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  • Christine Neuhold appointed dean of FASoS

    03-03-2020

    Christine Neuhold, professor of EU Democratic Governance, has been appointed dean of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASoS) for a four-year term, starting 1 September 2020.

  • Nine UM researchers receive support from WUN Research Development Fund

    02-03-2020

    Nine researchers from Maastricht University (UM) are to receive grants this year from the Research Development Fund (RDF) of the Worldwide Universities Network (WUN). A total of 15 research projects were selected out of 31 applications in the 2019-2020 funding round. UM is participating in seven projects that have been awarded grants.

  • Prof. Cyrus Mody

    Professor Cyrus Mody receives NWO Vici grant

    20-02-2020

    Cyrus Mody, historian of science and technology at the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASoS), has received an NWO Vici grant of €1,500,000. 

  • Young Universities for the Future of Europe build European University

    08-11-2019

    The Young Universities for the Future of Europe (YUFE) alliance was present in Brussels yesterday during the kick-off event of the European Universities Initiative. YUFE is one of the 17 alliances of European universities selected by the European Commission to develop and implement the first models for a European University.

  • Classical music: a treasure trove

    26-03-2019

    On 29 and 30 March, the Maastricht Centre for the Innovation of Classical Music (MCICM) is organising a special symposium in Maastricht at the St. Janskerk and the Conservatorium, respectively. The occasion for the international symposium is the inaugural lecture of Prof. Peter Peters, Endowed Professor of Innovation in Classical Music, on Friday 29 March.

  • Tapijnkazerne

    Maastricht University awards the redevelopment of the Tapijnkazerne to Mertens Bouwbedrijf

    04-07-2018

    Mertens Bouwbedrijf in Weert was chosen to execute the first phase in the redevelopment of the Tapijnkazerne in Maastricht. Following a short tender procedure, Maastricht University (UM) decided Tuesday to award the contract to Mertens Bouwbedrijf BV.

  • Why do we ask people where they’re from?

    10-01-2018

    In her dissertation Lotte Thissen illustrates that everyone can experience foreignness, irrespective of their origin or background. One of the key conclusions in this study is that we should stop asking people where they are from.  

  • Kal Plat poster

    Dialect Web App Eèsjdes (the Eijsden dialect) and Mestreechs (the Maastricht dialect)

    04-09-2017

    Professor Leonie Cornips launches a Dialect Web App for the Limburg dialects ‘Eèsjdes’ (the Eijsden dialect) and ‘Mestreechs’ (the Maastricht dialect).

  • Microsoft goes Limburgs

    Microsoft goes Limburgs

    15-08-2017

    Global software giant Microsoft is set to introduce a Limburg language model with a keyboard and spellcheck function, which will make the Limburgish language easier to use on digital media platforms.

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