomously, without a human driver. But how do you ensure that drones comply with laws and regulations? Professor of Private Law and technology expert Gijs van Dijck translates legal rules such that drones can understand and implement them.

  • fons coomans

    Are human rights of future generations our concern?

    03-10-2022

    After years of meaningful work at our university, Prof. Fons Coomans gave his farewell address to the Faculty of Law on 2 September, where he examined important human rights questions. How do they impact our daily lives? And how do they affect people on a personal level? Will future generations still have human rights?

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