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  • Melanie Feeney

    Meet Melanie Feeney: an advocate of interdisciplinary research

    17-05-2019

    Originally from Australia, Melanie Feeney's career path includes the completion of a master's degree in sustainability in Sydney, research on sustainable business in remote and rural Australia and Southeast Asia as well as a role as Education Development Officer at UM. Building on her extensive experience, Feeney has decided to now focus her research on how organisations transition towards sustainability, under the umbrella of the SBE research theme Sustainable Development.

  • MaTHiSiS Turtlebot

    Smart devices tailor their teaching to your emotions

    16-05-2019

    For the European Horizon 2020 innovation project MaTHiSiS, researchers taught machines how to teach you by learning from watching you learn.

  • 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’.

  • BReIN - Brightlands e-Infrastructure for Neurohealth

    Twenty million euros for fighting Alzheimer’s using big data

    13-05-2019

    The Province of Limburg, Maastricht UMC+ and Maastricht University (UM) are jointly investing €20 million in a new research institute, called BReIN (Brightlands e-Infrastructure for Neurohealth). The spiritual father of BReIN is Maastricht professor of Environmental Health, Jos Kleinjans.

  • intervision gathering in the master's in Medicine

    More than talking tough at the coffee machine

    10-05-2019

    Internships during the master’s in Medicine: a great, but also intensive and challenging time. Medical interns discuss their progress with a mentor and workplace supervisor. Since this academic year, they also have reflective meetings with other interns. No judgement, no hierarchy. Peer coaching, in other words – also known as ‘intervision’.

  • Brightlands Maastricht Health Campus opens base in life science hotspot California

    01-05-2019

    Brightlands Maastricht Health Campus opened a base on the West Coast of the US on Monday 29 April, at the University of California’s business accelerator in Irvine.

  • Philip Schacht

    The Maastricht Debate 2019: a student's opinion

    30-04-2019

    The Maastricht debate, a political debate between the “Spitzenkandidaten” of the leading European parties took place last Monday, 29 April at the theatre at the Vrijthof. Simultaneously, the debate was live broadcast on the Vrijthof square for all interested spectators who did not get the chance to join the debate inside the theatre. A unique aspect of this debate was that it targeted in particular young voters.

  • Econometric Game

    Silver medal at the World Championships of Econometrics

    24-04-2019

    The Econometric Game is a yearly event in Amsterdam, often dubbed as the World Championships of Econometrics, and took place this year from April 10th to April 12th. Maastricht University has been a consistent participant in the game for the last ten years, battling it out with the likes of Harvard University, Universidad Carlos III, and the University of Monash for eternal glory.
    We are proud to announce that team SBE came in 2nd place during this final case, and therefore also placed 2nd of all 30 teams!

  • joost van den akker

    “Europe belongs to all of us”

    18-04-2019

    In 2018, European Studies alum Joost van den Akker became one of the regional ministers of Limburg, “the most international province of the Netherlands”. In his eyes, the university is a “European musketeer” whose pursuit of internationalisation and Europe is a winning model.

  • stadsgoud

    Match project wins Stadsgoud

    18-04-2019

    The project by master's students Debbie Markusse and Rachita Munshi won a prize in the annual 'Stadsgoud' competition, organised by the Elisabeth Strouven Fonds.

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