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  • SDB Barometer

    Halfway to 2030: Dutch organisations becoming more engaged with Sustainable Development Goals

    26-01-2023

    Since the 2015 adoption of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the 2030 deadline, the first Dutch national SDG Barometer study shows that there is a lot to be optimistic about. 

  • Roundtable

    How can organisations become more compassionate, and then really?

    02-01-2023

    According to Harry Hummels, Professor of Ethics, Organisations and Society, the benefits of doing business in a compassionate way are huge.

  • MOVARE

    Poor classroom air negatively affects learning performance

    09-12-2022

    Since the corona crisis, school ventilation has been in the spotlight, especially to prevent the spread of the SARS-Cov-2 virus. Research published today by Maastricht University (UM) shows that poor ventilation also affects the test scores of elementary school students and thus the core task of schools, good education.

  • Robbie Servais

    Unusual careers: an interview with alumn Robbie Servais

    29-11-2022

    When we asked alumnus Robbie Servais about his current occupation, he told us that he works as a football coach at K.R.C. Genk. An unusual career considering that he studied International Business at Maastricht University. Although Robbie's profession may seem like an unusual career choice, his studies at the School of Business and Economics did have a great influence on his professional career. 

  • Nils Kok

    Sympathetic, says professor Nils Kok on points plan against sky-high rents

    28-11-2022

    More middle-income people should be able to live in the city. That is why Minister Hugo de Jonge (Wonen) is this week coming up with a new regulation plan. Nils Kok responds.

  • Sten van Beek

    Cold shivers?

    23-11-2022

    Due to the Western lifestyle with a high fat diet combined with little exercise, more and more people in the Netherlands are overweight or even obese. This causes an increased risk of type II diabetes. What can be done about this besides a healthier lifestyle? The answer comes from an unexpected source: shivering from the cold!

  • Marlou-Floor Kenkhuis

    Quantity and Quality

    21-11-2022

    Survivors of colon cancer often have symptoms associated with the cancer or treatment for years after treatment, such as fatigue and tingling in fingers and feet. This has a great impact on the perceived quality of life. Whereas current lifestyle advice is mainly aimed at prevention of (colon) cancer, Marlou-Floor Kenkhuis studied in her PhD the relationship between lifestyle with quality of life and fatigue in colon cancer survivors.

  • girl with laptop computer

    Labour market chances of mbo graduates quickly restored after easing Covid-19 measures

    17-11-2022

    MBO graduates who obtained an MBO diploma between 2017 and 2019 were hit hard by the Covid-19 measures in 2020

  • Work Health and Career: woman in office stretching out

    'The (gas) price of working from home is too high for employee and society'

    07-11-2022

    'The (gas) price of working from home is too high for employee and society'. According to Linde Kattenberg en Martijn Stroom in Parool.

  • Westra en Faber

    Lessons from the corona crisis

    02-11-2022

    The covid pandemic brought pressure to bear on many things. Neurology professor Karin Faber and assistant professor of Healthcare Management Daan Westra look back on a turbulent time.

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