Energise Europe

    Across 30 European countries, researchers of ICIS, Maastricht University’s scientific institute for sustainable development, and their research partners are searching for projects that seek to change people’s energy consumption at home. The target is to collect information on 1,000 projects that...

  • In the annual Keuzegids Masters 2017 FASoS has three designated ‘top study programmes’

  • In 2016 the Rutte Cabinet proposed that assisted suicide be legalised for older people who feel they have led a full life. The proposal is, according to Maarten Verkerk, endowed professor of Christian Philosophy, a “neoliberal” brainchild that prioritises individual autonomy over morality

  • Appointment of Jan Hoeijmakers, Erasmus MC (MUMC+ news).

  • Serious Gaming

    Games that matter

    Jeroen Trienes, graduate of Knowledge Engineering at Maastricht University, is now Creative Director at Goal043. This Maastricht company develops ‘serious games’, computer games that have some purpose other than pure entertainment

  • Last week Dr. Benedikt Poser of the Department of Cognitive Neuroscience (CN) at the Faculty of Psychology and Neuroscience (FPN) received word from the NWO (Dutch Organisation for Scientific Research) that his team received the NWO Investment Subsidy Medium grant (MaGW) from the NWO’s division of...

  • A new institute is aiming to enhance the participation of people with occupational disabilities in the labour market. The Inclusive Labour Organisation Expertise Centre (CIAO), launched by Maastricht University in September 2016, will make insights from research available to companies, governments...

  • ZonMw Grant for large-scale research into the quality of care in the final stage of dementia.

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    Our failing memory

    Dr Henry Otgaar of Maastricht University examines how memories are formed, influenced and can even be completely made up.

  • The signing of the Maastricht Treaty marked the first step towards the establishment of the European Union (EU) as we know it today. Now, 25 years later, it is time to take stock.