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  • First two TEFAF Fellowships awarded

    24-05-2019

    This year, for the first time, two TEFAF Fellowships are awarded to PhD students from GROW (School for Oncology & Developmental Biology). Femke Ehlers and Nicky Beelen will have the opportunity to perform part of their research in the renowned lab of the TEFAF Honorary Chair, Professor Dr. Lisa Coussens at Oregon Health and Science Knight Cancer Center.

  • Candy vs chocolate: which is healthier?

    06-05-2019

    A quarter of the candy stores have disappeared from the street view in the last 14 years. In the meantime sales of chocolate has grown. According to research, this is because consumers think that chocolate is healthier than candy. But is that correct?...Alie de Boer explains in this Dutch article.

  • 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!

  • game theory

    Using game theory to treat cancer

    25-03-2019

    Dr. Kateřina Staňková discusses using game theory for cancer treatment on Australia’s ABC Radio National (interview in English).

  • Kateřina Staňková

    Game theory increases the chances of surviving metastatic cancer

    25-03-2019

    Czech university magazine Universitas interviews Dr. Kateřina Staňková about mathematics in cancer treatment (article in English).

  • Childcare allowance for each PhD candidate

    20-03-2019

    It has appeared in several cases already: PhD candidates with a scholarship who do not receive childcare allowance. Recently, Minister Van Engelshoven of Education, Culture and Science answered parliamentary questions about the right to childcare allowance for PhD candidates. The answers she gives are in line with the well-known arguments of the Dutch Tax Administration. Expertise centre ITEM questions these arguments on the basis of European law.

  • Math/Maastricht, an alternative guide to the city

    Maastricht als hoofdstad van vlaai en van Pi

    15-03-2019

    Regional newspaper De Limburger reports on our alternative city guide, Math/Maastricht (article in Dutch).

  • Top rated programme Keuzegids 2019 MA

    Keuzegids Masters 2019: two designated ‘top rated programmes’ at FASoS

    14-03-2019

    FASoS Research master's programmes European Studies and Cultures of Arts, Science and Technology Top rated programmes in the Keuzegids Masters 2019.

  • Vici raf de bont

    NWO Vici grant for researcher Raf de Bont

    27-02-2019

    Raf de Bont received a Vici grant for his reseach project 'Moving Animals'.

  • Stefan Hild appointed professor of Gravitational Research; UM joins Nikhef

    25-02-2019

    Maastricht University (UM) has appointed Prof. dr. Stefan Hild as professor of Gravitational Research. The move paves the way for UM to become a full member of the National Institute for Subatomic Physics (Nikhef).

     

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