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  • As a student, constant changes in Problem-Based Learning (PBL) groups at Maastricht University left Carolina Cicati feeling lonely sometimes. This experience, in contrast to her later supportive role as a student-tutor, highlights the challenge of building trust within short-term learning settings.

  • Heerlen, Maastricht, and Sittard-Geleen will continue the services for the Euregional and international labour market in South Limburg for an extended period. Maastricht University actively supports in attracting and retaining Euregional and international talent."

  • Pieter Jelle Visser was appointed professor at Maastricht University in 2022. He is engaged in research on Alzheimer's disease: the underlying causes and the possibilities for therapy. Visser has always been intrigued by the brain. Researching Alzheimer's fascinates him, not least because much can...

  • Tais Terletskaja is a visiting PhD from the Department of Arts and Cultural Studies at the University of Copenhagen. 

  • Two recently announced European projects seek to empower farmers with innovative software components and easy access to practical knowledge.

  • In recent years, there has been quite some debate surrounding the value of rakings. So the question is: do university rankings really matter that much? Fair question. In this article, SBE’s Dean Mariëlle Heijltjes and SBE’s Associate Dean Gaby Odekerken weigh in on the subject.

  • Last year, Maastricht University further strengthened its profile in science and technology by launching a Bachelor in Computer Science. The response exceeded all expectations, with the first cohort of 300 students from all over the world starting the programme in September. “Computers and...

  • The Supervisory Board of Maastricht University (UM) has appointed Jan-Tjitte Meindersma as vice-president and member of UM’s Executive Board. In July 2024, he will succeed Nick Bos, who will retire at that time.



     

  • Dr. Ramon Ottenheijm secured a NWO-Dutch Arthritis Society grant of 945,000 euros for the early detection of knee osteoarthritis.