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    Elsevier has considerably expanded the number of journals in which open access can be published for free

    13-08-2019

    Elsevier has expanded the number of journal titles in which researchers from Maastricht University and MUMC+ can publish open access ‘for free’ to 1650 hybrid titles. Researchers can now also publish in 250 open access journals without paying APC.

  • Narcis screen dump

    A NARCIS milestone: more than 700,000 academic open access publications registered

    01-08-2019

    The Dutch scholarly publications portal NARCIS now presents more than 700,000 open access publications by Dutch academics. Maastricht University counts for 15,228 open access publications.

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    Agreement with Elsevier extended until 2020

    01-07-2019

    In late 2018, when the ‘current’ contract with Elsevier ended, VSNU and Elsevier agreed to continue the talks on a new contract while the existing agreements were maintained. Now the current contract will be extended for an additional six months to allow more time for the negotiations.

  • Similarity Check Tool - Maastricht University Library

    Similarity Check: tool to prevent sloppy referencing or plagiarism

    01-07-2019

    The University Library recently launched a new tool for researchers: the Similarity Check Service. This tool helps researchers to prevent sloppy referencing or plagiarism.

  • Henk van den Hoogen and Micah Vandegrift

    Micah Vandegrift – a Fullbright in Maastricht

    25-06-2019

    Micah Vandegrift lives and works in Raleigh, North Carolina. He visited Maastricht University Library as a Fulbright-Schuman innovation fellow and stayed with us for 5 months between October 2018 and February 2019. His wife and two young children accompanied him to Maastricht and beyond.

  • Alie de Boer in the top 5 of 'Science Talent of the Year'

    15-05-2019

    Food scientist Alie de Boer from the UM campus in Venlo is among the final five talented researchers who have a chance of winning the New Scientist title ‘Science Talent of the Year’.

  • Lim­burg en Nor­drhein-West­fa­len aan de slag met grens­vraag­stuk­ken

    Limburg and North Rhine-Westphalia working on border issues

    11-07-2018

    During his meetings, deputy Van den Akker indicated that he would like to establish more cooperation between North Rhine-Westphalia and Limburg in the future.

  • Michael Lenz

    MaCSBio's Michael Lenz's Article published

    24-06-2016

    Principal components analysis (PCA) is a common unsupervised method for the analysis of gene expression microarray data, providing information on the overall structure of the analyzed dataset. 

  • Bert Smeets

    Bert Smeets: Research pays off

    29-04-2016

    MaCSBio's director of education Bert Smeets has been interviewed for the Dutch serie: 'Research Loont' (translation: 'Research pays off') about the unraveling of genetic causes of hereditary metabolic disease among children.

  • Gokhan Ertaylan

    MaCSBio's Gökhan Ertaylan's Article published

    22-04-2016

    Neurogenesis is the process by which new neurons are generated from neural stem cells and progenitor cells which takes place continuously throughout our life. In this work the interdisciplinary team with Gökhan Ertaylan of MaCSBio has been collaborating, uncovers a function for Prox1 gene that functions as an inducer of neuronal differentiation.

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