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  • Worker shortages in engineering, healthcare and teaching set to persist

    03-12-2019

    Despite the expected slowdown of economic growth, more than two million job openings are expected in the coming six years

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    Article: Innovating obsolescence management in a service logistics network

    03-12-2019

    A network of companies has been involved in the maintenance of maritime equipment for the Royal Dutch Navy. How can this complex network of organisations improve the way they work together to enhance availability of ships and uninterrupted missions due to missing spare parts for maintenance?

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    Research into Japanese puzzles prompts London adventure for master's student

    26-11-2019

    A love for Japanese culture snowballed into a London conference trip for Lianne Hufkens, master's student Artificial Intelligence.

  • MaastrichtMBA releases EuroMBA Online track

    21-11-2019

    As of January 1, 2020, MaastrichtMBA expands its successful international executive MBA programme with an online track, called EuroMBA Online.

  • NWO Physics Valorisation Prize for UM Professor Ron Heeren

    18-11-2019

    This year, the prize for the best knowledge utilisation in physics goes to Ron Heeren (M4I). He works on improving clinical diagnostics by means of mass spectrometry imaging.

  • How safe is it to drink from recycled cups?

    15-11-2019

    On 15 November, Professor Dick T.H.M. Sijm gave his inaugural address, entitled ‘There is more behind the label’, and accepted the function of Associate Professor at Maastricht University (UM). He will work at the Faculty of Science and Engineering, University College Venlo in Venlo. His chair is called: Food safety in a sustainable economy.

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    BReIN to tackle Alzheimer’s using big data

    04-11-2019

    Earlier this year Jos Kleinjans, professor of Environmental Health Sciences at Maastricht University (UM), received the final word on a multi-year, multi-million-euro contribution to his brainchild, the Brightlands e-Infrastructure for Neurohealth (BReIN for short). This research institute will open up new horizons in the application of big data in healthcare. 

  • UM team wins 'Best Biologists of the Netherlands 2019'
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    Liberated from the insulin syringe

    26-09-2019

    Almost 150,000 people in the Netherlands suffer from type 1 diabetes. Aart van Apeldoorn, diabetes researcher at the Institute for Technology-Inspired Regenerative Medicine (MERLN), hopes to do away with the insulin syringe by means of an implant known as the ‘tea bag’

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    Marching together to save the climate

    19-09-2019

    Global climate change is an issue that Arthur Bribosia (UCM) and Marion Meyers (DKE) feel very strongly about. Strong enough to take action. Last May, they got 3000 people out on the street to join the first climate march in Maastricht. For the next march, scheduled for 20 September, they’re hoping for 5000 participants.

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