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    Students of Business Engineering harvest international awards


    A group of Maastricht University's Business Engineering Bachelor's students won three awards at this year's edition of the renowned ENGCOMM, the Engineering and Commerce Case Competition, held by the University of Concordia in Montreal (Canada).

  • Finance

    Wide variation in app usage and earnings Uber drivers


    New research ROA: wide variation in app usage and earnings Uber drivers

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    Marie Skłodowska-Curie Postdoctoral Fellowship for SBE Researcher


    SBE Researcher Jakob Raymaekers has been awarded a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Postdoctoral Fellowship grant for his research project. The objective of this grant is to support researchers’ careers and foster excellence in research.

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    Study: Even chess experts perform worse when air quality is lower, suggesting a negative effect on cognition.


    Study: Even chess experts perform worse when air quality is lower, suggesting a negative effect on cognition.

  • Social Contract

    How to be a good ancestor in a complex world


    The status quo isn’t viable; we need to transform how we do things and how we think about them – not just in one domain but in the complex system made up of the interactions between all the domains. With his Natural Social Contract, Patrick Huntjens sketches a way forward.

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    NWO Open Competition Grants awarded to SBE researchers


    SBE Researchers Anouk Festjens (MSCM) and Nico Pestel (ROA) have been awarded NWO grants for their research projects in the Social Sciences and Humanities (SSH) domain. These grants are specifically intended to encourage bold, curiosity-driven ideas, even if the outcome is uncertain. The focus is on advancing science, regardless of the results.

  • Independent inquiry exonerates Professor Machteld Marcelis


    Professor Machteld Marcelis can continue her work at Maastricht University, the university’s Executive Board has determined. An independent inquiry commissioned by the board and conducted by the agency BING found no evidence of an unsafe social environment within the Psychiatry section of the UM Department of Psychiatry & Neuropsychology, where Professor Marcelis works.

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    Maastrich University joins The Erasmus+ ECOffee Project On Sustainable Coffee Consumption


    This 2 years ERASMUS+ project aims to develop innovative educational methods to promote sustainable consumption habits to adults.  In particular, the project will be targeted to producers and consumers in the coffee industry. The goal of the project is to utilise existing and develop new tools and methods based on the principles of Technology Enhanced Learning to trigger transformative, systemic change in consumption habits and incentive people, and especially millennials, to turn to more sustainable ways of life. UM joins as a scientific partner to provide guidance for the development of the educational tools and nudge strategies. 

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    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.

  • Will AI systems make your job obsolete?


    SBE researchers Jermain Kaminski, Emir Efendić, and Marc Becker share their thoughts on how AI systems, like those of OpenAI, are impacting the labour market.

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