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  • Faculty of Science and Engineering celebrates the Weekend of Science

    07-10-2022

    On 01 October, the Faculty of Science and Engineering opened its doors to host 'Weekend van de Wetenschap' (English: Weekend of Science).

  • Chess Air Pollution

    Blue sky thinking – the hidden threat of fine particulate pollution

    16-08-2022

    For three years in a row, Steffen Künn and colleagues went to a seven-week-long chess tournament in Cologne to establish a link between levels of air pollution and cognitive performance. The somewhat alarming results were eagerly scooped up by the media, but it took even more data to convince the academic community that air pollution might affect our economy.

  • Poverty

    UM scientists search for solutions to poverty and debt

    21-04-2022

    Scientists from the Brightlands Institute for Smart Society (BISS) at Maastricht University are helping to find solutions to poverty and debt.

  • When you are in the middle of it, you don't just quit

    25-02-2022

    Simon Schick (27) a PhD Candidate at Aachen-Maastricht Institute for Biobased Materials (AMIBM). He lives together with his fiancé in Dusseldorf. Simon is currently working on the Marie Sklodowska-Curie BioBased Value Circle Project.

  • International Day of Women and Girls in Science

    Meet our women in science

    11-02-2022

    On International Women and Girls in Science day we like to highlight some of UM's women in science.

  • Yvonne van der Meer

    “How sustainable is it? That is the question”

    03-12-2021

    Professor Yvonne van der Meer is investigating how companies can improve the sustainability of their products. She analyses every material, exposing the lifecycle in its entirety.

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    A colleague’s retirement: a tribute to Erik de Regt

    07-09-2021

    After a fruitful career spanning 35 years at SBE, Dr. Erik de Regt retired at the end of August. Erik joined our School in 1986 and has made valuable contributions over the years, as a researcher, teacher, course coordinator, and most recently as the Chair of the Board of Examiners.

  • SBE_PBL

    Developing Best Practices in Technology Enhanced Learning — Candid Perspectives from the SBE Community

    28-06-2021

    For this article, master student Alice Pan went on a search through SBE to find and interview members from the community about the topic of technology-enhanced learning. Through this exercise, she heard from academics and students about their experiences with technology-enhanced learning this past year and discussed with them what they see as challenges and opportunities technology can bring to learning.

  • Chang Liu

    A new life for eggshells

    04-06-2021

    At EGGXPERT, a local startup, two waste products from eggs are put to use in the production of facial masks and wound plasters. Co-founder Chang Liu was one of the first graduates of the master’s in Biobased Materials at the Faculty of Science and Engineering.

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