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  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • woning isoleren Eichholtz

    Return on home insulation is so high that subsidies are largely unnecessary

    27-10-2022

    Return on home insulation is so high that subsidies are largely unnecessary

  • 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.

  • Innovatiecirkel

    Failures are a source of innovation

    07-10-2022

    Failures are a source of innovation

  • 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?

  • BISS solutions to poverty and debt

    Old taboos around poverty and money stress may now disappear

    26-09-2022

    Old taboos around poverty and money stress may now disappear

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