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    ‘Love hormone’ may support memory in people with Alzheimer’s

    27-09-2022

    Oxytocin may be able to support memory in people with Alzheimer’s disease. This is the conclusion of a study led by Maastricht University in which oxytocin was administered to mice with Alzheimer’s-related problems. The research is based on epigenetics, the external effects that turn parts of our DNA on or off during our lifetime.

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    Chahinda Ghossein named Top Woman Limburg 2022

    26-09-2022

    Chahinda Ghossein has been named Top Woman Limburg 2022. She conducts research on cardiovascular diseases in women, particularly in relation to their pregnancy. She is committed to this women-specific issue through her work as a cardiologist and scientist.

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    Continuation Maastricht Centre for the Innovation of Classical Music

    26-09-2022

    Zuyd University, philharmonie zuidnederland and Maastricht University will continue their collaboration in the Maastricht Centre for the Innovation of Classical Music (MCICM) for the next four years.

  • FPN’s research policy officer Rense Hoekstra receives UM Medallion of Honour

    26-09-2022

    Rense Hoekstra, FPN’s recently retired research policy officer, received the UM Medallion of Honour during his farewell reception.

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    Claartje Rasterhoff New Director MACCH

    21-09-2022

    As of September 1st, Vivian van Saaze stepped down from her role as director of the interfaculty and transdisciplinary Maastricht Centre for Arts and Culture, Conservation and Heritage (MACCH). She is succeeded by Claartje Rasterhoff.

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    When the most unknown organ must be removed

    16-09-2022

    An organ that disappears almost completely after puberty, but in rare cases can regrow in size and even harbor a tumor: the thymus, also known as the thymus. Physician-researcher Florit Marcuse, affiliated with Maastricht University's Faculty of Health Medicine and Life Sciences, examined this relatively unknown organ and found that care for these patients could be further improved, both in the Netherlands and abroad.

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    Congratulations to Hannah Brodersen who has been awarded the Modderman Prize 2022

    16-09-2022

    Hannah Brodersen, currently working as a postdoc at the Université de Neuchâtel (Switzerland), was awarded the Prize for her Doctoral thesis ‘Longer than life: How the ICTY strengthened the rule of law in Bosnia and Herzegovina and Serbia’.

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    Discover sciences in Maastricht

    14-09-2022

    During the Weekend of Science, scientific institutions across the Netherlands open their doors to visitors between the (approximate) ages of 8 and 88. Maastricht University warmly invites you and your family to visit the Faculty of Science and Engineering on Saturday 01 October.

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    New bachelor’s programme in Computer Science

    14-09-2022

    Maastricht University is about to add a new bachelor’s programme to its portfolio: Computer Science. The programme kicks off in September 2023.

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    Labour market frictions have negative impact on climate policy

    13-09-2022

    New publication in Dutch about the effects of the energy transition and climate policy on labour market frictions

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