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  • 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!

  • UNSIF logo

    UM joins UNDP partnership

    22-09-2017

    On Friday 22 September, Maastricht University signed a new partnership with the United Nations Social Impact Fund (UNSIF) and nine leading universities worldwide to join the UNSIF Research Council.

  • Diabetic heart failure

    Cardiovascular diseases accelerate deterioration of brain health

    11-09-2017

    Two UM publications present evidence for relationship between cardiovascular diseases and cognitive decline (MUMC+ press).

  • Prof. Van Marken Lichtenbelt nominated for Huibregtsen Prize

    16-06-2017

    Van Marken Lichtenbelt’s discovery of brown adipose tissue in adults in 2009 led to the research of ways to activate and increase brown adipose tissue. On 9 October 2017 foreman of the jury José van Dijck (president KNAW) will announce the winner of the Huibregsten Prize during the Night of Science & Society (Avond van Wetenschap & Maatschappij).

  • Paul Smeets “Finance in motion”

    18-03-2016

    A quartet of Finance in Motion staff members have introduced the basics of impact investing to students at a Dutch university, and they responded with pitches for a wide range of funds.

  • Large cross-national research project on youth not in employment or education

    17-03-2016

    Mark Levels (ROA and GSBE) won a research grant in the highly competitive Open Research Area grant scheme, organized by NWO, ANR, JSPS, DFG and ESRC, to conduct a large cross-national research program on youth Not in Employment, Education and Training (NEETs).

  • Professor Shyama Ramani (UNU-MERIT) voted among #100 Women Achievers of India

    12-01-2016

    Prof. Shyama Ramani of UNU-MERIT has been voted one of the #100 Women Achievers of India in the category of ‘Hygiene and Sanitation’.

  • NWO Rubicon grant for Katie Kuschminder

    11-01-2016

    Katie Kuschminder, a postdoctoral researcher at Maastricht University's UNU-MERIT research institute, was awarded a Rubicon grant from the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO).

  • Job opportunities through 2020 particularly in engineering and education

    08-12-2015

    A total of 400,000 new jobs are expected in the Netherlands until 2020, which represents a growth rate of approximately 0.8% per year.

  • Poor sleepers not necessarily bad drivers

    16-11-2015

    Long-term insomnia sufferers are not less alert behind the wheel. At least, not behind the wheel of a real car. 

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