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    Maastricht scholars successfully fight forced marriage and marital captivity

    20-12-2019

    For the research group led by Susan Rutten, professor of Islamic Family Law in a European Context at Maastricht University (UM), in recent weeks, everything has fallen into place. Partly in response to the recommendations of their MARICAP study, the Dutch minister of legal protection Sander Dekker recently proposed a bill to make it possible to bring a swifter end to marital captivity.

  • 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

  • Ines Stelk and Liza Diane Gordin win Kremers Incentive Awards

    02-12-2019

    Liza Diane Gordin and Ines Stelk took home the Kremers Incentive Awards 2019 in the bachelor’s and master’s categories on Saturday 30 November.

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    Keuzegids Bachelors 2020: three UM Colleges stable at the top

    27-11-2019

    The three Liberal Arts colleges of Maastricht University retain their top positions in the Keuzegids Bachelors 2020.

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    Do algorithms help make healthcare better?

    25-11-2019

    How can you further improve healthcare with the use of ‘big data’? That question is central to many scientific studies worldwide. At Maastricht University, the research group led by Professor of Clinical Data Sciences André Dekker is also working on answers to this question.

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    New civil servants law increases uncertainty for cross-border workers

    22-11-2019

    From 1 January 2020, a new Dutch law regarding the legal status of civil servants can prevent certain employees of Dutch universities from working at home. In a change from the current situation, from January on it matters to cross-border workers how much time they work in the office or from home.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Raf De Bont wins Dr Hendrik Muller Prize

    24-10-2019

    Raf De Bont, associate professor of history of sciences at Maastricht University, will receive the Dr Hendrik Muller Prize, an amount of 25,000 euros, for his innovative contribution to the history of science and the environment.

  • Dr. Jerry Spanakis discusses the Law&Tech lab

    Law & Tech Lab on BNR Nieuwsradio

    17-10-2019

    Another feature on BNR Nieuwsradio: Dr. Jerry Spanakis discusses the Law&Tech lab. (Report in Dutch)

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