• Dialysis patient in a hospital

    Presumed consent for organ donation no guarantee for fewer deaths among organ patients.


    A presumed consent system for organ donation, where you are an organ donor unless you indicate that you do not want to, does not automatically lead to fewer deaths among organ patients. The positive expectations in this regard may need to be adjusted.

  • Maastricht University involved in Green Deal proposals to address the climate crisis


    Researchers from Maastricht University’s School of Business and Economics (SBE) are involved in eight proposals for the European Commission’s Green Deal call, which was launched last year.

  • Half of the Dutch recommends the introduction of a vaccination certificate as a reward


    In order to keep COVID-19 well under control, approximately 70% of the Dutch population would need to be vaccinated. There is sufficient support among the Dutch population for the introduction of a vaccination certificate to actively encourage people to be vaccinated. A vaccination certificate would offer more freedom to people who have been vaccinated, for example to keep up their usual activities during an outbreak or to attend events at which maintaining a distance of 1.5m between people is not possible. This has become apparent from representative research among 1,640 Dutch people. Roselinde Kessels from Maastricht University was one of the researchers. She worked together with academics from TU Delft, Erasmus University Rotterdam, RIVM and Roskilde University.

  • Wealthy people donate almost €8000 to charities


    Research conducted by ABN AMRO MeesPierson and Maastricht University found that Dutch people with a disposable income of at least €500,000 give an average of €7,915 per year to charities

  • Alexander Brüggen

    Higher likelihood of budget miscalculations in the case of management changes in major projects


    Large projects, in which it is known that later changes in management will occur, lead to greater miscalculations in the budget than situations in which such a change is not known in advance...

  • NWO Rubicon grant for Katie Kuschminder


    Katie Kuschminder, a postdoctoral researcher at Maastricht University's UNU-MERIT research institute, was awarded a Rubicon grant from the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO).

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