'Defending Rights: Human Rights Defenders in the Front Line'. Lecture within the framework of the 5th Theo van Boven Lecture13-11-2014
On Wednesday 12 November Mrs. Hina Jilani delivered the 5th Annual Theo van Boven Lecture, in honour of Prof. Theo van Boven, one of the founders of the Maastricht Centre for Human Rights. The titel of her lecture was: 'Defending Rights: Human Rights Defenders in the Front Line'.
The 2014 Nobel Prize in Chemistry was recently awarded to (among others) the discoverer and developer of the STED microscope, Stefan Hell from Heidelberg. And Maastricht University has one of the two modern STED microscopes in the Netherlands.
MRI-platform Brains Unlimited from Maastricht University wins the ICT Impact Award. Brains Unlimited was nominated because of the great impact the scanner platform has on society and as part of the digital economy.
The transfer of Prof. Ron M.A. Heeren (1965) from Amsterdam to Maastricht on 1 September 2014 signals the start of the creation of a new European institute for molecular imaging: M4I, or the Maastricht Multimodal Molecular Imaging institute.