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    “Why not move Carnival to summer?”

    24-09-2020

    Christian Hoebe, professor of Social Medicine and head of Infectious Disease Control at the GGD Zuid-Limburg, discusses his passion for social medicine, his childhood in Alkmaar and, of course, the fight against COVID-19.

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    AMIBM: University collaboration at Brightlands

    17-09-2020

    Eighty years ago, DSM opened its central laboratory for fundamental research in Geleen. Now the old lab is part of the Brightlands Chemelot Campus. This coming fall, the Festival Feel the Chemistry will look back on eighty years of innovation and will also look ahead to the future. Maastricht University is one of the founders of the campus and is closely involved in the developments. It’s at the heart of the campus, as is the Maastricht Institute for Biobased Materials.

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    PANDEMRIC explores the benefits of Euregional cooperation during (health) crises

    10-09-2020

    Discoordination at the beginning of the COVID-19 outbreak caused numerous bottlenecks in the border regions, which proved to have negative effects on Euregional cooperation. The PANDEMRIC project (Interreg V-A Euregio Maas-Rijn), aimed at promoting Euroregional cooperation in the field of health care, may offer opportunities for optimal cross-border crisis management.

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    You don’t have to be a populist to be popular

    09-09-2020

    In her dissertation Carola Schoor analysed more than 70 speeches, using discourse theory. From the analyses emerged a model of three political styles: elitist, pluralist and populist. These styles are identified along three dimensions, namely ideational, social and presentational.

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    Working together to build new circular value chains

    02-07-2020

    Setting up a new value chain from agro to chemistry is a challenge Brightlands Chemelot Campus in Geleen and Brightlands Greenport Campus in Venlo are currently working on together.

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    How to make ethically responsible corona policy?

    25-06-2020

    Associate Professor in public health ethics Peter Schröder-Bäck studied the effects of the European debt crisis on health. He is now advising  policymakers across Europe on the ethics of responding to the corona crisis.

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    Recognition & Rewards is rector Rianne Letschert’s top priority

    11-06-2020

    Recognition & Rewards represents no less than a fundamental shift in the Dutch academic world. The programme has come about partly through the spirited advocacy of the youngest rector magnificus in the country.

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  • VSNU - Elsevier deal

    Dutch research institutions and Elsevier agreed on a new extensive agreement

    20-05-2020

    The Association of Universities in the Netherlands (VSNU), the Dutch Federation of University Medical Centers (NFU), the Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research (NWO) and Elsevier announced that they have entered into a national agreement. Maastricht University and MUMC+ participate in this contract that runs until  2025.

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