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  • DKE graduation 2019

    DKE’s Class of 2019: what’s next?

    16-07-2019

    Following the graduation ceremonies on July 11 and 12, we asked four brand new graduates about their next steps in life. We also asked them to reflect – perhaps for the last time – on their time at DKE.

  • Felix Taschbach wins the MaCSBio Master Thesis Award

    Systems Biology graduate wins MaCSBio Master Thesis Award

    11-07-2019

    During the ceremony, Dr. Mike Gerards handed out the MaCSBio Thesis Award to graduate Felix Taschbach for his research.

  • Julian Engelhardt wins the Menno Knetsch Thesis Award

    Biobased Materials graduate wins Menno Knetsch Master Thesis Award

    11-07-2019

    During this ceremony the Menno Knetsch Master Thesis Award has been handed out to Julian Engelhardt.

  • Presenting our latest batch of future policy makers

    Presenting our latest batch of future policy makers

    08-07-2019

    Students from our Master's in Public Policy and Human Development (2018-19) marked the end of their course at a festive ceremony in Sint Janskerk, Maastricht.

  • MPP students talk at Conference

    Master’s students get a taste of real-life policy processes in Malta

    03-07-2019

    Three students on our Master’s programme in Public Policy and Human Development took part in a conference in Malta, held on 17-20 April 2019 by the Douzelage European town twinning association within the Europe For Citizens programme.

  • Team Carbon wins 3rd place in BISC-E

    From waste cooking oil to protective coating

    28-06-2019

    Students of the Biobased Materials master’s programme took third prize in the Biobased Innovation Student Challenge Europe with their idea to convert waste cooking oil into vinyl ester resins.

  • FSE Hackathon champions 2019

    FSE students place first in international hackathon

    04-06-2019

    A group of bachelor’s students of the Maastricht Science Programme (MSP) and Data Science and Knowledge Engineering (DKE) won the Eramet challenge at the VivaTechnology Hackathon in Paris during the weekend of 18 May.

  • UM students win the Food Innovation contest: Ecotrophelia NL award 2019

    29-05-2019

    With their oatmeal based allergen-free alternative for dairy quark called ‘Oat it’. The student team from Health Food Innovation Mangement won the Dutch round of the food innovation competition: Ecotrophelia.

  • Dear Peter Møllgaard

    Dean Peter Møllgaard on the value of university rankings

    22-05-2019

    Each year, various publications such as the Financial Times and Times Higher Education release university rankings, rating schools on various criteria to indicate which programmes offer the best educational investment. Although there are differing views on what these ratings actually reveal, Peter Møllgaard, SBE’s Dean for the last year, believes they are quite valuable.  

  • intervision gathering in the master's in Medicine

    More than talking tough at the coffee machine

    10-05-2019

    Internships during the master’s in Medicine: a great, but also intensive and challenging time. Medical interns discuss their progress with a mentor and workplace supervisor. Since this academic year, they also have reflective meetings with other interns. No judgement, no hierarchy. Peer coaching, in other words – also known as ‘intervision’.

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